Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, yet they both deserve to exist in this diverse desktop OS ecosystem. So this Windows vs. Linux post is going to be a little different. I will compare and contrast the technological aspects of the two operating systems, whilst also discussing channel opportunities.
Also: Latest Windows 10 Build Has Some Cool Linux Features
KDE Plasma 5.3.2 Lands with Fix for Shutdown Scripts, More
Plasma 5.3.2 has been revealed by the KDE Community, and the KDE desktop has received a number of important fixes that will be welcomed by the users.
The 1TB UbuTab Tablet with Ubuntu and Windows Scam Is Unfolding
The UbuTab is a tablet that was supposed to ship with either Windows or Ubuntu, and had some pretty sweet hardware specs, including 1TB of storage space. As some of the users have suspected in the first place, this is very close to being confirmed as a scam.
Qt3D Technology Preview Released with Qt 5.5.0
KDAB are pleased to announce that the Qt 5.5.0 release includes a Technology Preview of the Qt3D module. Qt3D provides a high-level framework to allow developers to easily add 3D content to Qt applications using either QML or C++ APIs. The Qt3D module is released with the Technology Preview status. This means that Qt3D will continue to see improvements across the API design, supported features and performance before release. It is provided to start collecting feedback from users and to give a taste of what is coming with Qt3D in the future. Please grab a copy of the Qt 5.5.0 release and give Qt3D a test drive and report bugs and feature requests.
Firefox 39 Release Delayed Due to Last Minute "Stability Issue"
The first Firefox 39 stable release was supposed to be unveiled by the end of June, but it looks like it's being delayed due to a stability issue.
Best Android tablets for work and play: July 2015 edition
It is no exaggeration to say that there are hundreds of different Android tablets on the market to choose from, but if you filter this down to "best" tablets then this list boils down to only a handful.
EU open source project aims to touch every aspect of computer science
The OpenDreamKit initiative forms part of a €7m pot for establishments across Europe led by Université Paris Sud. All the code from the event will be open source and available free on the internet.