ARM to Become the Next Big Thing in Personal Computing

Ubuntu Netbook Edition ARM Reference DesignIt seems the stars are aligning for proponents of ARM processors. We're seeing them used in our mobile devices, network media streamers, TVs, and soon our laptops and desktops. IDC is predicting that 13% of computers by 2015 will be using them (related). We told you that the next version of Windows will support ARM [...]

Plex Partners with CenterStage to Provide Users an Enhanced Interface

Centerstage UI Demo ScreenshotWhen I first heard the news that Plex (aka OSXMBC) and CenterStage were getting together, I was under the impression they were going to merge the two projects. However, that's not entirely the case. Elan, Plex's lead developer, explains in his announcement comments that Plex will remain the backend (bypassing BackStage) and that the CenterStage [...]