Month: July 2010

Basket – A Multi-Purpose Note Pad For KDE

Basket Note Pads is a multipurpose note-taking application for KDE. Business people can use it to keep track of important tasks and notes. Writers can use it to organize their thoughts. Students can use it for note taking. And generally

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Dell Streak Tablet to Hit Stores This Week

If swirling online rumors are correct, Dell’s new Android-based tablet could be released as early as Wednesday, while some blogs claim the release will be Friday or later. The tablet is a 5″ computer that will run Android 1.6 upon release, with

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Study: Only 0.3% of BitTorrent Files Are Legal

A new study by the University of Ballarat in Australia has confirmed what the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) and the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) have been telling us all along, that nearly all of the content being shared

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Microsoft Security Credentials Revoked

I was writing an article that had a section about Windows Media Center, and I came across this error when searching their site on Google: “This means that the security credentials of the server presented absolutely should not be trusted.”

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How to Configure Linux for Children

Many people still cling to the notion that Linux is for 30-year-old male geeks. While that may be true, there are plenty of other people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders who enjoy Linux and other free and open source

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Chicken or the Egg Question Solved?

According to the findings of one study, the age-old question of “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” has been unceremoniously solved.  According to Metro news, a study that set out to discover how chickens created their hard egg shells ended

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Spotify for Linux but not for Me

Yes, I do use Linux, but I cannot use Spotify, despite the fact that the company just released a Linux version of its awesome music software.  With their P2P technology, users can share their music, create customizable playlists, and do

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Free Mega Games Pack For Linux

Remember a time when the most complex aspect of a game was unwrapping the packaging? It was a time when a first-person shooter truly was just about one person doing a whole lot of shooting and not much else. It

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