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Microsoft tech allows sticking batteries in any way you wantview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Microsoft announced a hardware solution that will allow users of portable devices -- digital cameras, flashlights, remote controls, toys, you name it -- to insert their batteries in any direction. Compatible with AA and AAA cells, among others, the patented & InstaLoad& technology does not require special electronics or circuitry, the company claims.... (Embedded)

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X.Org Server 1.8.2 Officially Releasedview story

http://www.linux.com – Peter Hutterer has announced the official release of X.Org Server 1.8.2, after it has went through two release candidates... (Hardware)

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Billing's new face: High performance at a lower costview story

http://linuxo.com – Connected Planet: "For operators having to upgrade billing systems, expensive hardware is often no longer an option, and for that reason they are looking to low-cost Linux-based systems that deliver more bang for the buck." (General)

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4.0 - Just works (A4Tech X6-60MD)view story

http://ubuntuhcl.org – Works as soon as it is plugged in. All buttons functional (including the special dubbel click button). The only thing that is slightly disfunctional is the retractable USB cable and I guess the “spool” will stop working sooner rather than later, in whic... (Hardware)

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5.0 - Just works (A4Tech TK-5)view story

http://ubuntuhcl.org – Works as soon as it is plugged in. All keys functional (including the extra Backspace). The only thing that is slightly disfunctional is the retractable USB cable and I guess the “spool” will stop working sooner rather than later, in which case it only... (Hardware)

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pytask – The tasks in queue would be executed on the predefined timeview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

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Browser Speed Tests: Safari 5, Firefox 3.6, Chrome 6, and Opera 10.6 Betaview story

http://linuxo.com – Lifehacker: "Apple's stepped up with Safari 5, Firefox has brought forth a more crash-proof 3.6, and Opera's continuing to push forward in betas. Let's break out the timer and testing software to see how the latest browsers run on real hardware" (General)

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6/30/2010 Daily Hardware Reviewsview story

http://www.dailytech.com – DailyTech's roundup of hardware reviews from around the web for Thursday (General)

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Hadoop Makes Sense of Lots of Dataview story

http://linuxo.com – Enterprise Storage Forum: "Hadoop is an open-source software framework that facilitates the storage and analysis of large volumes of data.So what's all the fuss about? For one thing, it operates on commodity hardware." (General)

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Apple, Dell luxury laptops: Once cool, now oldview story

http://www.linux.com – Luxury ultrathin laptops from Apple and Dell were once ultra-hip. Now they quietly age at Apple and Dell online stores. (Hardware)