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USB Encryption DIY – How to Encrypt Your USB Flash Drive for Free Using Open Source TrueCrypt!

My blogger friend over at GetUSB.info has a great article on the difference between USB Copy Protection vs. USB Encryption technology.  A lot of people might get confused by USB flash drive companies who try to market copy protection as encryption.  Well, don’t get this wrong as it could be very costly for your classified information.

Greg also mentions TrueCrypt, a free open-source encryption software you can use to secure your USB flash drive.

In short; USB copy protection secures a file or set of files so they cannot be copied

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Linux Hack – How to Batch Image Resize!

Well, one of the worst things you can encounter is to individually resize hundreds of images for a future blog post.

I am not sure if Windows or Macs have free software to do this but if you have access to a Linux computer like me, you can get stuff done much faster using Image Magick, a free open-source image auto-resizer also used on many web-platform programs.

I assuming that you have installed Ubuntu Gutsy:

sudo apt-get install imagemagick

After ImageMagick installation, you can use mogrify. For exampl

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iPhone Hack – How to Develop Native iPhone Apps with Javascript/HTML!

Here’s a cool iPhone dev app called PhoneGap that allows you to develop iPhone Apps with Javascript and HTML for webmasters who know nothing about C.

PhoneGap is a free open source development tool and framework that allows web developers to take advantage of the powerful features in the iPhone SDK from HTML and JavaScript. We’re trying to make iPhone app development easy and open. For many applications a web application is the way to but in Safari you don’t get access to the native iPhone APIs, and the that’s the problem we&

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Top 10 Reasons Why Linux will be on every PC in 10 Years!

1. Linux is free, open-source platform operating system that’s being developed by engineers all over the world.

2. Linux is not 1 operating system, there are hundreds of different Linux systems including embedded Linux.

3. Google is supporting embedded Linux for mobile phones with its Android platform with thousands of app builders.

4. In 5 years, all desktop applications will be available online, there will be no need to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, or any of that shit.

5. Linux is already taking near 50% market of mini-notebooks, netbooks, whatever.

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