The first thing to address: Are these two devices truly competitors? The answer is yes - but only to consumers who don't know what they REALLY want. You see - Both are extremely portable 800x480 Internet centric Linux devices in the $400-$470 street price range. However, both have clear cut advantages in certain areas that would only be of benefit to people who knew those advantages beforehand and used them as a basis for a purchasing decision.
The KDE Release Team has decided to release KDE 4.0 this coming January. The release was originally planned for mid-December. The KDE developers want to solve a couple of essential issues before releasing. Having solved some of those issues, among which were glitches in the visual appearance, and in Konqueror, the KDE community hopes to have a KDE 4.0 that will live up to the high expectations for it. Read on for more details.
Zenoss announced the launch of Zenoss Enterprise Edition for Educational institutions. Through this program Zenoss is providing the state-of-the-art Open Source IT Management solution for today's educational environments. With the Zenoss Enterprise Edition educational institutions can meet the demanding management requirements of their IT infrastructure while taking full advantage of the cost efficiencies of commercial open source.
Despite slower-than-expected sales and tough competition from commercial rivals, the One Laptop Per Child Foundation of Cambridge is enjoying a surge of new orders.
This is release 0.9.50 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix. What's new in this release: Completed I/O completion. Improved user credentials management, including Mac Keychain support. More Valgrinding. Lots of bug fixes.
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SCO doesn't seem to be fully applying themselves lately. Perhaps they are a bit distracted. You'd think they'd at least *try* to do their paperwork correctly. Maybe they figure, why bother? It's over. We're under a death sentence. York's lawyer said so. So since tomorrow we die, let's eat and drink and be merry. That, at least, is rational.
The X Window System developer team at SUSE has released version 1.0.0 of the ATI Radeon R5xx and R6xx chipset driver it has been developing over the past few months for Novell’s technology partner AMD.