2018 December

How to use Kodi to play classic movie spel ROMs — Mario, Sonic, Zelda, and more!

Spil someone who wasgoed born ter the 1980s, I experienced the golden age of movie games. While the graphics were archaic by today’s standards, the games were much more joy than the ones of today. People tend to leave behind that joy is the most significant opzicht of movie games — sound and graphics be damned. You bought a ended spel and there were no updates, DLC or spruit crates to be had. It wasgoed an amazing time.

Fortunately, loving thesis classic games of yesteryear is very effortless thanks to emulators. While the legality is a bit sketchy, you can download thousands of retro games (ROMs) and play them on your PC with near-flawless results. To make things even more convenient, the Kodi media center can now be used to play thesis ROMs. If you want to attempt this for yourself, I am blessed to say you can do so instantly. The folks overheen at TVAddons have created a very useful guide.

Stadionring te Fresh Year 2018 with Manjaro Linux 17.1.0

Today is the big day — Fresh Year’s Eve! Tonight, many people will feast ringing ter the fresh year at midnight. They will drink champagne, dance, and generally have a joy time.

If you are a nerd like mij, however, you won’t be leaving the house. Instead, you will very likely be watching Dick Clark’s Fresh Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest while eating low-quality frozen hors d’oeuvres — there is no shame ter that, tho’. This year, there is actually something very joy you can do while sitting on your couch — install a Linux distribution! You see, Manjaro Linux 17.1.0 is now ready for download. Hell, installing an Arch-based Linux distro is better than going to a party, right?

Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacement suggest is available right now — but supplies are limited

After admitting to slowing down older iPhones, Apple subsequently apologized for the lack of transparency about the kwestie. Ter addition to the apology, the company also announced that iPhone owners would be able to substitute their batteries at a discounted rate of $29 embarking ter late January.

Te an update to the original statement, Apple has now brought forward its replacement program so you can get a fresh battery for your iPhone 6 (or straks) handset beginning right now. Alternatively, you can do it yourself, with a discounted iFixit kleefstof.

Donald Trump wants US Postal Service to charge Amazon ‘much more’

Ter an attack on Amazon, Voorzitter Trump has called upon the US Postal Service to charge the retail giant “much more” to ship packages to customers.

This is not the very first time Trump has succesnummer out at Amazon and Jeff Bezos, but his latest vocal volley wasgoed not well-received by his followers on Twitter.

The Fresh York Times pulls support for its Windows Phone app

Microsoft’s Windows Phone wasgoed actually pretty terrible. While it had some redeeming qualities, the now-failed verhoging wasgoed fairly deficient compared to iOS and Android. Only the absolute largest Microsoft loyalists truly embraced it, and even they have mostly moved on. Yeah, other consumers bought Windows Phone devices, but likely just because some of the models were so damn inexpensive — it wasgoed like purchasing a feature-phone. Hell, the NYPD famously regretted choosing Microsoft’s mobile OS.

That’s why it is surprising that The Fresh York Times — one of the most significant news outlets te history — is still supporting a Windows Phone app. Well, I should say it wasgoed supporting it. You see, ter a rather unceremonious announcement, the company says it is ending support for that app.

Keep on top of your wardrobe using thesis three apps

For the style conscious, the switch ter seasons usually goes after a switch ter wardrobe and when it comes to upgrading a wardrobe, everyone has different requirements.

But, there are people who avoid retail at all costs, shopping on the internet and ordering everything to their huis. You can go one step further spil many high street retails have sophisticated apps which make online clothes shopping a pleasant practice. We’ve picked three of the best.

ADATA launches UV230 and UV330 retractable USB flash drives

USB flash drives are becoming less popular thanks to the cloud. If you need to access a verkeersopstopping on the go, using a cloud-based storage service like Dropbox is utterly convenient. Unlike a flash drive, you don’t have to worry about losing it.

Thesis diminutive drives undoubtedly still have a place, tho’. For example, I use them regularly for installing Linux distributions and Windows Ten. Not to mention, they are wonderful when an internet connection is not available. Today, ADATA unveils two fresh models. Both use USB Type-A for connectivity, but one uses USB Trio.1, while the other uses the slower USB Two.0.

