The Wireless Charging Gimmick

As more and more smartphones have the ability to charge via induction, it is becoming more and more apparent that this ability it is nothing more than a gimmick at this time. Mind you, I'm not calling it a fad. But it's not the most useful feature either. Why? it's…

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The Tablet - Keep consuming, not creating

Today I found a rather interesting article. It seems that I'm not the only one wondering about the actual purpose of the tablet. The article's author describes very well the initial dreams: a portable computing device that would do everything we need on the go. Somewhere along the way the…

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How to install Edimax EW-7711LN PCI WiFi card on Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how to install your Edimax EW-7711lN WiFi PCI card on Ubuntu Natty Narwhal 11.04 under Unity. In my case, I used the x86 distribution installed from an USB drive. However, this tutorial should apply to any current Linux distro that is able to compile C code…

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