Mariella Moon

Mariella Moon

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Mariella loves working on both helpful and awe-inspiring science and technology stories. When she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in her room reading books, in front of the mirror trying to perfect her winged eyeliner, or crouched on the floor, giving her dog, Roco, a belly rub.
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Mozilla to bring console-quality 3D games to Firefox browser

The Firefox browser will be supercharged with a new feature that will give you the capability to play Web-based games comparable in quality to console games without the need for plugins.
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Next-gen Microsoft Office code-named ‘Gemini,’ comes with modern UI apps

The next-generation of Microsoft Office apps will likely be modern UI versions that work better on touchscreen devices, and we might see them as early as fall this year, the same time Windows Blue drops.
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Intel: Expect $599 Ultrabooks to hit the market this holiday season

Intel believes its Haswell platform can lead to the creation of cheaper Ultrabooks. Speaking at a conference earlier this month, a company exec claims we'll see $599 Ultrabooks hit the market as soon as this holiday season.
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Google updates Chrome with improved spelling and grammar checker

The latest version of Google Chrome will warn you whenever you're making yourself a probable target for Grammar Nazis. The browser now also comes with support for three new languages.
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Microsoft officially talks about Windows Blue, announces BUILD 2013

Microsoft is expected to talk about and demonstrate Windows Blue, its new operating system and successor to Windows 8, for the first time at the company's yearly BUILD conference in San Francisco in June.
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Windows 8 app store now has 50,000 apps to choose from

The Windows 8 app store reached a new milestone recently: With 50,000 apps in its store, it now has more than twice the number of apps it used to have in November of last year, or 25 times the number of apps available when at launch.
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Microsoft to roll out Windows 8 Mail, Calendar, and People app updates

By adding the ability to toggle between email accounts, schedule meetings more easily, and filter social media posts, Microsoft made its Windows 8 Mail, Calendar, and People apps a lot more useful.
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Windows Blue: What can we expect from Microsoft’s next operating system?

Microsoft's new OS might be out sooner than we've all anticipated, so here's what we know, what we think we know, as well as what you could expect to get from Windows 8's successor, Windows Blue.
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Microsoft plans to dramatically improve Windows Blue’s touch capabilities

If a statement made by one of Microsoft's executives during a company event is to be believed, Windows Blue might play a lot better with touchscreens than any of its predecessors ever did.
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New Mac OS X Trojan infests Chrome, Firefox, and Safari with ads

A new Mac OS X malware disguises itself as a video player for movie trailers and serves you affiliate ads on Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, according to a Russian anti-virus company.
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Reddit, Craigslist, and over 30,000 websites launch new anti-CISPA campaign

Over 30,000 websites have put up anti-CISPA banners that people can use to send their representatives automated messages protesting the bill. Here's hoping they don't all end up in the spam folder.
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CIA reportedly makes $600M deal with Amazon to build cloud computing system

Amazon and the CIA may have worked out a now not-so-secret $600 million deal that will have the e-commerce company building a private cloud for the agency within the next ten years.