By default Ubuntu will use the open source video driver Nouveau for your NVIDIA graphics card. This driver lacks support for 3D acceleration and may not work with the very latest video cards or technologies from NVIDIA. An alternative to Nouveau are the closed source unified NVIDIA drivers, which are developed by NVIDIA. This driver […]
There’s been some wild speculation by a certain business journal lately that Apple might abandon the standard 3.5mm headphone jack and replace it with Lightning connector headphones that would allow for 48kHz digital sound for the first time. Before we get started lets make one thing abundantly clear; we’d love to own a pair of […]
CanIStream.It is a free service created by Urban Pixels that allows you to search across the most popular streaming, rental, and purchase services to find where a movie is available. If the movie you’re looking for is not available, just sign-up, set a reminder and voila we will shoot you an email when your chosen […]
With the announcement of its Fire TV set-top box, Amazon finally breaks into the streaming video player market. The $99 Fire TV faces strong competition for living room dominance, however. The increasingly crowded marketplace includes the top-selling Apple AAPL -1.09% TV, Roku’s well-regarded lineup of players, and Google’s GOOG +0.02% budget-priced Chromecast. via Amazon Fire TV […]
Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology. Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that by openly sharing its patent portfolio with the rest of the world, his company will help expand the market for electric cars. His stance underscores the sentiment–widely held in Silicon Valley–that today’s technology moves too fast for the U.S. patent system. But the attention Tesla’s move is getting turns […]
University of Akron polymer scientists have developed a transparent electrode that could change the face of smartphones, literally, by making their displays shatterproof. via Shatterproof screens that save smartphones.
Suddenly why Apple AAPL -0.27% spent a seemingly ludicrous $3.2 billion buying Beats is starting to make sense. The reason: Apple is being more Apple than we ever imagined and it could mean saying goodbye to your favourite pair of headphones. Furthermore, if my theory is correct, then the new ones you buy will probably have […]
Sync and Backup Install Xmarks on each computer you use, and it seamlessly integrates with your web browser and keeps your bookmarks safely backed up and in sync. Xmarks will sync across browsers too. Today we support Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari (Mac OS). via Xmarks Features: Overview.
If you’ve got bookmarks or favorites stashed away in another browser, you can easily import them into Google Chrome. Similarly, you can always get your bookmarks out of Chrome by exporting them as a HTML file. via Import or export bookmarks – Chrome Help.