Head in the Clouds? AeroFS Looking to Challenge File Sync Market

AeroFS LogoAre you getting the file sync capability you want? Worried from time to time about the costs for how much data you can sync? New kid on the block Air Computing Inc is looking to make a radical change to cloud-based file syncing through its AeroFS where you don't have to use a central server that [...]

Netflix’s Chrome OS Plugin May Be One of Google’s First Native Client Examples

Native Client Pepper Browser DiagramAfter the disappointment that the new Netflix Web App in the Chrome Web Store wasn't compatible with other Linux distros other than Chrome OS, I did a little investigating of why that may be. It turns out the answer was right in front of me. I just didn't know what I was looking at. If you [...]

Netflix App Hits the Chrome Web Store (Limited to Chrome OS on Linux)

Netflix Chrome Web App PageGood news and bad. Netflix is now available as a web app for Chrome OS through Google's Chrome Web Store [Twitter announcement]. Bad news is that it does not support other Linux-based operating systems that can run Google's Chrome browser at the moment. The web app also appears to be working fine with Windows and Mac OS X [...]

Ubuntu Reveals Its Intentions to Work with Smartphone Makers to Create ATRIX-like Dual Mode Devices

Motorola ATRIX 4G LapdockHere's something juicy. Chris Kenyon, Canonical's head of OEM services, told folks at Computex that the company is currently working with and wishes to talk to other smartphone makers in getting their devices to boot Ubuntu — the third most popular desktop OS — when their phones are docked into devices like the new ASUS Padfone or the [...]

Webian Shell Wants to Make Web Apps First Class Citizens on Your PC, Has Chrome OS in Its Sights

Webian Shell DemoBelow is a video demo of a new Mozilla Chromeless project called Webian Shell. Its main goal is to bypass the typical desktop environment and provide users with a new, more web app centric experience — all powered by technologies folks are familiar with: HTML, CSS, Javascript. My first thought when seeing the name was: [...]

PLEX Media Server for Linux Now Available for Ubuntu, Slackware, and ReadyNAS

PLEX Media Server for Linux Download PageOh, my. PLEX has just become the Linux community's' new best friend. The devs at PLEX have just announced the availability of its PLEX Media Server for NETGEAR's popular ReadyNAS network storage server that will allow it to stream media to PLEX clients around the home — be it a tablet like your iPad or [...]

Netflix FINALLY Coming to Linux and Chrome OS

Netflix Running in ChromeReports are coming in that Google and Netflix will soon be announcing the availability of a Chrome Web Store App or Extension that will enable Chrome OS and other Linux-based distros running Chrome/ium to access Netflix's streaming movie and TV show catalog without the need for Microsoft's Silverlight plugin. According to a post on the [...]

CompuLab’s ‘Trim-Slice’ Tegra 2 Powered, Ultra-slim SFF PC Hints At What’s Next for PCs

CompuLab Trim-Slice PhotoLow power, high-performance ARM processors are all the rage these days. We're seeing them in super tablets capable of outputting 1080p video and multitasking all at the same time. Last week we gave you a glimpse of the 1Ghz single-core BeagleBoard-xM, which hackers are using to run multiple ARM compatible operating systems on. Today, we're [...]