Full Circle Podcast #20: A Dutch Pirate with False Teeth
Full Circle Podcast Episode #20, A Dutch Pirate with False Teeth
In this episode, Google IO news, UDS and your feedback
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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/, @robincatling on Twitter)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/, @edhewitt on Twitter)
- Dave Wilkins… has a Hessian sack.
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
01:21 | WELCOME and INTRO
03:45 | News
Google IO Conference
Getting over our jealousy of the attendees receiving lots of free gadgets, the Google I/O Conference 2011 produced the usual flood of announcements.
- Android 3.1 for tablets
- Android Ice-cream Sandwich which will unify the tablet and phone versions of Android in Q4 in 2011 and will therefore bring several Honeycomb features to smart-phones.
- Music Beta by Google: an internet-based music service.
- Google Video: a movie rental service.
- Android Open Accessory Development Kit (ADK): an Arduino-based accessory development kit.
- Android@Home. This is Google’s vision of every device in your house being an Android accessory.
- An alliance of device makers and carriers to bring timely Android updates to devices for a minimum of 18 months.
- Google Chromebooks Two Chrome OS notebooks from Samsung and Acer, now called ‘Chromebooks’ Google will be offering a combined software and hardware subscription service for businesses, schools, and government customers.
13:38 | Ubuntu Developers Summit happened in Budapest, Hungary NOT Turkey.
- Mark Shuttleworth’s Keynote speech was big on values, less on technology this time.
- Aiming for 200million Ubuntu users in 4 years!
- Firefox remains the default browser in 11.10
- Deja Dup default in 11.10
- User interfaces changes: Dialog Sheets coming to 11.10
- Lubuntu joins the family as an official Ubuntu distro
- Updates coming to Ubuntu One to improve functionality and user experience
- Plans to improve application integration into Unity in 11.10
- Default Mail Client in 11.10; who knows???
- LightDM will replace GDM as the login manager in 11.10
32:47 | CONTRIBUTE
33:18 | FEEDBACK
Collected wisdom from the listenership.
James: You can get the Zindus extension to sync your Thuderbird contacts with Google Mail
Roland: alternative cloud storage solutions include –
- Spideroak – https://spideroak.com/
- Amazon S3 – http://aws.amazon.com/s3/
- Strong Space – https://www.strongspace.com/ (who apparently permit
- the use of rsync)
- Live Drive – http://www.livedrive.com
51:44 | Send us feedback: since Victoria continues to ask so nicely
52:24 | GAMING
- Trine and Revenge of the Titans, plus a look forward at the next 8 issues of Full Circle’s gaming column.
* Trine http://www.desura.com/games/trine
* Revenge of the Titans http://www.puppygames.net/revenge-of-the-titans/
1.27:19 | OUTRO AND WRAP
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Creative Commons Music Tracks
- Opening: ‘Achilles’ by Kevin Macleod
- Main Theme: ‘Revolve’ by His Boy Elroy
- Incidental: ‘Dance Zone’ by Unknown
- Incidental: ‘On the Run’ by Unknown
- Incidental: ‘Iron Man’ by Unknown
Runtime: 57 mins 08 seconds
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