2019-04-19

9to5Mac: “BlackBerry Messenger shutting down next month”

On 9to5Mac: In a blog post, Emtek announced that it will shut down the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger on May 31st. The company says that while it tried make BBM a reality in 2019, users have simply moved on to other platforms – Chance Miller Woooooaaaaaa! This is mind-blowing! BlackBerry Messenger was still a thing in 2019! Link to the article: https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/18/blackberry-messenger-shutdown/

2019-04-18

TechCrunch: “Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions’ of Instagram users”

On TechCrunch: Facebook  has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought. – Zack Whittacker I wonder how anyone can still trust Facebook. They track you around the web. They store data that they are not supposed to. They sell your data. They target you with ads. They can’t even securely store passwords. It’s astonishing. I […]

2019-04-18

9to5Google: “Samsung Galaxy Fold display issues emerge just 48 hours after first outing”

On 9to5Google: Over the past hour, journalists from The Verge, Bloomberg, and CNBC all shared issues they encountered with the Galaxy Fold review units they received on Monday. According to Dieter Bohn, a small “bulge” appeared on the crease of the Galaxy Fold that’s “enough to slightly distort the screen.” Besides being able to feel the lump, there are “telltale lines of a broken OLED” […]

2019-04-17

GNU/Linux doesn’t deserve to be popular on desktop computers, and it’s OK

Don’t get me wrong: GNU/Linux is a great operating system, I use it daily along with macOS and Windows, there are marvelous distributions out there, and it is widely used by companies of all sizes for mission-critical tasks because it is known for its general stability and openness. It even runs on supercomputers. But when it comes to its popularity for the average, day-to-day users, […]

2019-04-16

Thoughts on Xserve

As you may or may not know, I manage servers both at work and at home (among other things). I’m currently running ESXi on a HPE ProLiant server at home, hosting several GNU/Linux VMs. In fact, this website is hosted on The Server(TM) as I call it. As a die-hard Apple fan, I’ve tried Mac OS X OS X macOS Server on several occasions on […]

2019-03-27

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