Evidently tired of smooth running graphics, lightning fast processing and bags and bags of available memory, programmer Dmitry Grinberg decided to go back to computing basics. And then some. As Linux was developed on a 32-bit machine with 1MB of RAM, this has always been considered the minimum system requirements to run the open source OS. Dmitry, however, put this theory to test, building a barebones set-up with just an 8-bit RISC microcontroller at its heart. Running at a somewhat sedentary 6.5KHz, with only 16KB of SRAM and 128KB of flash storage, these are specs that make most phones look like [...]
Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux distribution.
Welcome to Natty Narwhal a.k.a Ubuntu 11.04
Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.
Ubuntu is and always will be free of charge. You do not pay any licensing fees. You can download, use and share Ubuntu with your friends, family, school or business for absolutely nothing.
We issue a new desktop [...]
Mozilla has rolled out the nightly build Firefox 7.0 alpha 1, which is getting regular updates by developers team. Firefox 7.0 alpha 1 is not a stable release and also does not support add-ons and extension.
You can download Firefox 7.0a1 from Firefox nightly builds page, which is available for Windows, Mac and Linux via link below.
Download Firefox 7.0 Alpha 1
Opera has released a stable build of Opera 11.10 for Windows, Mac, and Linux with refined interface and improved features.
You can read Opera 11.10 release notes here. Grab out the latest Opera web browser according to your OS via link below.
Download Opera 11.10
SetCPU is a CPU speed tweaking application for Android. More specifically, it allows control of certain aspects of the Linux cpufreq driver, allowing for overclocking, underclocking, or tweaking speeds and settings on many Android devices. It will work with most if not all rooted Android 1.5/1.6/2.0/2.1/2.2 builds on supported devices.
The Developer behind the popular TinyUmbrella program is now said to be working on a new tool dubbed TinyPwn which will allow you to create and customize the iOS custom IPSW files.
TinyPwn: Mac/Win/Linux ipsw customization tool. Will allow scriptable modification of the ipsw via a simple custom API. (and more )
We don’t have much details on it yet, except the fact that it will be supported across multiple platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux).
More on it as it comes, stay tuned for that
Opera has released Opera 11 beta to general public for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. According to Opera:
“Opera 11 beta is a test version that gives you a preview of the great things to come in our next major release. It is recommended that you back up your current Opera installation before installing this version.”
Download Opera 11 for Windows
Download Opera 11 for Mac
Download Opera 11 for Linux
Folks who brought Android to iPhone 3G and iPhone 2G, through Bootlace app based on OpeniBoot, now working to port Android on iPhone 4, iPod Touch 1G and iPad.
The OpeniBoot is an open source implementation of iBoot for iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. OpeniBoot allows booting of unsigned code such as linux kernels on devices. It is critical for the booting and usage of linux on the iPhone as it sets up and initializes many devices ready for the linux kernel to take over.
This is expected that Bootlace app with further enhancements, will be used to install Android on iPhone [...]
After Firefox 4 beta 6 now Mozilla has released Firefox 4 beta 7 for general public which include 2742 bug fixes. The final release of Firefox 4 browser is expected earlier next year.
The Firefox 4 beta 7 is quite a stable build. It weights 7.7 MB and available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Download Firefox 4 Beta 7