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Purism builds a secure tablet with physical wi-fi and camera switches

librem11_1-640px_qso8ln Purism, proud makers of one of the first truly open laptops, is moving into the world of pro-level tablets. Their latest product, the Librem 11, is a tablet that runs any GNU/Linux version (they recommend the ultra-secure Qubes) and can double as a laptop. The company made waves with their 15 and 13 laptops and they are bringing the same level of security to the $1,299 tablet. While that’s… Read More

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John Biggs

May 20th

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More developers now use OS X than Linux, says ‘most comprehensive survey ever conducted’

Stack Overflow reports that more developers now use OS X than Linux as their primary OS, and that if the trend continues, fewer than half of all developers will be using Windows next year.

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Ben Lovejoy

March 18th

Apple

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Apple’s Swift Programming Language Is Now Open Source

29 Swift2 Swift, Apple’s programming language aimed at OS X and iOS developers, has gone open source under the Apache License. This means all of the source code, including the code for a new package manager, will be available to edit and compile and programs can be created without attribution. Apple is also revealing further plans for the language on their new site, swift.org (the site is down at… Read More

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John Biggs

December 3rd

Apple

Gadgets

NeoKylin Is the Desktop OS China Built As a Substitute For Windows

The Chinese government’s replacement for Windows is called NeoKylin, and it looks very familiar based on a hands-on from Quartz–which reports today that the OS is already running on more than 40 percent of commercial units sold in the country by Dell.

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Leah Becerra

September 23rd

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Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Laughs at the AI Apocalypse

Over the past several months, many of the world’s most famous scientists and engineers — including Stephen Hawking — have said that one of the biggest threats to humanity is an artificial superintelligence. But Linus Torvalds, the irascible creator of open source operating system Linux, says their fears are idiotic.

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Annalee Newitz

July 7th

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Flix Plus Customizes Every Corner of Netflix’s New Interface

Chrome: Flix Plus , Lifehacker’s original Chrome extension for Netflix, has been fully updated to customize Netflix’s new layout . You can hide spoilers, show Rotten Tomato ratings, and lots more. Here’s what’s new.http://lifehacker.com/netflix-is-get...

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July 2nd

Mac

Windows

Five Best BitTorrent Clients

BitTorrent is still a great way to transfer large files, but it’s only as convenient and efficient as the application you use to seed and download them. This week, we’re looking at five of the best BitTorrent clients, based on your nominations.

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May 17th

Mac

Windows

Kano Co-Founder To Talk Building A Coding Kit Business At Disrupt NY

kano-kit-main Sales pitches for products that aim to teach a new generation to learn to code arrive thick and fast in the inbox, these days. But one of the most polished entrants in this burgeoning space remains U.K. startup Kano, which Kickstarted its startup coding kit business at the end of 2013 — raising around $1.5 million from geeky parents to get the ball rolling. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

April 22nd

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SteamOS Hits Major Milestone

streaming_launch Steam now boasts more than 1,000 gaming titles for Linux, and therefore, SteamOS. Everything from indie games to AAA titles are available from the service. Best yet, even more titles are regularly popping up, with 14 games launching this week alone. Read More

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Matt Burns

March 12th

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New Linux Bug Could Cause “a Lot of Collateral Damage on the Internet”

New Linux Bug Could Cause "a Lot of Collateral Damage on the Internet"

Linux users around the world are scrambling to update their operating systems, as a new flaw known as GHOST has been shown to have the potential to cause "a lot of collateral damage on the Internet."

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Jamie Condliffe

January 28th

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