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Lilbits: Microsoft brings new Windows Subsystem for Linux to older Windows 10 builds

One of the most surprising things Microsoft did when the company introduced Windows 10 was to include a Windows Subsystem for Linux, which allows users to install Ubuntu or other GNU/Linux distributions and run them within Windows. The optional feature lets you open up a terminal window and run Linux commands without the need to […]

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If Google Chrome starts blocking some ads, would you give up third-party ad blockers?

Google is said to be developing an ad blocker for its Chrome web browser. Sounds weird, right? Google makes most of its money through advertising, so why would the company start blocking ads by default in what’s arguably the world’s most widely used web browser? According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s a self-defense move. […]

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WSJ: 7 inch Microsoft Surface tablet in the works

Microsoft may be preparing to build a 7 inch version of its Surface tablet. That’s hardly shocking. We’ve been hearing rumors and spotting evidence for months. But now The Wall Street Journal reports that “people familiar with the company’s plans” say new Surface tablets are in the works… and that includes a 7 inch model. According […]