Starting out the first-ever Ubuntu Live 2007 conference was Mark Shuttleworth's keynote followed by Stephen O'Grady and Jeff Waugh. The day was broken up into a variety of sessions from the deployment of an open-source model at Purdue-Fort Wayne to building cross-OS applications on Linux. Starting off the day was the announcements of Canonical Landscape for system monitoring and management and Ubuntu 8.04 being a Long Term Support (LTS) release. The day had ended with free food and drinks along with some entertainment and other fun. The Ubuntu Live 2007 conference is being put on by Canonical and O'Reilly in Portland, Oregon this week prior to the start of OSCON 2007. Phoronix served as media partners with O'Reilly for this event.
22 July 2007
Google wouldn't allow visitors or those involved with the LF Collaboration Summit to take photographs inside their Mountain View campus buildings, but outside was fair-game. With that said, enclosed in this article are a number of photographs from this visit. Sorry, no pictures of their Space Ship One replica, their eco-friendly items, Goobuntu, or all of the Naked machines.
15 June 2007 - 1 Comment
While Computex has officially ended, TAITRA (the Taiwan External Trade Development Council) had taken the Computex press to Contrel Technology Co and the Southern Taiwan Science Park. Contrel is the manufacturer of LCD manufacturing machines. Also on the visit was TSMC and other companies based in Taiwan. Members of the press were also provided with a meal, luxurious rooms at the Tayih Landis hotel, and other benefits. Farewell to Taiwan until next year!
11 June 2007
Ending off our Computex Taipei coverage for 2007 we have some pictures from Gigabyte's Swan Room Suite at the Grand Hyatt where they were comparing their P35-DS3P motherboard to the ASUS P5K. When it came to a temperature comparison, Gigabyte's P35-based motherboard was the clear winner. Gigabyte also had out their GA-M790-DQ6, which is one of their motherboards based upon the AMD RD790 Chipset.
8 June 2007
Today is the third day of Computex and we have more coverage for all our readers! Today we took a close look at Abit, Corsair, Gigabyte, NZXT, Shuttle, and SilverStone! We have news today on the SilverStone Temjin TJ10, SilverStone Kublai series, and a number of new motherboards from Abit and Gigabyte.
7 June 2007
Today was Day 2 of Computex 2007 and among the booths we stopped at today were for ASUS, HIS, Kingmax, OCZ Technology, PQI, and Intel. OCZ had the very impressive Actuator and we tried it out while Intel's press conference was about the Express G33, Q33, P35, Q35, and X38 Chipsets.
6 June 2007
Today is the first day of one of the world's largest trade shows. We at Phoronix have spent it wandering the endless aisles at Computex Taipei. As with previous years, the exhibition takes place in four massive buildings. Let's take a look at what the companies have for us this year! Today we are featuring DFI, Enermax, Gigabyte, Seasonic, Sparkle, Thermaltake, and a number of other companies.
5 June 2007
Ending off our JavaOne 2007 coverage is James Gosling's Cool Toy Show. Showcased at this event were various software and hardware products that utilize Java -- the products ranged from a Java powered meat scale to an industrial robot capable of accelerating from zero to 10Gs in roughly a second.
11 May 2007
Not only does Sun Microsystems have some of the best and most talented engineers in the world, but they also know how to throw one hell of a party. At this year's After Dark Bash during JavaOne among the festivities were a virtual t-shirt flying contest with Duke, Battle Bots, bands with KISS and The Rolling Stones music, a girl with a grinder, Segways, an arcade, plenty of food and drink, and a lot more. We have attached some pictures from this event so you can see for yourself.
11 May 2007
Finishing off the platinum cosponsor sessions was Motorola's CTO talking this morning about "Platform Disturbia" for mobile devices. Motorola is actively engaged in improving the experience for end-users as well as addressing some of the current issues and fragmentation problems faced by current developers targeting mobile devices. Also demonstrated was a new prototype mobile telephone from Motorola, which we have pictures of along with the rest of the slides.
10 May 2007
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