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3D Slicer: An Overview

This article gives an overview of the open source medical imaging tool called 3D Slicer, which has been released under a BSD-style licence, and is a tool for visualisation and image analysis. The…

Custom ROMs for Android: CyanogenMod and More

  Wondering what’s the next step after rooting your Android phone? Read on to know all about beefing up your phone with custom ROMs for Android.   If you’ve got an Android phone…

Cyber Attacks Explained: The Man In The Middle, Part-8

Due to the encouraging feedback this series of articles has received, we decided to explore yet another type of cyber intrusion—the Man In The Middle (MITM) attack, which is widely favoured by attackers….

LifeSize packs a punch with Open Source technology!

While there are still organisations that are wary of adopting open source technology, firms like LifeSize take pride in resorting to open source technology to build their products. LifeSize provides high-definition video collaboration…

For Shaadi.com, Ubuntu Scores Over Windows

For all CTOs and IT managers, bringing costs down and deploying easy-to-use technology is the biggest challenge. Shaadi.com has addressed this issue by relying on the open source model. Over a year, more…

35 Open Source Apps for Mac Users

Yes, you read that right. No matter what the warlords at Apple may tell you, you can run open source apps even if you are using Mac OS, which itself is closed source….

Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix

Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix Gets an Update to 12.04

Canonical, the commercial company backing the Ubuntu project, had launched the Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix in February this year, based on Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot”, which was the current stable version Ubuntu back…

Have you checked out the new Nmap yet?

What’s New in Nmap 6

Nmap is Hollywood’s most famous “hacking” tool that has featured on numerous blockbusters. It was originally written to find hosts in a network thus creating a map of the network. Nmap does this…

The many FOSS tools for our daily use...

Best Open Source Apps for Daily Use

What the proprietary world can do, FOSS can do better! That’s what this article hints at, as it takes you through the 11 most used open source apps. Every day, we use a…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

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