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Windows Phone 8 for Enterprises, Consumers: Microsoft Wants Bothview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – “Smart phone users today don’t know about Windows Phone, and that’s a problem we’re going to fix with Windows Phone 8,” said Charles Thomas Gruhler, technology marketing executive and branding strategist, during a Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC12) keynote today. (IT news)

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Google, Amazon, Barns & Noble, or Apple. And now Windows.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Looks like all these companies are trying to make our life more mobile, and get some of our money to boot. Google with the Nexus 7 http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-574...rough-staples/ Amazon with the new Kindle http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/digi...710-21sfo.html Barns & Noble with the Nook Tablet http://www.barnesandnoble.com/p/nook...ble/1104687969 Apple with the ipad http://ww (Hardware)

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Corruption watchdog shames Amazon, Google and Appleview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: StrategyInternational corruption watchdog Transparency International has released its analysis of the world’s 105 largest listed companies, worth a total $US11 trillion. Amazon, Google and Apple scored worst of the tech giants. (IT news)

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Kindle Fire 2 rumored for August launchview story

http://www.zdnet.com – Amazon could be getting ready to release as many as four Kindle Fire 2 variants, as well as slashing the price of the existing model to $149. (General)

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New Amazon Kindle Fire to get improved display in Q3view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Amazon is reportedly briefing developers on specifications for the forthcoming update to the Kindle Fire unit. A major change includes the display used in the unit. Currently running at 1024 by 600 resolution on a screen with a 1.71 aspect ratio, the unit supposedly will run at 1280 x 800 resolution with a 1.60 aspect ratio. (IT news)

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Are failed installs taking up space?view story

http://www.mobileread.com – This has been something I have been wondering for a while. When I download an app from Amazon or Google Play and it fails to install, are these still saved on the device? (HowTos)

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Cannot find amitoolsview story

http://serverfault.com – I have newly created an Amazon EC2 instance. It came with Ruby 1.8.7 which I uninstalled (with YUM) in favor of RVM and Ruby 1.9.3. However, every time I connect to the instance via SSH I get the following error: find: '/opt/aws/amitools': No such file or directory Is there any way I can restore amitools (preferably without removing RVM and Ruby 1.9.3) ? (HowTos)

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Can I make a backup of a Windows Amazon EC2 instance?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a EBS backed instance, and want to have a local backup, but I read that those Windows instances were encrypted. I want to have the backup to run it in VMWARE (or other virtual machine software). (HowTos)

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Map C: (PC 1) drive to D: drive (PC 2) on Amazon EC2? [closed]view story

http://serverfault.com – Is it possible to Map drive C: (ec2 instance 1) drive to D: drive (PC 2) on Amazon EC2? (HowTos)

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Amazon's "Kindle Phone" killer feature: A dumbed-down Android experience?view story

http://www.zdnet.com – If Amazon does indeed develop an Android smartphone, then the likes of Samsung, HTC and Sony need to be prepared for their sales to fall. (General)