Sunday, May 6, 2007

Millimetres Matter

Someone has built a tiny pie-throwing trebuchet to prove that millimetres matter! I think the insects are real but those impacts are filmed using CGI.

This clip is supposed to prove a point about the thinness of cell phone. And, according to their website, no insects were harmed in the making of the clip and apparently were quite content to help clean up the sweet, sticky mess.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Dell to ship PC with Ubuntu Linux

It's official. Dell would offer computer and notebooks pre-loaded with the recently released Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Linux Operating System.

Dell Computer and Ubuntu Linux

In February when Dell launched IdeaStorm as forum for customers to contribute ideas for product offerings, we received overwhelming feedback that customers wanted Linux on desktops and notebooks.

As part of an overall effort to update our Linux program, today we are announcing a partnership with Canonical to offer Ubuntu on select consumer desktop and notebook products.

Dell interviews Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Canonical

This will be a major step forward for Linux to gain OS market share for both desktop and notebooks.

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