Alan Buckingham, Author at gHacks Technology News - Page 2 of 8 changes the way message history works

Microsoft has replaced Hotmail, its popular online email app, by migrating users to its service, an online version of the Office suite desktop email application. Last night the software giant began sending […]

The Old Reader isn't dead yet

It has, perhaps, been enough time for users to get over the death of Google Reader. Many fled in the direction of Feedly, but it was far from the only option, as […]

Microsoft launches Office for Android, tablet users need not apply

Microsoft has already released the long awaited Office for iPhone, but Android remained only a dream and a rumor. Now the software company makes good on that with the roll out of […]

Digg Reader now allows data export

In the wake of the closing of Google Reader at the start of this month, many services beefed up for the onslaught of business, while other new ones suddenly sprung to life. […]

Evernote Web Clipper and Clearly arrive in Opera

Evernote, the popular note-taking app and competitor to Microsoft's OneNote, now takes the next step to really being everywhere, as the service rolls out to the Opera web browser. The browser, which is […]

Download Instagram videos with Torch browser

Ghacks previously covered the Torch web browser, which is known for its built-in BitTorrent capabilities and feature-rich media integration. The Chrome-based browser may at first seem a tool for pirates -- it […]

FeedSpot enters public beta

I have previously written about RSS reader FeedSpot, which is in the running to be your replacement in the wake of the Google Reader death. Previously the web app has been working […]

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Evernote for Chrome gets Gmail integration

Evernote is one of my favorite daily apps, I should begin with that disclaimer. It works everywhere -- mobile and web browsers. With a simple click of Web Clipper browser extension, you can […]

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Feedly finally ditching Google Reader, going to the cloud

Feedly was built using Google Reader for its backend, but that is something that obviously must change before July 1 with Google Reader shutting down on that date. While saving CalDAV, it seems […]

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Bing Desktop adds new features

For several months I have been using the Bing Desktop app for Windows 8. I generally use it simply to have the current Bing image as my Wallpaper, which changes every day […] tropical storm center

Storm season arrives in the Atlantic and Pacific, here is where to get updates

As I write this, what is left of Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way through my area, here on the east coast of the United States. Tropical storm season, for both the […]

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Feedly releases a roadmap: promises web access, better search and more

Google Reader is scheduled for a July 1 execution date which is fast approaching. With that in mind, many services are beefing up their offerings and others are launching out of the […]

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Camino browser finally calls it quits

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari seem to own the web browser market, but that does not mean they are the only choices -- Torch, for instance, is up and coming […]

Mozilla outlines Firefox 25 compatibility changes

With Firefox 21 having just been released as a final version, and new builds now running in beta, aurora and nightly, Mozilla is now looking ahead to what is next. Version 25 […]

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Panic Button hides and restores your Chrome tabs

When it comes to controlling your tabs in Chrome, there are numerous solutions. Being someone who has a number of tabs open at any given time, I have tried many of them. […]

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Dropbox finally rolls out Single Sign-on

Back on April 10, Dropbox for Business announced its impending implementation of Single Sign-on. An upgrade for business users that was promised to grant administrators greater visibility and control over how their organization […]

CommaFeed aims to replace Google Reader

Since the announcement of impending doom for Google Reader there has been a lot of activity in the RSS world. Services like Feedly have had to beef up server and bandwidth capacity, and […]

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Google introduces Atari Breakout Easter egg

Over the years Google has become famous for its Doodles and its Easter eggs. For instance, in 2011 the search giant added the barrel roll trick, which still works to this day […]