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Trillian Pro Will Be Free For All Platforms

Trillian has just announced that they will include all Trillian Pro features across all devices (mobile and desktop) for free, with advertisements. This means that users will be able to enjoy multiple location sign-in, themes, activity history, and other terrific features without having to pay for an upgraded account.

My only guess on the move was that Cerulean Studios (the parent company of Trillian) wasn’t making enough money on the Pro accounts and thus decided to leak the upgrade for free, on the condition that consumers would view a couple advertisements in exchange.

Amazon’s EC2 Cloud Crash Loses Data, Permanently

Amazon’s recent EC2 cloud service crash has permanently destroyed some data. Fortunately, the amount of damage is minimal compared to what could have happened, but in any case, this should have never happened. Amazon has not yet given a complete explanation on what has happened from the crash. I am sure that many people are perplexed as to how Amazon could have lost data, after all, it is hard to imagine such a large company making such a mistake, even though we are all only human on the surface. According to BusinessInsider, Amazon had sent a letter to a big customer explaining the permanent loss of the customer’s data. The letter reads:

Sent Message To The Wrong Person? Click ‘Undo Send’

Have you ever sent an e-mail or a text message to the wrong person? I know I’ve made the mistake a number of times. Although you’re still on your own when it comes to texting blunders, Google has created a feature called “Undo Send” that gives you a five second window to retract an e-mail you had just sent. You can enable or disable the feature under Gmail’s settings/labs within your Gmail account.

Obviously you should still be proofreading your emails before sending them out and making sure they are heading to the right person, but “undo send” is a great way of utilizing those “ah, shoot” moments right after you send something. I’m guessing Google employees have a number of those moments;

Microsoft Changes Price Plans For Its Licenses

Microsoft is raising prices of their license in exchange of giving consumers access to a new security product as well as the new Lync unified communications software. Microsoft will also be lowering the price of an enterprise license that includes better access to key Microsoft software. The client access license, also known as the Core CAL is expected to cost $10 more, however we are waiting to get official pricing from Microsoft later this year.

The $90 Core Cal package buys you access to Windows Server, Systems Center Configuration Manager, as well as standard access to…