By Juan Carlos Perez | IDG News Service
“AppJet is a team of highly-talented entrepreneurs with deep expertise in real-time Web collaboration. Google and AppJet have a shared vision of how Web collaboration can benefit users, and we’re excited to have the AppJet team contribute to the success of Google Wave,” a Google spokesman said on Friday.
The AppJet team will join the group developing Wave, an ambitious hosted collaboration application Google unveiled in May and that is still in limited availability by invitation only. Continue reading
Computer users these days commonly have many programs open at once — often too many to easily manage on a single screen. Being able to switch between multiple workspaces on a single monitor is very handy for doing works on computer. If you are a Mac or Linux user, you must be familiar with the concept of vitual desktops. Unfortunately, Windows 7 (and earlier versions of Windows) does not have virtual desktop support. But with a third party program, you can add additional desktops with which to work from.
Dexpot 1.4 is a free utility and it allows you to create up to 20 virtual desktops Continue reading
If you are dual booting Windows and Ubuntu, you will find that Ubuntu does not auto mount NTFS partition by default. Everytime you login, you have to mount it manually. There is a simple way to fix this problem. You can use the application PySDM. It provides a friendly user interface and is very simple to work with.
PySDM is a Storage Device Manager that allows full customization of hard disk mountpoints without manually access to fstab. It also allows the creation of udev rules for dynamic configuration of storage devices Continue reading
Deskbar applet provides a versatile search interface. You type a web address, or an email address, or a file name, or an application or some keyword, and it shows a popup with possible choices from there. You can simply think of it as the search dialog box that pops up in Kubuntu when you press ALT + F2.
With this utility you can access Continue reading
OpenMoko, known from building the first fully open source phone, released its new device, WikiReader. Priced at $99, the new wikireader delivers the joy of information by packing every Wikipedia article into a pocket-friendly travelling companion and it works completely offline. Continue reading