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October 10, 2013
After approximately five months of development, the final version of the highly anticipated Cinnamon 2.0 desktop environment, created by the people behind the popular Linux Mint operating system, has finally arrived today, October 10, 2013.
Android users are rolling their eyes over the newly introduced customization capabilities released in Apple’s iOS 7 like “dynamic” (live) wallpapers and backgrounds with the parallax effect. You can already do these things on Android and have been able to for some time. In fact, you can fully personalize your smartphone, from the homescreen widgets to the default apps, icon sets and more.
The open-source project aiming to bring the Qt tool-kit to the mobile Tizen Linux platform has now graduated to being a 1.0 Alpha 4 candidate. With this new development release, Qt for Tizen is powered by the latest Qt 5.2 Alpha build...
We see the usefulness of phone, tablet and desktop sharing a common interface. This would not only make it less of a brain strain on the user when moving from one device to the other, it would also come in handy for syncing devices, etc. The trouble is, the dynamics of a small phone screen compared to a large PC or laptop screen makes an exact copy unrealistic, something Steve Ballmer would’ve realized by now if he listened to his users.
Rare diseases are defined as as those afflicting populations of less than 200,000 patients, or about 1 in 1,500 people. There are about 7,000 rare diseases, the majority of which are genetically related and commonly affecting the very young (infants). At first glance, rare diseases seem to only affect a small number of people, but in reality their aggregate impacts close to 30 million patients in the US, and about 25 million in the EU alone. This impact also extends to the millions of caregivers and families, who also feel and live with the disease, just in a different way.
This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and nginx, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface; it comes with functions like MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.
We all know Google's Eric Schmidt has said some crazy things, but the other day at the Gartner Symposium/IT Expo he said something that made a lot of sense. He said in the future digitally driven economy programmers would be at the heart of every company. And in that case, mamas may want their babies to grow up to be programmers.
Pat Huff has been working in the software industry since its infancy and started his career as a "rocket engineer" working on launch systems for various companies in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Summary: As a very full-featured free app, Medscape is worth a download. If you have space on your device, I strongly recommend you download the full database so you're prepared in any eventuality.
In late August an open-source AMD Radeon KMS graphics driver was added to FreeBSD after being ported over from the Linux kernel; this new Radeon KMS driver will be a feature of FreeBSD 10.0. DragonFlyBSD developers have now in turn ported the FreeBSD Radeon graphics driver to their BSD distribution.
Silex Technology America announced a hardware/software development kit aimed at easing the task of building WiFi into specialized equipment. The Silex embedded WiFi development kit includes a small module with a Qualcomm Atheros AR6003 WiFi radio and a Freescale i.MX28 application processor, a development baseboard, and an embedded Linux software development kit.
Barnes and Noble, which adheres to the ePub standard enhanced the tool which ensures ePUB files adhere to industry standards
Android's open source nature makes it one of the only mobile operating systems that allows its users to swap out the default keyboard—and why not? If you can choose the keyboard for your desktop computer, then surely you should be allowed to do so on your mobile phone.
Surely every country that has learned about NSA spying is hopping mad, and with good reason, but the EU has reacted to these revelations in typical bureaucratic fashion: They have proposed a couple of meaningless cloud regulations.