Lance Armstrong – the 7 times winner of Tour De France – who was later pronounced guilty of doping and stripped of all his medals, will you be able to forgive him ?
As a bicycle enthusiast, I am fascinated by professional cycle races. I have always watched the Tour De France when ever I could. And Lance Armstrong was right at the top of my list of most worthy professional bike racers.
Since its first release, Google Chrome has steadily gained in popularity – thanks to Chrome’s innovative features and also Google’s marketing might. As of January 2012, the Chrome web browser enjoys a global market share of 17.20% which is just below Firefox’s 18.97% market share.
Canonical has decided not to further fund Kubuntu. Instead they will be devoting all their energies and money on the GNOME/Unity version of Ubuntu Linux. This of course does not mean the end of the road for Kubuntu which is the KDE version of the popular Linux desktop Ubuntu. It just means from now on, the Kubuntu developers have to fend for themselves or find another patron to support the project.
WordPress software 3.3 – named “Sonny” in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt has been released. This 3rd major iteration of WordPress brings with it a number of enhancements. The main ones are as follows.
Kindle Format 8 (KF8) is the next generation file format for Kindle books replacing Mobi 7. KF8 is a far superior file format allowing rich formatting and design to be included in the books. Compared to Mobi 7, KF8 adds over 150 new formatting capabilities. Some of them being …
Apple’s founder and icon Steve Jobs has passed away. He was only 56 years of age. It must seem ironic for a site dedicated to (among other things) mainly Linux to write a tribute to Steve. But the fact is I greatly admire his products even though I don’t own a single one.
India gets the cheapest tablet in the world. The much hyped low-cost tablet nicknamed Aakash (meaning ‘sky’ in Hindi) will be made available to school students at a subsidized price of $35, ~ Indian Rs 1750.
Aakash is a collaboration between the Indian government and a small British-based company DataWind.
Last Wednesday, Amazon unveiled the much awaited, next generation Kindle e-book readers, and an Android tablet named Kindle Fire.
The new Kindle e-book readers and the Kindle tablet are definitely going to be crowd pullers when they hit the retail stores throughout the US somewhere around mid November this year.
Beetel Teletech has announced the launch of Beetel Magiq – A cheap Android tablet costing a mere (Indian) Rs 9999. For this appealing low price, the Beetel Magiq tablet packs in lots of features.
Reliance Communications in India has rolled out an Android Tablet supporting 3G for a bargain price.
The cheap Android tablet comes with a 7.1 inch capacitive display, 512MB RAM, an 800MHz processor, and microSD slot which supports upto 32GB card.