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Interview: Jean-Louis Gassee

Martin Hedberg has interviewed Jean-Louis Gassee – founder of Be, Inc. and former Apple executive. We’re looking at 45 minutes (part 1, 2, 3, and 4) of talk about operating systems an their future, so sit down, relaxe, and enjoy. Read More »

Reflective Scanning Support Added in VueScan 9.2.12

VueScan, an easy-to-use replacement for the software that usually comes with scanners and that supports most flatbed scanners, printer/scanners and film scanners, has reached version 9.2.12. VueScan 9.2.12 is a minor release in the series as it doesn’t bring any performance improvements for the Linux platform, just small fixes and changes. Highlights of VueScan 9.2.12: • Native support for reflective ... Read More »

UK to investigate aggressive in-application purchasing

“The OFT has launched an investigation into whether children are being unfairly pressured or encouraged to pay for additional content in ‘free’ web and app-based games, including upgraded membership or virtual currency such as coins, gems or fruit. Typically, players can access only portions of these games for free, with new levels or features, such as faster game play, costing ... Read More »

ClearOS Community 6.4.0 Distro Is Available for Download

Peter Baldwin from the ClearFoundation has announced that ClearOS Community 6.4.0 is now available for download. According to the developer, this release adds a new reports engine, a storage manager, an antimalware file scanner, a basic POP/IMAP server as well as upstream proxy support. Highlights of ClearOS Community 6.4.0: • Advanced rules are now disabled until they can be verified; ... Read More »

Manjaro Cinnamon Community Edition 0.8.5 Is the Last Cinnamon Release

Manjaro Cinnamon Community Edition, a Linux Distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, is now at version 0.8.5. Users need to take a good look at this version of Manjaro because it’s the last one. The developers will close the chapter on this desktop flavor. “We are happy to release our final ... Read More »