Posts Tagged ‘Geek News’

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Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot Scheduled for October 13th Release

Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot Scheduled for October 13th Release

Latest version of Ubuntu 11.11 Oneiric Ocelot is going to be released today, i.e. 13th October 2011. As usual, expect the fresh release to have bugs. However if you love living on the edge, you should rush to http://www.ubuntu.com to grab the latest version of Ubuntu, others should wait couple of months before the...

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Google Launches Photosharing Site Photovine

Google Launches Photosharing Site Photovine

If Twitter came as an answer to micro blogging needs, Photovine might prove out to be an answer to photo-blogging needs, at least Google would be hoping it to be so, since they spent a modest sum of $228 million for Slide. Like all Google services, Photovine requires one to have an invite to...

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Pre-order Your Google Chromebook Laptops and Netbooks

Pre-order Your Google Chromebook Laptops and Netbooks

Today, Google announced it will begin selling its new Chromebook Laptops and Netbooks from June 15th. The hardware will be supplied by Samsung or Acer, but each will feature a boot time of eight seconds, WiFi and 3G connectivity, cloud-based applications (apps), and more. According to Google: Chromebooks are built and optimized for the web,...

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Notion Ink Interview at CES 2011 via Crunchgear

Notion Ink Interview at CES 2011 via Crunchgear

CrunchGear interviewed Rohan Shravan, Notion Ink CEO, at CES 2011. Check out the interview and the demonstration of the Notion Ink Adam. Also if you are an Adam fan, you might want to join NotionAddicts (the unofficial Notion Ink Forum). Check out the videos included below. Part 1 Part 2 Another great video featuring...

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iPad Killer Has Arrived – Slashgear Gives Thumbs Up to Notion Ink Adam

iPad Killer Has Arrived – Slashgear Gives Thumbs Up to Notion Ink Adam

Slashgear has been tracking the Notion Ink story since before CES 2010, and they catch up with CEO Rohan Shravran and the final product. Despite skepticism at what the start-up could achieve, the end result is a mightily impressive interpretation of an Android slate. Check out their hands-in impressions here.

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ASUS Windows 7 Eee Slate EP121 to Preorder Soon

ASUS Windows 7 Eee Slate EP121 to Preorder Soon

ASUS joins the Tablet PC bandwagon with its Windows 7 powered Eee Slate EP121 which is slated to become available for pre-order soon. It comes in two versions with 32 GB and 2GB RAM and 64 GB SSD with 4 GB RAM. The key features are included below. 12.1″ WSVGA (1280×800) Capacitive LED Touchscreen;...

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Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal (Alpha 1) Preview

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal (Alpha 1) Preview

It is going to be a while before Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal comes out. But it didn’t deter us to take a peek inside Canonical to get a glimpse of what lies ahead for the Ubuntu lovers. We took Ubuntu Natty Narwhal Alpha for a test drive to see whats cooking, if you also...

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Skype for iPhone / iPod Touch 4G gets Video Calling

Skype for iPhone / iPod Touch 4G gets Video Calling

Video calling finally made its appearance for the iPod Touch 4G and iPhone version of Skype. Skype is free to download via App Store and allows you to make call over 3G as well as Wi-fi, and you can call any Skype user across all possible platforms. Update / Download Skype now.

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How to Tell a Fake Image (e.g. Sonakshi Sinha’s Bikini Image)

How to Tell a Fake Image (e.g. Sonakshi Sinha’s Bikini Image)

I came across an interesting piece of news about fake celebrity pictures (link included in the text later), which inspired me to put up this post. Objective is to list out some pointers which would help in telling a fake image apart. We are living in the world of Photoshop and it really amazes me...

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Notion Ink Adam Pre-Orders and Gingerbread Rumor?

Notion Ink Adam Pre-Orders and Gingerbread Rumor?

