iTunes 11.1 is Here
iTunes Radio – Apple’s answer to music streaming. It is ad-free for iTunes Match subscribers.
Genius Shuffle – This will shuffle your music library, allegedly playing songs that go great together.
Podcast Stations – Create custom podcast stations that update automatically and sync over iCloud.
iOS 7 support – Enough said.
Quickoffice is Now Free on iOS Devices
Quickoffice allows you to create and edit documents created using Microsoft’s Office suite of applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). You can also open and view PDF files. Documents are accessed and shared using Google Drive.
Version 6.1.0 is available in the App Store for iOS devices running iOS 5.0 or later.
Mars Air is Methane-Free
Previous data had indicated a presence of methane. Methane is of particular interest to scientists because it could be an indicator of the presence of life on the red planet.
Neilsen TV Ratings to Include Mobile Devices
Until now, Neilsen has used a special set top box in 10,000 homes nationwide. People who streamed live TV have not been included.
Next fall, Neilsen’s Digital Program Ratings will be gleaned from 5,000 people. Demographics will be determined from Facebook user data.
Windows 8.1 Pricing Announced
As reported by C|NET , Microsoft announced Windows 8.1 pricing this week. As previously annouced, anyone running Windows 8 will receive a free upgrade. For those running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, the cost will be $119.99. The Pro version will cost $199.99. These are the same prices previously charged when upgrading to Windows 8.
Not News, But Funny
This kid definitely is not a fan of the new look of iOS 7. Trust me, kid. Once you get used to it, you won’t want to go back.