Category Archives: Technology

  • 2nd New MakuluLinux Release Offers Flash and Substance

    By Jack M. Germain Oct 18, 2018 5:00 AM PT The MakuluLinux Flash distro is splashy and fast with a spiffy new look and new features. MakuluLinux developer Jacque Montague Raymer on Thursday announced the second of this year’s three major releases in the Series 15 distro family. The Flash edition follows last month’s LinDoz […]

  • 6 Tips for Managing Data Before an Emergency Strikes

    Think about planning for a natural disaster emergency that might affect your home. You’d likely store some water, flashlights, food, blankets and other essentials. The key element of your planning would be proactivity. You’d do all of the work before an emergency occurred, not during the actual crisis. If your supplies were used up after […]

  • Tesla launches new Model 3 with mid-range battery: Electrek

    (Reuters) – Tesla Inc is launching a new version of its Model 3 sedan with a “mid-range” battery priced at $45,000, automotive news website Electrek reported on Thursday. A Tesla Model 3 sedan, its first car aimed at the mass market, is displayed during its launch in Hawthorne, California, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Joe White/File Photo […]

  • Mitsubishi windows shine 'alarmingly realistic' fake sunlight

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  • Netflix rom-coms ruled your binge-watching last summer – CNET

    To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is one of Netflix’s most-watched movies ever, the company said Tuesday.  Netflix may have made a name for itself with edgy dramas, but it’s swollen into a giant on our big fat appetite for sappy love stories.  Netflix‘ Summer of Love, a programming campaign that lumped a bunch of […]

  • Paul Allen's death sparks reactions from the NFL, Microsoft

    Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said in a statement. Both the tech and sports worlds took to Twitter to remember Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen after he died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen passed away in Seattle, his family […]

  • New Manjaro Beta Builds a Better Arch

    By Jack M. Germain Oct 10, 2018 5:00 AM PT Manjaro Linux offers the best of two worlds. It puts a user-friendly face on an Arch-based distro, and it gives you a choice of sensible and productive desktop interfaces. The Manjaro Linux team released its latest updates running the KDE, Xfce and GNOME desktops, Manjaro […]

  • Podcasting for Fun and Profit

    This story was originally published on the E-Commerce Times on Feb. 2, 2018, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series. User engagement with podcasts has been steadily increasing, and many listeners actually prefer longer-format content, based on results of Apple’s Podcast Analytics reported this week. The service, […]

  • Sky battles: Fighting back against rogue drones

    Image copyright OpenWorks Engineering Image caption A New Orleans police officer shoulders a drone capture “gun” Rogue drones have nearly caused air accidents, have been used as offensive weapons, to deliver drugs to prisoners, and to spy on people. So how can we fight back? This summer a packed Airbus A321 came within 100ft (30m) […]

  • Facebook friend request hoax goes viral: Don't fall for these messages

    Facebook users, beware of this viral friend request hoax. (REUTERS) At first glance, it appears like a friend is trying to warn you about your Facebook account potentially being hacked — but it’s actually a hoax. Facebook users who are receiving these friendly reminders are being urged to resist heeding the advice. Messages that have circulated on the […]