Tuesday, August 19, 2008
What's happening in tech today? Trust Dr. Blip to find out!
Slashdot - k33l0r writes "Dell's entry into the sub-notebook market, the Inspiron 910, will ship with Ubuntu preinstalled. This was confirmed this morning when Gizmodo published (leaked) specifications for the Inspiron 910." I hope that's not the final form of the keyboard, though -- lots of wasted space on each side.
mental_floss - Ethan Trex continues his Olympic dominance with a look at athletes who earned multiple medals—medals for two countries, medals in Summer and Winter, and medals in swimming and city planning (yes, there used to be medals for skills like that.)
TechCrunch - My obvious enthusiasm for Apple products is fairly evident to readers of this blog. But recently I’ve had a string of bad apples come my way, so to speak. It’s time for Apple to stop screwing around and start paying attention to product quality.
Channel Web - As wireless networking continues to gain momentum, vendors in the WLAN space are breaking new technology ground with the launch of fresh products. From eco-friendly routers to beefed-up wireless security, here's a look at the latest in Wi-Fi offerings.
Gizmodo - Sometimes one damning statistic can put it all into perspective. Through a survey of 3,000 computers, it was found that 35% of those systems built to run Vista had been downgraded (by computer vendors or users) to run XP.