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DIY Russian Vacuum Fluorescent Tube (VFD) Clock Kit!

Lady Ada has done it again!  I still remember when I first met her at the Maker Faire couple years back, very nice lady indeed who keeps stirring up really cool DIY kits.

Here’s her latest Russian VFD alarm clock kit, it features vaccuum flourescent tube and open-source platform so you can hack it all you want.

Why limit yourself to a clock?  Hack it and make it tweet your GPS location via your Palm Pre.  hahaha.  Happ

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Palm Pre Video Review!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R33Lc8cOXRs

Here’s a first look at the new Palm Pre, built on open source platform, sorta like Android.

It looks really good but time will tell how many hackers and developers will catch onto Palm’s open source platform.  There’s no word if it’s based on Linux or proprietary, in which case it will be a hard sell.

I highly like the screen very much.  Well, watch the video!

The video is one of the most complete demonstrations of the Pre that we’ve seen to date, showing app to app transitions without the co

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Google Android Open Source Official!

Google Android, an mobile open-source platform is now available for download.  (Yes, it’s official now!)

Based on the Linux platform, this Google Android might become really big, maybe even much bigger than the iPhone market.

I really think this Android will live long as its based on open-source linux, meaning we should even have college textbooks that will study how Android wor

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Stumbleupon launches its Toolbar-less Browsing Feature!

Stumbleupon launches its Toolbar-less browsing feature, of course, it seems that they have picked on our ideas from SiteHoppin, which is originally based on Toolbar-less browsing.

You can test both out yourself and judge which one is better, I still think my SiteHoppin rocks over SU’s new toolbar-lessness.

Test out SU Web Version

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Top 10 Reasons Why Linux will be on every PC in 10 Years!

1. Linux is free, open-source platform operating system that’s being developed by engineers all over the world.

2. Linux is not 1 operating system, there are hundreds of different Linux systems including embedded Linux.

3. Google is supporting embedded Linux for mobile phones with its Android platform with thousands of app builders.

4. In 5 years, all desktop applications will be available online, there will be no need to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, or any of that shit.

5. Linux is already taking near 50% market of mini-notebooks, netbooks, whatever.

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