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December 9, 2012
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Free software father declared Ubuntu Linux to contain spyware

Richard M. Stallman, aka RMS, creator of the Gnu Public License (GPL) and the Free Software Foundation has announced that as far as he’s concerned, Ubuntu contains spyware and that Linux supporters should shun Ubuntu for spying. Specifically, RMS hates … Continue reading

October 3, 2012
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Five great Android tablets you can buy today instead of waiting for the iPad Mini

I like iPads. I own one and often use it. That said, I never cared for its size; Apple’s locked-in, proprietary software ecosystem; and lately Apple’s iOS updates have been including a lot of sloppy mistakes. So it is that … Continue reading