martiniturbide writes "I want to share my personal experience with "Locked Bootloaders" and DRM software, and why you have to stay away from it. This is a short post about my experience with the "Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 1" and how DRM software combined with the locked bootloader are making some models of this tablet useless after a software brick, forcing you to pay for a new motherboard." Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "Today Mensys released the eComStation 2.2 Beta for subscribers. (eComStation is an OEM version of IBM's OS/2 Warp operating system). This marks with optimism the continuity of this platform and at the OS2world community we keep supporting the OS/2 users with updated news and user forum. It had been key for us to support open source software. Qt4, OpenJDK, OpenOffice, Firefox, CUPS had been ported but as a community we still need more interested developers on this platform. I hope that someday, as a community, we can create an full OS/2 open source clone." Link to Original Source top
Preview: eComStation 2.2 Beta, the legacy of OS/2 lives on
martiniturbide writes "As posted on OSNews a new version (release 12.08) of Genode OS Framework had been released. It comes with the ability to run Genode-based systems on ARM hardware without an underlying kernel, vastly improves the support for the NOVA hypervisor, and adds device drivers for the OMAP4 SoC.
"Genode is a novel OS architecture that is able to master complexity by applying a strict organizational structure to all software components including device drivers, system services, and applications. The Genode OS framework is the effort to advance the Genode OS architecture as a community-driven Open-Source project. "" Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "Author Holly Lisle tried to publish her guide "How To Think Sideways Lesson 6: How To Discover (Or Create) Your Story’s Market" at Apple's iBooks store. It was reject first by Apple because it had "live links" to Amazon in her books. After complied to that it was also rejected saying "“No, no. The problem is the CONTENT. You can’t mention Amazon in your lesson."" Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "Nvidia has suspended the operations of his forum due some suspicious activities. It says that third parties had gain access to usernames, emails, hashed passwords (with random salt value) and profile information" Link to Original Source top
Star Trek Phase 2: "The Child" – Episode 4×07 TEASER is Online!
martiniturbide writes "Seems like Apple resized the Samsung Galaxy Tab picture when delivered the information to the Germany Court, to make the Galaxy Tab more similar to the iPad." Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "The Computer History Museum is organizing an Software Patent Debate this Aug 24. "THE MOTION: SOFTWARE PATENTS ENCOURAGE INNOVATION" in favor of the motion is Bob Zeidman,a gainst the motion is Edward A. Lee. The audience will serve as jurors.......Bob Zeidman will be signing copies of his most recent book after the debate...WTF?" Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "Last April I was on a Microsoft interoperability and Open Source conference in Ecuador (South America). On this conference Microsoft spread the word that they support Open Source Software and they do have an OSS strategy. But by checking their OSS Strategy I just felt something sour in my mouth, so I wrote this article to explain it." Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "eComStation, the new evolution of IBM OS/2 Operating System, had been released as version 2.0. Now there are two versions available Home & Student and Business Edition. Also OpenOffice.org 3.1 comes inside the same package." Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes ""After a long delay, eComStation 2.0 GA will finally become reality. It will be released in time to be presented at the Warpstock Europe 2010 event which is held in Trier, Germany, from May 14 to 16. We consider eComStation 2.0 to be the biggest overhaul of OS/2 so far. Together with a team of both hired and volunteer developers, we have extended the functionality, removed limitations, updated hardware support as far as possible, and resolved close to 1000 issues that had been reported since the release of eComStation 1.2R. The new eComStation 2.0 GA is the result of several years of combined efforts and investments."" Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "The tv show "The Simpsons" had been banned in Ecuador and can not be aired from 6:00am to 21:00 since the local goverment considered not a family show. Teleamazonas, was notified about this yesterday and today removed "The Simpsons" from their common air time (12:30 from Monday to Friday). It had been replaced with "Futurama"." Link to Original Source top
martiniturbide writes "IBM released the 1.3 version of Lotus Symphony. The free (free beer) office suite that provides you word processing, calc sheet and presentation. On the release notes it indicates this version supports OOXML support (I guess they have no other options since MS ownes this market). SmartSuite password protection support for spreadsheets.Widgets Catalog server support. Improved print performance. and other Usability enhancements." Link to Original Source
martiniturbide writes | more than 4 years ago
Even that the idea seems not to be original, I can not found any software that can use the After Dark screensaver modules to run it on modern OSes.
Anybody has seen one ?