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Comment Re:Sometime software can help (Score 2) 95

I've used Liquid Story Binder (which doesn't seem to be actively updated any more) and Scrivener. They both have ways to keep your facts straight.

I'd also add yWriter to that list: it's free and is written by an actual published fiction writer/computer programmer. Also, it runs in WINE.

Comment The fark... (Score 1) 92

The fark... why?? Didn't Google release Android L ("Lollipop") less than a year ago? Why, couldn't this just be Android v5.2 ??

Oh wait. This is the post-Chrome rapid version number churn era... unless a product is updated by big, big, major version numbers at least three times a year*, "consumers" will consider it outdated and old-hat. Right?

( * Along with simplified, condescending changelogs ("coz, technical words scare people!!!") that basically boil down to "we updated your experience and fixed some "issues". Enjoy our product! Lololozz [smile emoji] " )

Comment CyanogenMod (Score 1) 203

(Why the HELL are there now TWO front page threads about this??)

I know I'm a bit late to this, but this is what I posted in the other thread:

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Concerning CyanogenMod, this was posted to their Facebook page a few hours ago:

Recent Stagefright issues

The following CVE's have been patched in CM12.0 and 12.1 nightlies for a couple weeks. If you haven't updated already, we strongly encourage you to do so.

CM11 will see these updates hit as part of out of band fixes this weekend (these releases occur weekly).

CVE-2015-1538
CVE-2015-1539
CVE-2015-3824
CVE-2015-3826
CVE-2015-3827
CVE-2015-3828
CVE-2015-3829

We are actively following all the DefCon events and announcements and will be keeping tabs on other disclosures that could impact CM and its derivatives.

Comment CyanogenMod (Score 4, Informative) 120

Concerning CyanogenMod, this was posted to their Facebook page a few hours ago:

Recent Stagefright issues

The following CVE's have been patched in CM12.0 and 12.1 nightlies for a couple weeks. If you haven't updated already, we strongly encourage you to do so.

CM11 will see these updates hit as part of out of band fixes this weekend (these releases occur weekly).

CVE-2015-1538
CVE-2015-1539
CVE-2015-3824
CVE-2015-3826
CVE-2015-3827
CVE-2015-3828
CVE-2015-3829

We are actively following all the DefCon events and announcements and will be keeping tabs on other disclosures that could impact CM and its derivatives.

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