Privacy Badger is a privacy-protector and ad-blocker tool from the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation). Privacy Badger extension for Firefox and Chrome/Chromium.
The NSA debacle and the unearthing of PRISM surveillance program was nothing short of shock to many. There has been a see change in how technology is perceived since then. From Avatar OS to Blackphone, a host of new projects are keen to bring in a revolutionary change to the world of gadgets and technology. As they say, the only winners of the whole NSA debacle will be those companies that places privacy and security at the forefront.
We have covered Linux Remote Control before which is a simple web based application for Android (and other devices that has support for HTML 5). It lets you "remote-control" Ubuntu abd other Linux based distros from your Android phone with ease. LRC for Android can now be installed from Firefox marketplace making the whole process so much smoother.
Low cost smartphones are the new rage. Unsurprisingly, Android leads this entirely new smartphone segment as well. And in the current context, the only player that could give Android any real competition in this segment is Firefox OS. Like Android, Firefox OS developed by Mozilla is free, open source and is based on Linux.
Meizu is all set to unveil its flagship Ubuntu Touch powered smartphone at Mobile Asia Expo 2014 to be held at Shanghai, China.
This is not much of a surprise since it is a well-know fact that Google uses Ubuntu (albeit with modifications) in their campuses. Not only that, it was confirmed by Canonical themselves last year that Google is a paying customer of Ubuntu Advantage program.
More good news for Linux gamers. XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the multiple-award winning turn-based tactical role-playing video game developed by Firaxis Games is all set to arrive on Linux shores soon. And much to the excitement of gaming fanatics, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is readily available for Linux through Steam!