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Motorola releases Motorola Alert app to Google Playview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Motorola has released a new app to the Google Play store that is intended specifically for their devices. Motorola Alert lets users set up a contact list of specific individuals to be contacted in case of an emergency. When the app is triggered, it will start to send out periodic notifications to the emergency contacts. (IT news)

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Why does COD get crapped on every year but not NBA 2K?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – NBA 2K releases nearly the same game every year with a slight tweak in the control scheme and a roster update. You could argue the makers of COD have to create a lot more new content year over year than those 2K guys. Yet 2K games are always reviewed in the high-80's if not low-90's whereas COD is lucky to get a 75 nowadays. (Hardware)

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LXer: Internet Archive releases hundreds of classic game console ROMsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Tired of that shiny new game console you opened up on Christmas morning already? Looking for gameplay that's a little more timeless? Maybe you just want to show your ingrate kids what gaming was like back when you were young. (HowTos)

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LXer: Intel Releases A Boatload Of Haswell Documentationview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: As an extra holiday present for Linux and open-source fans, Intel has quietly released a large batch of new programming documentation that covers their latest-generation Haswell graphics cores. The new "programmer's reference manuals" cover the 2013 Haswell HD Graphics, Iris Graphics, and Iris Pro Graphics. (HowTos)

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Cinnamon 2.0 on F18?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hello all, first post here. I see that the newer versions of cinnamon are on newer releases of fedora, ubuntu etc, but it seems there is a version cut off. Is that by design or is there a way to compile/install the newer version onto fedora 18? Thanks (HowTos)

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Google releases Google+ Auto-Backup for desktopsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google’s Auto-Backup solution for photos is a great way to keep your stuff backed up on your phone or tablet. Apparently, Google thinks the feature was pretty nice, too, so they’re finally bringing the option to the desktop through Picasa. (IT news)

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Black screen when I login in Ubuntu 13.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! Summary: When I login to my user account, neither Unity nor Gnome load and I get a black screen. When I got my laptop, I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (must've been 11.04 at the time). Unfortunately, Ubuntu was never able to tame my Nvidia graphics card. I think I remember I had to reset the driver settings but it completely broke everything, Windows included. Everytime I tried. (Hardware)

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TalkAndroid Weekly Recap for December 23 – December 29, 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Due to the Christmas holiday, things were a little slower than usual, but we still had a few goodies. The LG G3 is still several months from being released, but things are already starting to leak regarding the device. LG also has a few wearable devices up their sleeve. Samsung will release a slew of tablets early next year with the hopes of boosting their market share. Will you buy one? (IT news)

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Linus Torvalds Releases Last Linux Kernel 3.13 RC for 2013view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Linus Torvalds has announced the immediate availability of the sixth Release Candidate in the 3.13 branch of the kernel. Linux kernel 3.13 RC6 has arrived on schedule, but with a very small number of commits, making it one of the smallest release candidates so far, at last in this development cycle. &ldq... (read more) (IT news)

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Can't download Fedora 20view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I tried to download the new Fedora from fedoraproject.org/ but unable to download. (HowTos)