IBM's New POWER7 Machines Work with 8 x 32 Threads

Feb 10, 2010

The new POWER7 processor has eight cores each running four threads. The biggest of the new POWER7 servers has almost 64 processor cores. An additional TurboCore mode can see to even better performance.

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Rsync Interface for Maemo

Feb 05, 2010

Grsync, a graphical user interface for the rsync synchronization tool, is now available in version 1.0.0 for Maemo.

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Symbian Sourcecode Available

Feb 05, 2010

The Symbian Foundation has released its mobile platform of the same name as free software.

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Google Tablet with Chromium OS?

Feb 03, 2010

Apple's iPad has evidently inspired the free Chromium OS and Google into developing a hardware implementation in tablet form.

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Resurrected: KBluetooth

Feb 03, 2010

KDE developer Alex Fiestas has taken on the orphaned KDE Bluetooth. The first release under his supervision, Kbluetooth 0.4, has now been released.

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Netbook Distro Leeenux Linux 2.0 with lots of Applications

Feb 02, 2010

Leeenux Linux is a netbook distribution for the EeePC 701G, and is now available as version 2.0, complete with many new applications.

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Mobile Firefox "Fennec" Becomes 1.0

Feb 01, 2010

After one and half years in development, the Mozilla project is now releasing its first stable version of its mobile Firefox, code-named Fennec. The target platform is initially Maemo.

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FSF Petitions Against iPad Use of DRM

Jan 29, 2010

The iPad presented in San Francisco by Apple chief Steve Jobs has enraged the Free Software Foundation (FSF). It seems Apple is increasingly compromising user freedom by imposing Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) on the tablet.

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