Want to procrastinate more than ever? Well now you can, with Facebook Messenger for Windows. Social networking site Facebook has officially launched Messenger for Windows, a standalone app that lets you contact your friends via the use of an instant messaging service on Windows 7. Previewed towards the end of 2011, whilst the previous version was made available following a tech release leak, it's been announced that today's version is the real deal.
Microsoft is proud as punch that its Kinect motion tracking hardware is being used by some teachers to change the way knowledge is passed on to the next generation. Apparently it's working too, with many teaching staff being quite impressed with the effect the new methods are having. "As educators, we are always looking for the best ways to help our students learn and retain the knowledge and skills they need in life," said Adina Popa, technology resource teacher in Loudoun County Public Schools, Virginia.
MSI has shown off a new range of commercial All in One PCs at CeBIT 2012, offering varied sizes and functionality for a wide variety of uses. Coming in two series known as Business and Entertainment, each one will have two size options. In the former there's the AP16 16 inch model and the larger 20 inch AP2011.
Did you think that Apple was one of the most secretive companies in the Silicon Valley? So did we; so the next slip of the tongue from Apple's PR team comes as a nice surprise. When explaining how Apple creates, or supports about a half of million jobs across the US, the official information includes: "Corning employees in Kentucky and New York who create the majority of the glass for iPhone."
Founder of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, is facing extradition following a request made by the US government. Kim claims he has done nothing wrong, and denies criminal misconduct. The US has filed extradition papers in New Zealand to officially request authorities to hand over Megaupload founder, Kim Dotcom. Seeking to extradite Dotcom and three of his colleagues, the men are accused of assisting the site's users to unlawfully download copyrighted material through Megaupload's file-sharing facilities.