Around The Geek World is a monthly summary of interesting articles and news around the geek world with my brief comments.
- Amazon has released Kindle 2 (Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device — Latest Generation). Check-out the reviews, pictures and a video tour from gizmodo.
- Palm OS – Dead Forever. It’s sad to see Palm OS will be dead soon. I hope the new WebOS is as good as the Palm OS. My first PDA was a Palm III that I purchased 10 years ago. While I’ve changed several PDAs and eventually settled down on my blackberry now, I still love Palm OS.
- Firefox Mobile Pre-Alpha Now Available for VGA Windows Mobile Phones – Nothing can be more exciting than having the lovely firefox on your mobile
- 1234567890 Day was on Friday, Feb 13 2009 at exactly 3:31:30 PM (PST). But did you ever thought there would be special party for this occasion? I’m sure the party is full of geeks.
- Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 released – Codenamed “Lenny”. Time to upgrade if you are on old version of Debian.
- If you are one of the very few who did not download the free Ubuntu Pocket Guide eBook, it is time to do it now.
- Defense Department sets up its own SourceForge – Good to see government agency adapting the open source technology.
- There is nothing easy or simple about Windows — not even choosing what version of Windows 7 to install.
- Binary Numbers in 60 seconds. Binary numbers explained in a very easy way for those who don’t have exposure to it. Oh yeah, it is a video and it takes only 60 seconds of your time.
- Siftables, the toy blocks that think – This video demos the high tech toy blocks. I just siftables will be available to consumers soon in an affordable price. This will definitely be an exceptional educational tool for kids.
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