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LAST_UPDATETue, 26 May 2015 6am

Home Automation And Music Set To Be The Main New Features Of iOS 9

AT the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), taking place June 8-12, developers will get a chance to discover the newest features for Mac OS and iOS. The latest mobile operating system is expected to highlight home automation and offer, for the first time, split-screen support.

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How Sony Or Microsoft Could Use Subscription To Win Video Games

Pretty much every business competes on four basic vectors: meaningful features, distribution, marketing stories and value. Your widget does what others don’t, your widget can reach customers that others cannot, your widget is important to customers in a way that others aren’t or your widget is cheaper than everyone else’s. It’s always the same from whiskey to office furniture, video services to cars. Great businesses dominate on one or more vectors whereas struggling businesses don’t.

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Don't Know The Difference Between Emoji And Emoticons? Let Me Explain

 Emoji and emoticons are not the same thing and the continued confusion of the two will not stand.

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Microsoft Reveals New-Look Outlook

 Microsoft Outlook is getting an image overhaul, in the form of a design revamp and a range of new features.

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Facepalm, Selfie, and Call Me Hand Emojis Are Coming Soon

We are pretty sure there are times when you wished you could send someone the ‘face palm’ emoji, or perhaps instead of typing #selfi, there could be an emoji used for that.

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iOS 9 Might Be Near-Impossible To Jailbreak

Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference, WWDC, is next month, and since we expect it to remain the orchestrated and timely event that it is, we will most certainly see the introduction of the next generation of iOS, presumably to be called iOS 9.

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Microsoft To Buy BlackBerry For $7 Billion?

Last week, we told you that rumors have started up once again concerning a possible acquisition of BlackBerry.

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Need For Speed Video Game Franchise Gets A Reboot

Simply titled ‘Need For Speed’, the reboot will be launching this year and getting back to its original roots with lots of "deep customisation, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative that pulls you through the game."

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