Larry Page Wants Earth To Have A Mad Scientist Islandview story

http://techcrunch.com – Larry Page thinks we are, as a population, too negative. Especially the tech community. It’s a topic that he tackled a few times during his surprise Q&A after this morning’s Google I/O keynote, and it actually ended up being one of my favorite bits from the entire three hour presentation. The solution? (IT news)

[Kernel] Devil - Linux 3.0.74 - Aosp&Sammy - Touchwakeview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – This Kernel is based off the sources of AndreiLux Perseus Kernel (alpha35). If you consider to thank me, please also consider to thank him http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1927852 Quote: Features (changes compared to Perseus): - updated Linux Kernel base to 3.0.74 - working for Aosp and Sammy at once (Big thx to Gokhanmoral for making this possible) (HowTos)

Enable Different Wallpapers for Each Workspace in Ubuntu 13.04view story

http://ubuntuguide.net – You may already know that Ubuntu 12.10 misses “Wallpaper” plugin in Compiz, that means it is not available to enable the different wallpapers for each workspace feature. Now the plugin is back in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. With the new plugin in Ubuntu 13.04 Compiz, you don’t need to disable the desktop. (HowTos)

Trying to get Samba workingview story

http://crunchbang.org – When I am in Puppy Linux, there is a drop dead simple GUI to manage Samba shares. I installed PyNeighborhood in #!. Not sure exactly what I can do with it. Are there any other Samba GUI tools I can use?When I go to my other computer, I can see the computer with the Printer share showing but not the Home share I set up. (HowTos)

Oculus Rift Teardown Reveals The Secrets Of On-Your-Face 3D Gamingview story

http://techcrunch.com – I always wanted but never got a Virtual Boy, but I’m glad I waited since the Oculus Rift looks like a much better goggle-based gaming platform. The gadget got the teardown treatment over at iFixit today, thanks to a developer edition secured by the site. The Rift was remarkably easy to pull apart, earning it a very high repairability score. (IT news)

Backed By Twilio, SV Angel & 500 Startups, HealthSouk Brings Affordable Dental Care To Californiaview story

http://techcrunch.com – According to a report published by the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging last year, more than 130 million Americans are living without dental insurance. That means more Americans have smartphones than dental coverage. (IT news)

[all variants] Odd torrent speedsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm running deluge as a daemon on my Ubuntu (12.04) HTPC/server that I access through the WebUI on my laptop. (Hardware)

Always show Location bar when opening filesview story

http://askubuntu.com – Background Using Xubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I followed these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/278010/64957 By running the following: gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences always-use-location-entry true I then rebooted. (HowTos)

Facebook Phone Review: “HTC First” Decorates Home With Extra Alerts But A Shabby Cameraview story

http://techcrunch.com – After years of rumors, the Facebook Phone aka the HTC First finally launches April 12th for $99 on AT&T. It’s light and supple, plus comes with a suped-up version of Facebook Home pre-installed that pipes in non-Facebook notifications, but the 5MP Camera is a let down. (IT news)

How To Mine Bitcoinsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Mining bitcoins – a process that helps manage bitcoin transactions as well as create new “wealth” – are the new Beanie Babies. Luckily for us, however, bitcoins seem to be going up in value and should maintain their value over time, unlike your mint condition Tiny the stuffed Chihuahua. But how do you get bitcoins? (IT news)