IOS 5 – Playing Catch-Up?

No one outside of Apple’s glittering fortress knew for sure what iOS 5 would bring, but we did have hints and clues pointing to notifications, group messaging, and Twitter integration. Apple presented 10 of the reportedly 200 additions and enhancements, including a long-awaited update to the way iOS handles obtrusive notifications,... more →
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The Sins Of Ubuntu

Canonical Ltd., the company behind Ubuntu Linux, estimates that the product has over 12 million users worldwide. And why not? Ubuntu is free and it runs more than ten thousand applications. It has a vibrant user community, websites covering everything you might ever need to know, good tutorials, a paid support option, and more.... more →
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Review: Nook Color with Android 2.2, Nook Appstore, New Firmware (Video)

I’ve been testing out the new firmware for the Nook Color and thought I’d put together a video review showing the new features and Nook Appstore in action, along with some thoughts on the new firmware as a whole. There are some good things about the new firmware and some bad. Check the dedicated Nook [...] ... more →
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GNOME 3 released, ushers in an interesting amalgam of iOS and OS X

GNOME 3, after more than two years of development, has been released into the wild. GNOME 3 is not merely the logical successor of GNOME 2: it is an entirely new project, started from scratch, to create a “completely new, modern desktop designed for today’s users and technologies.” The best way to check out GNOME... more →
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