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Vivaldi 1.2 released with editable mouse gestures

Vivaldi 1.2 had just been released today, and this release comes loaded with new feature updates and improvements. Most notable feature is the editable mouse gestures so what this means is you can now Make Your Own Mouse Gestures (MYOMG). Others includes new shortcuts, better tabs and more customizations. How to create custom Mouse Gesture [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQvSDd6-ol4[/youtube] Vivaldi 1.2 Highlights Better tabs: The new Tab Page setting allows you to choose any web page as the starting point for a new tab.

Steam Client Update Released

Valve had just released a new Steam Client update for all supported operating systems, including SteamOS/Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X, bringing various improvements to the Big Picture mode, In-Home streaming, and Steam Controller support. Steam Client Update: Big Picture Added store setting to view featured games from all platforms when running on OS X or SteamOS Fixed an error that could prevent you from adding items to the Store shopping cart In-Home Streaming Improved stability and reduced Steam CPU usage under many hardware configurations Improved streaming gamepad compatibility with The Beginner’s Guide and other games Added mouse cursor constraints for Windows hosts so the cursor cannot be lost off-screen Steam Controller Fixed detection of controllers in the Settings panels when streaming from a Steam Link device Fixed an issue where firmware updates would not apply while In-Home Streaming is active Fixed an issue where some developer-approved configurations were not being displayed Fixed game action set legacy bindings not working beyond the first preset slot Fixed an issue where mode-shifted analog sticks could lose input

uTorrent found quietly installing bundled Bitcoin mining software

BitTorrent has come under fire recently from its users after it emerged the company’s latest uTorrent build 38913 update apparently installed a Bitcoin mining software. This issue was picked up when a forum member “Groundrunner” in the uTorrent community forum noticed increased CPU loads, even while his computer was idle. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that this piece of software, named Epic Scale, is a Bitcoin miner that purports to use your “unused processing power to change the world.

Ubuntu Touch RTM version Officially Released

Canonical has released the first official version of Ubuntu Touch RTM (Release To Manufacturing), as its approaching the launching of the first Ubuntu Touch phones scheduled for the end of the year 2014. With the release of the Ubuntu Touch RTM version, Ubuntu users can now download this version and install on your their phones or tablets. The release at this stage is considered to be stable following numerous bugfixes and rigorous testings carried out by Canonical team.