Macheads can now "try before you buy" Microsoft Office

If you're a Mac user and you absolutely cannot stomach the idea of paying for a Microsoft product, you can at least give Office a try for 30 days without spending a dime. Office for Mac has just introduced a trial program.

$10,000 goes to iTunes's 10 billionth app downloader

Following in its legacy of giving away huge prizes to people who are in the right place at the right time, Apple has announced it will give away a $10,000 iTunes gift card to whomever happens to download the store's 10 billionth app.

Murdoch's iPad newspaper gets delayed

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has launched a few successful publications in his time, but we're going to have to wait a bit longer to see if The Daily is one of them. The pending iPad-exclusive newspaper won't be coming out as soon as expected.

Mac App Store zooms to a million downloads

There have now been more than a million "apps" downloaded from Apple's new online platform that makes finding a program for your computer as easy as finding an app for your phone. That didn't take long.

Mac App Store now live. Check out more than 1,000 apps

Apple's much talked about digital software store for the Mac operating system is now a thing of reality. Launching alongside the streamlined service is more than 1,000 apps, with a wide selection of both free and premium content.

Sears movie download service now a reality

Everyone else is doing it, so why not Sears? The discount department store chain has just launched its own branded movie download service.

Skype offers free service due to global outage

The outage is over, and now it's time for the damage control. Skype's CEO took to the company's official blog to discuss the problems and offer compensation to the millions of affected users.

Mac App Store = Death of current Web store

In an effort to get users to start using Apple's brand spanking new Mac App Store when it launches next month, the company will completely shut down its existing Web-based digital download store.

Mac App Store launching January 6

Downloading software programs for your Mac computer is about to get as easy as installing Angry Birds on your iPhone, as a completely functional "Mac App Store" is said to launch on January 6.

Microsoft presents huge changes to Bing

You've gotta hand it to Microsoft. After being literally suffocated by Google in the search market, it has managed to bounce back in a big way with Bing. And it's because of things like this latest batch of updates Microsoft just revealed.

Mark Zuckerberg named Time's person of the year

When you think about it, there's really no other person on the planet who deserves to receive the highly coveted designation. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be crowned Time magazine's person of the year for 2010.

Justin Bieber, iPad, Glee: it's Google's top searches of 2010

It's that time of year, folks. Everyone's looking back at what happened over the last 11 months as we round out the end of 2010, and there's no better way to see what made news this year than to look at the most searched terms on Google.

Google's next big thing: "search without search"

Having dominated the search market for several years, Google has never been one to just rest on its laurels. Its latest leap is to build a search infrastructure that can practically read your mind before you ever type anything into that search box.

Mac App Store rumored to hit next week

The latest Apple scuttlebutt is that the company is scrambling hard behind the scenes to launch a new iPhone-like App Store for its home computer platform, and plans to have it ready for prime time by next Tuesday.

New Tivo app makes iPad a WiFi remote

As Tivo continues its climb to remain relevant in a world highly dominated by cable company DVRs, the company has just released a new iPad-specific app to be the perfect companion to anyone with a Tivo box.

Minister says Facebook is evil, for couples that is

Reverend Cedric Miller says if you're married, get off Facebook. The holy man is blaming the social networking site for nothing but heartache and marital problems, citing secret communications and ease of reconnecting with an old flame.

Samsung deals with MTV for exclusive Galaxy Tab app

If you want to be able to irritate people wherever you go, get a Samsung Galaxy Tab, because it comes with a new, exclusive MTV app allowing you to watch Jersey Shore anytime, anywhere.

How many people did you unfriend today?

It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, we're not talking about Christmas. We're talking about an ingenious idea to rid the world of unnecessary Facebook friends.

Out of beta, Hulu Plus is now $7.99

Those who thought it was too outrageous to pay $10 a month for a premium video service that still bombarded them with commercials...will still probably have a problem with Hulu Plus, but at least it's only $8 now.

New social network limits your friend list to 50

Is it really possible to have more than 50 actual, true, serious friends? The people behind Path, a brand new social networking service, don't think so and have proposed a revolutionary new way of treating your digital friend list.