English Last minute geek and technology news, links, ideas and gift resources http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english.html Mon, 25 May 2020 20:12:54 +0000 WorldDirector by Wornex International SRL en-gb Terraplanter, Botanium Vega planter, Roadie 3 tuner, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224730-terraplanter-botanium-vega-planter-roadie-3-tuner-and-more--notable-crowdfunding-campaigns.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224730-terraplanter-botanium-vega-planter-roadie-3-tuner-and-more--notable-crowdfunding-campaigns.html CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today we have gadgets that will let you grow plants, play stringed instruments in tune, and more. terraplanter – visibly follow the journey from seed to plant What is it? The terraplanter is a specially designed planter that you can use to grow plants without worrying about under and overwatering. Why do …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Mon, 25 May 2020 16:00:41 +0000
Hemsut Watch Bands review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224731-hemsut-watch-bands-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224731-hemsut-watch-bands-review.html REVIEW – I’ve always liked larger, take-up-the-whole-wrist watches, but the few I own have gone unworn since getting my Apple watch. I recently passed my Dad’s Shinola Argonite to my son who has this unexplained connection and appreciation to all things analog. It felt good to give him something that his Grandfather wore daily. The …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Mon, 25 May 2020 15:00:37 +0000
Propel Star Wars drone, Bastion Braza Bro knife, and more – Review updates http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224732-propel-star-wars-drone-bastion-braza-bro-knife-and-more--review-updates.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224732-propel-star-wars-drone-bastion-braza-bro-knife-and-more--review-updates.html REVIEW UPDATES – We have 10 more review updates to share today from Andy Jacobs. These are all reviews that he wrote 2 – 3 years ago. These updates will give you an idea of how the products that we review stand up over time. Take a look at the list below and then you …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Mon, 25 May 2020 14:00:52 +0000
How to create and manipulate tar archives using Python http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224699-how-to-create-and-manipulate-tar-archives-using-python.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224699-how-to-create-and-manipulate-tar-archives-using-python.html On Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, tar is undoubtedly one of the most used archiving utilities{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Sun, 24 May 2020 19:00:00 +0000
The Geekey multi-tool key has one feature that will blow you away http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224671-the-geekey-multi-tool-key-has-one-feature-that-will-blow-you-away.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224671-the-geekey-multi-tool-key-has-one-feature-that-will-blow-you-away.html NEWS – Are you tired of being weighed down by a full-sized multi-tool in your pocket or belt? For those days when traveling light is a must, the Geekey is a versatile multi-tool that will clip to your keychain. This key-sized tool has everything you need including one feature that will really surprise you. Here’s …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Sun, 24 May 2020 17:30:15 +0000
Puzzle for Good helps Doctors without Borders in the fight against COVID-19 http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224646-puzzle-for-good-helps-doctors-without-borders-in-the-fight-against-covid-19.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224646-puzzle-for-good-helps-doctors-without-borders-in-the-fight-against-covid-19.html NEWS – Are you looking for something to do while you shelter in place? How about a puzzle, a really difficult puzzle? Accessory maker Nomad has teamed up with world-renowned surf and ocean photographer Morgan Maassen to offer a Puzzle for Good. It’s called a Puzzle for Good for a pretty good reason. Five dollars …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Sun, 24 May 2020 16:00:56 +0000
Zinvo Blade Acid charity watch review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224647-zinvo-blade-acid-charity-watch-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224647-zinvo-blade-acid-charity-watch-review.html REVIEW – Watches.  There are two schools of thought on watches. You either love them or you have no use for them.  I am in the latter school – I love watches.  It’s actually a little bit of an illness.  I have more than 25 watches.  When the opportunity to review the Zinvo Blade Acid …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Sun, 24 May 2020 15:00:26 +0000
Linux 5.8 Prepped To Make Use Of TPAUSE Instruction With New Intel CPUs http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224700-linux-58-prepped-to-make-use-of-tpause-instruction-with-new-intel-cpus.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224700-linux-58-prepped-to-make-use-of-tpause-instruction-with-new-intel-cpus.html Phoronix: TPAUSE is the new instruction supported by Intel's Tremont microarchitecture and beyond.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Sat, 23 May 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Keep your AirPods ready to rock with this charging dock from Satechi http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224571-keep-your-airpods-ready-to-rock-with-this-charging-dock-from-satechi.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224571-keep-your-airpods-ready-to-rock-with-this-charging-dock-from-satechi.html NEWS – Check out this cute little wireless charging dock for your Apple AirPods from Satechi. It features a USB-C connector so that you can plug it into your MacBook, or even your iPad Pro to keep your earbuds ready for use. This charger has been designed for Apple AirPods Pro, Gen 1, and Gen …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Sat, 23 May 2020 15:00:36 +0000
Chrome 83 is rolling out and full of changes big and small http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224621-chrome-83-is-rolling-out-and-full-of-changes-big-and-small.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224621-chrome-83-is-rolling-out-and-full-of-changes-big-and-small.html Chrome 83 is now rolling out to Windows, macOS, and Linux with Chrome OS 83 on the way next week.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Sat, 23 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000
VANKYO Leisure 410 [2020 Upgraded] Mini Projector review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224572-vankyo-leisure-410-2020-upgraded-mini-projector-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2224572-vankyo-leisure-410-2020-upgraded-mini-projector-review.html REVIEW – When I was younger I had a projector instead of a TV.  I loved the larger picture, but as a heavily used living room TV it was far from ideal: any light in the room detracts from the picture, the constant fan noise was annoying, and the unit broke after less than a …

