Android 8.0, Oreo: The complete FAQ

Oh — hello, Oreo!After months of discussion, developer previews and beta releases, Google’s latest and greatest Android software is finally upon us. Android 8.0, aka Oreo, is officially named, numbered and on its way into the world — and that means many-an-Android-phone-owner is gonna be battling some serious cookie cravings in the weeks to come.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read more

Linux expr command tutorial for beginners (with examples)

Sometimes, while working on the command line (especially when dealing with a shell script), you may find yourself in a situation where you have to perform actions like searching for a substring in a string, finding its index, as well as other things like performing comparisons and arithmetic operations. For those who aren’t in the know, there exists a command line utility – dubbed expr – that lets you do all this. Read more

Just $9.99 Right Now For a 3-Pack of 6-foot Lightning/Micro USB Combo Cables – Deal Alert

Sync and charge iOS & Android devices with this generous 6-foot lightning/micro USB combo cable, available right now as a 3-pack, discounted to $9.99. Features a durable stainless steel connector, and a tangle-free nylon braided cord. The company offers a 12-month warranty against any issues with quality, as well.  See this 3-pack deal on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read more

Ubuntu Desktop Looking Dull? Try Numix Square Icons

Numix Square icons give your Linux desktop a soft, streamlined and modern appearance. We show you how to install Numix Square icon set on Ubuntu. This post, Ubuntu Desktop Looking Dull? Try Numix Square Icons, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Read more

LG Takes Systems Offline Due to WannaCry Infection

South Korean electronics manufacturer LG is the latest big name hit by ransomware, as part of the network operated by the company in the domestic market was shut down earlier this month due to WannaCry infection. First spotted in May this year, WannaCry is a form of ransomware exploiting a Windows vulnerability that has already been patched by Microsoft shortly after the outburst. The software giant has even shipped emergency patches for Windows XP in an attempt to keep users protected, so the only thing system administrators need to do... Read more

Kaspersky Is the Best Windows Antivirus, Endurance Tests Show

How ironic! The antivirus that the United States is trying so hard to ban proved to be the most powerful security product for Windows in a new endurance test performed by German institute AV-TEST. The test involved a total of 18 Internet security suits and was conducted during six straight months between January and June 2017, with close evaluation of protection, performance, and usability for each product. AV-TEST says a total of 13 products managed to obtain 16 points, which means they provide good protection without hampering system performance. Overall,... Read more