Capacitive touchscreens get larger, support stylusesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Atmel announced a microcontroller for capacitive touchscreens that allows operation via gloved hands or styluses, supporting screens up to 15.6 inches. The maXTouch technology uses under 1.8mW in a & touch-ready& state and performs & three times better& than competitive products, the company says.... (Embedded)

How to Prevent damage after system lockup?view story

http://lpilinux.com – No matter how stable the Linux kernel is, things like hardware failures can still lock up your system quite effectively. If you ever encounter a case like that, rebooting is pretty much the only option. However, there is rebooting and rebooting. (HowTos)

BOFH Scriptsview story

http://lpilinux.com – After not writing for a little while (I call it writers block, you can call it lazy) I decided to do what any Linux Geek would do. I searched two different distributions software repositories for excuses. Fedora and Debian had quite different but interesting outputs. (HowTos)

Full Circle Podcast #7: Two Tin Cans and a Length of Stringview story

http://fullcirclemagazine.org – Full Circle Podcast #7: Two Tin Cans and a Length of String In this Episode, our longest so far; UDS, Unity and a Humble Bundle. News: Ubuntu Developers Summit, Ubuntu Light, Unity. Guest Spot: We go through the Ubuntu bug-reporting process with Alan Pope. (Distributions)

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 124 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News Issue 124. (Distributions)

Apple Kills "Get a Mac"; Pitches "Why You'll Love a Mac"view story

http://www.dailytech.com – Apple claims to have better software, hardware, OS, support, and compatibility in new commercials (General)

Wine 1.2-rc1 Releasedview story

http://wine-reviews.net – The Wine development release 1.2-rc1 is now available. This is the first release candidate for Wine 1.2. It marks the beginning of the code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 1.2 as good as possible. Whats new in this release: (Software)

Froyo Gives Android a Big Dollop of Speed and Flashview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Google on Thursday took the wraps off "Froyo," the next version of Android that's been bolstered with new speed, tethering capabilities and Flash support. Announced at Google I/O, version 2.2 of Android -- the seventh platform release since it was launched in 2008 -- includes a raft of new features for both users and developers. (General)

Firefox Friday: getting down and dirty with the Firefox Creative Lead, Aza Raskinview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Mozilla, web 2.0, Browsers (General)

Lightspark-An alternative High-performance Free Flash Playerview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – Lightspark is another open-source Flash Player for Linux.Compared to Adobe Flash Player,Gnash and swfdec,Light also has following features: (HowTos)