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Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian mobile networks (Optus, Telstra and Vodafone), and tell you when you can expect them on your device.
The imminent demise of Windows XP isn’t the only current example of an old piece of Microsoft software that’s about to hit the scrapheap. Office 2003, Windows Server 2003, Exchange Server 2003 and SQL Server 2008 are also about to lose support.
iOS (Jailbroken ): IntelliScreen is one of the most popular reasons to jailbreak, and the new version, IntelliScreen X 7 is available for iOS 7. With it comes a stack of new ways to customise your lock screen and set quick reply options for text messages.
So there’s a myth that pervades the IT profession. Allegedly, no-one ever loses their job as the result of new and more efficient technology being introduced. Instead, those staff members are always transferred into newer and more exciting roles where they can be creative and exciting and deliver “value to the business”. Yeah, right.
Microsoft has just released Service Pack 1 for its Office 2013 suite. While most of the update covers bug fixes and performance improvements (especially for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 users), it also incorporates the change of name from SkyDrive for OneDrive for Microsoft’s cloud storage services.