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How Red Hat Can Recapture Developer Interest

Parker Lewis Re:Developers prefer Ubuntu? (230 comments)

Yeap, developers prefer Ubuntu. The LTS version (stable with 5 years support). For Ruby, PHP, Python and Java is really a nice choice.


Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope

Parker Lewis Oh no (96 comments)

Another summary posted by trainee.

about a week ago

Munich Reverses Course, May Ditch Linux For Microsoft

Parker Lewis Switch back? Nope... (578 comments)

Now they hope to get back to XP. And they'll face Win8. Sure, the support center will be "free" now.

about two weeks ago

Digia Spinning Off Qt Division Into New Company

Parker Lewis Hope someone big in open source buy the company (59 comments)

I usually heard how nice is to develop using Qt. How it's easy, community friendly, last surprise, etc. But I never saw the big guys interest in the Qt owner.

Just wondering if a better future would be in the landscape if some big company with good open source compromise (in theory) like Intel buy Qt.

about three weeks ago

Open Source Pioneer Michael Tiemann On Open Source Business Success

Parker Lewis Re:Still a hurtle (41 comments)

But your managers already heard of someone that filled a bug in any MS product and get it fixed? But a real case with link to it, not the urban legend "I have a friend that found a bug on IIS and MS fixed it. Who will fix a bug on Apache?".

And, in the other side, your company can, for sure, make contracts with big Open Source guys, like Red Hat and Canonical.

about three weeks ago

Comparison: Linux Text Editors

Parker Lewis Re:What's there to compare? (402 comments)

Kate is closest to Notepad++, really awesome and configurable.

about three weeks ago

Google+ Photos To Be Separated From Google+

Parker Lewis Re:android games (114 comments)

The tech communities are really good. You can stay in touch with some tech leaders, discuss about some nich stuff (like your favorite Linux distro, Astronomy), etc. To me, Facebook = family and friend network. G+ = tech network.

about a month ago

Nintendo Posts Yet Another Loss, Despite Mario Kart 8

Parker Lewis WiiU is nothing like Wii (203 comments)

Wii had an easy controller, easy appealing games, like Wii Sports and Wii Fit. With WiiU, they said they gone hardcore. But the hardcores don't want Nintendo products. So, I'm a casual gamer. I loved Wii. My wife loved. My tiny kids loved, because it was easy. Now, with WiiU, they offer a bad tablet experience, that requires recharge all the time. No easy controller, no wide appealing games. Wii Sports, Wii Fit, all the best selling games for all the times. Nintendo is the only company over the world, that produced a big hit in the market (and their best selling product), and denied it totally later.

about a month ago

Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be

Parker Lewis Solution: (291 comments)

Moto G on them!

about a month ago

Critical Vulnerabilities In Web-Based Password Managers Found

Parker Lewis For that reason... (114 comments)

To avoid remember all the password managers, we need a password manager manager.

about a month and a half ago

Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language

Parker Lewis Python + QT... (415 comments)

I'm seen a lot of new and good programs written on Python + Qt, as the way to achieve multplatforming.

about 1 month ago

First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android

Parker Lewis Re:So what? (193 comments)

Basically, you cited all the problems that MS Windows suffers on the desktop, due being the popular choice.

about 2 months ago

How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet

Parker Lewis Re:De-fund the NSA Completely (63 comments)

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

about 2 months ago

Android Needs a Simulator, Not an Emulator

Parker Lewis Re:Desktop integration (167 comments)

Most popular desktop Linux distro.

about 2 months ago

Android Needs a Simulator, Not an Emulator

Parker Lewis Re:Desktop integration (167 comments)

I always wonder the same. But probably the answer is Canonical wants its own Linux phone than powerful integration with Android. Should be, in current days, a killer flag: "hey, my Linux distro runs Android apps, and integrates smoothly with Android phones".

about 2 months ago

The FBI's Jargon List: Internet Acronyms Galore

Parker Lewis xkcd... (124 comments)

I'm really disappointed to enter the comments and see we're missing any xkcd mention. By the way, what does xkcd mean? :D

about 2 months ago

Chinese Gov't Reveals Microsoft's Secret List of Android-Killer Patents

Parker Lewis If generic and common behavior patents are... (140 comments)

... not stupid enough, Microsoft additionally wants to keep the patents secret. So, if your company reach a success level that can bother them, even if you try avoid most of the IT patents (which is impossible, because they're TOO generic), "SURPRISE, this is the list of patents you infringing and had no idea because we keep them in secret!"

about 2 months ago

Study: Male Facial Development Evolved To Take Punches

Parker Lewis Yeap... (190 comments)

... because evolve face to support strokes during falls and other nature related hurts are too mainstream.

about 3 months ago



Ubuntu Edge now fixed at U$695

Parker Lewis Parker Lewis writes  |  1 year,20 days

Parker Lewis (999165) writes "According the last Ubuntu Edge update, "with 14 days to go, it’s time for our biggest announcement yet. From now until the end of the campaign, we’re fixing the price of the Ubuntu Edge at $695! No limited quantities, no more price changes. You wanted a more affordable Edge, and now you’ve got it". Can Canonical reach U$32 mi, with 14 days left?"
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Canonical started Crowdfunding for Ubuntu Edge Smartphone

Parker Lewis Parker Lewis writes  |  about a year ago

Parker Lewis (999165) writes "Canonical started a IndieGoGo campaign to crowdfund a U$ 32 million campaign required (according Canonical) to deliver the Ubuntu Smartphone (called Ubuntu Edge).

You can donate any amount, but the "deal of the day" is get a Ubuntu smartphone for U$ 630, available for this value only for day one. Configuration: 4GB RAM, 4 kernels CPU, 128GB storage, 1280x720 screen, two cams, HDMI port. Including dualboot with Android."

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Nintendo DS outsells Sony Playstation 2 the most selled videogame ever

Parker Lewis Parker Lewis writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Parker Lewis writes "Due a boost from BlackFriday sales, where it sold more even than 3DS, Nintendo DS outsells (at least on VGChartz) Sony Playstation 2, the former most selled videogame until yesterday."
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PHP 5.3 released

Parker Lewis Parker Lewis writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Parker Lewis writes "PHP 5.3 is finally released, with some long waited features like namespaces (with the unpopular backslash as namespace separator), late static binding, closures, optional garbage collection for cyclic references, new extensions (like ext/phar, ext/intl and ext/fileinfo), over 140 bug fixes and much more. As you can imagine, some old pieces will be broken."
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Parker Lewis Parker Lewis writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Parker Lewis (999165) writes "In the current days it's possible find a lot of marketing about the new blessed Java language: Groovy. I was searching more details about it, and I find this article. Steve, the author (and currently a Google employee), developed a little game (Sokoban), using all utilizable languages running over the Java Virtual Machine. The impressions about Groovy was not very good. The complete set of articles can be read here."


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