Browsing Archive: June, 2011

Unix Tutorial (2) - Directories

Posted by Rena Borges on Sunday, June 19, 2011, In : Unix 

Unix commands come in all shapes and sizes, from simple and common to rare and hellish. The command itself is a rather brief set of letters (usually, but not always), possibly followed by options and / or arguments. To open an UNIX Terminal window, click on the "Terminal" icon from Applications/Accessories menus.





When you first login, your current working directory is your home directory. Your home directory has the same name as your user-name, for example, reny, and it is where your personal...

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Unix Tutorial for Beginners (1)

Posted by Rena Borges on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Unix 
April 27, 2011



What is Unix?

Unix is not that easy to define. At the lowest level it is simply the kernel (suite of programs which make the computer work) of an operating system. It was first developed in the 1960s, and has been under development ever since. It is a stable, multi-user, multi-tasking system for servers, desktops and laptops.
UNIX systems also have a graphical user interface (GUI) similar to Microsoft Windows which provides an easy to use environment. However, knowledge of UNI...

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Utility to destroy your iPhone's tracking data

Posted by Rena Borges on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Apple 
Posted by Rena Borges on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Under: Apple



You have learnt that Apple have been tracking iPhone and iPad users, creating a map of all the places you have been since you bought the device. If you are shocked with that news, now you can learn how to stop that!

Untrackerd is a utility that will not put any icon in your home screen, it runs in the background of the device cleaning the stored location data. There is a problem, it requires a jailbroken device. We do not recomm...

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Apple is watching you!

Posted by Rena Borges on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Apple 
Posted by Rena Borges on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Under: Apple






I have just read that iPhone and iPad owners are being watched by Apple! There is an application that tracks your automatic back up every time you connect to iTunes. This application makes a record of the places you have been according to the transmissions from the cellular tower triangulation. Regardless of whether you have GPS turned on, and whether you have allowed other applications to have access to your location Appl...

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Samsung Plans to Release a 2GHz Dual-Core Smartphone by 2012

Posted by Rena Borges on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : smartphone 
Posted by Rena Borges on Monday, April 18, 2011 Under: Smartphones



It was two years ago when the first 1 GHz smartphone came onto the market, now Samsung promises us the new milestone of a 2 GHz mobile phone. Cool? Yeah! But how about the battery life of these new gadgets? Has anyone thought about taking the battery technology to the next level? I think the company that will have the breakthrough in this new battery technology will be dominant, because before anything, what we need is not on...

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