In what seems to be common news these days, Adobe has issued an emergency update for its Flash media player. This patch applies to Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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Adobe Flash is full of security flaws, and this week we got patches and a zero-day exploit. Here’s how to help protect yourself from malicious exploits.
Does your computer take a long time to shutdown? You aren’t alone, almost all computers do! Here’s why and make Windows shutdown faster.
Steam is officially available as a stable release for Linux system. In promotion of the launch, there’s a huge sale on games for a limited time.
Raspbmc transforms your $35 Raspberry Pi into a very suitable HTPC. With the Bluecop Hulu add-on, you can even watch full episodes from Hulu for free.
Launchy is a free Open Source application launcher that I consider a must-have to make Windows 8 desktop mode functional, check it out!
Ninite is our favorite service for easily reinstalling popular software programs and utilities on Windows fresh installs. There’s also a version for Linux. Here’s how it works.
Science researcher Dr.Peter Jansen has developed the Tricorder Project. It’s a device that resembles one you’d see in the popular sci-fi show Star Trek.
Are you a Windows user who’s been hesitant to try or switch to Linux? Zorin OS Linux let’s you make the switch the easy way. Here’s how to test it out on VirtualBox.
When I preordered my Kindle Fire it came configured with the screen name I use to log in no my account. The other day I bought a Kindle Touch. After registering it with my Amazon account credentials, it named itself mysticgeek’s Kindle 2. I am not happy with this name for my Kindle touch. Here’s how to change it.
The latest version of Firefox is now available on Mozilla’s site for download. If you’re an early adopter, you can download it now and not have to wait to be updated. Today we watched as Firefox 9.0 was made available on different download sites around the web. And is now available now for download on […]
If you don’t like the default Unity interface in Ubuntu 11.10 — change it to Gnome 3.2. Here’s how. First, open the terminal and type: sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback. Enter your password when prompted. After the message explaining 40MB of space will be required in order to complete the installation. Type: Y and hit Enter […]
Canonical has continued to make the Linux desktop experience more accessible to everyday users. Follow the steps below to install the latest and version – 11.10 in a way that will make future upgrades a breeze. To begin, download the latest version from Ubuntu’s website. For most people, the default 32-bit version is acceptable. Follow […]
Earlier, we showed you how to add, remove and re-order applications on the Unity launcher. But what if you want to add a document to the Unity launcher? You can’t just drag and drop a text file onto the launcher like you could with the Gnome panel. But not all is lost. You can add […]