The success story of Open Office took a nosedive when the proprietary software giant Oracle picked up Sun Microsystems and through it OpenOffice. With its donation to non-parent open source incubator such as Apache Software Foundation Oracle has once again broilered itself in more OpenOffice controversies. Is Oracle right in choosing ASF over The Documentation […]
The 2011version of Computex saw, new MeeGo-based devices debuting. With the launch of these new sets of hardware for MeeGo, it will be available pre-packaged obn mainstream devices, as this open source comes bundled on some of the leading tablets, netbooks, Smartphones etc. MeeGo, is a Linux-based operating system that powers netbooks, tablets as well […]
Happy Chrome 12 to 160 million users world-wide. Google releases Chrome 12 stable that claims to be more secure and flashy. Let’s see what improvements they have got this time in the browser after their six-week effort!
VideoLAN and the VLC development team present VLC 1.1.10, a minor release of the 1.1 branch. This release brings a rewritten pulseaudio output, an important number of small Mac OS X fixes, the removal of the font-cache building for the freetype module on Windows and updates of codecs. See the release notes for more information […]
Following the release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL 6.1, the beta version of the RHEL 5.7 is now available. Although, not a major release, this is a vital update as most of RHEL user-base is yet on the RHEL 5. With the RHEL 6 proving to be a worthy release, 5.7 Beta offers […]
You Tube continues to prove that it is the future of where the internet is going to be in the next few years by introducing the ultimate in internet media viewership. Meeting the demand from a growing number of 3D enthusiasts, You Tube introduced the 3D channel and today has close to a thousand and […]
LibreOffice 3.4.0 is released! This is the second major release of the suite since the announcement of The Document Foundation in September 2010 and incorporates the contributions of over 120 developers (six times as many as the first beta released on the launch date).
Finally, with Apache Libcloud, using multiple cloud services is to soon become easy, simplified and faster. Cloud Interoperability is never an easy affair, but Apache Libcloud set out to deliver on this. Between its incubation stage in 2009 and 2011 it has achieved full-fledged project status. Truly appreciate efforts and focus of Libcloud team and […]