Fun Fact: This Article is bumped to the top of the page every time an Apple event comes round, to reduce our workload! 🙂 Why can’t I just show up and wait for it to start? For all their Keynotes, Apple uses the HLS live-streaming protocol. It’s great, and all, but the only major browsers … Continue reading How to Stream Apple Events
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Welcome to This Week's Leaks, a new series where I round up the latest and greatest leaks every Friday (although I'm writing this one on a Tuesday). I'll tag them all in a group so if you want to find them in the same place, then you can. This week, we have leaks of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Intel's next-gen Whiskey Lake CPUs.
Yesterday, the iMac Pro came out. Though an incredible machine and one I’d be proud to have on my desk (I wish) it’s been taking a lot of flak from the media, with two things that have mainly come out of it: The price and the not-customizability. Today, I will attempt to solve both problems … Continue reading Can You Save Money By Building The iMac Pro?
In two days(December 12th) is when the American Congress will vote on a proposal to rebuke an Internet law in the USA known as Net Nutrality. Here's why you should care. Net Nutrality 101 For those of you who don't know (welcome back to Earth!) Net Nutrality is a law which means that all web … Continue reading Today’s the Day. The Net Nutrality Day
Now, we've never talked about cars on DoubleGeek. Because cars don't really count as technology. In their simplest form, they're basically powered by explosions. This is a problem because, in the US, one-third of pollution and 75% of carbon monoxide emissions in the US are produced by motor vehicles. Electric vehicles are the obvious solution to … Continue reading Move Over, Petrol. Electricity’s coming to town
Does anyone here remember my previous article about Firefox 57? It was entitiled Firefox 57: Does It Deserve The Hype? and as I recall, I said yes, it does. Well, I am pleased to tell you that Firefox 57 is now here!!! And I should care because? Because it's much better. Mozilla have replaced their … Continue reading The Best Firefox Yet Has Arrived
The Equifax attack has struck millions and stolen from millions. It's an international disaster that's (almost) as bad as Heartbleed or WannaCry. And it proves something about open source software. It's not invincible. Quick quiz question here. Imagine yourself strolling through the office when you hear two colleagues chatting. One says to the other, "And … Continue reading Open Source Isn’t Invincible: Equifax Proves That
Yes, again your ears are in perfect working order, and again I bring wonderful news. Paint is alive! Yes! After alll your mourining that ancient interface, your yearning for the long-forgotten pixel art Paint made possible, after all that. Did Paint have to die? No! No it didn't! Unfortunately, this is not a case of … Continue reading MS Paint Is Not Dead
Open Source. It's a term that's been thrown around the web a lot lately. But what does it mean? Who uses it? Find out with this comprehensive guide from DoubleGeek. Open Source: The Definition According to Dictionary.com, the term "open source" means: adj. pertaining to or denoting software whose source code is available free of charge to … Continue reading What Does Open-Source Mean?