Jun
15
2008

JeOS – An Ubuntu flavour for Virtual Appliances

Ubuntu JeOS (pronounced” juice”) is a variant of the Ubuntu Server operating system, configured specifically for virtual appliances. What is this Virtual Appliances ?Wikipedia defines it as – A virtual appliance is a minimalist virtual machine image designed to run under some sort of virtualization technology (like VMware Workstation, Citrix XenServer, VirtualBox or many others). A virtual appliance is usually built to host a single application.Virtual appliances are an effective and efficient way to distribute [...]

Jun
13
2008

Pidgin – An Adium replacement for Windows and Linux Users

Are you a windows user looking for an Adium equivalent for your PC ? or did you ever think that it would be better if you were able to chat using a single application to different IM service users? ,yes Pidgin is for you. Pidgin is an Open Source Instant Messaging Application for Windows,Linux and other Unixes.You can use Pidgin to chat with your Friends using Yahoo messenger or Google talk at the same time.Pidgin [...]

Jun
12
2008

iPhone Launch in India

It is expected that the much awaited launch of Apple iPhone in India will take place later this year.No Sooner Apple unveiled their next generation 3G iPhone at the WWDC,the two carriers — Airtel and Vodafone have announced that they will bring the iPhone to Indian customers, however the price or launching date is not specified. So no more cracking and crashing the Indian techies are going to have that ultimate Phone experience with all [...]

Jun
12
2008

Spice up your Front Row with Perian & Flip For Mac

Are you a Mac user ? have you ever thought that it will be good if there is support for your favorite WMV file (or some other format that is not supported) in Front Row. Front Row only acts as a composite front-end for iTunes, iPhoto, Quicktime and DVD player. So it turns out Front Row can only play a video that Quicktime can play.Here we are going to checkout some cool plugins and applications that can help us play [...]