Ubuntu Budgie 17.10 Wallpaper Contest Winners

The winning wallpaper in the Ubuntu Budgie 17.10 wallpaper contest have been revealed. Ubuntu Budgie is an official Ubuntu flavor that uses the Budgie desktop environment. The next stable release, due in October, will include a new set of community-sourced desktop backgrounds. 10 wallpapers have been selected from the hundreds of entries submitted, and optimised versions should […] This post, Ubuntu Budgie 17.10 Wallpaper Contest Winners, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Read more

* Right and wrong *

Earlier today, John Gruber linked to this piece, and I couldn’t help but roll my eyes at the superior orders defense. Gruber later followed up with a more detailed article, and wondered what I think Apple should do. Too many people reacting to this story think that it’s about Apple deciding to acquiesce to this particular demand regarding VPN apps. It’s not. The real issues are two-fold: Should Apple being doing business in China at all? Should the App Store remain the only way to install apps on iOS devices?... Read more

How to Speed Up Chrome with 5 Easy Tricks

Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world, and a big part of that is thanks to the fact that it’s one of the quickest. The fact that it spreads itself out across multiple processes on your PC means it takes advantage of your computer’s memory to speed up your browsing in ways that something like Firefox doesn’t (for now). But that doesn’t mean you can’t crank even more speed out of Chrome if you fancy it. Here are the five best ways to speed up the already-speedy... Read more