TR Talks #1: A Time Before Cloud Storage

TR Talks, short for “TechRage Talks”, is a segment in which we talk about open-source software, technology in general and anything we think is cool and worth sharing, really. Today’s topic: A time before cloud storage. In today’s digital age, cloud storage has taken the tech industry by storm and changes a lot of we…

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uBlock Origin: Open Source Alternative To Adblock Plus

These days, blocking ads is almost a necessity when browsing most of the web. With all the malware and spyware going around, and with targeted advertising, who can afford not to block ads on certain websites, right? Well, if you’re like us here at TechRage, or most people in general, then you probably use an…

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Ubuntu Make, get latest developer tools like Android Studio, Visual Studio code and more.

Ubuntu Make is a project developed and maintained by Canonical that focuses on delivering not only the latest versions of development software like Android Studio, but also stability tested packages before sent upstream. So this is basically your convenient all in one source for most development software, nice.

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Google Play Music Desktop Player, your customizable Linux app.

“Google Play Music Desktop Player” is an open-source application built with Electron and it’s available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Having said that, I’d like to add that it’s also very highly customizable version of the official Google Play Music web-app, which of course isn’t.

Why I Love Dropbox Paper & Why You Should, Too | Google Docs vs. Dropbox Paper

Humans are very visual people, and platforms like YouTube and Vimeo prove that all on their own. In general, I find that we’re more likely to watch videos on topics we find interesting rather than read text posts (it’s why slideshow posts are so popular, even those I personally loathe those types of articles). This…

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Why I Love Open-Source Software & Why You Should, Too

When you hear the term “open-source”, what do you think about? Nerds wearing glasses, coding away on their computers? A giant Windows PC? (You’re probably right about the first part). I was 13 when I installed my first Linux-based operating system and learned how to code. I was baffled by the nature of Linux and…