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Google Earth Goes Global with 1 Billion Downloads

Google Earth Goes Global with 1 Billion Downloads

Released to the public free-of-charge in 2005, Google Earth has had more impact on how we view our earth than any cartographer could have imagined. It seems fitting that the software would reach 1 billion downloads on America's Columbus Day, as discovering America then may represent our in-depth analysis of the world now.

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Windows 8 Developer Preview available for download tonight [UPDATE: Available now!]

Windows 8 Developer Preview available for download tonight [UPDATE: Available now!]

Today we finally were able to see what Microsoft has been working so hard on, and that is Windows 8. With the Microsoft BUILD keynote going today there should be plenty of Windows 8 details and we've already received some good news. For those waiting for an official version instead of those iffy leaked builds the wait is finally over.

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Counter Strike Expansion “Global Offensive” Launching inside 2012

Counter Strike Expansion “Global Offensive” Launching inside 2012

One of the most popular 3rd party modifications of a game in history, Counter-Strike has now been a legitimate stand-alone game series now for almost 10 years. What began as first-person shooter PC game Half-Life was transformed in 1999 to a game of terrorists and counter-terrorists, one side's objective to set and protect a bomb, the other's side to disarm the bomb. This game is set to have a new sequel in 2012 in the form of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, aka CS-GO.

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FCC Measures Actual Internet Speeds in USA

FCC Measures Actual Internet Speeds in USA

For the first time in the history of the internet, the FCC has collected a mass of data showing "real-world" speeds at which USA internet connections are working. If we can trust anyone to give us, the public, unbiased plain-number results, it's the FCC, right? Georgia Tech professor Nick Feamster, working with the FCC on proper metrics for the test, noted that they "found that the performance of US ISPs more consistently matches their advertised promises than the ISPs in other countries—they do a pretty good job." Of course, with numbers like what we're seeing here and claims made by carriers around the US over the past few years, not everyone agrees.

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Android App Player Leaks for BlackBerry PlayBook

Android App Player Leaks for BlackBerry PlayBook

The Android App Player for the BlackBerry PlayBook is a big part of its future. Being able to access many of the 250,000 Android apps available was a large selling point for the PlayBook. It appears you lucky PlayBook owners can get your hands on the App Player early because a few prying eyes over at N4BB found a pre-release version of the app emulator -- good news indeed!

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