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Microsoft Is Officially Killing MSN Messenger Once And For All

Ever since Microsoft acquired Skype, it’s been slowly but surely pushing those last MSN/Windows Live Messenger clingers-on into its brave new, Skype-based world. And now China, the last MSN Messenger stronghold, is finally getting the boot, ending the messaging service’s 15-year run once and for all.


Pixlr, A Great Online Photo Editor, Is Now Free On The Desktop

If you haven’t tried out Autodesk’s fabulous Pixlr, a capable photo editor in the browser, you should. It’s good. Now, it’s available as a free desktop program for Mac and Windows.


App Turns Your Phone's Camera Into A Jaundice-Detecting Paediatrician

Infant jaundice, where a baby’s liver can’t remove blood toxins, is potentially fatal. Doctors recognise it as an unusual yellow hue in a baby’s skin and eyes, but what if you’re a nervous parent far from a pediatrician? This experimental app turns your phone’s camera into a doctor’s trained eye.


How An App Helped Me (And 20,000 Other Women) Get Pregnant

Last year, I sat in the bathroom of an Irish pub, trying desperately to solve a maths equation. I had abandoned my friends at the bar, where I’d been pretending to drink an IPA, to tend to this pressing arithmetic in private. If I solved correctly for ‘x’, the answer would provide me with some crucial information — whether or not my pregnancy was going well.


This Is What Your Average Instagram Picture Looks Like

If you’ve ever wondered what the average Instagram picture looks like, then wonder no longer. The web app Metagramme lets you create an average image based on the last 32 pictures you uploaded to Instagram.


Microsoft Purges 1500 Fake Apps From The Windows Store

The cesspool that is the Windows Store available in Windows 8 is finally getting a clean up. Microsoft is getting rid of 1,500 fake apps from the Store and will refund your money if you fell for a scam.


Here’s How Instagram Hyperlapse Works

Instagram’s Hyperlapse allows you to create some very cool looking video timelapses while still moving the camera around. Here’s how it works.


Cloud Storage Showdown: Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud And More Compared

Cloud storage bigwig Dropbox just slashed the price of its plans, offering 1TB of storage for $US10 per month. And it’s not alone. Over the last year, most of the major players have been cutting prices and upping sizes. So what’s the best option today?


Facebook Really Wants You To Stop Being Pissed About Messenger

Facebook wants you to know Messenger isn’t spying on you. After people got mad about the company’s decision to make downloading Facebook Messenger necessary to use Facebook Chat on mobile, the backlash got so bad Facebook’s Peter Martinazzi issued an official “calm the eff down” announcement.


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