Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Now Available

The latest virsion of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is now avalable for download at ubuntu.com.

New features since Ubuntu 9.10


Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 includes the latest GNOME desktop environment with a number of great new features.

Mozilla Firefox

Default search engine has been changed to Yahoo! The default Home Page will use either Google or Yahoo! depending on user setting.

Linux kernel 2.6.32

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Android On Marching On!


The iPhone dev-team member Planetbeing has recently reviled some breaking news pertaining to his side project iPhonelinux. In his recent announcement he reviled he’s created a working port of the Android OS to the iPhone platform. The modification is currently only compatible with 2G iPhones (Original iPhone) ,but 3G and 3GS compatibility is being something to pursue. The modifications run using a required modified boot loader called openiboot. The bootloader allows a graphical selection at boot for either the iPhoneos or android. Its been reported with some openiboot installations and have resulted in needing to install in a tethered form.

Working Android Drivers:

    -WiFi connectivity (Some Android specific driver extensions are yet to be implemented causing scanning issues)
    -Touchscreen interaction (No multitouch yet)
    -Call and home buttons repurposed to the volume rocker
    -Phone Calls (EDGE or GSM Unknown which)

For more information view the iPhonelinux Blog…

Dropbox Ups The Competition!

Free Online Storage

The Internet service Dropbox, Which gives out free 2GB of online storage, has a referral program that give users 250mb per referral. The program first allowed an extra 3GB of storage which is 12 referrals. The updated program now allows for 32 referrals which is a gargantuan 8GB of free online storage. The programs is applicable to all user signed up to the service. An it far surpasses many of the competing free online storage services available today. They also offer paid monthly services of 50GB for $9.99 or 100GB for $19.99 for larger storage space.