KDE TeaTime Video-Podcast

KDE TeaTime (KTT) is a new video podcast ran by a bunch of KDE developers who at some point decided to make their private ramblings and discussions in the open just like the software they develop. Right now KTT uses Google Hangouts, because it can be streamed live on YouTube, so everyone can watch it live. The format is around 25 minutes for one episode and one episode planned per week. The content of KTT is going to be different each time but always related to KDE. Each time a main topic is set and will be discussed live about… Continue Reading

Netrunner 4.2 Dryland – Second Edition Released

The new version of Netrunner is out. Dryland Second Edition has quite some new features, and comes with the following software: KDE 4.8.3, Gimp 2.8, Firefox 12, the just released Skype 4.0, Wine 1.5.3, Virtualbox 4.1.10, VLC 2.0.1, LibreOffice 3.5.2,  among many others. However, perhaps, the biggest news is Netrunner’s integration of web- and especially cloud-services. From Facebook and GMail to owncloud and Runners-ID, we’ll be checking everything about how to setting them up and squeeze them in the next days, screencasts included. You’ll get a mix of the latest Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and some new cloud integration technologies. Because Neturnner is… Continue Reading

Skype 4 is out

The most popular VoIP service has release a new version of their Linux application. Finally achieving parity with the Skype apps on Windows and Mac OS X. Skype was recently bought by Microsoft and this beta has been in the labs for so long I can’t remember. So this release may serve to calm fires regarding whether  it will keep supporting Linux. In fact, Skype’s support just gets wider and wider, ironically though, the worst of all its apps is the one for Windows Phone 7. New in this release, codenamed Four Rooms for Improvement, are the new call interface (which… Continue Reading

KDE 4.9 Beta 1 Announced

KDE has announced its newest Beta, and it’s asking people to be testers to clear out as many bugs as possible before the launch, they’re dividing their beta testers in two categories: Informal testers, which will use their systems normally, and Formal testers which will focus in particular parts and stressing out applications. End users should be pretty excited about this new release, according to the KDE developers itself the highlights of this release are: Qt Quick in Plasma Workspaces — Qt Quick is continuing to make its way into the Plasma Workspaces; the Qt Quick Plasma Components, which were introduced… Continue Reading