Posts Tagged ‘open source’
  • Droid passes 800,000 mark, sets 1,000,000 milestone in it’s sights?
    by Mike
    Posted November 30th, 2009 at 8:38 pm
    Could the Droid really be nearing the 1,000,000 unit mark? If data collected by RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue is to believed, the answer to that question is a resounding yet subdued "yes". In the age of the multi-million selling iPhone, hitting the 7-digit sales mark doesn't quite hold the significance or weight that it used to. Mind you, it's still no small feat. While the latest iPhone 3GS sold over 1 million units in a weekend, you have to remember that it was available in multiple...
  • Android 2.0 (Eclair) gets the “official” treatment.
    by Mike
    Posted October 27th, 2009 at 1:24 pm
  • MOTOBLUR ported to G1 [Video]
    by Mike
    Posted October 9th, 2009 at 9:07 am
    Well sweet Jebus. Android how I love thee. If HTC's Sense UI has lost the luster of your eye or simply isn't your cup 'o tea, perhaps you'd care to try your luck with Motorola's new Android skin, "MOTOBLUR", on your trusty G1? I sure would! That is...if I had a G1. Moving on, the dirty deeds are detailed in the vid above in case you're feeling gutsy. After the whole Google/Cyanogen drama, I'm sure Google, and more importantly Moto won't be too thrilled with this harmless port. Hey, ...
  • Father/Son love: Son, you’re fat [Linux]
    by Mike
    Posted September 22nd, 2009 at 9:29 am
    Well if this isn't ironic -- Linus Torvald, the founding father of the Linux kernel made a not so small admission Monday at LinuxCon calling the current fruits of his labor "fat & bloated". The once svelte and task limited OS has grown over the years as people demand more and more features from their OS. The expanding waistline is starting to turn Linux into an open source Windows, or so they claim. However, there is hardly cause for concern as Linux's popularity is larger than it was back ...
  • HTC and Sprint come together to announce their Android based baby swaddled in plastic.
    by Mike
    Posted September 3rd, 2009 at 9:30 am
    Android junkies have no doubt been following the HTC Hero -- one of the most anticipated Android devices of 2009. While we, the electronically informed knew of it's coming long ago, HTC and Sprint have officially come forward to give us all some set in stone confirmation. Starting October 11th for a rather affordable $179.99 after your typical hodge podge of various discounts, the HTC can be your one true love. As you can see from the image to the left, the Sprint version of the Hero got a ra...
  • reds0w beta now available for Linux, OS X, and Windows
    by Mike
    Posted April 9th, 2009 at 12:09 pm
    If you were an iPod Touch 2nd gen owner who was always feeling jealous of your 1st gen brethren, today is your day.  Labeld "beta o' clock by The Dev-Team who have been hard at work for weeks upon weeks, has finally pushed out redsn0w in beta form.  What does this mean?  Well you can now enjoy some of the finer things in life such as background running apps, UI customization through themes, as well as a ton of apps that have been banned in Apple's official app store.  Yes today is a gran...
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