Showing posts from November, 2010

Modern Life

Forgive me, father, it's been two weeks since my last blog post. Modern life got in the way again. [Insert four-letter word here] Work. Need I say any more...

Full Circle Podcast #13: The One Where You're a Rabbit

Full Circle Podcast #13: The One Where You're a Rabbit is available from the main site . In this episode, UDS, Unity and no big guns... Download MP3 audio file Download OGG audio file Feeds for both MP3 and OGG: RSS feed, MP3: RSS feed, OGG: In the show: Review Issue #42 of Full Circle Magazine   News Ubuntu Developers Summit (UDS), Unity interface Opinion: Introducing "Ubuntu the Movie," (it's not an ad, apparently...)   Gaming The game sweeping the world: Minecraft   and Ed previews new indie puzzle game 'And Yet It Moves' File Sizes: OGG 29.3Mb mp3 23.8Mb Runtime: 54min 40seconds

Apple To Remove Java from Mac OS X?

After the news that the new MacBook Air netbooks do not ship with Flash pre-installed it may be that Apple will be removing its  own Java runtime from Mac OS X . In the release notes for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3: "As of the release of Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3, the version of Java that is ported by Apple, and that ships with Mac OS X, is deprecated... "This means that the Apple-produced runtime will not be maintained at the same level, and may be removed from future versions of Mac OS X. The Java runtime shipping in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, and Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, will continue to be supported and maintained through the standard support cycles of those products." Some Java support was removed a while ago...

Ubuntu's First Commercial

If you haven't seen the first 'official' Ubuntu brand commercial, take a minute to do so. The animation is very good; bouncy, happy, bright and snappy. I like the visuals. I'm just not convinced about the message. It tries to answer the question What is Ubuntu? And completely fails. Utterly.