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Intel ‘Compute Stick’ Is an $89 Chromecast-size PC That Runs Ubuntu

Thursday 8th of January 2015 12:49:21 PM

Imagine being able to carry a fully functioning Intel-based Ubuntu PC in your shirt pocket. Now stop imagining it because it's here. Say hello to the Intel Compute Stick.

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Flickr Upload App ‘Frogr’ Gets a New Look in Latest Update

Thursday 8th of January 2015 04:04:11 AM

Frogr, the image uploading and management tool for Flickr, has been updated with a number of small fixes and a fresh new look.

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GNOME Maps Adds Foursquare, Facebook Places ‘Check In’

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 03:03:22 PM

GNOME Maps is now sporting some near integration with Foursquare, the popular location-based recommendation service and social network.

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How to Add a Slick Dock to Your Ubuntu Desktop

Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:41:24 PM

Plank, one of our favourite dock applications for Linux, received a sizeable update last month, adding long-wished-for features and a healthy splat of bug fixes.

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This App Can Write a Single ISO to 20 USB Drives Simultaneously

Sunday 4th of January 2015 05:53:54 PM

Say hello to a new app called GNOME MultiWriter. It allows a single ISO or IMG file to written to as many as 20 USB drives at the same time.

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  • OnePlus Will Reveal Details Of Its ‘Oxygen’ Android ROM On February 12
    OnePlus introduced its own version of Android for its One smartphone earlier this month in response to its standoff with Cyanogen, and now the company has revealed that it will unveil its own ROM which can be installed on third-party Android devices on February 12. Correction: OnePlus tells us that, in fact, it won’t launch the ROM on the 12th. This is a tease-of-a-tease, and instead we can expect to see “more information about the ROM” not an actual download for third-party Android devices.
  • Android is suddenly surrounded by enemies
    Cyanogen is one of these forks. It has just raised $70 million from a number of investors including Microsoft to continue producing its own version of Android that it can position as a direct competitor to Google's.
  • Working New Android 5 Lollipop Features into Your Apps
  • Major Blackphone Security Flaw Discovered
    You might want to think twice before sending that sensitive text message over your supposedly secure Blackphone. A security flaw discovered by an Australian communication security expert could have allowed attackers to decrypt a Blackphone user’s messages, gather location information, and run additional code of the attacker’s choosing.
  • World’s most ‘NSA-proof’ phone vulnerable to simple SMS hack
    A smartphone marketed as the most anti-surveillance, NSA-proof personal device – the BlackPhone – has been found vulnerable to a simple SMS attack that allows the hacker to steal contacts, decrypt messages, and even take full control of the device.