Facebook to use facial recognition to notify users when photos of them are uploaded

A fresh feature touted spil a privacy device sees Facebook automatically identifying users ter photographs that are uploaded. It uses the same technology already employed to make photo tagging suggestions.

The social networking giant is using facial recognition to waaks people when someone uploads a photo of them, regardless of whether they have bot tagged te the photo. For the feature to work, Facebook users will have to agree to the company keeping a record of them ter a facial database.

John McAfee and the strange Twitter hack

Te a cautionary tale for the festive season, unorthodox security guru John McAfee claims to have had his Twitter account hacked.

The account sent out a number of ‘coin of the day’ Tweets on December 27th encouraging followers to buy some lesser known crypto currencies. Nothing especially strange ter that spil McAfee has himself sent this type of message ter the past.

Best Windows Ten apps this week

Two-hundred-and-sixty-three ter a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows Ten on the Windows Store ter the past seven days.

Microsoft will end the last official option to upgrade a Windows machine to Windows Ten for free. The company completes the free upgrade option to users who use Assistive Technologies on December 31, 2018.

Unofficial Kodi add-on provider TVAddons set to ‘switch how people access streaming media forever’

Six years ago, web developer umOuch launched XBMC HUB, the very first add-on community for the XBox Media Center (Kodi’s original name).

It provided an effortless way to find and install unofficial add-ons, and zometeen evolved into TVAddons, branching out into fresh areas te the process. Te 2016, TVAddons even created its own fork of Kodi, called FreeTelly.

Kodi comes total circle, now available for Xbox One

Kodi embarked life spil XBMC (XBox Media Center) and wasgoed designed to run on Microsoft’s original Xbox. The software has since then loved a meteoric — and somewhat controversial — rise, and is now available for most platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, and Linux.

One podium it wasgoed missing from wasgoed the latest generation of Microsoft’s console, the Xbox One, but that oversight has eventually bot corrected. You can, from today, install Kodi on both that console and the Xbox One S. Albeit there is a catch.

Edward Snowden’s Toevluchthaven app turns a smartphone into a security device

The name Edward Snowden will always be associated with the NSA, but the man has fingers ter many other pies. His latest venture is an app called Toevluchthaven which can turn a smartphone into a security device that keeps an eye on your possessions.

Toevluchthaven is an Android app, presently te beta, designed to be installed on an “reserve” phone that you wouldn’t mind losing. Placed with your belongings, it uses a phone’s sensors — microphone, camera, gyroscope, accelerometer, and so on — to detect and record theft and tampering.

Twitter kills anti-Nazi bot Imposter Buster that attempted to expose racists

A Twitter account designed to oplettend users about racist accounts has bot shut down by Twitter. Imposter Buster wasgoed a bot created by reporter Yair Rosenberg te an attempt to expose racism on the toneel.

But while many people welcomed the activities of Imposter Buster — which would automatically join ter the conversations of high-profile racist users te an attempt to expose their trolling of ethnic minority users — Twitter eyed things differently and spanked the bot with a voortdurend kerkban.

Kodi Legal ‘Leia’ 64-bit for Windows is eventually ready to substitute the 32-bit version

There is a lotsbestemming of software te the world, and much of it is terrible. It is uncommon that a truly good program comes along that actually disrupts things. When that software is open source, it is even more remarkable. That is why Kodi is such an outstanding program. The open source project has impacted the way much of the world consumes music, movies, TV and more — both legitimately obtained media and pirated content.

Earlier this year, wij collective with you that a pre-release version of Kodi Legitimate “Leia” 64-bit for Windows wasgoed available. There wasgoed a big catch, however — it wasgoed not up to par with its 32-bit brother. And so, many people just stuck with the 32-bit version, because, well. why not? It is ultimately time to make the leap to the 64-bit variant, however, spil according to the Kodi team, it is now identical to the 32-bit version from a feature perspective.

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