It’s the end of the road for 10 perpetual-beta Google products: Aardvark, Desktop, Fast Flip, Maps API for Flash, Google Pack, Google Web Security, Image Labeler, Notebook, Sidewiki, and Subscriber Links.
Were you using any of these? And was it a good idea to kill them when they could have just shunted them off to a less-accesible corner of the Google website?
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Trimslice is the first NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered desktop computer. It’s available in various configurations from $199 to $319.
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KDE is undergoing a marketing exercise in renaming itself and its various products: The phrase “K Desktop Environment” won’t be used KDE means the community and an overarching brand Various KDE products’ new names: KDE Plasma Desktop and KDE Plasma Netbook KDE technologies become the KDE Platform The KDE Applications remain the same KDE 4.3 [...]
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The latest release of Ubuntu, the easy-to-use Linux distribution, is out. With a version number of 9.10 (which stands for October, 2009), it’s code-named Karmic Koala. Some features of the new release include: The Ubuntu Software Center. This is an application that replaces the old Application Add/Remove. It’s nice for browsing available software, and you [...]
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Dreamhost recently (within the last few months) released a remote API to manipulate accounts and get account information. They’re holding a contest for the best apps using the API. Digitivity.org presents Dreamvue, the Desktop Dreamhost Management App. Click the picture for more info.
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eWeek is reporting that notebook sales have passed desktop sales for the first time. In the last quarter of 2008, 38.6 million units of notebooks shipped compared to 38.5 million desktops. One of the problems with mobile computers, though, is they’re easy pickings for theft, which has reached a hundred thousand per year for notebooks. [...]
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