Podcast Season 5 Episode 6
Title: The Sultans Played Creole
In this episode: We've got oodles of Google news, Nvidia's new Optimus driver, Dell selling Ubuntu games PCs and our own discoveries. Plus a new podcast challenge and the Open Ballot.
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What's in the show:
Google has forked the WebKit browser rendering engine, creating 'Blink'. Google has announced the mentoring organisations for the Google Summer of Code. The Underhanded C Contest is back. Nvidia is finally making its hybrid graphics work on Linux, thanks to its new drivers. And Dell is selling an Ubuntu version of its Alienware-branded gaming PC, but only in the US of A.
- Discovery of the week:
- Even if your laptop gets hacked, you can still use AdBlock Plus.
- The new Gmail interface isn't so great for attached images.
- Challenge Us!
- Open Ballot: Does Microsoft understand irony?
- Our scripts are updating Facebook again.
- Special offer: A subscription to Linux Format magazine is still the perfect March gift and healthier than the majority of Easter confectionary.
We're going to use KDE 4.x for a week! Tune in next time sto see how we get on.
Presenters: Ben Everard, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza, Andrew Gregory and Graham MorrisonOgg Vorbis and MP3.
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