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  • Windows 10's useful error message

    Thu 6:29pm
    Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10, its shiny new operating system from 29th of July and there have been reports of bugs and issues with installing the Windows 10 operating system on PC/Laptops. Of course, with new OS come new error messages but this one…
  • Haiku Media Kit: new and old pieces

    Thu 6:23pm
    Hello, it has been some time since my last article, in the meantime I continued to improve things out and since I changed some important parts of the media_kit, I think it's correct to notify the community about new and 'old' features added recently. This is…
  • Next version of Google Glass aimed at the workplace

    Thu 6:14pm
    Google may soon offer a new version of its Google Glass wearable later this fall. A new report says that the company will keep the hype down on this release, as it plans to offer it to businesses working in healthcare, manufacturing, and energy.…
  • Tablet market keeps shrinking

    Thu 6:14pm
    The latest numbers from market research firm IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker show that Apple remains the largest vendor in a declining tablet market, shipping 10.9 million iPads in the second quarter of 2015. While the iPad continues to be the…
  • The story of Windows 10 from inside Microsoft

    Wed 7:22pm
    Tom Warren's got a good piece up in which he interviews a number of people responsible for the development of Windows 10. Lots of interesting bits of information, but this one stood out to me.…
  • The Itanium processor

    Wed 6:38pm
    The Itanium may not have been much of a commercial success, but it is interesting as a processor architecture because it is different from anything else commonly seen today. It's like learning a foreign language: It gives you an insight into how others view…
  • Microsoft's new small print

    Wed 4:47am
    Summing up these 45 pages, one can say that Microsoft basically grants itself very broad rights to collect everything you do, say and write with and on your devices in order to sell more targeted advertising or to sell your data to third parties. The company…
  • Microsoft releases tool to block Windows 10 updates

    Tue 11:42am
    Microsoft has been releasing updates to build 10240 on an almost daily basis since it hit RTM. Most of the patches are important security or bug fixes and rather useful but some have reported crashes occurring as a result of the updates. As we had previously…
  • On Hurd, Linux and cross-compiling a GNU Hurd toolchain

    Tue 11:29am
    This article is both a tutorial, a war story and a conceptual introduction to GNU Hurd in which I set up a cross-toolchain, and give a colorful tour through some rough edges of the GNU build system. My host system is Slackware Linux 14.1 (running on -current),…
  • Google starts removing Google+ from its products

    Tue 1:51am
    People have told us that accessing all of their Google stuff with one account makes life a whole lot easier. But we've also heard that it doesn't make sense for your Google+ profile to be your identity in all the other Google products you use.…
  • OnePlus 2 pushes boundaries of how cheap a flagship phone can be

    Tue 1:45am
    From a specs perspective, the OnePlus 2 features a 5.5-inch, 1080p screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, and either 16GB of storage with 3GB of RAM or 64GB of storage with 4GB of RAM. The back-facing camera has a 13-megapixel sensor with optical image…
  • Plasma Phone OS, a KDE project for mobile

    Sat 1:30pm
    Plasma Phone OS (or simply Plasma Phone) is a complete software stack for mobile devices and includes the following libre technologies: Plasma Mobile (a Plasma-based shell), KWIN/KWayland, Voicecall, Ofono, RIL, OHM, Telepathy. It allows to run several…
  • If phones were designed to please their owners

    Sat 1:24pm
    BoingBoing posted a short movie by The MIT Media Lab's Knotty Objects group and noted hardware hacker Bunny Huang ask the question, "What if phones were designed to please their owners, rather than corporations?" In Southern China, where the majority of the…
  • Gmail, iOS, and OS X

    Sat 12:25pm
    Dave Winer, like Linus Torvalds, noticed something strange was happening to his e-mail, which led him to figure out what was going on.…
  • Ars' Android Auto review

    Jul 24, 2015, 6:54 pm
    Ars Technica has a review of Android Auto.…