Interesting Linux News for the Day – March 12, 2011

Motorola XOOM OS upgrade hits this evening, brings Flash 10.2 support IE8, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry exploited in Pwn2Own contest Microsoft: Pwn2Own flaw already fixed in IE9 Four Ways to Find (Malware-Free) Android Apps (ContributorNetwork) Three Tips to Protect Your Android Smartphone from Malware (ContributorNetwork) Is Apple planning a Mac OS X tablet? Yes, almost certainly … [Read more…]

Interesting Linux News for the Day – March 11, 2011

OpenSUSE 11.4 Released T-Mobile teases ‘a 4G Sidekick powered by Android’ Someone In Nokia’s Marketing Department Knows They Made The Wrong Decision Samsung Galaxy S 4G review Why Microsoft Should Fear Google Chrome OS: 10 Reasons – Channel Insider Safari and IE8 crumble at Pwn2Own 2011 (Digital Trends) As competitors pop up, iPad keeps price … [Read more…]

Is the iPad 2 Great?

I just finished reading a post over at ZDNet by David Morgenstern. The article started with the question, “Why can’t they just say it’s great?” The “it” in this particular case is the iPad 2. Morgenstern quotes Edward Baig of USA Today: As Apple unleashes the latest object of desire, a slimmed-down iPad 2, it … [Read more…]

Interesting Linux News for the Day – March 10, 2011

Firefox 4 RC is out! The Apple iPad ‘Miracle’ Cure? Apple releases iOS 4.3 (Digital Trends) IOS 4.3 Now Available For Download iOS 4.3, Planned For Friday, Available Now (NewsFactor) iOS 4.3 – Safari JavaScript engine benchmarked iOS 4.3 – Benchmarked Red Hat introduces JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5.1 with enterprise-class open source data virtualization … [Read more…]

Walk through of Natty

I ran across this nice little walk through of the Natty Narwhal release of Ubuntu that we can be expecting in the next month or so. As it’s pointed out several times in the walk through, Natty is still in Alpha, so there are things about it that don’t work all together well. Many things … [Read more…]