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January 11, 2011 by

JouleX network power manager gets facelift, smartphone link

Atlanta-based power management technology company JouleX, which sells an agentless network energy manager by the same name, has updated its software (JouleX Energy Manager version 2.5) to offer better integrate with VMware and better support for Linux and Macintosh client computers.

August 10, 2010 by

SPDX format is key to success or failure of Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program

Add the Linux Foundation to the numerous list of organizations and companies founded to protect Linux users and developers from legal risk.At the opening of the annual LinuxCon 2010 here today in Boston, the San Francisco-based foundation, which sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Tovalds, announced a new open compliance program with the support of heavy hitters including Google, Adobe, Cisco, Novell, AMD, ARM, HP, IBM, Intel, Sony, Nokia and Motorola.

October 3, 2008 by

Vudu offers new format to stream 1080p HD movies to its BX100 player

As I mentioned in my post yesterday about Netflix, one of the obstacles video-streaming services are going to have to overcome is the quality of the files they're sending to big HDTVs. Apple has recently introduced 720p HD files on iTunes to download to its Apple TV device, but lesser-known Vudu may have gone one better with its new high-def format for its own streaming devices.

July 30, 2007 by

Why don't Linux distros make legal codecs easier to find?

A few weeks ago I took a look at how Ubuntu 7.04 handled proprietary file formats such as MP3, WMA and QuickTime movies. Overall the support was good (although I couldn't get QuickTime 7 movie support working) but it seriously bothered me that I had to resort to downloading and making use of codecs which are, well, to be blunt, illegal to use.

May 8, 2007 by

When faculty say 'NO' to UNIX/Linux

We can argue all day long about the technical superiority of Windows versus Macintosh vs UNIX/Linux but, when all is said in done, if they won't use it, there is no reason for us to support it.

March 19, 2007 by

Taxman targets Mac, Linux users

Apple Macintosh and Linux users will have one less excuse to pay the taxman when development gets underway on an improved e-tax application compatible with any computer system.Commissioner of Taxation Michael D'Ascenzo announced yesterday the plan to make the eight-year-old application, which allows taxpayers to file their tax returns via the Internet, more widely available to computer users.

December 19, 2006 by

Get your Firefox update - and don't forget the Flash

Mozilla has released an updated version of Firefox 2.0 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers. The latest release, version includes security fixes, and promises to address some of the long-standing memory leaks that have been a source of concern for many users. Based on my admittedly brief use of the new version, memory consumption seems to be about the same as with the previous version.


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