BlueStacks App Player hits beta, supports ARM-written Android apps on x86-based Windows (video)

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We’ve been eagerly anticipating the full-on release of BlueStacks’ App Player, so imagine our excitement, now that the software has officially made the leap from its brief alpha stage to “beta-1” status. If you’ll recall, the App Player can virtually run over 450k Android apps on Windows XP, Vista and 7, all without developers needing… Read more »

Microsoft details Windows for ARM at length: desktop Office applications confirmed, first devices expected with Windows 8 release

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We’ve been getting some mixed signals about Windows 8 for ARM-based devices as of late, but Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky has now returned with another of his exhaustive Building Windows 8 blog posts and cleared up some of the confusion. The short of it is that Windows for ARM promises to offer the same out of… Read more »

Logitech’s Harmony Link transforms your iOS device or Android phone into a universal remote (video)

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Logitech isn’t exactly a stranger to universal remotes, and if you’ve been yearning for an Android or iOS aimed solution from the Swiss company, its new $100 Harmony Link should have you covered. The Link is a WiFi-enabled infrared puck and app combo, that allows you to control up to eight devices in your home… Read more »

Zinio 2.0 for iPad adds in-app purchasing, free article preview (video)

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If you’re reading magazines on your iPad, there’s a fairly good chance that you’re using Zinio. Released today, version 2.0 of the Zinio app for iPad makes it easier to hand over those newsstand-like per-issue fees with in-app purchasing, while also adding a variety of free preview content, including access to current articles from thousands… Read more »