Full Circle Podcast Episode 22, Mad Max Meets Ben Hur
In this episode, all things Chrome
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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 (…had to go cook the dinner. @davidawilkins on Twitter)
Additional audio by Victoria Pritchard
01:42 | WELCOME and INTRO
02:32 | SINCE LAST TIME
- Ed: moved house, started work as IT Administrations New Hope and bought a Chromebook
- Dave: graduated university and went on military exercises
– Produced Sidepod 9 with Les Pounder – many thanks to Les for the field reports
– Wrote 2 articles on digital watermarking for the magazine
– Events and exhibits
– National Portrait Gallery, Hollywood photos “Glamour of the Gods”, reviewed at Everything Express
– BP Portrait awards, winners and finalists, reviewed at Everything Express
– Charity book launch, “Cheshire the Cheese-loving Bear” by John Henty and illustrated by Alex Noel Watson in aid of the Royal Marsden Hospital, coverage at Everything Express
– Installed Mint 11
06:58 | REVIEW: Full Circle Magazine Issue #49
- Dave: Ed’s game review of Trine, p.37
- Ed: Ronnie’s KDE 4.6 article, p.20 and Robin’s Gnome Shell vs Unity, p.24
- Robin: Daniel Holbach’s continuing series on Ubuntu development, p.17
012:33 | NEWS
- Chrome to replace Firefox as default? (as hinted by Mark Shuttleworth)
- Synaptic Finally Gone! (cue Albinoni Adagio in G Minor)
- Adobe Air gone from Linux! (why did I need it in the first place?)
- Ubuntu One File Android App finally available!
- Modal Dialogs appear in Ubuntu 11.10 (Alpha)
- Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 2 released
- Ubuntu 11.10 uses Thunderbird 5 as Default Mail Client
- Linux 3.0 kernel released
- Radical change to Gwibber in 11.10. New theme, dropped Webkit for GTK3.0; better RAM usage, still needs push notification
- UDS 11.10 goes back to Florida
- Me Menu dropped in 11.10
- Dark Toolbars coming to Ubuntu 11.10 theme
36:19 | CONTRIBUTE
58:04 | Send us feedback: since Victoria continues to ask so nicely
58:38 | OUTRO AND WRAP
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- 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
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Runtime: 101 mins 33 seconds