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 19 February 2015

Disabling Wordpress automatic core updates

Posted by newman at 11:40 in Software  
While some of you may be quite OK getting e-mail from your Wordpress site that it updated itself automatically to the last version, there may be some of you (myself included) that would prefer to initiate such a procedure by themselves. Doing some reading, I found out that this nice feature is enabled since Wordpress 3.7, but somehow I can&#...
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 10 April 2014

OpenSSL vulnerability

Posted by newman at 14:56 in Software 1 comments  
While others also report of this new vulnerability in OpenSSL, Mojang already urges users to change their passwords... "Two days ago a serious vulnerability (that’s been named “Heartbleed”) in the popular cryptographic software OpenSSL was made public. This weakness could potentially be exploited to steal information, ...
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 25 March 2014

DirectX 12 details

Posted by newman at 11:26 in Software (1 images)  
Microsoft posted details of the next DirectX iteration. Swears it's not a marketing spin :) "DirectX 12 introduces the next version of Direct3D, the graphics API at the heart of DirectX.  Direct3D is one of the most critical pieces of a game or game engine, and we’ve redesigned it to be faster and more efficient than ever...
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 18 February 2014

Futuremark announces Servermark

Posted by newman at 18:36 in Software (1 images)  
Futuremark is creating a new benchmark for measuring and comparing the performance of servers. Designed for industry, enterprise and press users, Servermark™ will be a comprehensive benchmarking tool for x86-based servers running Linux and will be especially suitable for testing virtual machines. Servermark will feature a variety of benchm...
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 6 October 2013

Get your Twitter shares

Posted by newman at 20:44 in Software  
As per BBC : "Social networking company Twitter has said it plans to raise $1bn (£619m) in its stock market debut in documents filed with US regulators.   In the filing, revealed on Thursday, the seven-year-old company said that it now has 218 million monthly users and that 500 million tweets are sent a day. [...]...
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 3 July 2013

Ubisoft 0wned

Posted by newman at 10:36 in Software  
From the 0wned horses' mouth : "We recently discovered that one of our websites was exploited to gain illegal access to some of our online systems. As a result we recommend that all Ubisoft account holders change their password here: https://secure.ubi.com/register/ForgotPwd.aspx?genomeId=5b61fa9f-305b-422b-aa3a-0efcf8370dec&am...
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 7 May 2013

Photoshop goes subscription only

Posted by newman at 13:57 in Software  
An article on Slashdot brings to attention the new plan of Adobe regarding their subscribsion only model : "According to CNET and various other sources, CS6 will be the last version of Adobe's Creative Suite that will be sold in the traditional manner. All future versions will be available by subscription only, through Adobe's s...
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 25 April 2013

No DirectX 12

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 4 March 2013

Unreal Engine 4 Project Awakened video

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 7 February 2013

Ubuntu for smartphones

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 27 November 2011

Fix Windows 7 input lag with vsync on

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 24 May 2011

Windows 8 and PC gaming

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 10 May 2011

Microsoft buys Skype

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 4 March 2011

Upgrading from DOS to Windows 7

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