I read an article on ZDNET. You can read it for yourself here. The Author was raising the point about companies who release Linux based services but fail to even mention Linux or their services’ heritage and what provides the actual base for their service. The Author points the finger specifically at Google’s Android and […]
What is in the title of a software company? Does the name resemble anything that the company offers? Or do you not care so much and already have a pre-fixed image in your mind of what the business offers, even if you don’t know exactly what the business does offer and nothing will change your […]
VLC 2.0.2 has been released, this is a major update that fixes a lot of regressions of the 2.0.x branch of VLC. This release comes With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open
If you’re a bog standard Linux user who never even looks at kernel.org and just accepts whatever kernel your Linux distribution pushes down the repositories, that’s ok. You can probably ignore this news.
Reading the articles about Blizzard banning Linux users for using wine and not giving a refund made me think that the main problem once again, is the number of users using wine to play Diablo III. If the percentage was 15% for example, Blizzard would never ban them because they would love to keep them […]
One of the best features of Linux is no doubt the fact that it’s free. Not just free to use, but free to use the code in whatever way you wish. Whether you choose to build something new or build on top of something that already exists, the choice is yours.
Just this week, former pioneering cellular phone company Nokia, announced that it will be slashing 10,000 jobs from its plant in Finland. Or the plant itself could possibly close. In addition to the job losses, Nokia also announced they would be dropping their Linux Research and Development section, known as Project Meltemi.