Computer Appears to Be Corrupting Superblock?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on one of my older laptops (Dell Mini 10V, modified with a Western Digital 640GB drive). I use it to keep a lot of documents (and pictures) on... I have kept it backed up via an external HD (Western Digital 1TB 2.5” drive). Recently, it quit being able to copy all the folders to the external drive. Then external drive appeared to become corrupted. (HowTos)

NVIDIA announces “Project Shield”, a portable, all-in-one gaming deviceview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – NVIDIA just showed a video at their CES press conference introducing an interesting product known as “Project Shield”. Project Shield is a portable, all-in-one gaming device that basically looks like a gaming controller with an HD screen built in. (IT news)

Nvidia Outs Next-Gen Tegra 4 Quad-Core A15 LTE-Enabled Mobile Chip; Also Unboxes ‘Project Shield’: Open Gaming Handheld That Supports Android, PC Titlesview story

http://techcrunch.com – Nvidia has outed its next-gen Tegra 4 mobile CPU at CES. As expected, the chip packs 72  GPU cores, offering a 6x bump on the Tegra 3′s graphics processing performance — to make the most of higher resolution displays — along with the first quad-core ARM Cortex-A15, to boost web browsing speed by 2.6x and deliver improved app performance. (IT news)

Support Tether problemsview story

http://androidforums.com – My wife and I both have Triumph phones with Cm7 10-15 build. We can tether to our laptops , but when we try it to my my wifes android tablet it tethers but kicks us out of tether when you try to transfer data. Her tablet is on ICS, I was wondering if that coul be causing some kin of conflict. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. (General)

The iMac In A World Of MacBooks On The Brink Of iPadsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Modern Apple owes pretty much everything to the iMac. Yes, it was the iPod and later the iPhone and iPad that took the company to new, almost unimaginable heights. But as everyone knows, the company was at death’s door when Steve Jobs unveiled the “Bondi Blue” iMac in 1998. (IT news)

Effective toy benchmark for a computer?view story

http://serverfault.com – I wanted to do some (very rough) comparisons between different computers, seeing the relative compute performance of laptops and cloud machines (AWS EC2, rackspace, etc.). I wanted something extremely easy and quick to run, and just wanted a rough benchmark of computation performance. Not testing parallelism, disk access, etc. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] dual bootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have two laptops and sort of know my way around gpart how do I set up my partitions to accomplish dual boot or am I doing it all wrong .I have all the software needed just need to know the exact order of installing them cause I love this Ubuntu (Hardware)

[kubuntu] blank screen of death after install, no console bootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – tl;dr New Asus laptop, LiveUSB works fine, installed distros do not start - blank screen, cannot start in console mode When I do this in the grub edit menu, I get the same results: linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic root=UUID=32939def-1f4a-4134-9b56-bed2319a9216 ro nosplash --verbose text Full History below: From: Y Sent: December-14-12 3:01 PM To: RAMSESray Subject: Re: Purple Screen (Hardware)

Install Bumblebee in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 using PPAview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Bumblebee aims to provide support for NVIDIA Optimus laptops for GNU/Linux distributions. Using Bumblebee, you can use your NVIDIA card for rendering graphics which will be displayed using the Intel card. (...)Read the rest of Install Bumblebee in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 using PPA (462 words) © ruchi for Ubuntu Geek, 2012. (HowTos)

Chrome OS: Google’s Most Underrated Project That You’ve Already Been Testing And Just Didn’t Know Itview story

http://techcrunch.com – There are hundreds of devices to choose from when you’re considering a new desktop computer, laptop or mobile device. We’re overwhelmed by all of the choices we have, but choice is good. When it comes to computing, as far as operating systems, there are three huge players: Microsoft, Apple and Google. (IT news)