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August 2, 2013
by sjvn01
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Android’s seven best new security features and one lingering security problem

Google’s latest version of Android, Jelly Bean 4.3, has many good features. Under the surface, though, Google added five significant security features. On top of that, Google has added two other new features that work with almost all currently used … Continue reading

July 26, 2013
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu: One OS, one interface, all devices

For years, Ubuntu and its parent company Canonical has been pursuing a single dream: One operating system and one interface, Unity, for PCs, tablets, and smartphones. That dream is now becoming a reality. Ubuntu: One OS, one interface, all devices. … Continue reading

July 24, 2013
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu Edge might just change the computing world

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and its parent company, Canonical, is making a bet with the technology market. He’s betting that enough of you will be willing to invest in a smartphone that can double as a PC, the Ubuntu Edge, … Continue reading