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German Security Officers Warns Govt. : Microsoft Windows 8 too ‘dangerous’ to use

German government experts have given everybody another reason to hate Microsoft Windows 8, the experts after research concluded that Windows 8 is too ‘dangerous’ to use and pose an unacceptable security risk for companies and authorities. Issuing a warning to the government they called the so-called "Trusted Computing" framework in Windows 8 to be a backdoor for the NSA which can leak sensitive data.

Microsoft Windows 8

Forget Siri And Google Voice, Checkout This Video Of Coding By Voice Faster Than Keyboard

Using simple commands and phrases to perform easy tasks is what we get using Apple Siri and Google Voice in there current form, imagine what would be the reaction when you see someone coding in Python without touching the keyboard at all and that too faster than the using one - Just watch the amazing video demonstration below.

Voice Coding

Mysterious "Not Found" error on image access and solution to fix it

While debugging this blog's theme files I encountered an mysterious "404 Not Found" HTTP error for file when accessing the image file directly from the CDN. On further research it turned out this to be only specific when using "Chrome DevTools" which tries to load the file for debugging purposes, users won't be hitting this 404. It is also very easy to disable this JavaScript source maps completely from "Chrome DevTools" settings as shown below. error debugging

Firefox Beats All To Get Crown Of Being The Most Stable Web-browser

After taking the crown for being the "fastest web-browser" in the latest 2013 Tom's Hardware benchmarks, the free and open-source web-browser Firefox grabbed another feather for it's cap by being the most stable of the lot. Sauce Labs an automated selenium unit testing service provider, crunched their data of more then 55+ million test runs and plotted the web-browser crash rate letting users a glimpse into the most stable and most crash-prone web-browser as shown below.

Project Pipelight Finally Brings Netflix Streaming To Linux

Linux users were unable to enjoy, popular on-demand internet multimedia streaming service Netflix as it requires Microsoft Silverlight plugin, and the Mono-based 'Moonlight' implementation of Silverlight for Linux does not support the "Silverlight v 5 DRM".

With true spirit of Linux geekry, the developers of project "Pipelight" spun a Netscape plugin hack which allows Linux users to run windows only plugins inside any Netscape Plugin compatible web-browsers. Currently they have got Silverlight working with its core features like watching DRM protected videos.

Netflix For Linux

Fixing the "error: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK" Error On Linux

While trying to use git clone on my CentOS server, I encountered fatal: HTTP request failed with error description showing something being wrong with my SSL CA Root certificates as shown below. To resolve this error simply follow any one of the solution posted below.

error: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details:
error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed while accessing

SSL verification error

Installing And Configuring Google Android 4.3 x86 On VirtualBox For Better Performance

The quick and dirty Google Android 4.3 installation instructions for Windows shared earlier were not perfect and resulted in slow performance. Free virtualization utility Virtualbox offers an superior alternative to QEMU based virtualization used in the previous approach offering much superior working experience and performance benefits. Here's a complete picture-guide to get Google Android 4.3 x86 working in Windows using Oracle VirtualBox.

Google Android 4.3 inside virtualbox

Microsoft DirectX 11.2 To Be Only Windows 8.1 Exclusive

AMD amazed everybody by saying there will be no DirectX 12, and now Microsoft has disappointed users on older Windows version by making DirectX 11.2 EXCLUSIVE to Windows 8.1 and next-generation consoles. Making users on older Windows version feel more miserable, the new update features the ability to allow a game use both system RAM and graphics RAM to store textures, which will enable DirectX 11.2 games to vastly improve the resolution of textures displayed in-game.

DirectX 11.2

BlazeVideo DVD Creator - Feature Rich Professional DVD Authoring Utility For Windows

BlazeVideo DVD Creator is an easy to use and powerful DVD authoring solution for Windows users, the utility allows anybody to convert all their media files such as 3GP, AVI, DV, VOB, FLV, M2TS, MTS, SWF, MKV, MPG, MPEG, MPA, DAT, MP4, WMV,TS, NSV, MOV, QT, RMVB, etc. to standard compliant DVD-Video disc or ISO image files. BlazeVideo DVD Creator also comes preloaded with amazing built-in menu templates and allows users to customize the DVD menu by changing background image, music and titles.

DVD Maker

PirateBrowser - The Anti-Censorship Web-browser From The Pirate Bay

Many countries (such as Iran, North Korea, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Ireland etc.) and ISP's block file-sharing websites like ThePirateBay, to get over the censorship numerous TPB proxies are already there. But celebrating their 10th birthday, TPB released the PirateBrowser - a single-click, portable web-browser which circumvents censorship and blockades and makes the site instantly available and accessible everywhere. The browser is 100% safe and comes without any bundled ad-ware, toolbars or other crap.



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