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Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By 15 October 2015


Five rules for trouble-free software updates

It often pays to wait before installing new versions of your system software and applications.

By 1 November 2013


Free software will result in $900 million deferral at Apple

Company says that offering iLife, iWork, and Mavericks for free to customers will come at near-term cost in margins.

By 29 October 2013


Apple reveals ultra-skinny iPad Air, free software

CEO Tim Cook and other executives introduce updated iPads, Macs, and software in San Francisco on Tuesday. Among the technologies the company hopes will be hot this holiday season: the iPad Mini with Retina Display, faster MacBooks, and the high-end Mac Pro.

By 23 October 2013


Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video

In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.

By 26 April 2013


Free-software activists hope for detained engineer's freedom

Bassel Khartabil, a volunteer with copyright licensing nonprofit Creative Commons, was reportedly detained by the Syrian government on March 15.

By 11 July 2012


Free software to capture video of your computer screen

Both Windows and Mac have free software to capture video of your screen activity. You just have to know where to look.

By 5 April 2012


Install Windows 8 virtually with free software

You can install the new Windows 8 beta in a virtual environment using the free Oracle VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Here's how.

By 6 March 2012


Free software tethers Nikon dSLR to computer

Nikontrol 3K was developed using the Nikon SDK and users simply have to connect the camera to a computer via USB to start tethering. There are some limitations, though.

By 14 January 2011