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Linux kernel flaws and Various security issues fixed in the most recent Ubuntu update

Linux kernel flaws and Various security issues fixed in the most recent Ubuntu update

Some important security vulnerabilities were fixed recently in an Ubuntu update, which include a large number of Linux kernel flaws as well as a remotely exploitable font flaw. The font flaw allowed attackers to run arbitrary code on the target machine without problems, putting your system and data at risk. According to a post that appeared on the Ubuntu Advisory, developers found that libXfont ha... »

Running OS X applications on your Linux machine

Running OS X applications on your Linux machine

Summary: The Darling project, which enables you to run OS X applications on Linux provided a to-do list for application developers that are eager to help. Running native applications under a different operating system has been quite a challenge for developers. At first, they tried and eventually managed to create Wine, a tool that allows you to run Windows apps under Linux. After this, some develo... »

6 Best Apps for Wine Lovers

6 Best Apps for Wine Lovers

You might love drinking wine, but don’t know how to pair it with food. Or perhaps you’re hoping to branch out from your usual varietal’s, but feel overwhelmed with all your options. Lucky for you, there’s an app for that. In fact, there’s an abundance of apps that’ll help you choose, pair, and better understand wine. Here are six wine apps that can turn you int... »

Heady Suds: 4 Apps for Home Brewers

Heady Suds: 4 Apps for Home Brewers

Micro-brews and home-brews are all the rage at the moment. First legalized in the United States in 1978, home-brewing culture has seen a veritable explosion in popularity in recent years. And if you’re among this latest wave of brewing enthusiasts (or if you’re considering joining it), then you might be interested in using some tools on your smartphone to expedite and improve your brew... »

Tech Graveyard: Top 5 Gadgets That are Dead or Dying

Tech Graveyard: Top 5 Gadgets That are Dead or Dying

Technology advancement has been a very fast ride, especially if you look at the differences in our gadgets from just the 1980′s to now. The weird thing about technology is that there isn’t a defined variable of something that will remain “hi-tech.” Something that you find ground-breaking now may not hold its luster in just five years. Here are a few examples of my favourite... »

Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1, the new flagship device from the Japanese company unveiled during the IFA at Berlin aims to go head-to-head with other super smartphones on the market like the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, with it’s 5-inch HD display and the monster 20MP of camera. Features Display The Sony Xperia Z1 sports a five-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS display with X-Reality for mobile, which allows a better ... »

Google’s latest Mobile OS Version Will Be Android Kit Kat 4.4

Google’s latest Mobile OS Version Will Be Android Kit Kat 4.4

From Gingerbread, to Honeycomb, to the Jelly Bean, every Android release has a sweet name and to celebrate one billion devices powered the mobile operating system, Google just announced the code name of the upcoming version: Android Kit Kat 4.4. We all thought that the next release of Android will have Key Lime Pie as it’s code name, but Google & Nestle executives got together and surpri... »

What Do You Do With Your Tablet PC?

What Do You Do With Your Tablet PC?

Whether your device is a 5″ Galaxy Note, a 7″ Nexus 7, or a 10″ iPad or Nexus device, tablet PC’s are becoming commonplace in both households and offices around the world. But what do you use yours for? Lately, reports say that non-iOS (iPad) devices are gaining a strong foothold in the tablet market, mainly those powered by Google’s mobile Operating System Android &... »

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