Wireless Networks

While sipping coffee at a local Starbucks, customers armed with laptops can browse the internet or work remotely. It’s all made possible because of wireless networks. Wireless networks uses radio, an old technology that has been around for more than 100 years. Computer packets called TCP/IP are passed between an access point (transmitter) to a client (receiver) and vice versa using radio waves. Radio technology is used in many wireless devices such as remote controls, garage openers, walkie talkies, cellphones, radars, shortwave and AM/FM radios, albeit they all use different radio frequencies.

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Linux Phones

Motorola plans to use Linux on its mid-range phones. Motorola began selling high-end Linux powered phones back in 2003. The E895 will be the first mid-range Motorola phone to use the open source operating system. The lightweight Linux operating system is used to manage the phone’s basic software, lower level management, power and memory management. For the phone’s application, Motorola uses Java software licensed from Sun. Linux phones have many competitions mainly from Motorola’s own P2K, Microsoft’s Windows Mobile as well as Symbian. Experts are expecting Linux phones to reach mass-market in late 2006 to 2007. Read the article here.

Strummin the Guitar

Are you looking to play the latest tune you heard on the radio on your guitar? I found an excellent website called Ultimate Guitar. The site contains thousands of songs with chords, riffs, solo and bass parts. The website is categorized by the artists’ name and then sorted by songs. You can find practically any artists on the website. It’s a must for guitar players.

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Fedora Core 4

Fedora Core 4 has been released to the general public. What’s new? Desktop enhancements with Gnome 2.10 and KDE 3.4 and the Clearlooks default theme. It also added Evince, a document viewer and OpenOffice 2.0, the office productivity suite. Also present are Eclipse 3, support for Power PC architecture, improved security and improved clustering technology with GFS or Global File System.

Battlefield 2

Battlefield 2 bring gamers to the modern day era of warfare. Choose your team: the United States, China or the Middle East Coalition. Take control of over 30+ land, sea and air vehicles. Play against 64 players online. It also features enhanced team play which allow players to be part of squad in the front lines or act behind the scenes in commander mode. It also has an auto-mapping feature which adjust the map size based on number of players online.

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Batman Begins

I have seen Batman Begins twice already since it opened last weekend. In my opinion, it’s the best Batman movie so far. Christian Bale in my humble opinion is better than Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer or George Clooney. Bale’s character seems more darker and human. The portrayal to exact revenge for his parents murder at the beginning of the movie showed his life’s modus operandi, to fight crime.

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Para Tu Amor

Ahora, estoy eschuchando album nuevo de Juanes se llama “Mi Sangre.” Me encanta dos canciones son la camisa negra y para tu amor. I’m currently listening to Juanes’ new album called “Mi Sangre.” There are two songs I really like, “La Camisa Negra” and “Para Tu Amor.” Esto es las letras de cancion para tu amor.

Para Tu Amor
Music & lyrics by Juan Esteban Aristizabal (Juanes)

Para tu amor lo tengo todo
Desde mi sangre hasta la esencia de mi ser
Y para tu amor que es mi tesoro
Tengo mi vida toda entera a tus pies
Y tengo también

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May 1st Reboot

May 1st Reboot is an international relaunch of websites by authors and creatives by working the field of web design. As a collective event it makes a manifest demonstration of the very idea of community. It is quite simply, an indeterminate group of designers subscribing to one event in order to publicize their work at one specific time across any number of different locations.

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