Advertisements


Linux Distros Won"t Run On Microsoft"s Education-Focused Windows 10 S OS

Reader BrianFagioli writes: I was sort of hopeful for Windows 10 S when Microsoft made a shocking announcement at Build 2017 that it is bringing Linux distributions to the Windows Store. This gave the impression that students using the S variant of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Discover the most useful Linux desktop apps which you can benefit from today. While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applicat.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Windows 10 code leak raises serious security concerns

Source code spillage represents an embarrassing security incident for Microsoft. Parts of the source code for Windows 10 have been leaked online, and although the spillage isn’t as serious as first thought, the incident still represents.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro: the most versatile laptop ever

Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1 offers much-improved levels of flexibility thanks to a cleverly redesigned kickstand and beefier battery. Microsoft’s new Surface Pro has gone on sale this month, so you may be pondering one simple question: i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Xbox One X: Everything we know about Project Scorpio"s final form

Xbox One X, Microsoft's upcoming 4K and VR capable console, has no qualms breaking with tradition. Updated: It's been confirmed that Xbox One and Xbox One S console owners won't have to worry about downloading the sizable 4K assets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests

An anonymous reader shares a report: YouTuber Linus Tech Tips has pitted Microsoft Edge against Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera and discovered that it does not deliver as strong a performance as Microsoft claims. Linus Tech Tips took four De.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Windows 10 source code leak isn’t quite as big as originally thought

Microsoft has assuaged concerns over a recent Windows 10 source code leak by highlighting that it comes from its Shared Source initiative and mostly contained files related to Wi-Fi and USB drivers. The post Windows 10 source code leak isn’t qu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Memo to IT: You do know that a mobile phone is still a phone, right?

Technologists have always been drawn to bright and shiny objects. That's why mobile development has focused on geolocation, streaming video, biometrics and impressive app gymnastics. But the core of the mobile phone — at it's heart, it is a tele.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

ViaSat Gets $88.3M In Military Contracts

Carlsbad-based ViaSat said this morning that it has won $88.3M in contracts from the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), to provide tactical radio terminals for the U.S. Navy and Air Force. According to ViaSat, it is tripling.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

How to use Evernote in Linux

Evernote does not offer an official desktop client for Linux, but there are a few workarounds. For a better-than-browser experience, try one of these methods. Evernote Web and Chrome app The browser-based version of Evernote is the only officiall.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Tip: Avoid Scrolling for Information

Use the windows "split" feature to avoid scrolling through long blocks of content......»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

Avoid Scrolling for Information

Language: .NET, Expertise: Beginner - Use the windows "split" feature to avoid scrolling through long blocks of content......»»

Category: dotnetSource:  devxRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 49 min. ago

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 41 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago

Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Android apps for Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Get the most out of your Chromebook with the best Andro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 33 min. ago

Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng has another AI project in the works

Andrew Ng's resume reads like a laundry list of the most impressive achievements in AI technology. It seems safe to assume that Ng's newest venture, known only as deeplearning.ai, won't disappoint.  The post Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Immortalize your display: How to take a screenshot using a Microsoft Surface

No Print Screen key? No problem. Our comprehensive walkthrough will teach you how to take screenshots on your Microsoft Surface in no time, whether you want to use Touch Cover, or the innate Snipping Tool. The post Immortalize your display: How to ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Linus Explains What Surprises Him After 25 Years Of Linux

Linus Torvalds appeared in a new "fireside chat" with VMware Head of Open Source Dirk Hohndel. An anonymous reader writes: Linus explained what still surprises him about Linux development. "Code that I thought was stable continually gets improved. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Survey Says: Raspberry Pi Still Rules, But X86 SBCs Have Made Gains

DeviceGuru writes: Results from LinuxGizmos.com's annual hacker-friendly single board computer survey are in, and not surprisingly, the Raspberry Pi 3 is the most desired maker SBC by a 4-to-1 margin. In other trends: x86 SBCs and Linux/Arduino hybri.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017