Monday, January 17, 2011

[Techni-LOL] Bitch I Got An Android, Fuck You iPhone Fanboys [Music Video]

This is seriously funny. It's like Soulja Boy made a low budget Android music video. Really not much to say except check it out.

[Tuturial] PlayDeb Won't Install Game

I was trying to install a game on my clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 this morning and kept running into an error which read "requires installation of untrusted packages".  I'm not 100% sure that this fixed the issue but it worked after I did it.  So if you're having the same error give this a  try.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

[Software] Tweetdeck for Chromium in Ubuntu

When Ubuntu 10 came out they trumpeted to the high heavens this new idea called the "me-menu".  It's the  menu that by default is in the top right that contains chat IM, Twitter, Facebook, and Ubuntu One.  In theory this was an excellent idea but for me it never really worked out very well.

Me-Menu is where it has my name Michael

Friday, January 14, 2011

[Software] Possibly the Best Icons on Ubuntu

The defaults icons that came in Ubuntu 10.10 are pretty nice.  But they may not be everyones cup of tea.  Or you just want to switch them up every once in awhile as to not get bored with your desktop.  No matter what the reason is I have come across what I think is the best icon set for Ubuntu to ever.

[News] Possible Class Action Suit Against T-Mobile & Samsung?

For all the Galaxy S owners in the United States which includes all 4 carriers and 4 different phones.  The phones are the Fascinate, Vibrant, Epic, and the Captivate.  If you own one of these phones or just keep up with the Android news in general then you may heard of the ever increasing impatience that has been growing about the, so far, broken promises for these phones.  This includes a real fix for the GPS and a Froyo 2.2 Android update.  With over 9 million units sold this topic was sure to blow up eventually considering the odds.  Well it may have finally.  A user by the name of MicBeast over at XDA claims to have filed a class action suit againt the giants T-Mobile and Samsung.  I haven't seen any hard evidence that this is true, but a compelling situation none the less.  XDA has seen a lot of traffic concerning this which displays the intensity of this topic.  Go check it out for yourself.

Filed a class action lawsuit against T-Mobile and Samsung

[Tuturial] Move Window Controls back to right in Ubuntu 10.04

Move Window Controls back to right in Ubuntu 10.04:

Ubuntu is a great operating system. I can't say enough good things about it. Especially the fact that it's a great alternative to Windows. But I think that advanced users and new ones alike will immediately say what the *enter curse word of choice* when they see the minimize, maximize, and close buttons for the windows in the left hand corner. I'm not sure why Canonical (Ubuntu developer) decided on such a radical change. I equate this to Ford switching the gas pedal to the left and the brake pedal to the right! Why on earth would you do that? Ranting aside, all can be right again with a few simple steps thanks to vizdom at Click the link below to make everything right again. (no pun intended, lol)

(This tip also works for Ubuntu 10.10)

EDIT: I recommend instead of changing the key to menu:maximize,minimize,close as the article instructs that you make it menu:minimize,maximize,close.  This puts controls in the same order as they have been before.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

[Android] The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently › AndroidGuys

The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently › AndroidGuys

Ray Walters of Android Guys puts into words exactly how I feel about T-Mobile and Samsung not releasing an over the air update of Froyo on the Samsung Vibrant. As said in my comment of that post,
I think the most important part of this article is that they dangled the update in front of us. In fact it was once a selling point in the beginning. That is immoral and unethical. And I'm sure Ray himself would say that was the catalyst to the whole situation.

Xbox 360 (slim) or PS3 (slim)?

PlayStation 3 (left) or the Xbox 360 (right)
Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3?
Like a lot of folks this year, money became really tight around the Christmas holidays.  I sold my Xbox 360 then my PlayStation 3 to ensure that I got through the holidays with arms and legs intact.  Now that the holidays are over and income tax refunds are right around the corner, I'm looking to replace one of them soon.  The dilemma is I have personally owned both systems and still can't decide which system I want to waste countless hours on.  Here are some of my personal thoughts.