Dell position XPS M1330 as one of the thinnest and lightest notebooks in its class, as really portable notebook (weight is under 4 pounds or 1.8 kg). On January 23, 2008 it was announced that Spain, Germany, France, UK consumers can purchase this notebook with… Read More »Dell offers new Ubuntu preinstalled laptop XPS M1330
Exciting news was published today at Jonathan Schwartz’ (Chief Executive Officer and President of Sun Microsystems) blog: We announced big news today – our preliminary results for our fiscal second quarter, and as importantly, that we’re acquiring MySQL AB. … This puts products like MySQL… Read More »Sun acquires MySQL AB
Nmap is well known open source tool for security auditing and many other related network exploring activities. Here is it’s developers’ description taken from their site: Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services… Read More »Latest nmap 4.50 is out. Must upgrade!
[digg-me] Really interesting device was found today in the vast expanses of Internet. Company named Aleutia (established in London, 2006) sells extremely mini PC that consumes really small amount of energy (8 watts!!!), runs Linux and can be powered by sun! It’s named Aleutia E1… Read More »Solar + Tiny PC + Linux = Sweeeet
[digg-me] One of the best instant messengers named Pidgin (previously Gaim) released it’s latest version 2.3.0. According to developers’ description Pidgin is a multiprotocol IM client and it’s goal is to hide protocols from the user as much as possible (users have to know about… Read More »Long-awaited Pidgin 2.3.0 is out!
Really nice news: Mozilla announced Firefox 3 Beta 1 and it’s available for free download now! This is the ninth developer milestone focused on testing the core functionality provided by many (actually MANY) new features and changes to the platform scheduled for Firefox 3: New… Read More »Firefox 3 Beta 1 is Ready!
Asterisk is an open source/free software implementation of a telephone private branch exchange (PBX) originally created by Mark Spencer of Digium. The basic Asterisk software includes many features available in proprietary PBX systems: voice mail, conference calling, interactive voice response (phone menus), and automatic call… Read More »Asterisk unveils customized Linux distro
[digg-me] A certain Gaurav Khanna from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth created computing cluster based on 8 (eight) Sony PlayStation 3 consoles that is meant to simulate gravity processes. The project is named as “PS3 Gravity Grid” and allows to model Binary Black Hole Coalescence using… Read More »Linux + 8*PS3 = Cluster for gravity simulation
Well known Internet services research organization NetCraft just finished web servers popularity survey that showed continuous market share decrease of Apache httpd. This month it lost 2.8% market share. It’s caused by increasing number of MySpace blogs, Live.com hosts and Google’s Blogger servers. Get more… Read More »Web server popularity 2007 (October)