‘Utterly unusable’ MS Word dumped by SciFi author Charles Stross

LibreOffice on MacOSX is now Laundry Files man’s preferred change-tracking tool

British SciFi author Charles Stross once had the protagonist of his Laundry Files series, sysadmin/demon-hunter Bob Howard, narrate his day by saying “I’m sitting in my office, shivering over a cooling cup of coffee and reading The Register when my door opens without warning …”*.…

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Wake up! BlackBerry QUIETLY updates BB10

Lots to admire, but 10.3.1 overhaul made some sleep through alarms

Some BlackBerry users have enjoyed an unexpectedly peaceful weekend for once. Late last week, the Canadian company rolled out its biggest update for a year, but the otherwise technically impressive upgrade left some sleeping through alarms and missing phone calls.…

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