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OnePlus Two Specification Gets Teased, Q3 2015 Release Still In Line

by Terry Bass · 1 day ago · 7 Comments · 1.9k views

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In OnePlus’ latest Reddit AMAA session held last night, several users asked about the upcoming OnePlus Two. Among the list of questions asked, most of them were about the OnePlus Two’s hardware specifications, which the company gladly revealed…well, mostly.

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OxygenOS Experiences Certification Issues, Release Date Delayed

by Terry Bass · 1 day ago · 2 Comments · 642 views

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A while back, we reported that OnePlus’ OxygenOS will supposedly be released today (27 March 2015). However, the company has announced that it has to delay the roll out of the company’s in-house ROM due to certain certification issues.

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Microsoft Renames Universal Apps In Windows 10 To Windows Apps

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 388 views

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Microsoft’s habit of changing the names of things continues after the company announced that it would be referring to Universal apps as Windows apps from now on. This change is surprising considering that the name Universal apps already describes the idea behind these applications pretty well.

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LibreOffice Plans To Release Web-based Client By End Of This Year

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 247 views

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LibreOffice, a fork of the open source OpenOffice project, has announced that it will be rolling out a web-based version of the productivity suite by the end of the year. The fact that there is a web-based version is not new, as the project had originally said that it was working on something two years ago. 

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Raspberry Pi Gains Secure Boot Add-On

by Farhan · 3 days ago · 1 Comment · 849 views

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The Raspberry Pi has become one of the most popular system boards in the world, and has been slapped onto just about everything at this point. German electronics manufacturer Wibu Systems has decided that the only thing missing from the equation is a hardware based security system.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

by Farhan · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 939 views

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Microsoft has released an early SDK preview for Windows 10 developers ahead of the Build conference in April. The move is a pleasant surprise as nobody has expected the SDK to appear before the conference, but it looks like Redmond is more than happy to give people a head start.

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Pakistan Is Temporarily Blocking WordPress Sites For National Security Reasons

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 167 views

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WordPress sites are currently unavailable in Pakistan after a blanket ban on the domain was implemented over the weekend. The blog hosting platform is home to millions of blogs, and there is no word on how long the ban will last. Sources claim that the ban was put in place for national security reasons, possibly in conjunction with Pakistan Day.

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Boot Camp for 2015 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Does Not Support Windows 7

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · No Comments · 950 views

Windows Support for Boot Camp on 2015 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

For those who are not familiar with Boot Camp, it is a nifty software that allows Mac users to run Windows on their machine. In fact, we actually knew quite a number of Windows users who purchased Mac machines only because Boot Camp provides them the ability to continue using Windows while allowing them to appreciate the aesthetic design of Mac which is hard to come by from Windows OEMs.

However, if you are planning to use it to run Windows 7 on your spanking new 2015 MacBook Pro or 2015 MacBook Air, you are out of luck though.

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Major Browsers Fall At Pwn2Own Competition; Researcher Wins RM829,000 In The Process

by Farhan · 6 days ago · 2 Comments · 2k views

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Hewlett-Packard’s Pwn2Own competition ended last week with the security claims of all four major web browsers left in tatters. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari were all successfully hacked; giving the researchers full system access in some of the more extreme cases. Fortunately, this was all done in the name of science and the developers behind the browsers will be more aware of their vulnerabilities.

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Islamic State Hacking Division Publishes Personal Details Of US Military Personnel

by Farhan · 6 days ago · No Comments · 1.5k views

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A group claiming to be the “Islamic State Hacking Division” has published a list of names, addresses, and photos of some 100 US military personnel. It claims to have obtained this information from successful cyber-attacks on military servers and databases, although the Pentagon has denied that any of its systems have been breached.

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String Of 13 Characters Causes Chrome On Mac To Crash

by Farhan · 6 days ago · No Comments · 845 views

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Web browsers can be fickle creatures, and occasionally crash for a variety of reasons. However, a bug report on Chrome for Mac has discovered that simply displaying a string of 13 characters causes the browser to crash. This is includes loading pages with the character, e.g. Mac users load Twitter after someone tweets the string out.

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This Is How Windows 10 Looks Like On Xiaomi Mi 4

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 8 Comments · 4.6k views

Windows 10 On Xiaomi MI 4

One of the biggest announcement during the recently concluded Windows Hardware Engineering Community in China earlier this week is the collaboration between Microsoft and Xiaomi to test Windows 10 on Mi 4 smartphone. Under the program, a number of Mi 4 power users will have the opportunity to install Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones into their devices.

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