Ximian Founder Nat Friedman Leaves Novell

Jan 08, 2010

After nearly 7 years at Novell and over 11 years in the Linux business, the newly-wed Nat Friedman will take a trip around the world before founding a startup in the U.S.A..

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Hybrid Netbook with Linux and Windows 7 from Lenovo

Jan 07, 2010

Lenovo presented a hybrid netbook with Intel CULV processor and a tablet usable display with integrated ARM CPU at the CES in Las Vegas. The operating system is Windows 7 for the netbook and Linux for the tablet.

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Free Therapy: RawTherapee as of Version 3.0 Under GPLv3

Jan 07, 2010

RawTherapee is undisputedly the number one Linux program for reworking digital images into RAW format. With the license change the program becomes free software.

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Google Mobile Phone with OLED Display and Android 2.1

Jan 07, 2010

Google has presented its Android mobile phone to the public. What's special about the Nexus One is the 3.5" touchscreen with an OLED display resolving at 800 x 480 pixels and the newest Android 2.1 (Eclair).

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Relaxed Flash: Blitzableiter Checks for Malicious Flash Files

Jan 07, 2010

On stimulus from the German Federal Agency for Information Security (BSI), Felix "FX" Lindner of the Phenoelit hacker group investigated the security of Flash object code. The result is a free protection program with the name Blitzableiter ("lightning rod").

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Group Complaint Against Pre-Installed Windows in Italy

Jan 06, 2010

Those who buy a computer in most countries with Windows and do not accept the terms of licensing have to pay for the unused license(s). The procedure is complicated and inconsistent. In Italy, a group forming a collective complaint seeks to bring order to this chaos.

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Lenovo Skylight: First Netbook with ARM CPU

Jan 06, 2010

A year ago Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon platform with ARM processor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010. Now the first real devices are coming to market. The operating system is Linux.

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Nexus One: Google Mobile Phone Takes Shape

Jan 06, 2010

The Google search engine folks officially presented their Nexus smartphone based on Android on January 5.

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