LibreOffice after one and half-years as an open source office productivity suite has grown from being just a fork of OpenOffice.org (OOo) and emerged as an independent tool for those who prefer the openness and scope of work copyleft offers over claustrophobic copyright licenses and proprietary software. Following the game-changing split and backing by The […]
XBMC 11 Eden RC1 has been released, this beta release comes 3 weeks after Beta3 release. According to the announcement, this release comes with a number of updated XBMC translations for final release, resolved a number of outstanding Airplay issues, allowed specified movie sets to be sorted by title, rather than year, without changing the […]
The FlightGear 2.6.0 has been released. The new released version contain a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. according to the announcement, “the major improvements from v2.4.0 include reduced AI aircraft load times, easier graphics tuning, more sophisticated AI aircraft and improved usability.”
CUPS, is the printing standard that open source projects have used successfully to convert desktops and computers to become printer servers, allowing plug-in, modular type of printing. However, now Apple after it acquired it from its developer Michael Sweet, at Easy Software Products, in 2007, has chosen to abandon certain Linux exclusive features, and continuing with popular […]
VLC 2.0 “Twoflower” has been released, this is a major release of VLC that comes with faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware, ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs.
Blender 2.62 has been released, this release comes with many new features, improvements and bug fix. In Blender 2.62, the Cycles render engine now has layers/passes, you can track objects inside videos now, have much better and faster boolean intersections and Many new UV editing tools were added.
For the doubting Toms’ who questioned the use and utility of Open Source platform and it’s solutions, the recent announcement by Liam Maxwell, the executive in-charge of United Kingdom’s Information Technology Department lays the road map for the future of the platform. The United Kingdom
Today is the day! Finally my favourite browser Google Chrome has hit the Android Market; well, when I am already quiet in habit of its rivals Opera Mini and Mozilla’s Firefox on my android device. After working with the Chrome browser for the entire day I have gathered my impressions about the browser; what is good, what […]
Announced today the release of the beta version of chrome browser for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone or tablet, according to the announcement, Chrome for Android Beta is focused on speed and simplicity, but it also features seamless sign-in and sync so you can take your personalized web browsing experience with you wherever you […]