Friday, October 21, 2005

The top 10 Commands any Linux user should know

"This is it, the Moment all you newbies have been waiting for, this is the list of the top ten commands that every new linux user should learn about to save time, effort and usenet flames."

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How to Develop Web Applications with Ajax

A great simple guide on how to start creating your very own AJAX applications.

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Ebay bans other payment processors, only PayPal is allowed.

eBay has revised its policies to only allow one online payment service, PayPal. This comes after speculation that Google is preparing a payment service. So far the reaction among eBay users has been mixed.

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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Powerbook update; Powermacs hold 16 gigs of ram!

Wow this is mighty impressive ! Upgraded resolutions to powerbooks, Powermac "Quad" released. Keep up to date with this live feed.

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10 million downloads for VLC

VLC 0.8.2 has been downloaded ten million times since its release, on June 26th! The whole VideoLAN team is very happy of this overwhelming result. We would like to thank all of our users, sponsors and partners, who made this result possible.

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EB Games Exposed.

Former eb games employee talks about the woes of working there and why you should shop anywhere else.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

The Bubble Project

The Bubble Project is the counterattack. The Bubbles are the ammunition. Once placed on ads, these stickers transform the corporate monologue into an open dialogue. They encourage anyone tp fill them in with any form of self expression, free from censorship

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Man writes ASCAP a letter seeking permission to sing Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday is copyrighted - by Time Warner. If you sing it in a public place, they consider it infringement. "Dear ASCAP, The copyright of "Happy Birthday" has been brought to my attention. I would like to request permission in advance to sing "Happy Birthday" to my father at Frenchy's Original Cafe in Clearwater, Florida, on October 8.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

A baby named Google [via GoogleBlog]

A Google Fan in Kalmar, Sweden named their son born on September 12 Oliver Google Kai! Apparently it was a joke at first, but they soon went through with it. [via GoogleBlog Post: "We get letters"]

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Transparent Aluminum

It appears that transparent aluminum has made the jump from trek fiction to fact.

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iPod with Wi-Fi in the works.

Apple is working on a wi-fi equipped iPod with networking capabilities and the ability to directly interface with Airport Express base stations for streaming of iPod audio -- and even downloading of music from the iTunes Music Store, grabbing Podcasts, et cetera.

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Meet the 21-yr-old Norwegian who defied Hollywood

"He spends about nine hours a day in front of his computer screen. Yet this reclusive young Norwegian is the man who may be the entertainment industry's worst nightmare. Mr. Johansen, Hollywood executives claim, has done more than almost anyone in the world to ignite the explosion of movie piracy on the Internet."

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Sunday, October 16, 2005

HOW-TO: Multimedia setup for Ubuntu Breezy Badger

Okay, so you've heard all the buzz about Ubuntu Breezy Badger and either want to give it a try for the first time or want to upgrade. But then after installing, you get stuck configuring multimedia(audio/video) for hours and start to loose patience....

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