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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Android: Itching Thumb is an Android task manager that displays running tasks (in a fashion similar to the alt-tab function in Windows) with live preview and enables gesture-based application launching.

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Linux tip: Many users are all too familiar with using Ctrl+Alt+Del (or Cmd+Opt+Esc on a Mac) to kill unresponsive processes. There isn't a comparable keyboard shortcut for Linux by default, but there are a number of equivalent methods for dealing with stuck processes.