Author: billy24

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 from Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop

Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark will be released soon today. Here’s how you can upgrade from the Ubuntu 17.04 desktop. Ubuntu 17.10 replaces Unity with Gnome Shell as its default desktop environment. It’s powered by 4.13 Kernel and runs Gnome on Wayland by default. Xorg is also …

MESA 17.2.2 Is Now Available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The latest release of Mesa graphics library 17.2.2 is now available for users of Ubuntu 16.04 to install via PPA. Mesa 17.2.2 is a bug-fix release for the 17.2 series. It was released two weeks ago and finally available in the “Ubuntu-X” team PPA for Ubuntu …

Twitter launches Video Website Card ads for businesses

Twitter is introducing a new video ad format today designed to help brands raise awareness and drive traffic to their websites and other online properties. The Video Website Card, which has been in limited beta with some advertisers for several months already, is an extension of …

Pixel 2 review: Still the best Android phone money can buy

In our review one year ago, VentureBeat called the Pixel “the best Android phone money can buy.” The Pixel 2, unveiled two weeks ago, boasts some marked improvements over its predecessor: among them a better camera, visual searches, and on-the-spot translation of 40 languages. With these …

WiFi security has been KRACKed says researchers

In our increasingly networked world, many of our IoT devices rely on WIFI security for safe communication. Now a group of security researchers are set to reveal that the most popular WIFI security protocol currently in use, WPA2, has an inherent flaw. Called KRACK, short for …

A Spotify UWP app may be on the way

Microsoft in 2017 has been much more about cooperating than competing, meaning when it decided to end its music service it also made an effort to hand over its Groove Music subscribers to earlier rival Spotify. Microsoft already had a pre-existing relationship with the Swedish company, …