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Chromebook gets ‘OK Google’ and other Android features

Monday 22nd of December 2014 09:46:12 PM

Google has been introducing more and more Android features to Chromebooks lately – so, don’t be surprised when your Chrome machine begins

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1st alpha of 15.04 Ubuntu family is here

Friday 19th of December 2014 06:39:31 PM

First alpha of Ubuntu flavors of 15.04 cycle is available for download and testing.

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Did Cyanogen betray OnePlus for India?

Friday 19th of December 2014 01:26:46 PM

Details about the fallout between Cyanogen and OnePlus emerge as legal battle in N. California ensue.

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Bq’s first Ubuntu Phone will arrive in February

Friday 19th of December 2014 03:42:00 AM

BQ's first Ubuntu device will be launched in February, the device will be an entry device with a low price point.

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RHEL for SAP HANA for public cloud

Friday 19th of December 2014 03:41:25 AM

Red Hat now lets you deploy RHEL for SAP HANA on certified public clouds and announces a partnership with Hatachi Data Systems.

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Linux Foundation announces membership plans for holidays

Thursday 18th of December 2014 03:06:54 AM

The Linux Foundation offer to give $25 dollars to Free Geek for every person that signs up to it's $99 member plan, members get $100 discount exam.

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Google Drive now supports ODF

Thursday 18th of December 2014 03:06:34 AM

Google Drive now fully supports the ODF formats and adds other refinements to it's cloud office suite.

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Dropbox 3.x comes with Qt-based UI for Linux and Windows

Monday 15th of December 2014 03:31:49 PM

Dropbox does a great job as a file sync and storage service.

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Dell selling USB keyboards for Chrome at $20 in US

Friday 12th of December 2014 10:45:00 PM

Dell is now dishing out full-fledged USB Chrome keyboards on its online store in the US, and it is expected to start selling it outside the US.

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Here comes Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta

Friday 12th of December 2014 08:54:49 PM

Red Hat, the world's largest open source company, has announced the release of RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 7.1 beta just six month after the release of RHEL 7.

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Chromecast gets Guest mode, NZ gets Chromecast and we may have a 15″ Chromebook

Thursday 11th of December 2014 10:51:38 PM

Google's media streaming stick, Chromecast has acquired a guest mode, which means you no longer will be required to share your Wi-Fi password with guests.

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Quadcopter drone packs first all-Linux APM autopilot

Erle Robotics launched a ROS-enabled, open source “Erle-brain” autopilot that runs APM directly on Linux. The device also powers an “Erle-copter” drone. Over the last year, Spanish firm Erle Robotics S.L. has been working with 3DRobotics to develop an open source BeaglePilot autopilot for drones that can run Linux on 3DR’s popular, Arduino-based APM (ArduPilot Mega) platform. The APM Linux port was developed by both companies, as well as several academic institutions. The BeagleBone-based “Erle-brain” autopilot is built into the $490-and-up Erle-copter quadcopter. Read more

Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New Android Smartphone

With applications able to run in the background and sync as they see fit, Android can rapidly eat through your cellular data allowance if you are not careful. While it’s fine to let the data run free on wi-fi, you’ll want to restrict your data usage when out and about. Short of switching off mobile data (which defeats the purpose of a smartphone), look under the options in the Data Usage part of the settings. Here you’ll find my wallet’s favourite Android setting of ‘restrict background data’. Now when using cellular data, apps will only pull down data when they are in the foreground and you can see them doing so. If a smartphone is all about being in control, this is the option that gives you confidence. Read more

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Hands-on with PCLinuxOS: A terrific release

I had been thinking that a new PCLinuxOS release was due any time now, based on their quarterly release schedule. Sure enough, it has now arrived, just in time for Christmas - PCLinuxOS 2014.12. Read more Also: Santa Claus has Linux in his sack -- PCLinuxOS 2014.12 is here PCLinuxOS 2014.12 released