Tablets have not been around for more than three years; iPad being introduced in 2010, however they seem to have become an integral component in our daily computing. Tablets are being used for virtually myriad purposes from reading to watching movies, from surfing internet on the go or simply gaming. Ever since tablets have been […]
Android is overwhelming. Its spreading and taking over its competitors. According to recent reports Android is poised to claim the crown from Apple in the tablet space. For the readers who don’t know, Android is actually Linux-kernel based operating system for mobile devices! That is Android integrates Linux kernel at the bottom of its software […]
Apple might take the crown of introducing iPad back in 2010, Android has made tablet technology much more accessible. The latest report by ABI Research shows significant drop in iOS market share and a completely contrary trend prevalent in Android market. The finding from ABI Researches and other resources have been presented in a handy […]
Google Play can now be used on Ubuntu120.04 with a brand new lens created by Rotating Canvas, the Indie Game Developers for Unity Interface. The goal of this lens is to have a direct App search lens from the Dash itself.
It’s incredible to see how Linux runs on devices of various sizes, power and built for diverse purposes. Linux is, like technology itself, deeply integrated in our daily lives and we don’t seem to even realize it! While looking into supercomputers I was pleasantly surprised to find different/weird devices that run on Linux: Weird, in […]
The fact that open source software are more beneficial for society at large has been justified once again as Firefox for Android extends its support for low-end Android Handsets specifically based on ARMv6 architecture. Mozilla Firefox for Android will now be available for millions of ARMV6 based Android handsets most notably HTC Status, HTC Chacha, […]
6 months after Linux Mint 13 codename “Maya” [release date 23rd May], based on the Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”; the team has finally announced Linux Mint 14, fulfilling their promise. The new release features Cinamon 1.6, Mate (version 1.4), MDM, Software Manager and several Upstream Components besides regular systems and artwork improvements. The post highlights all the new features included in […]
Only a couple of dates after Cinnamon updated to version 1.6.5 (on this November 5th) , project leader Linux Mint Cinnamon announced another quick update i.e. Cinnamon 1.6.6. The update has nothing note-worthy or distinguished from its previous release, however the update fixes localization of application items in main menu- a minor but notable bug.
Being a Technical Writer involves a lot of reading and research of new and emerging technologies. And one project that recently came to my attention through my email inbox was an Illumos kernel based Unix operating system called XStreamOS.