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Is Microsoft rethinking its decision to build Office for iPad?

Comments from the company's marketing chief suggest Microsoft may be having second thoughts

on pcworld.com

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Chaatz wants to be the messaging app the world actually needs

A new social messaging service has greater ambitions than disappearing images and stickers.

on techhive.com

Yahoo acknowledges Yahoo Mail hack

Yahoo acknowledges that hackers attacked a third-party database and collected an undlsclosed number of passwords and usernames.

on pcworld.com

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Google updates Gmail to always display photos embedded in emails

And we thought that Gmail didn't want us to see images because sometimes they're annoying.

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Take that, Snapchat: Instagram Direct’s private messages stick around

Instagram Direct lets users privately send photos and videos in what is widely considered a shot at trendy messaging app Snapchat.

on techhive.com

Huddle gives its content collaboration suite a Word and OneNote alternative

Huddle Note is designed for quick, ad-hoc taking and sharing of notes within the cloud suite’s interface.

Legal ruling

Google Hangouts infringes trademark, says US company Hanginout

Hanginout started the lawsuit while its trademark application is still pending.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Smile, you're on camera

One of the apps in this week's roundup helps you build the ultimate Kodak moment, while others help you stay more focused, more organized, and even more informed.

BlackBerry Messenger now available for the iPad and iPod

Thursday’s update makes the app available on a wider range of devices and also brings more options for finding friends through the service.

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Gmail iOS app gets better navigation, message handling on iPads

Now, when holding the iPad in landscape mode, the Gmail app displays a new vertical navigation bar in the left side of the screen.

Hallelujah! Apple issues update for Mail in Mavericks

The Mail Update for Mavericks 1.0 is Apple's answer to the problems some of its customers are experiencing when using Mail with Gmail.

Alternatives to Apple Mail

Ditch Mavericks's Mail: Other email apps you can try

Enough of the problems with Mail 7 already. For those ready to ditch Apple's offering and try something new, here's a list of third-party email clients.