Linux is a common operating system, not least in its Android version, and it is universally assumed that a PC (or whatever “IBM compatible” is called these days) will be able to run it. In fact, machines that can’t run Linux are extremely rare since aficionados keep porting the open-source operating system to even the most obscure and outdated machine families.
Another 42 days have passed which means that Mozilla will release the final version of Firefox 25 today if everything goes along as planned.
Firefox 24.0 users will receive update notifications starting later today, provided that they have not blocked the web browser from updating automatically.
Version 3.7 of WordPress, named “Basie” in honor of Count Basie, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features some of the most important architectural updates we’ve made to date. Here are the big ones:
For all the junk food apps they’ve introduced to our daily diets, it’s hard to argue with the fact that smartphones give us an incredible array of tools for staying in touch with our loved ones. High-quality video chat has made it possible to catch up face-to-face no matter where you are in the world and apps like Snapchat have given us new forums for expressing intimate, vulnerable, and spontaneous moments. Still, though, whether you’re reading a text message or watching a friend’s smiling face, both are trapped behind a slab of glass.
Have you ever felt like you were stuck in another dimension? One week of my career was like that, when I put in a short stint on a job that was full of unanswered questions.
On a crisp fall Monday, I arrived for my first day on the new job. In HR, I filled out the usual forms, was introduced to the timekeeping system, listened to explanations of health care plans and the company 401(k), and watched a video about this amazing, fast-growing contractor. Yes, this would be a great company to work for.