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April 20, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Twitter allows anyone to send you a direct message: This is an upgrade?

Twitter allows anyone to send you a direct message: This is an upgrade?

Is this a feature or a bug? Twitter, the popular 140-character social network, has now made it easier than ever for anyone to send you a Direct Message. Twitter allows anyone to send you a direct message: This is an … Continue reading

February 4, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on The best open-source software for serious Linux users

The best open-source software for serious Linux users

Everyone has their personal favorite programs, but some users are more serious about their software than others. One such group includes the people at LinuxQuestions. These are Linux experts who are kind enough to answer newbies’ endless questions. So when … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on The best open-source office suite, LibreOffice 4.4, gets new release

The best open-source office suite, LibreOffice 4.4, gets new release

Who says you can’t have fast, good and cheap? The Document Foundation‘s latest release of the most popular open-source office suite, LibreOffice 4.4 is quite fast on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows; it works well on all three desktop … Continue reading