Category archives for: Linux/Unix

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. […]

Firefox 52 Now Out – WebAssembly Support, NewESR Version, Security Upgrades

Mozilla released version 52 of Firefox, which brings new security features, as well as support for WebAssembly, a low-level programming language for the web. The new version of Firefox also coincides with a new Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR), which means the Tor Browser will soon benefit from all the security features that have been […]

Khronos Group Powers VR, AR with OpenXR Working Group and API Updates

The Khronos Group announced a new standard, OpenXR, that’s meant to help VR and AR game developers support more hardware platforms with less hassle. The consortium also revealed updates to Vulkan, WebGL, and glTF as well as new working groups devoted to developing these standards. With support from Intel, Oculus, and many other companies, the […]

Apple Releases iOS 10.2.1

Apple today made available the public build of iOS 10.2.1 to the iPhone and iPad. According to Apple, iOS 10.2.1 fixes bugs and improves the security of its smartphones and tablets. Apple recommends all users install the update. Apple also released watchOS 3.1.3, tvOS 10.1.1, and macOS Sierra 10.12.3. These releases all resolve small problems […]

Google Joins Mozilla and Apple In Blocking New WoSign and StartCom Certificates

When the misbehavior of WoSign and StartCom was discovered this summer, Mozilla was quick to create a plan for punishing the rogue certificate authorities. Last week, the nonprofit organization behind the popular Firefox web browser published a list of actions it’s going to take against the two CAs, and now Google is doing the same […]

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