Ten years of iPods: A look back in photos

October 21, 2011

Apple’s iconic iPod has been around a full decade, but it definitely hasn’t always looked the same: a photo retrospective.

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Obama announces withdrawal of all troops from Iraq

October 21, 2011
The Independent – World RSS Feed

President Barack Obama declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in US history, announcing that all US troops will be withdrawing from the country by year’s end as promised in a deal struck before he took office.

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Google Reader taps into Google+

October 21, 2011

It’s been a long time coming. Now at last, Google Reader is getting a much-needed refresh along with some new social features.

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A Slackware Primer

October 21, 2011
LXer Linux News

People often look at Slackware with a certain amount of trepidation. It appears complicated, difficult, or tedious. If you ever felt like trying Slackware but didn’t because of those fears, this is an article for you. I am going to cover installation step by step, and then proceed to common post install configuration tasks, and a few system management tasks. Before beginning, you need either to have backed up your data, or to have prepared a virtual machine.

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Windows 8: A bad bet – ZDNet (blog)

October 21, 2011
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ZDNet

Windows 8: A bad bet
ZDNet (blog)
Given my choice of desktops, I’m running Linux, but over the years Windows has gone from being a bad joke of a desktop operating systems–Windows ME and Vista–to being a reasonably good
FSF takes Win 8 Secure Boot fight to OEMsRegister
Windows 8: the FSF wants to avoid restricted bootGeneration NT (US)
Windows 8 Secure Boot Fears ContinueInformationWeek
Tom’s Hardware Guide –PCWorld –OStatic (blog)
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New book suggests Jobs rebelled his whole life and threatened ‘thermonuclear war’ vs. Google (Associated Press)

October 21, 2011
Techmeme

Associated Press:
New book suggests Jobs rebelled his whole life and threatened ‘thermonuclear war’ vs. Google  —  View Photo Gallery —  Steve Jobs, who co-founded Apple and revolutionized personal computing, died Oct. 5.  He suffered from a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

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Windows 8: A bad bet | ZDNet

October 20, 2011