Podcast Season 5 Episode 2
In this episode: KDE 4.10 has been released and includes lots of Qt Quick enhancements. Ubuntu Phones are going to be available in October. Samsung laptops are breaking after a Linux installation and the 'Model A' Raspberry Pi is available now. Hear our discoveries, your own opinions in our Open Ballot and our brand new old section, Challenge Us!
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What's in the show:
- Linked list of news:
KDE 4.10 has been released and includes lots of Qt Quick upgrades. Ubuntu Phones are going to be shipping in October, according to Mark Shuttleworth and the Wall Street Journal. Samsung laptops are reportedly bricking under Linux. Rapberry Pi's 'Model A' has gone on sale in Europe for £19. Google donates 15,000 Raspberry Pis to schools in the UK. Fedora 19 is to swap MySQL for MariaDB. And let the party commence, because LibreOffice 4 has been released! Chrome and Firefox are on talking terms, thanks to WebRTC and Microsoft is probably not going to release a Linux version of Office in 2014.
- Discovery of the week:
- Mobile app compatibility is going to become a complicated mess.
- 64GB microSD cards are worth more than twice their weight in gold.
- The bandwidth of FedEx transporting microSD cards potentially amounts to 177 petabits per second, 1000 times more than the current capacity of the internet.
- You can build an entire cannon out of duct tape.
- Gaffa tape, duct tape and duck tape are all different things.
- The inflight entertainment system on Boing's 787 'Dreamliner' is running Android.
- The return of Challenge Us!
- Open Ballot: Moment of the Millenium
- Our scripts are updating Facebook again.
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Hear the exciting return of our Challenge Us section!
Presenters: Ben Everard, Andrew Gregory, Efrain Hernandez-Mendoza and Graham MorrisonOgg Vorbis and MP3.
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