Samba 4 RC5 has been released

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The free alternative to Windows Server Active Directory/Domain Controller, Samba4, has been in the making for years and continues to inch closer to a stable release.  The feature set is now frozen and the development team is busy squashing major bugs before labeling Samba4 stable for production use. Our experience with … Continue reading

XBMC 12.0 “Frodo” Beta 1 released

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XBMC 12.0 “Frodo” Beta 1 has been released to the public, and with it bringing features that many have been waiting years for.  This major update brings with it support for Android, Raspberry Pi and Live TV/PVR support. New Features HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the … Continue reading

Free Game: Battlezone 1 (1998)

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Release Date: February 28, 1998 Publisher: Activision Platform: Windows Battlezone got a refresh in 1998 as a FPS/RTS hybrid(aka Action-Strategy).  The genre combination sounds odd but worked out extremely well.  You play as a commander in the first person view, while building a base in a similar manner to other … Continue reading

All ReadyNAS devices receive a firmware update

Netgear ReadyNAS V2 ARM based NAS devices

RAIDiator firmware has been updated to 5.3.7 (ARM), 4.2.22 (x86) and 4.1.10 (Sparc)  on the  popular Netgear ReadyNAS line of devices.  The x86 and now discontinued Sparc product line received mostly just bug fixes as well as the new features listed below, while the ARM line was graced with several new features. The … Continue reading

HP Touchpad build of Cyanogenmod gets camera support

HP Touchpad with Cyanogenmod 9 nightly

The Android developer Dorregaray at Rootzwiki.com has created support for the HP Touchpad camera in Cyanogenmod 9.  While the fix has not made it into the nightly HP Touchpad Cyanogenmod 9 builds just yet we can use the build from Dorregaray located here: http://rootzwiki.com/topic/34482-unofficial-cm9-with-working-camera/ The camera driver is still the original Android 2.3 gingerbread driver, but … Continue reading

Cyanogenmod.com domain held hostage

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The Cyanogenmod team lost control of there .com domain over when a team member was confronted for impersonating another for personal gain. The Cyanogenmod team refused to identify the former team member out of respect for his personal well being and future career.  According to the blog post a former unnamed team member had control … Continue reading

Tesla Model S wins Car of the Year

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  Tesla won the 2013 Motor Treat Car of the Year, making it the first electric car to win this prestigious award.  This a a step forward for Electric Vehicles becoming mainstream vs standard combustion vehicles or even hybrids.  What is that made this the first major EV success? Styling Lets start with … Continue reading