Firefox 51 . . Major Update Available

It’s great to see the Mozilla Foundation updating Firefox with “substantial” improvements . . . features currently exclusive to FF:

This video provides a glimpse of what these new technologies will offer . . the video running on FF-51 with new 3d emulator:

Link to Mozilla Firefox 51 Update Article

Open Source Photo/Image Mgmt – Riley Brandt Photography

First in a series of monthly posts about FOSS (free and open source software) photography management.   Currently, there are “at least” four  dozen FOSS apps for managing & editing photo content.

Many of these apps run in all major OS platforms (Windows, MacOS, Linux and even the BSD’s).   Additionally, most of these apps were developed in the “Nix” environment where the focus is on “small & fast programs” that do just a few things “really well” . . . (although a couple are quite large & complex (aka Gimp, RawTherapee & Darktable)).

Note for movies, engineering or CAD, other graphical programs are available that will not be covered in these posts.

Hope you enjoy the variety of FOSS options.

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“Windows 7 is based on outdated security architecture,” Microsoft says.

“Companies and users who won’t upgrade from Windows 7 within the next three years are facing enormous dangers,” (Microsoft Quote).

Above prompted by EOL of Win7 in less than 3 years . . . time for slackers to start upgrading is here . . . see article in continue reading link below:

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Dell adds another PC Line with Ubuntu

Consumer choice (aka competition) is a good thing – – while Dell has offered it’s super high end XPS for over 6 years with Ubuntu for developers and sys-admins,  these laptops are intended for the general user.

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