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Another $199 Quad-Core Tegra 3 Android Tablet… But The Nabi 2 Is For Kidsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Looks like Google’s Nexus 7 isn’t the only $199 Tegra 3 quad-core 7-inch Android tablet. (IT news)

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Here’s how to make a Smart Cover for your Nexus 7 for under $10.00view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Last week we showed you that the Nexus 7 was set up for smart covers. Now a lot of devices are in the same boat so it remains to be seen if we will ever see actual smart covers for the Nexus 7, but if you’re clamoring for one, you can make one for as less than $10.00. (IT news)

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Set up a Linux hosting server easily with Turnkey Linuxview story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – I discovered Turnkey Linux after it was recommended to me by a colleague from University. After looking at the website, I was immediately impressed, this seemed like a perfect way for someone to easily and quickly set up a Linux hosting server without having to learn all of the commands needed to set it up using the command line. (Distributions)

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Microsoft Surface Tablets and Partner Sales: An Amazon Clue?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) may have inadvertently given off some clues about whether VARs will have a play in selling the impending Surface tablet, as five models of the tablet have shown up on Amazon’s Germany site, including a 32GB unit not previously announced, according to a report by PC World.  For channel partners, the early indicators may not be great news but, nonetheless, appear consistent (IT news)

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[lubuntu] Realtek 8188cus USB wirelessview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I recently got a cheap USB wireless dongle off of amazon, and it uses the 8188cus chipset. All It does is try to connect, time out, and ask for the password again, which I'm sure is correct. This was with the original kernel module for that chipset. I also tried downloading and installing drivers from the Realtek website; no luck. (Hardware)

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VMware Confirms CEO Change, EMC Previews Financial Resultsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As suspected, EMC executive Pat Gelsinger will replace VMware CEO Paul Maritz, effective Sept. 1. Maritz will shift to EMC chief strategist. (IT news)

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No Dropbox?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Can't find Dropbox in PlayStore. Download from Amazon FC's. (HowTos)

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Flash drives and android? Does it work?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – So Im about to order nexus7, but the storage capacity bothers me a bit. Would it be possible to use this cable for example: (it doesnt let me post a link but... search "SANOXY USB 2.0 Female to Micro USB Male OTG(On-The-Go) Cable Adapter" on AMAZON.com) to plug my usb flash drive into nexus7 or any other android device with micro usb. Would it work? (HowTos)

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How to model the infrastructure for the Rails application with processor/memory intensive tasks (using EC2)?view story

http://serverfault.com – I need to model a Rails application that does video processing using Amazon AWS resources (EC2). Application allows users to convert videos. Videos are uploaded by users. Right now it is running on one instance, but I see the need to scale up / change things. Question: Does it make sense to create two instances: 1) Application front-end. (HowTos)

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Installing resque on amazon ec2 instancesview story

http://serverfault.com – My problem is to process images through ec2 instances. Based this similar question: Separate server for Resque workers And in this article: http://highscalability.com/blog/2009/11/6/product-resque-githubs-distrub... I'm planning to have distributed workers around ec2 instances, lets say 3. (HowTos)