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Debian 9.2 ‘Stretch’ Linux-based operating system is here — download the distro now

Debian is one of the most important Linux-based operating systems. It is a great distribution in its own right, but it is also the foundation of many other distros. For instance, Ubuntu is largely based on Debian, and then many operating systems are based on Ubuntu. If you were to look at a Linux “family tree,” many roads would lead back to the wonderful Debian. The most recent version of Debian is 9.x, code-named “Stretch”. The second point release for…

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Watch That Hand: Why Videos May Not Be the Best Medium for Knowledge Retention

From Khan Academy to massive open online courses (better known as MOOCs), digital instructional content is often delivered as videos. Yet Juan Cristobal Castro-Alonso argues that videos may not be the best medium when it comes to helping learners retain knowledge. The researcher, who is informally known as Cris Castro, works at the Center for Advanced Research in Education at the Universidad de Chile. He was was one of four authors of a recent paper in the journal “Computers &…

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Facebook Workplace tests a desktop app with screen sharing

Facebook Inc. has released a new desktop chat app for for its enterprise focused Workplace platform, but so far the social media giant is not making a big deal out of it. The company did not make an official announcement about the app, but it launched a beta version of Workplace Chat today, available to a select number of businesses that use the Workplace platform. The new app shares many of the same features as Slack, one of Workplace’s biggest…

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Easy Links for Elementary Students

Elementary students using Chromebooks in Granite School District now have easy access to many excellent web sites and digital tools curated on the GSD Ed Tech K-2 Links and GSD Ed Tech 3-6 Links web sites. GSD Ed Tech 3-6 Links (Screenshot) GSD Ed Tech K-2 Links (Screenshot) Elementary students can click on the home link (the house icon) in the upper left of their Chrome browser while on Chromebooks and it will bring up either the GSD Ed Tech…

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Transformation gives CIO more say

CIOs are wielding greater influence at the highest levels of their organizations, according to the 2017 Canadian CIO Census. The online survey by IT World Canada found that organizations are increasingly looking to their CIOs to lead digital transformation initiatives. That’s because the pressing need for innovation is affecting the bottom line, Kovar Gregory, senior director at CA Technologies told participants at an ITWC webinar on the census findings. “No longer is IT just keeping the lights on,” he said.…

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See What’s NEW in Adobe Lightroom for Mobile 2017

Happy summer folks. I’m just getting back from my second visit to Iceland and just in time to share with you the news about today’s update to Lightroom for Mobile on both iOS and Android. I put together this video to walk you through the new features: What’s New? There are three main new features for Lightroom for Mobile July 2017: A completely redesigned interface for iPad and a new app for Android The Adjustment Brush has been added to…

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Asus ROG Strix GL502VM Vs MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230

MSI (Micro-Star International) and Asus are both Taiwanese brands with a history of making highly competitive gaming laptops. They make some of the most beastly gaming machines on the planet. If you’re willing to fork over a chuck of dough to get your hands on one of these, your gaming experience will be incredible. You’ll have control over a huge variety of settings and features that only the best options can offer. Here we’ll compare the MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230…

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Xbox One to launch in China this month after all

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week’s edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences for metal vs. plastic on smartphones. All that and more past the break the proof of concept can make. Just because you can do […] Source link

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FactGem: Integrate Data Sources in Minutes…No Code Required!

Data is in silos. Business and IT are both demanding a unified view of data to help provide solutions to today’s business challenges. Reports providing unified views on integrated data are required so people can look to information that’s crucial for their organizations and instills confidence in their ability to execute and deliver accurate information that’s critical to the company’s success. Data, however, is spread across multiple relational systems, mainframes, filesystems, office documents, email attachments, and more. Because data isn’t…

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iPhone 8 Plus vs Galaxy Note 8: New camera tests say it’s too close to call

Video: Dissecting Apple’s iPhone 8 Oft-cited camera-testing outfit DxOMark recently rated the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus as the “new standard” for smartphone cameras, snatching the top spot from the Google Pixel and HTC U11. But the new iPhones have now been joined at the top of the rankings by Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, the company’s first dual-camera phone. DxOMark’s newly published test of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has awarded it the same score of 94 that the…

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