Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system

The January 2015 technical preview has a more natural interface, a cool digital assistant and lots of potential. Read in detail here.

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Google, G-mail, Google+ and our Privacy

Yesterday, I received a mail from G-mail team in my account about enabling of a feature that will suggest Google+ contacts in G-mail, while composing a mail. Text of that mail is reproduced below verbatim: ------------------------------------------- Gmail update: Reach more people you know Ever wanted to email someone you know, but haven't yet exchanged email addresses? Starting this week, when you're composing … Continue reading Google, G-mail, Google+ and our Privacy

Does our privacy really matter?

Was reading an article in today's "The Hindu" - "Through the PRISM, Big Brother is watching". This article talks about how USA's National Security Agency, in the name of surveillance and backed by some US law through a programme called "PRISM", have direct access to servers of all big companies - Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, AOL etc, … Continue reading Does our privacy really matter?

The Year Of The Linux… Everything Else

We have to face it. Linux isn’t going to win the desktop war any time soon, but perhaps we don’t need to. With products like MeeGo and Android, Linux is going to complete its domination of the embedded space, and find itself in every single home. Is this really the case? Read at: http://www.linux-mag.com/cache/7817/1.html

End of the Desktop? Google Backs WebGL

Stick a fork in the desktop, it’s done! Recently Google demoed a port of Quake II to WebGL and HTML5, showing that even first person shooters are suitable applications to run in the browser. While the tide isn’t going to turn all at once, it seems more likely than ever that a browser-based desktop is … Continue reading End of the Desktop? Google Backs WebGL