01/2016 FOSS

FOSS SIG meets Thursday, January 28th at 1:00 pm

is-chrome-os-right-for-youThe thrust of this meeting will be the Chromebook and various ChromeOS derivatives. I truly believe Chrome does everything we need with little disruption to your computer life. This should make a good discussion among friends. I’ll display my new Chromebit and 3 year old Chromebook that still does it all.

01/2016 FOSS Links

7 Search Engines That Rocked Before Google Even Existed
Thunderbird up for Adoption
Extend LibreOffice with 6 practical add-ons
Google to end updates, security bug fixes for Chrome32
Google fends off EFF’s kids probed by Chromebook software
5 Reasons to Upgrade Your PC Motherboard
Home Theater Software Showdown: Kodi vs Plex
Mozilla Exits Firefox OS Smartphone Business
Remix Mini – The World’s First True Android PC
4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a New Printer
li-fi-ppt-10-638Will Li-Fi Replace Wi-Fi, Or Join It? : TECH
Li-Fi Is 100x Faster Than Wi-Fi, But What’s the Catch?


Windows-10How to Block the Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade on Windows 7 and 8.1
Some Microsoft OneDrive for Business users to get unlimited storage
Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 upgrade tactic: Spreading fear over Windows 7
Linksys to Provide DD-WRT Support for All Current WRT Routers

rasp0Chrome and Raspberry Pi

Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi 2 Gets 8% Overall Performance Increase
Pi Zero: A full Raspberry Pi for just $5
Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5
Raspberry Pi Zero already sold out
Hands-On with the Raspberry Pi Zero, part 3: Software
Malware peddlers offered Raspberry Pi money to infect your micro-PC