What Microsoft's Secure Boot means for the future of Linux Secure Boot, Microsoft's implementation of UEFI, has been a cause of concern for Linux users ever since it was announced in January 2012. We've looked at it a few times before, but as the dust is still settling, we've decided to revisit it. But before we get ahead of ourselves, let's go back to the beginning and find out exactly what Secure Boot is. Prior to 2012, all PCs booted using BIOS.
Android Development: Do You Know Your Options? Nowadays everyone wants to be an Android developer. Android applications can be built in many programming languages. Some users are familiar with web programming (HTML5/CSS/JS/Ruby.. ) some others are very much familiar with software programming (Java) or Game or Flash programming(AS3) etc. Today I am going to introduce you about different platforms which you can use them to develop applications for an Android. Java Programming
Syllable There are four ways to try Syllable: Syllable Desktop is a graphical system that runs on standard Personal Computers and is easy to operate. If you just want to try it out, the best way to do that is to use the Live CD. This is a good way to experience how Syllable runs on your computer and to check if your hardware is supported. It is also a good way to use Syllable once in a while and to take it with you to other computers.
Why Google's Chrome OS will be a success The statistics for Chrome OS adoption don't make pretty reading, and we're three years down the line from its launch. However, if Google is patient enough, then its vision of a Chromebook future has a strong chance of becoming a reality. While seasoned users are attached to their local storage and desktop apps, for the next generation a browser-based life isn't so inconceivable.
population of the united states Support Wolfram|Alpha Wolfram Alpha Pro » x Image InputX Upload an image from your computer: Foxconn and Mozilla confirm Firefox OS partnership Mozilla has confirmed earlier reports saying that Foxconn is entering into a "wide ranging partnership" with it to develop and use the Firefox OS in Foxconn devices. Mozilla's SVP of Mobile Devices said: "This cooperation demonstrates the full potential of Firefox OS, the open Web mobile operating system, to enable not only the smartphone but also a wide range of mobile devices". Foxconn announced the partnership itself at an event before the Computex show in Taiwan, where it said it is developing five devices that could include smartphones, tablets, laptops and TVs.
Rune Converter: English Letters to Germanic Runes Converter The Rune Converter transforms Roman alphabet, as used in modern English, into five systems of Germanic runic writing: Elder Futhark, Anglo-Saxon runes, Long Branch Younger Futhark, Short Twig Younger Futhark and staveless or Hålsinge runes. Note that it does not translate the words themselves into Old Norse or any other language, it only converts letters into runes. Also note that the present converter works with modern English only. Letters with Old Norse (or any other) diacritics will not be converted into runes. What Types of Runes Are Supported?
Open source: Its true cost and where it's going awry by Monty Widenius Open-source advocate Michael 'Monty' Widenius, main author of the MySQL database, says changes in the movement over the past few years are threatening the viability of projects. Company attitudes to contributing finance and manpower to open-source initiatives have been shifting recently, according to Widenius. Ever since his earliest involvement in the mid-1990s immediately preceding the movement's emergence, people have been prepared to pay for software they valued. "Now the problem is that you have companies that are heavily using open source but refuse to pay anything back because they don't have to," Widenius said. "The whole problem with not having to is kind of new because the open-source movement doesn't go forward if nobody is prepared to pay. You actually make it harder for new companies to form around open source," he said.
Firefox Mobile Is Doomed to Failure: 10 Reasons Why At long last, Mozilla’s Firefox mobile operating system is ready for show time. Mozilla announced on Jul. 1 that its partners, including Alcatel and ZTE, are ready to launch the first devices running the Web-based operating system. The company also promised that other mobile device makers would introduce products soon and that Firefox OS-based devices will appear on store shelves within the next several weeks. Still, the announcement failed to raise much enthusiasm. Save a few tech blogs here and there, most media outlets gave Mozilla’s announcement scant attention. What’s worse, the devices that don’t seem to be generating excitement among smartphone fans who have long become jaded by constant announcements about new handset models.
FreeBSD FreeBSD is a free Unix-like operating system descended from AT&T Unix via BSD. Although for legal reasons FreeBSD cannot be called "Unix," it is a direct descendant from BSD, which was historically also called "BSD Unix" or "Berkeley Unix. If OEMs aren't committed to Windows, where are they to go? Microsoft's 10-K annual report filing with the SEC suggests that the company is worried that building its own Surface tablet will affect their OEM partners commitment to the Windows platform. ZDNet's Zack Whittaker digs out the meatiest part of the filing (emphasis added): We derive substantial revenue from licenses of Windows operating systems on personal computers. The proliferation of alternative devices and form factors, in particular mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, creates challenges from competing software platforms. These devices compete on multiple bases including price and the perceived utility of the device and its platform. [...]Even if many users view these devices as complementary to a personal computer, the prevalence of these devices may make it more difficult to attract applications developers to our platforms.
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