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The top 10 best selling paid Windows 8 apps are worth checking out

The top 10 best selling paid Windows 8 apps are worth checking out | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
We list the current top 10 best selling paid Windows 8 apps that are available for download from the Windows Store, including Angry Birds Star Wars which is in the number one spot.
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Don't expect another SOPA/PIPA blow-up in 2013

Don't expect another SOPA/PIPA blow-up in 2013 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The US Congress will begin another legislative session in January, but we should not expect lawmakers to deal with any bills similar to the SOPA and PIPA bills that blew up in their face in 2012.
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Camping, reliability, Windows Phones and the Aussie outback

Camping, reliability, Windows Phones and the Aussie outback | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Just how reliable are the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X when you're out in the Australian wilderness? I recently went camping to find out whether they're worth bringing along
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Project X is 2012's most pirated film

Project X is 2012's most pirated film | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Project X has stormed to the top of this year's list of most pirated films with an estimated 8.7 million downloads, beating box office favorites The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises
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Lycos is not dead, will launch new services in 2013

Lycos is not dead, will launch new services in 2013 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Lycos, one of the biggest names in Internet search engines in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is planning to launch a new search engine it developed in house in 2013.
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NPD: "Smart TVs" barely used for Internet features

NPD: "Smart TVs" barely used for Internet features | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Even though TV manufacturers are throwing in tons of Internet apps and features in new "smart TVs", a new survey by NPD shows that those features are barely being used by consumers.
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HTC HD2 spotted running Windows RT, pigs can fly

HTC HD2 spotted running Windows RT, pigs can fly | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The HTC HD2 is a phone that will go down in history not for its sales but for being one of the most versatile phones on the market that hackers have come to salivate over as it can now run Windows RT.
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Windows Store now has over 35,000 Windows 8 apps

Windows Store now has over 35,000 Windows 8 apps | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Windows Store feature now has over 35,000 apps to download for Windows 8, which is about the same number of apps the Windows Phone Store had in its first year.
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Irony alert: Microsoft Office skills needed for some of Google's jobs

Irony alert: Microsoft Office skills needed for some of Google's jobs | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google may compete with Microsoft with Google Apps versus Microsoft Office, but Google is still hiring people who have to be proficient in some Office programs to be considered for the gig.
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Microsoft extends deadline for Imagine Cup challenge quizzes

Microsoft extends deadline for Imagine Cup challenge quizzes | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft is extending the deadline for the challenge quiz requirement of its Imagine Cup competition a month to give student teams from across the globe time to celebrate holidays.
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2012's most viewed Wikipedia article: Facebook

2012's most viewed Wikipedia article: Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The list of the top 100 most viewed English articles on Wikipedia is in, and the #1 spot is claimed by the Facebook article with over 32 million views. Others in the list are somewhat surprising
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If you work in a SMB and are thinking about moving to the cloud, we need your help

If you work in a SMB and are thinking about moving to the cloud, we need your help | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Do you work in a small or medium sized business? Have you ever pondered moving to the cloud or have recently completed a migration? If this is you, we need your help.
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Windows 8 Complaints app removed from Windows Store

Windows 8 Complaints app removed from Windows Store | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Windows 8 Complaints, a recent free Windows 8 app made solely to post messages that were critical of Microsoft's latest OS, has now been removed from the Windows Store.
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Gmail's free phone calls to the US and Canada extended through 2013

Gmail's free phone calls to the US and Canada extended through 2013 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google has announced that it will continue to allow people who use the Gmail phone widget to dial any number in the US and Canada for free through the year 2013.
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Do tweets show the true sales of Microsoft's Surface?

Do tweets show the true sales of Microsoft's Surface? | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A new check of Twitter messages on Christmas Eve show that the Surface was referenced just 30 times for a person's "first tweet", compared to 1,795 tweets from a new iPad.
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Windows Phone Store in 2012: 75,000 new apps, 300,000 updates

Windows Phone Store in 2012: 75,000 new apps, 300,000 updates | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft has posted some interesting and positive statistics regarding the Windows Phone Store in 2012. According to them there's never been a better time for developers to jump onboard.
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Apple and Intel may be building a smart-watch, fashion accessory

Apple and Intel may be building a smart-watch, fashion accessory | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
New rumors are stating that Apple is going to be building a smart watch with Intel and that the device may make its debut in the first half of 2013 and it could have 1.5in OLED display too.
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The current top 10 most downloaded free Windows 8 apps are ...

The current top 10 most downloaded free Windows 8 apps are ... | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
We list the current most downloaded free Windows 8 apps in the Windows Store, with Xbox SmartGlass holding onto the number one slot, followed by Skype, Netflix and Google Search.
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Ad network impressions shows iPad dominates, Surface has work to do

Ad network impressions shows iPad dominates, Surface has work to do | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A new report from an online ad network shows that impressions from Microsoft's Windows RT version of the Surface tablet rank well below other tablets that have been previously released.
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iOS and Android device activations break new Christmas 2012 record

iOS and Android device activations break new Christmas 2012 record | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
An online ad network claims that a new record was set on Christmas Day earlier this week for the number of new iOS and Android device that were activated by users.
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McAfee predicts "rapid development" of Windows 8 attacks in 2013

McAfee predicts "rapid development" of Windows 8 attacks in 2013 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In its annual predictions of new PC and malware threats, McAfee says that it sees a "rapid development" of attacks centered on Windows 8 in 2013, along with other threats.
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Sorry, Windows Blue won't bring back the Start button

Sorry, Windows Blue won't bring back the Start button | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
We have been hearing a lot of whispers about what Windows Blue will include, and we are now hearing that the software update that will arrive in the Summer of 2013 will not include the Start button.
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Petition aims to bring Google Apps to Windows Phone

Petition aims to bring Google Apps to Windows Phone | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The state of Google Apps on Windows Phone is rather shoddy at the moment, so a petition has surfaced that aims to get Google to bring their apps to Windows Phone properly
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Bill Gates still won't let his children use Apple products

Bill Gates still won't let his children use Apple products | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In a new interview with U.K. radio station Radio 4, Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates, revealed that her three children are forbidden from getting Apple products in the Gates household.
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Kim Dotcom to hold Mega press event at his infamous mansion

Kim Dotcom to hold Mega press event at his infamous mansion | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom will hold a press event for his next website, Mega, at the New Zealand mansion which was raided in January by law enforcement as part of the Megaupload shutdown.
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