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- Robin Catling (blog at http://catlingmindswipe.blogspot.com/, @robincatling on Twitter)
- Ed Hewitt (blog at http://www.edhewitt.co.uk/, @edhewitt on Twitter)
- Dave Wilkins... has a Hessian sack.
- Android 3.1 for tablets
- Android Ice-cream Sandwich which will unify the tablet and phone versions of Android in Q4 in 2011 and will therefore bring several Honeycomb features to smart-phones.
- Music Beta by Google: an internet-based music service.
- Google Video: a movie rental service.
- Android Open Accessory Development Kit (ADK): an Arduino-based accessory development kit.
- Android@Home. This is Google's vision of every device in your house being an Android accessory.
- An alliance of device makers and carriers to bring timely Android updates to devices for a minimum of 18 months.
- Google Chromebooks Two Chrome OS notebooks from Samsung and Acer, now called 'Chromebooks' Google will be offering a combined software and hardware subscription service for businesses, schools, and government customers.
- Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote speech was big on values, less on technology this time.
- Aiming for 200million Ubuntu users in 4 years!
- Firefox remains the default browser in 11.10
- Deja Dup default in 11.10
- User interfaces changes: Dialog Sheets coming to 11.10
- Lubuntu joins the family as an official Ubuntu distro
- Updates coming to Ubuntu One to improve functionality and user experience
- Plans to improve application integration into Unity in 11.10
- Default Mail Client in 11.10; who knows???
- LightDM will replace GDM as the login manager in 11.10
James: You can get the Zindus extension to sync your Thuderbird contacts with Google Mail (http://www.zindus.com/blog/category/thunderbird-extension/)
Roland: alternative cloud storage solutions include -
- Spideroak - https://spideroak.com/
- Amazon S3 - http://aws.amazon.com/s3/
- Strong Space - https://www.strongspace.com/ (who apparently permit
- the use of rsync)
- Live Drive - http://www.livedrive.com
- Trine and Revenge of the Titans, plus a look forward at the next 8 issues of Full Circle's gaming column.
* Trine http://www.desura.com/games/trine
* Revenge of the Titans http://www.puppygames.net/revenge-of-the-titans/
Runtime: 57 mins 08 seconds