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Penetration Testing Tools for Android

Since Android devices have become all-pervasive, they need to be monitored and secured for obvious reasons. Numerous Android apps are available in the market for a range of purposes. Read about which of…

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An Introduction to GNU Emacs

GNU Emacs, created by Richard Stallman, is an extensible, customisable text editor. While Emacs has many variants, GNU Emacs is the most widely used. This article spawns a series on learning to use…

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Protect Your Eyes with Redshift

Redshift will help you to reduce the strain on your eyes when working with computers and laptops, particularly in the dark or in low-light conditions. This amazing tool makes working with computers less…

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Why Open Source Software is NOT Free

A common misconception among customers, who are not necessarily clued in to the open source philosophy, is about the ‘free’ attribute of open source. Here is how author explains to them what OSS…

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ERPNext: An Open Source ERP for Entrepreneurs

Enterprises never had it better! ERPNext is a system of integrated applications that can manage the entire business and automate back-end office functions. This free and open source platform offers everything from product…

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BigBlueButton: The Handy Web Conferencing Software

BigBlueButton is open source VoIP conferencing software that enhances regular as well as distance learning. It can also be used to extend the effectiveness of Moodle. BigBlueButton is Voice over IP (VoIP) based…

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Linux File System

This is an article targeted at Linux beginners. It helps readers get an understanding of the Linux file system through a few experiments that they, too, could try out. In Linux, everything is…

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Sugar A Platform on which Kids Enjoy Learning

Sugar is an award winning learning platform for children, which promotes collaborative learning through activities that are conducive to fostering critical thinking. A consequence of the OLPC project, Sugar has been built from…

Quantum Cryptography: Enabling Secure Data Transmission

Quantum Cryptography: Enabling Secure Data Transmission

Welcome to the world of spies and secret messages. This article focuses on the application of quantum mechanics to transmit secret messages. Wannabe cryptographers will find it an interesting read. Traditional cryptographic methodologies…

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A Brief Note on the Next Generation of Mobile Apps

Mobile devices have become ubiquitous. In many cases, mobiles perform the work expected of a PC. Hence, there is a need for us to take a long, hard look at the next generation…

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