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telegraph.co.uk: Google loves to slip in-jokes and hidden features known as "easter eggs" into its products. Here are 15 of our favourites.
earthweb.com: “The year of Linux” – For how many years now have we come across this headline, usually prefaced by a bygone year? It must be for at least ten years. Is there any hope that Linux can actually make significant gains and become a credible alternative to Windows and Mac OS X?
news.cnet.com: Linux users are known for being a somewhat finicky lot. It's therefore somewhat telling that Linux users overwhelmingly choose Google as their preferred search engine, according to data released today by Chitika.
thecoffeedesk.com: We’ve talked and complained about Google on many other occasions within this blog, but with many discussions of Google also comes discussions of privacy. But now the giant will also be the only thing sitting between users and hardware with Chrome OS.
If the new Location-Aware Browsing (a.k.a. Geolocation) feature in Firefox 3.5 makes you worried about your privacy, you can turn the feature off with a simple about:config tweak. This "feature" allows the website you are viewing to activate the geolocation function in Firefox and discover your location.
eweekeurope.co.uk: Chrome OS may give Eric Schmidt reason to leave Apple’s board, but he declined to acknowledge Microsoft as a competitor
berkeleylug.com: Over the past few years, Ubuntu has slowly emerged as the champion among Linux distros – having great application support, a huge and active community and having begun making major inroads in the netbook/laptop market.
woot.com: 1. Your family photos are accompanied by text ads for skin care and diet plans.
3. Every month, the hard drive is automatically defragged and investigated for anti-trust violations.
zdnet.com.au: Google this afternoon announced the creation of the Google Chrome Operating System project, with the goal to build a Linux-based OS available for purchase on netbooks in the second half of 2010.