Muxtape, the widly popular and short lived service which that let users create virtual mixtapes, is coming back … in a different avatar. The site was pulled down after the RIAA sent the owner, Justin Ouellette a notice, just about a month after the launch. Muxtape already had an impressive 1 millon or so page […]
The GNOME foundation has released the new version of the GNOME Desktop environment, version 2.24. This release features a lot of bug fixes, performance improvements and new software. This is also the first release of the GNOME mobile platform which is already a part of the various Linux based mobile device platforms such as Ubuntu […]
Welcome to the second edition of the Friday Linkfest. A week sure passes by quickly ! This post is to share with you guys some of the cool stuff that we’ve been reading here at NomadicRider. Open Source 16 Free tutorials for top open source applications OStatic’s firefox superguide Old and evergreen posts from OStatic. […]
Finally !! The world’s first Android based phone has been launched by T-Mobile. Called the G1, the phone has apparently been made in collaboration with HTC. Why am I so excited about it ? Well, apart from being a pretty decent phone, this is also the first phone in the world to be based on […]
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has decided to offer it’s users the option of purchasing proprietary media codecs. It doesn’t matter if the users purchase their copy of Ubuntu, download it or bought a computer pre-installed with Ubuntu. There is an animated dicussion going on about this news at slashdot and other places. Canonical has […]
There is something about watching prime time television. Even if the programs are crappy (which they usually are, wonder why they call them prime-time !), you can still smile looking at the advertisements. Some of my favorite ones are the Hutch ads. It’s a good thing that even after buying over Hutch, Vodafone has kept […]
This is a heads up post for all wordpress users. Wordpress 2.6.2 has been released and is recommended upgrade for those of you who allow open registrations on their blog/website.
Amazon’s Video on Demand service has finally moved out of beta and is available for public consumption. Amazon is offering a few free episodes of 30 Rock and Heroes for your viewing pleasure. With Video on Demand Amazon is now an even closer to becoming the center of home entertainment. They already have music, movies […]
Ofcourse, everyone’s heard about the debacle that Windows Vista has been. Enough has been written about the disaster that Windows Vista has been. So much so that it has almost become fashionable for bloggers all over the Internet to trash Vista left right and center. And some of these people don’t even use Windows Vista. […]
Microsoft had applied for and has received a patent (U.S. Patent #7,415,666) that essentially patents “Page Up/Page Down” functionality in any application.