Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • vivaldi

    Vivaldi Tablet Shipping Soon, Now With 1GB of Ram

    April 29th, 2012 | Devices, News, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    Looks like we are in the home stretch.  Vivaldi tablet Team Leader Aaron Seigo wrote on his blog that he will be able to sign the purchase order, from the manufacturer, sometime next week so the first shipments of Vivaldi tablets can be put together and sent out!  Everyone have their money ready? Aaron Seigo […]

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    Verizon Getting Galaxy SIII

    April 28th, 2012 | Android, Devices, News | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    Verizon customers can maybe stop holding their breath. According to a Verizon Summer/Fall 2012 smartphone roadmap, BGR is reporting that much anticipated Android smartphone, the Samsung’s Galaxy SIII, will in fact be coming to Big Red.  They are anticipating the Galaxy S III will be released sometime this summer. I for one will take this […]

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  • 15.6" Pangolin Performance

    System76 Unveils New Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance Ubuntu Laptops

    April 8th, 2012 | Devices, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    Computer manufacturer System76 just released the newest models of their Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance laptops running Ubuntu. — 14.1″ Lemur Ultra The ultra portable, ultra powerful 14.1″ Lemur Ultra, starts out at $689 for the base configuration. The default configuration features a 14.1″ 720p high definition LED backlit display, with a resolution of 1366 […]

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  • Vivaldi

    KDE ‘Spark’ Tablet Gets New Name

    March 15th, 2012 | Devices, News, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The KDE Spark tablet got a little shakeup today.  Aaron Seigo, project leader for the Spark tablet, announced that the tablet had to be renamed due to trademark issues.  The tablet will now be called Vivaldi.  Aaron Seigo says: “We decided to go with a musical theme that celebrates some of the brightest lights in […]

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  • Nvidia now Linux Foundation member

    NVIDIA Becomes Member of The Linux Foundation

    March 7th, 2012 | News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    The Linux Foundation has announced major graphics card manufacturer Nvidia, has become a member of the Linux Foundation.  Nvidia has always been great in supporting open source, providing Linux drivers for their graphic cards, etc.  Now, they are official supporters.  By becoming a member, Nvidia will get discounts on Linux training, exclusive content and briefing […]

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  • KDE Spark

    Get The KDE Spark Tablet NOW!

    March 6th, 2012 | Devices, News, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    Open source enthusiasts have been patiently (or maybe impatiently) waiting for the KDE Spark tablet to be available.  A couple weeks ago, it was available for preorder.  Yet, the wait still continues for consumers to be be able to actually get their hands on the device.  Or do we have to wait?  The Spark tablet […]

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  • Ubuntu for Android

    Ubuntu For Android At Mobile World Congress. I’m Not Sold Quite Yet.

    February 27th, 2012 | Android, Apps/Widgets, Devices, News, News, News, Programs, Ubuntu/Linux, Unity | Joe Steiger | 4 Comments

    Canonical has already announced Ubuntu TV, but today at Mobile World Congress, they are expanding Ubuntu’s reach even farther away from “desktop computing” with Ubuntu for Android.  To put it simply, Ubuntu for Android will allow users to run a full Ubuntu Unity desktop from a docked Android smartphone.  Not only will the full Unity […]

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  • 2299 : THE GAME

    Grab 2299 : THE GAME By Bryan Lunduke

    February 21st, 2012 | Gaming, Gaming, News, Ubuntu/Linux, Windows | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The man, the myth, the legend, Bryan Lunduke of the Linux Action Show, lunduke.com, author of Illumination Software Creator,…has just recently released a cross platform, DRM free game based off of his 2299 comic book. Bryan describes the game: The short, short version: 2299 : THE GAME is an old-school, 8-bit inspired adventure game for […]

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  • Spark tablet

    Reserve Your Open Source Spark Tablet Now!

    February 16th, 2012 | Devices, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The long awaited, truly open source Spark tablet is finally available for preorder.  The KDE based tablet runs KDE Plasma Active and the Mer OS.  It comes with it’s own “App Store” to install various applications, widgets, etc.  The specs of the tablet include: – 7 Inch multi-touch capacitive screen – 1 GHz ARM Cortex […]

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  • Kazam 1.0

    Kazam, Screencasting Tool, Receives An Update

    January 31st, 2012 | News, Programs, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The Kazam screencasting app (the one I use for my screencasts) has received a pretty substantial update, bringing it to version 1.0 Changes with Kazam 1.0 include: – Ability to record certain screen regions – Support for two audio channels, with volume settings – Output can be saved in WebM or Matroska – Uses gstreamer […]

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