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The Register: NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede

The Register: NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede. “NASA scientists have made some new discoveries about Jupiter’s giant moon Ganymede, thanks to a dedicated team, an elderly VAX machine and 20-year-old data from the long-defunct Galileo probe. 37 more words

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Linux Journal: Introducing the CAPS0ff Project

Linux Journal: Introducing the CAPS0ff Project. “It’s no secret that I love classic video games. Fortunately, thanks to emulation, many of the classic arcade games still can be enjoyed and forever will be available via digital copies of the ROM chips. 149 more words

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Los Angeles Times: Apple apologizes for slowed-down iPhones and offers cheaper battery replacement

Los Angeles Times: Apple apologizes for slowed-down iPhones and offers cheaper battery replacement. “Apple Inc. announced Thursday that it will temporarily lower the price of replacing iPhone batteries, hoping to ease the backlash over its acknowledgment that it deliberately slowed down older-model iPhones.”

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Radio NZ: Outdated tech trove keeps digital archives alive

Radio NZ: Outdated tech trove keeps digital archives alive. “Government records have to be transferred to archives after 25 years, and while that is fine for paper documents, it can be a lot harder when the material was saved on computers from 1992. 38 more words

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The Register: Fresh bit o' Linux to spruce up that ancient Windows Vista box? Why not, we say...

The Register: Fresh bit o’ Linux to spruce up that ancient Windows Vista box? Why not, we say… . “The Linux OS is flexible. If one Linux distro is an unfriendly fit, you can replace it with another one that has a more appealing options list on the desktop environment or user interface front. 40 more words

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