Start8 1.31 Changelog
-Added some additional strings to bundled language files for Windows 8.1
-Hid the advanced option to go to desktop when closing a metro app on Win8.1
-Disabled the option for the user picture to hide the user picture when using a WB skin
-Fixed an issue with custom themes and non English languages where the shutdown button would clip text
The guys over at MajorGeeks have some Geeked out T-shirts on sale.
I just Picked up the Geek Lightning Bolt (AC/DC-ish) shirt.
MajorGeeks Black T-Shirt Sale! Save 30% on all designs until 12/7.
openSUSE 13.1 Tips, Tricks, and Tweaks
This article will be updated as I find more tips or on the off chance that someone actually sends some in.
Winamp.com and associated web services will no longer be available past December 20, 2013. Additionally, Winamp Media players will no longer be available for download. Please download the latest version before that date. See release notes for latest improvements to this last release.
Thanks for supporting the Winamp community for over 15 years.
openSUSE 13.1 Multi-media and Restricted Format Installation Guide
openSUSE 13.1: install ‘bumblebee’ and disable discrete graphics adapter on NVIDIA Optimus laptop
There will not be acrobat reader in 13.1
openSUSE: Security Guide
Lots of other guides from openSUSE
more this weekend…
This 331.82 Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag and Need for Speed: Rivals. These Game Ready drivers will also provide performance enhancements in a wide variety of different games. When running at 4K resolutions, SLI performance increases by as much as 50% in key titles like Metro: Last Light, Crysis 3, and Battlefield 4.
NASA has sent MAVEN on it’s way to Mars. The mission is to “determine the role that loss of atmospheric gas to space played in changing the Martian climate through time. Where did the atmosphere – and the water – go?” I’m putting my money on the blame going to Marvin Martian.
[H]ardOCP has a Battlefield 4 Video Card Performance and IQ Review. Good info from those folks as always.
Microsoft has issued a fix for you gamers with mouser issues.
I’m guessing it will show up via Windows Update at some point but it hasn’t yet.
KB – Mouse pointer stutters or freezes when you play certain games in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Chrome updated to 31.0.1650.57 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Download or update from within the program.
Source: Google Chrome Blog
Chrome for Android has also been updated:
“The Chrome Team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 31 to the Stable channel for Android users. Chrome 31.0.1650.59, which will be will be available in Google Play over the next few days.“