While there hasn't been much to report on lately as it pertains to the open-source Exynos DRM driver, it continues to be updated and maintained by Samsung's staff.
As a late pull request (given the new early cut-off for DRM code) was sent in and accepted for updating the Exynos DRM in the Linux 3.18 kernel.
Kali NetHunter turns Android device into hacker Swiss Army knife
One of the tools we've leaned on heavily in some of our lab testing of software privacy and security is Kali Linux. The Debian-based operating system comes packaged with a collection of penetration testing and network monitoring tools curated and developed by the security training company Offensive Security. Today, the Kali developer team and Offensive Security released a new Kali project that runs on a Google Nexus device. Called NetHunter, the distribution provides much of the power of Kali with the addition of a browser-driven set of tools that can be used to launch attacks on wireless networks or on unattended computers via a USB connection.
Announcing the release of Fedora 21 Alpha
Fedora prides itself on bringing cutting-edge technologies to users of
open source software around the world, and this release continues that
tradition. No matter what you do, Fedora 21 has the tools you need to
help you get things done.
To see how Fedora 21 is evolving from Fedora 20, see the accepted
New Features in Picasso
I’ve always been a big fan of Picasso, the Android image loading library by the Square folks. It provides some powerful features with a rather simple API.
Recently, I started working on a set of new features for Picasso that will make it even more awesome: request handlers, request management, and request priorities. These features have all been merged to the main repo now. Let me give you a quick overview of what they enable you to do.