bookmark_borderSay hello to Gutsy Gibbon

Today is the day many people were waiting for. Ubuntu 7.10 codename Gutsy Gibbon was released, with several improvements. Ubuntu for those who don’t already know it, it’s a Linux Distro for Humans, which means that even you who don’t know much about computers can use it. It’s totally free and runs on Pcs and Mac. So if you are up to the challenge, you can Download the .ISO file from here, request by mail or just upgrade.
If you’re interested, I’ve selected some links for you:

A Look at Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” RC1
Ubuntu’s Power Consumption Tested
13 Things to after installing Ubuntu

bookmark_borderHeroes in “Got Milk” Commercials

The American campaign “Got Milk?” was created to incentive milk consume between Americans, and got known by showing famous faces like singers and actors with milk mustache.

The new campaign have stars like Hiro and Claire, from Heroes. Here you can see other examples of TV/Movie characters, like from the Fantastic Four and Superman.


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bookmark_borderYouTube Adds New Features


It seems like Youtube has updated the flash based look of their video player!
The new one looks glossy, and using the red color on the time bar, actually I didn’t like very much, I think the old one was better. Another feature is that now you can browse video by it’s category, like Music, Entertainment, Sports, People and many more. And under the Video Tab, now they’ve added Most Linked videos, which is videos viewed under other websites using the embedded code. Video quality seems to look better now, new uploaded movies don’t loose as much quality as before, I think they are making this improvement for the future features projects, like to host all music videos on earth and things like this. Keep good things coming YouTube.

bookmark_borderPluto: Wikipedia 10 x Books 0

wikipediaOne interesting week news is that Pluto isn’t a planet anymore. It is now called Dwarf Planet. But what it have to do with technology? Well, while in Wikipedia, the article of the ex-planet was modified some hours after the official announcement made by IAU, normal school books will only be updated just in… 2008.

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bookmark_borderHappy birthday Gtalk!

Google Talk turns one year old tomorrow and decided to celebrate with some upgrades and a new Egg Easter.


If you change your computer date to 24/08 you will realize some change on the image shown on top of the program. And see what most Gtalk users will see tomorrow.
It will be something like this:


Well, I love Gtalk and have used it for some months now. And One thing I can tell, it’s way better then MSN, much more simple and efficient.