Plan B: An Open Source 3D Printer That Creates Detailed 3D Models Using Old Printer Parts

Plan B: An Open Source 3D Printer That Creates Detailed 3D Models Using Old Printer Parts

3D printers are becoming very much popular. Every 3D printers, now-a-days, equip new parts and they create some superb 3D models. But, Yvo de Haas has created Plan B, an open source 3D printer that lets people print solid plastic objects by binding a thin layer of plastic powder with an old printer head.

By On August 25, 2014 Respond
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Microsoft Office May Come To Linux In 2014

Microsoft Office May Come To Linux In 2014

Microsoft and the open-source community have been at odds, more than often. Yet, of late, the software giant has tried to smooth things down, especially because of the growing popularity of open-source operating systems. Reports now claim that Microsoft is working on a version of Microsoft Office that would work fine on Linux machines. This version is expected to arrive in 2014.

By On February 9, 2013 Respond
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Mozilla Intends To Remove Panorama From Firefox, Will Offer As Add-On

Mozilla Intends To Remove Panorama From Firefox, Will Offer As Add-On

The panorama feature for the Firefox browser was introduced by the Mozilla team back in 2010. The feature essentially allowed Firefox users to manage their tabs in a more effective manner. However, Mozilla now intends to remove the feature from the browser, hoping to offer it as a separate add-on.

By On February 4, 2013 Respond
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Fully Free ReplicantSDK Released After Google Made Android SDK ‘Proprietary’

Fully Free ReplicantSDK Released After Google Made Android SDK ‘Proprietary’

Two months ago Google changed the terms and conditions for using Android SDK. The major change was the addition of a new clause that prohibits the developers from taking any action that may fragment the Android ecosystem. The decision seemed to be legit from Google’s end, since one of the main criticism about Android is its fragmented ecosystem. But, the supporters of free (as in freedom) software took the move on the negative side.

By On January 5, 2013 Respond
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Ubuntu May Unveil A Touch-Enabled OS For Phones And Tablets Today

Ubuntu May Unveil A Touch-Enabled OS For Phones And Tablets Today

Canonical, the company that has been developing the Ubuntu flavor of Linux and releasing its subsequent versions, has claimed in the past that it intends to launch a mobile OS for smartphones and tablets. The company may be on the verge of doing so, hinting a touch-enabled surprise on January 2.

By On January 2, 2013 Respond
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Free Software Foundation Launches Offensive Against UEFI Secure Boot

Free Software Foundation Launches Offensive Against UEFI Secure Boot

Microsoft is planning on implementing this in all Windows 8 machines. But, Free Software Foundation (FSF) has launched an offensive against this, alleging the move would forcefully restrict users to Windows.

By On December 30, 2012 Respond
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New Project In Kickstarter: VLC For The New Windows 8 User Experience

New Project In Kickstarter: VLC For The New Windows 8 User Experience

A Modern UI version of VLC is yet to come to Windows 8, the latest and fabulous operating system of Microsoft with great features. At present the VideoLAN organization is raising fund through “Kickstarter” for its Windows 8-specific app.

By On December 24, 2012 Respond
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Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

In its recent iterations, Ubuntu has been shipped with a special new feature which allows users to search things simply by searching the Dash. Whereas Canonical deems this new feature as highly useful, Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation, has called it highly unethical and deems Ubuntu as a ‘spyware’ on account of this.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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German City Reverts To Microsoft Office After Disappointed With OpenOffice

German City Reverts To Microsoft Office After Disappointed With OpenOffice

The German city of Freiburg started using OpenOffice in 2007. The open-source solution was adapted and used in parallel with Microsoft Word. However, a few years later, the city council has voted in favor of ditching OpenOffice for its inadequate performance and the lack of concerted development of the platform.

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Google Plans To Launch Open AirPlay Standard To Compete Apple

Google Plans To Launch Open AirPlay Standard To Compete Apple

AirPlay has been one of the most popular features in Apple’s iOS devices. The technology allows users to easily share different kinds of contents across their iOS devices with ease. Google is planning to bring the features to Android with an ‘open standard’ alternative of AirPlay.

By On November 22, 2012 Respond
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FreeBSD Project Infrastructure Falls Prey To Intrusion By Cyber Criminals

FreeBSD Project Infrastructure Falls Prey To Intrusion By Cyber Criminals

Recently, a number of attempts have been made to break into the servers and machines of high-profile companies and entities, including Linux kernel project. And now, FreeBSD Project is also a part of this list, as a fresh intrusion has been detected on two machines which are a part of the FreeBSD.org cluster.

By On November 18, 2012 Respond
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U.S. Copyright Office Rules Jailbreaking Tablets, Gaming Consoles, DVDs Illegal

U.S. Copyright Office Rules Jailbreaking Tablets, Gaming Consoles, DVDs Illegal

The U.S. Copyright Office has revised its rules on whether people can jailbreak smartphone, tablet and gaming console. It has also revised the rules of DVD copying.

By On October 26, 2012 Respond
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Mozilla Set To Officially Release Firefox 16 Today

Mozilla Set To Officially Release Firefox 16 Today

The Mozilla team has a knack of rolling out frequent updates for its Mozilla browser. The latest in its list of releases is Firefox 16 for desktop, which has been scheduled to be released today. The new version is already available for download to Windows, Mac and Linux users in Mozilla FTP.

By On October 9, 2012 Respond
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Meet The World’s First Open Source Programmable Controller That Supports Any Device

Meet The World’s First Open Source Programmable Controller That Supports Any Device

So, what’s hot at Kickstarter this week? Lot’s of things; but what drew our attention this week is the iControllPad 2. It is probably the “worlds first open-source controller.” This micro-controller runs on open source software and is fully user programmable. What’s more? It works as a standard HID (Human Interface Device) for any system that with Bluetooth or USB connectivity.

By On October 9, 2012 Respond
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Diaspora Opens Up To The Open-Source Community

Diaspora Opens Up To The Open-Source Community

We have long been hearing about the Diaspora social network, a open-source distributed social network where users will have maximum control over their data. The team behind the project seems to have finished laying the foundations. It is now offering a number of tools for the developer community.

By On August 29, 2012 Respond
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