Rohan Shravan of Notion Ink (NI) is a very smart marketing strategist and has been toying with the followers of the forthcoming to be released soon Adam Tablet, which is widely seen as a strong contender to Apple iPad due to its far superior feature set and aggressive pricing. In his / NI’s latest...

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HOT: Amazon’s Top Holiday Deals!

HOT: Amazon’s Top Holiday Deals!

Amazon.com is offering select deals for the holidays in the form of amazing Lighting Deals in varied categories (these deals sell out in minutes, so be at your alert best), check out and bookmark Amazon Top Holiday Deals Page. Visit the Amazon page now and keep and eye on the Lighting deals which come in fresh batches...

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Black Friday Tips: What to Buy This Thanksgiving!

Black Friday Tips: What to Buy This Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is round the corner and everybody is looking forward to the Black Friday deals. The focus for us (read geeks) is of course the tech stuff. So lets look at the ways to get the best out of this Thanksgiving.  I would also recommend some of the products which I think would be...

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Give Ubuntu Unity a Try (Install it in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick)

Give Ubuntu Unity a Try (Install it in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick)

Unity is the official Ubuntu Netbook Edition’s new interface and is supposed to replace Gnome as the default environment for the forthcoming Ubuntu releases. Don’t worry, Gnome spin off would continue to be available for all Gnome lovers. So, if you want to give it a try to get ready for the next version...

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Notion Ink Adam Pre-orders In Early December

Notion Ink Adam Pre-orders In Early December

Rohan Shravan of Notion Ink finally made some long awaited declarations on the eve of Hindu festival of light “Deewali” or “Deepawali” as it is called. Get ready to hold this most awaited gadget in recent history in your hands this Christmas (*keeping fingers crossed) Here are some key announcements made by him which...

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Fedora 14 Laughlin Launched on November 2

Fedora 14 Laughlin Launched on November 2

Fedora 14 was launched on November 12. Download the iso file from http://fedoraproject.org and give it a spin. We would be coming up with relevant posts soon. Fedora has been the distro to watch out for, as they have been offering the cutting edge Linux technology and has been among the most popular and...

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RIM Announces BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

RIM Announces BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

RIM (Research in Motion) joined the Tablet wars by announcing their Tablet Computer BlackBerry PlayBook® which seems to be more geared towards its corporate user base. It seems all feature packed (no mention of GPS though), portability seems to be the focus as they have chosen to go with 7-inch LCD display (no competition...

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Facebook Photo Album Bad Image Resolution Fix

Facebook Photo Album Bad Image Resolution Fix

If you regularly upload your images on Facebook, then you must have noticed that on several occasions, the uploaded result ends up having weird ghosting or smudging of detail. Its probably because of the image resizing algorithm that Facebook uses. How to fix it? Solution is simple, just resize your images, before you upload them....

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Adam vs Galaxy Tab vs iPad: Tablet War Heats Up

Adam vs Galaxy Tab vs iPad: Tablet War Heats Up

With the launch of Samsung Galaxy Tab and very aggressive pricing announcements for Notion-Ink’s Adam, the Tablet war is  really heating up. Below is a spec-sheet comparing the most talked about tablets in the market. If specifications alone were enough for the success of the device, then Adam seems to be winning hands down....

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Update on $35 Tablet Computer: Specifications and Reality

Update on $35 Tablet Computer: Specifications and Reality

Gadget Guru on NDTV show had a chat with Kapil Sibal, Indian HR&D Minister, about the details of the $35 tablet computer. The tablet seems to be a reality and Govt. seems very serious about it. Following are the crude specs of he Tablet: 1. Resistive touch screen 2. Flash media and Sim card...

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Sign-in to Multiple Google Accouts Simultaneously

Sign-in to Multiple Google Accouts Simultaneously

Google now supports signing-in to multiple Google-accounts simultaneously from a single browser session. This is going to be be very useful for people who have to juggle between mutliple Gmail accounts (home, office, shopping or whatever). To enable it, go to your Accounts settings page and inside your personal settings column you should get...

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