Premium-Inhalt. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to keep tabs on them all. Over the past few weeks I've written about --a lesser-known but nice (and increasingly popular) flavor of Linux--as well as and . But today I'd like to round up other distributions of the free and open source operating system that have released key updates recently.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon announced Monday that it would add more than 2,000 TV shows and movies to its streaming video services this fall in a new partnership with Fox. The new content, which includes classic movies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and TV shows like the X-Files and the cult hit Arrested Development, will bring the total number of instant streaming titles on Amazon to more than 11,000.
Premium-Inhalt. Recently, Facebook announced a new music service that incorporates streaming music services with such partners as Spotify, Rhapsody, Mog, Rdio, iHeartRadio, and Slacker. The idea is that when Facebook members listen to music from one of these services, they can elect to share a constantly updating playlist of tracks they're playing. Those "friends" who have access to the same music service can then also play this music simply by clicking on a link to the track.
Premium-Inhalt. T-Mobile USA unveiled its fastest 4G smartphones on Monday, both running dual-core 1.5 GHz processors and going on sale Oct. 12.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders and President Barack Obama were each holding town hall style meetings today in Silicon Valley to talk about the economy.
Premium-Inhalt. I've always wanted to visit The Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which has one of the world's great art collections. Maybe someday I will, but for now, I can get a taste by using Google's experimental Art Project, an application that lets you take a virtual tour of the museum using the familiar Street View technology and zoom in on a selection of great paintings. ( that will get you started.)
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to keeping track of notes, my email inbox often doubles as a note repository. While this is a workable system, it does make for a fairly cluttered inbox. When I am next to my desktop computer, I try to avoid this by using an application like for making "notes to self." But when using my other computer or my phone, I find myself reaching for Simplenote (free for basic version, $20/year for Premium).
Premium-Inhalt. Tired of iPhone rumors? Let me make this easy for you: It's coming out sometime, at a place, with lots of new features for a certain price! There, done. Now unless you're interested in the latest developments in the case of the lost prototype or how Apple's former CEO destroyed the fabric of comics, you don't even have to read the remainders for Monday, September 26, 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for an all-purpose laptop that's relatively easy to fit in your backpack or satchel, Toshiba's $779 (as of September 24, 2011) L735-S3220RD is well worth considering. It's lighter and smaller than a typical all-purpose notebook, yet the unit doesn't feel puny in size, screen dimensions, or power. On the other hand, its battery life is poor (3 hours, 10 minutes), and its input ergonomics are only so-so. Though the unit may seem a bit pricey, too, the Blu-ray drive and its accompanying software are partly responsible for that.
Premium-Inhalt. is an amazing content management system (CMS) that can build pretty much any Web site you want it to -- if you can figure out how. Follow along as I remake my personal Web site, , using Drupal.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Monday started shipping new low-power Atom chips built on the platform code-named Cedar Trail, with numerous improvements to boost graphics and application performance over their predecessor.
Premium-Inhalt. A Canadian maker of a Wi-Fi turnkey network management solution for hotels is being bought by AT&T.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the nation's leading drug store chains, Rite Aid, has begun rolling out online physician chat rooms in its stores, allowing customers to participate in virtual face-to-face consultations prior to purchases.