Monday, March 29, 2010

Stop Wine-ing: 15 Games for Linux

While gaming on Linux has suffered some recent setbacks with id Software and Atari seemingly having abandoned the Linux platform, there are some bright spots on the horizon.

Is Opera 10.50 Really the Fastest?

Good news for Linux users who love the Opera Web browser: After being snubbed for a big chunk of the pre-10.50 release cycle, Opera has finally started putting out snapshots for all platforms, including Linux.

Ubuntu 10.04: The Perfect Consumer Operating System?

The upcoming release of Ubuntu 10.04 is on the way and with its new theme, looks simply stunning. With an online music store built in, integrated cloud backup services and a strong focus on social networking, could this finally be the release consumers have been waiting for?

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Top 10 Passwords You Should Never Use

Hackers use a string of common passwords and user names to penetrate unsecured PCs. If you thought you were being clever by using your user name as your password, note this: Fully 43 percent of all password-guessing attempts simply re-entered the user name. More

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Twitter announces @anywhere: expanding tweets to more sites...

Twitter is expanding its integration tentacles by breaking ties with the APIs that developers have been using to incorporate the short messages into other sites and platforms.

A handful of sites will launch when Twitter flips the switch, though it didn’t say when that might be. Weeks? Months? The blog post by co-founder Biz Stone only used words like “soon” and phrases like “when we’re ready to launch.”

Upon launch, however, sites participating in @anywhere will be Amazon, AdAge, Bing, Citysearch, Digg, eBay, The Huffington Post, Meebo,, The New York Times,, Yahoo!, and YouTube.

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Dot-com marks 25th anniversary

These days, when everyone seems to have a Facebook friend, is LinkedIn or can Google themselves, it's hard to remember the old days, before the dot-com revolution.

It was 25 years ago -- March 15, 1985 -- that the first dot-com domain name -- -- appeared on the Internet, ushering in the commercial age of the World Wide Web. More Here

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Three arrested in alleged global hacking scheme...

Authorities have arrested three Spaniards suspected of infecting 13 million computers with a program that allowed them to steal personal and financial data worldwide, Spain's Civil Guard said... More Here