Anna Washenko

Anna Washenko

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Anna is a professional writer living in Chicago. She covers everything from social media to digital entertainment, from tech news to scientific breakthroughs. By night she's also a dance teacher and DJ. You can follow her quest to become the ultimate generalist on Twitter at @AnnaGetsPithy or on Tumblr at annawashenko.com.
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Computing

Russian security firm finds first fake OS X installer malware

If you thought owning a Mac would make you impervious to malware, think again. A Russian security firm is reporting the first threat of this kind to appear on an Apple machine.
Computing

Lenovo announces ThinkPad X1 Carbon optimized for touch and Windows 8

Yes, it's true. Lenovo has officially brought touch to its ThinkPad X1 Carbon to offer the hands-on appeal of a tablet and the portability of an Ultrabook.
Computing

Google60 gives your standard search a slow, yet classy, retro makeover

Mad Men fans take note: If Don Draper had Google, this is what it might've looked like.
Computing

Valve to launch Steam-centric living room PC in 2013

Valve, the brains behind some of gaming's best titles and innovations, is looking to make inroads in gaming hardware.
Computing

NVIDIA to launch GeForce Experience service to optimize gaming graphics

NVIDIA is currently beta-testing GeForce Experience, a cloud-based service that helps optimize in-game settings.
Computing

Tweetro is back up on the Windows Store, but the Twitter app doesn’t come cheap

Due to Twitter's API limits, Tweetro is the latest third-party client to go the paid route.
Apple

New iMacs on sale today, but you can only take home the 21-inch model

The two new models of Apple's all-in-one iMac desktop promise better performance and a sleeker look for less than $2,000.
Computing

Windows 8 app store has 20K apps, but revenue is a different story

Unfortunately for the Windows Store, a high volume of downloads does not mean more money, and Apple is still trouncing Microsoft in terms of app revenue.
Computing

It’s the final countdown: Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP in less than 500 days

The clock is ticking for Windows XP. Prepare for some serious confusion in about a year and a half.
Computing

Google could release a touch Chromebook by end of 2012

Google is not one to be left in the dust. Rumor has it that the company is working on a touch-capable Chromebook.
Computing

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook confirmed, available in December

Though we still have to wait a few more weeks, the updated, touch-enabled ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook has made an appearance on Lenovo's site.
Computing

Microsoft loophole mistakingly gives pirates free Windows 8 Pro license keys

Looks like Christmas came early for people who wanted to scoop up a free copy of Windows 8 Pro.