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) the-gadgeteer Sat, 23 May 2020 14:00:02 +0000
Linux desktop org GNOME Foundation settles lawsuit with patent troll http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224597-linux-desktop-org-gnome-foundation-settles-lawsuit-with-patent-troll.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224597-linux-desktop-org-gnome-foundation-settles-lawsuit-with-patent-troll.html The Register: Shotwell case ends with Rothschild Patent Imaging backing off for good{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Sat, 23 May 2020 04:00:00 +0000
Your Guide to Virtually Maker Faire http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2224546-your-guide-to-virtually-maker-faire.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2224546-your-guide-to-virtually-maker-faire.html

Q. What is Virtually Maker Faire? Virtually Maker Faire is a 24-hour online event, consisting of online video sessions and a curated collection of maker projects, many of which were developed in response to Covid-19. LIke any Maker Faire, it is a showcase of what people are doing right now, […]

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) makezine Sat, 23 May 2020 02:08:57 +0000
How to Install Kernel Updates On Ubuntu without Rebooting http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224570-how-to-install-kernel-updates-on-ubuntu-without-rebooting.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224570-how-to-install-kernel-updates-on-ubuntu-without-rebooting.html Finding a downtime window to install security patches in order to handle kernel or operating system vulnerabilities can be difficult.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Sat, 23 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000
Linux security: 8 more system lockdown controls http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224539-linux-security-8-more-system-lockdown-controls.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224539-linux-security-8-more-system-lockdown-controls.html Locking down a system isn't rocket science but it's not intuitive either.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Fri, 22 May 2020 23:00:00 +0000
LibreOffice 6.4.4 Is Now Available for Download with 98 Bug Fixes http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224540-libreoffice-644-is-now-available-for-download-with-98-bug-fixes.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224540-libreoffice-644-is-now-available-for-download-with-98-bug-fixes.html Coming five weeks after LibreOffice 6.4.3, the LibreOffice 6.4.4 point release is here to address several bugs and other issues reported by the community or discovered by the LibreOffice developers. Coming five weeks after LibreOffice 6.4.3, the LibreOffice 6.4.4 point release is here to address several bugs and other issues reported by the community or discovered by the LibreOffice developers.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Fri, 22 May 2020 22:00:00 +0000
Join the Chinese Community for the Greatest Show And Tell On Virtually Maker Faire 2020 http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2224515-join-the-chinese-community-for-the-greatest-show-and-tell-on-virtually-maker-faire-2020.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2224515-join-the-chinese-community-for-the-greatest-show-and-tell-on-virtually-maker-faire-2020.html

Virtually Maker Faire organized by Make: Community will take place on May 23, 2020, globally and virtually. With the theme “Featuring Makers Responding to COVID-19″, there will be 24 hours of Presentations, Workshops, Demos, and Exhibits across all time zones. It means that we could enjoy and experience the greatest […]

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) makezine Fri, 22 May 2020 21:32:03 +0000
How To Create Multiboot USB Drives With Ventoy In Linux http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224541-how-to-create-multiboot-usb-drives-with-ventoy-in-linux.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224541-how-to-create-multiboot-usb-drives-with-ventoy-in-linux.html Ventoy is a free, open source and cross-platform program to easily and quickly create multiboot USB drives in Linux.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Fri, 22 May 2020 21:00:00 +0000
The challenges and opportunities of open source Database as a Service http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224542-the-challenges-and-opportunities-of-open-source-database-as-a-service.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224542-the-challenges-and-opportunities-of-open-source-database-as-a-service.html Instaclustr co-founder and CTO Ben Bromhead explains why open source databases like Cassandra are increasingly enterprise grade{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Fri, 22 May 2020 20:00:00 +0000
Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review: Smooth, Polished & Plenty of Changes http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224543-ubuntu-budgie-2004-review-smooth-polished-a-plenty-of-changes.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2224543-ubuntu-budgie-2004-review-smooth-polished-a-plenty-of-changes.html  itsFOSS: Check out what's new, what has changed and what it is like to use in this review of Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.{loadposition fake}

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info@lastminutegeek.com (Administrator) Linuxtoday Fri, 22 May 2020 19:00:00 +0000