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Each and every one of us is guilty of causing what will result in the death of the downloadable app. Millions of sales worldwide for apps such as Angry Birds, and high grossing apps for companies such as Zynga, who require users to purchase in-game paraphernalia, are all factors which blind us into not seeing this coming.

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There is no better illustration of techno-ignorance than the enterprise—the sheer complacency toward anything with a microprocessor is rather staggering. Yet it’s the enterprise which should be the most interested in technology.

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Dear Esther screenshots 2

An indie title with a lot of buzz, Dear Esther has a lot to live up for as a reimagined source mod from 2008.I went from skeptical, to impressed in the span of 2 hours. Here is my input on Dear Esther.

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Firefox Crash

My computer got turned off without warning when a fuse was removed. Next time I went to shut down quickly, Firefox was hanging around, and I wanted it dead. I chose to kill it and shut down… A mistake I would soon regret…

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Barcamp is an unconference. People sign up to attend and are invited to give talks on whatever technology or computer related topic they like. There is also a hackspace provided by one of the sponsors Mozilla, which we will be visiting! Thanks to the other sponsors, Bournemouth University, BCS, and atechMedia, and thanks to Paul [...]

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The new Windows 8 Logo

I’ve been using my Windows PC more and more often these days. And happily, Windows isn’t sitting still at version 7, with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview available for download now, and with over a million downloads already (one of which is me). The Start button has gone, refreshing the desktop paradigm for the first [...]

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Currently studying for a BSc in Software Product Design at Bournemouth University, I could be described as a software geek. That's why I loved working for Microsoft for my year long Internship! I am TechRant's go-to guy for anything Microsoft related, and for general comment on software, coding, security and the Windows & .Net platform.
A pile of programming books

We all love learning new things, and I love learning them from books. Why do I like books so much, and are they still useful in the Internet era? What does the future hold for the humble printed reference book?

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