Category archives for: Linux/Unix

Paragon Releases Linux File Systems for Windows

Paragon Software has released  Linux File Systems for Windows. Now you can easily access disks and partitions formatted under the most common Linux file systems directly from your Windows PC. Linux File Systems for Windows supports Secure Boot protocol,so there’s no need to turn off the driver when working with Linux volumes. Features Create, read, […]

New Versions of Chrome Will Help Foil Unwanted Redirects

Google plans to add new safety features to its Chrome browser over the coming weeks that will address user complaints regarding several types of shady behavior. First, Chrome 64 will attempt to foil unwanted redirects. Google says the browser will show any and all redirects originating from third-party frames in a new infobar rather than allowing […]

WSJ Story Claims Kaspersky Software Is a Tool for Russian Spying

 The WSJ released today a story claiming the Russian government has used Kaspersky antivirus software to secretly scan computers around the world for classified government documents and top-secret information for both the U.S. and its allies. Kaspersky Lab was founded by an engineer trained at a KGB technical school. The firm has insisted in the past […]

CrossVR Joins the OpenXR Working Group

Jules Blok, better known as CrossVR, the developer behind the popular ReVive utility, revealed that he’s now part of the team that is shaping Khronos’s proposed OpenXR standard. Blok’s experience with compatibility issues between VR platforms could prove invaluable to the OpenXR working group. Last December, the Khronos Group announced the Open VR Standards Initiative, […]

Chrome 59 Released for Mac, Windows, and Linux – Packs Material Settings, Native macOS Notifications

Chrome 59 is rolling out now to Mac, Windows, and Linux with a number of developer-focused features and security fixes. The biggest addition is support for native macOS notifications and full support of the animated PNG format. Under development for quite a while, the Material revamp of Settings is finally available with various controls now […]

Facebook Introduces New Tools to Fight Revenge Porn

Facebook today introduced new tools designed to help victims of revenge porn. Now, if you happen to come across an intimate image on Facebook that you believe was shared without permission, it will be easier to report it. To do so, just tap on the downward arrow or “…” next to a post and click […]

Facebook Now Support Live Streaming from your PC

Starting now, people around the world can broadcast live video to Facebook from their desktop or laptop computers. Before this, it was only possible to go live on Facebook from a mobile device. For gamers, Facebook is also expanding support for external hardware and streaming software such as Vmix, OBS, Wirecast, and XSplit. Previously, you […]

Vulkan Does Support Multi-GPU Rigs on Windows 7, 8, and 10

The has been a bad rumor going around the Internet that Khronos Group‘s Vulkan API would not support multiple GPU rigs on versions of Windows prior to Windows 10. That rumor is wrong! This rumor start due to a slide froma GDC presentation. Khronos Group confirmed that “the multi-GPU specification is very definitely NOT tied to […]

Google Maps Now Let’s Your Share Your Location with Others

Google today made it possible for Maps users to share their exact location with friends and family. In Maps, users need only tap the blue dot (signifying their location) and select those with whom they’d like to share. People can share through their Google contacts as well as send links through most messaging apps. The tool […]

Chrome 57 Now Out for Mac, Windows, and Linux

Chrome 57 is rolling out now to Mac, Windows, and Linux with a number of features and security fixes. For desktops, this release adds a new grid layout system that allows​ developers to better design for a variety of screen sizes. However, the majority of changes in this version are for Android and Chrome OS. […]

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