Laptops on board of International Space Station’s ‘opsLAN’ network, that provide vital services and functions to the astronauts, are being switched to Linux by removing Windows. Microsoft is a known NASA contractor and until now the laptops were running on … .
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CD’s are notorious of getting scratched; a lot of care is needed to keep them scratch-free. We all have been through the ordeal of CD players scampering hard to play defective CDs. A company called Parasound known for their high-end … .
Open source is the only way for some and when it comes to Ubuntu, this goes without saying. The Linux-based OS will soon find itself inside a smartphone. It will also arrive on tablet computers and aim for the work … .
Technology in weaponry isn’t something we’re new to. However, firearms powered by Linux are just too brilliant a proposition to sideline. TrackingPoint Precision Guided Firearms comes in as a surprising innovation, featuring everything from a .300 Winchester Magnum with a … .
The Lego Mindstorms kit arrives in its latest EV3 rendition. It cannot be called a toy anymore, at least for those who are the TG for the widest range of Lego’s products. It will now run on a Linux firmware … .
iOS and Android devices now turn a little more powerful, thanks to this new RC model unveiled at the Nuremberg Toy Fair 2012. Called the WiRC, the RC’s system based on Embedded is controllable using iOS or Android devices via … .
Lenovo have powered up their powerful devices with a 10-inch juggernaut with their latest offering. Their new notebook packs amazing features such as MeeGo Linux. It is a new version of the Lenovo IdeaPad S100 that seems to be ageing … .
Hercules are known to have their old experiments with Intel’s Atom processors and Windows-based netbooks. Things have changed and the manufacturer wants to explore the success of ARM-based processors and Linux as the operating system of choice. That’s exactly what … .
North Korean govt. designs their own OS based on Linux, Red Star shines over bright but looks like Windows
The Linux’s open source OS is the bases for may wondrous things like the Android OS for mobile and Ubuntu for PCs and now, even the North Korean’s have decided that it’s right for them too. They’ve just apparently announced … .
Fuji Software is out with a 2 foot long robot which will be soon aiding colleges and technical institutes in Japan. Running on Linux the robot is powered by Intel Atom processor at 1.66GHz. It has 20 axis which give … .
A new version of Windows is always greeted by grand launch parties, events and promotions. Here area few pics commemorating the launch of Windows 7 right from printing the discs, to Ballmer ringing the bell on the Nasdaq and everything … .
This was inevitable. The amount of time that people normally spend online is proportionate to the odd ways of behavioral traits we see them exhibiting. This one father was lazy to get up and rock his baby the conventional way … .
Open Source is the way of life for an increasing number of developers, third party application clients and well, some businesses too. However, this was just in words until this outstanding move by Jim Zemlin and his team at the … .
Elektrobit Corp. (EB) demonstrated a cellular-voice-enabled mobile Internet device (MID) reference design that will run Intel’s next-generation Moorestown mobile processor on the “Moblin v2 for MIDs” stack sometime next year. The Linux-ready design supports WiMAX, WiFi, and Bluetooth, and used … .
The jokes based on Mastercard just dont end. Looking at this Linux t-shirt I surely hope they dont. [Linuxshell]
Korea based company Elivision has developed a high-tech wooden door which comes with a 17 inch display and speaker. It has a Linux based DD board for playing various media files which can be loaded via a USB port. No … .
The idea that Web browsers could eventually replace computer operating systems caused Bill Gates to completely freak out, somewhere around 1994, leading to the “browser wars” with Netscape. Good OS, most known for its gOS Linux that debuted in Wal-Mart … .
Software engineers at Japan’s embedded Linux software vendor Lineo announced technology last week that can boot a low-power computer system within 2.97 seconds. Warp!!2 consists of a boot loader, a customized Linux software stack, and a ‘hibernation driver’. The hibernation … .
A short but effective guide for hacking any Linux machine in under 30 seconds. Moral of the story set a strong BIOS password if there is legitimate concern of physical access to the machine.
After seven months of public awareness, the product page for the Porient H12 still shows the H12 as having just four features: 4.8-inch TFT touchscreen, GPS, “soft office,” and a web browser. We have managed to dig out more info … .
4 video cards – $1700, 8 LCD Monitors – $2000 Other hardware – $1000 Running Flightgear on the setup – Priceless. Here is a step by step procedure if you want to make the full use of your basement.
At a Campus party in Columbia an Ubuntu fan made the logo of his favorite Linux installation from Red Bull Cans. (Thanks Mark) via Flickr
Cramworks a Japanese company has introduced the ‘Bootplug 2′ a 2GB USB memory stick which comes preloaded with Linux kernel 2.4 a light version. It boots up in just 10 seconds and loads up the kernel, X Window System, LAN, … .
India’s financial capital and home to the biggest film industry on the planet Bollywood, Mumbai is also the most reliant on its public transport services. Travelling by the bus service usually involves struggling for a place to stand, then trying … .
Seems after countries like India are picking Linux instead of its expensive competitors, many other countries are following suit. Beginning this September, all 9000 computers in Swiss schools will run only Ubuntu and free and open source software. This act … .