As previously promised, Ubuntu has released a Developer/Enthusiast Preview of their upcoming phone and tablet operating system. The Ubuntu Touch UI has a really nice design and offers a different take than the current...Read More
While the recent jailbreak has been out for some time, I thought I would walk you through the steps while I jailbreak my new iPad. This jailbreak uses Absinthe 2.0 and jailbreaks devices on 5.1.1. There are a couple device...Read More
It’s a good thing the Linux based OS is slick and beautiful, because the name is just downright confusing. Else is the company if you have not been following them. Intuition is the name of their OS and the name of their first phone is well, First Else. Now that we have those minor details out of the way, take a look at the video of how the OS works. The idea is a one handed approach to a very slick Open GL driven interface.Read More
Palm has had a long following and most thought a new update was never to be seen. Today a new OS from Palm has broken cover and comes from Access of which previously bought PalmSource after the .com crash. ACCESS Linux Platform is the generic name of the OS and offers a lot of potential and hopefully it lives up to it. The question is, is this too little too late. The platform may be coming to Japan this year, but don’t hold your breathe as this has been a long time coming.
If Netbooks are too big for you and you need a full fledged computer in your pocket, IMOVIO is what you have been waiting for. The new miniture portable laptop contains a 312MHz Marvell CPU, a 2.6-inch QVGA display, 128MB of ROM, 64MB of RAM, microSD support, Bluetooth 2.0, optional 0.3 megapixel webcam, and a QWERTY keyboard. The IMOVIO from iKit comes in at a low $175 price point and runs Linux.
I’ll stick to the iPhone for now, but if you have to have the function of a laptop and need the space this little Legtop is for you.Read More
X-Plane, the long available flight sim application for Mac, Windows and Linux, is now available for iPhone. The video does not show all the details, but the application is quite impressive for running on a mobile platform. The app costs $9.99 and is available now thru the App store.Read More
Using Google Insight, facesaerch blog found an interesting trend. During the week Windows and Linux are used in general. During the weekend the trend reverses and you see more people use Macs. This comes as no surprise when you consider the amount of workplaces that have Windows and Linux and have never moved to Macs. In the graph above the spikes A and B are the weekend Mac usage if you hadn’t already figured that out.
The worls smllest functional PC has been making its way thru Japan for awhile now. Posted today is a picture of the PC. It is a 2 inch by 2 inch square with a "300MHz NEC VR5701 processor, 64MB of RAM, a 1GB CompactFlash card, and a special version of Red Hat Linux, along with a single USB port, VGA out, built-in Ethernet and, most importantly for its target market, a SpaceWire port, which is used by the likes of NASA and the European Space Agency/" The initial price is $325 but could be as much as $2700.Read More
Flock 2.0 Beta was just released free of charge for Windows, Mac, and Linux users. The idea behind Flock is that you have all of your email and social sites such as facebook and myspace available all in one place. The browser is power by mozilla. The 2.0 beta adds faster performance, an upgraded user interface as well as enhancements to the original feature set. There are a ton of different browsers out there but if you want everything in one place, give flock a try. [Flock 2.0b]Read More