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What’s new in WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new. Revamped Media Management I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.… Read the rest “What’s new in WordPress 3.5”

Microsoft is retiring MSN Messenger, for realz this time

Well I’ve seen many “OMG did you know that Microsoft intends to shut down/start charging for MSN. Sign this petition to stop this” chain emails but incredibly enough, it’s no joke this time. Microsoft intends to retire MSN Messenger in the first quarter of 2013, replacing it with Skype, acquired in 2011.… Read the rest “Microsoft is retiring MSN Messenger, for realz this time”

Beware of Twitter Phishing

Hey guys, this one is for all of you Tweeters. Phishing happens all the time, but I saw this particular attempt today so I figured I’d raise some awareness. Learning good internet practices never hurts anyway. So, the scam starts off like this: You receive a direct Tweet from one of your Twitter buddies; they’re letting you know that somebody is talking smack about you.… Read the rest “Beware of Twitter Phishing”