Rambles on technology

10Jan Sidebar Categories in Nautilus

After Apple released the categorized sidebar in finder, GNOME developers thought that it would look nice to have something similar in nautilus. There’s already work being done, you can follow it in the bug page, but, in the end, we’ll probably get something like this:

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25Sep HTC G1 with Android

Coordinated by Google, the Android platform has been finally released into the market!

T-Mobile is already accepting pre-orders for the first HTC with it, the G1, being priced at $179.99 (plus taxes and fees; two-year agreement required). You can see the video about it at HTC home page, but before that, here are the specs:

  • 3.2-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen with HVGA (320 X 480 pixel) resolution.
  • Full 5-row QWERTY keyboard.
  • One-click Google Search.
  • Customizable Home screen with instant Email, text message and IM notifications.
  • Instant access to Google services (Gmail, YouTube, Maps, Google Talk, Calendar).
  • High-speed 3.5G network connection.
  • Wi-Fi technology with seamless transition to open networks.
  • Android Market with access to variety of software and media downloads. (some fees may apply)
  • 3.2 megapixel color camera with auto focus.
  • microSD™ (SD 2.0 compatible) expansion slot for all your storage needs.

Forget about the closed IPhone, here’s the new hype!

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04Sep myEpisodes

As follower of several TV series, I sometimes get lost on witch episodes or seasons I’ve already seen or not.

Fortunately, Sofia blogged about myEpisodes, an usefull webapp, that can be used to manage exactly this. You just have to select the ones you want to follow and mark the ones you already have and have seen.



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17Jun Firefox 3.0

The final version is finally out!

I’ve been using the release cores for a long time now, and they’re outstanding. Definitely, my browser of choice!

This new version includes:


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03Jun Suse Studio – Create your distribution

The Suse team has created a fast distro creator. You can configure your own instalation images, not only by the packages that you want to be included, but also add extra files to it, anywhere. It’s completly free and a new image can be costumized in less than ten minutes, so, try it out!

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31May Big Buck Bunny

And it’s out! The second open source powered movie, made from Blender, has been released. I’m already downloading it, from bittorrent, and anxious to watch it! Obviously, the download is completely free, but you can choose to order the DVD to support the team and the next open movie.

If you’re wandering, the first open movie was Elephant Dreams and I remember that the image quality was really something, so I’m really looking forward to this one!

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