We had another busy week at TalkAndroid so here’s a recap of all the top stories. In what was a pretty significant milestone, the Vivo Xplay 3S was officially unveiled with a 2K display. Unfortunately, it won’t get nearly as much press as the upcoming Galaxy S 5.
Pear OS is a new Linux desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop with the graphical installer. Its development started in early August 2011 by David Tavares (from France), and on August 15 2011, Pear OS 1.0, the first version marked “stable,” was released. The latest edition, release on December 14 2011, is Pear OS Linux [...]
Chakra Edn 2011.12 is the third and final edition of the Chakra Edn line of Chakra, a desktop GNU/Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. The first two editions were Chakra Edn 2011.09 and Chakra Edn 2011.11 (see Chakra Edn 2011.11 review). I always like to start my reviews by providing information about the installer and [...]
We had another busy week at TalkAndroid so here’s a recap of all the top stories. Google gave us a lot of goodies this week. Things kicked off with the announcement of 10 new Chromecast compatible apps. Then they announced the first Google Play Edition tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3. Next up was the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition.
In the first of a series of insightful and useful articles examining Telstra’s $11 billion deal with NBN Co and the Federal Government last week, local VoIP developer and telco commentator Michael Wyres points out that all of the conditions contained in the massive deal must be satisfied by one special day: 20 December this year.
The 2011 editions of PCLinuxOS have started rolling off the shelves, with the KDE and LXDE editions being the first set out. (See PCLinuxOS 2011.6 KDE review for a detailed review of the KDE edition.) If you have been using PCLinuxOS, you probably know that the installer, which it inherited from Mandriva, has support for [...]
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This is our first episode in a new weekly TechCrunch TV show called CrunchWeek. The premise here is simple — a few TechCrunch writers getting together on Friday afternoons to discuss a few of the past week’s more interesting stories.