iRobot’s Roomba 530 – Is It Worth It?

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want a robot vacuum? With the exception of a few technology fearing folks out there, almost everyone would love to have one of these cruising their floors while they’re at work every day. So that brings the most important question, are they worth the cost?

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Emacs – Disable Suspend Button

One thing that’s been a thorn in my side since I switched over to Emacs was that pesky Ctrl+Z combination that suspends the Emacs. Initially I wasn’t even sure how to get it back so I’d have to kill the process to release the file lock and launch Emacs again. It was a huge pain […]

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Ubuntu Goes “Light”

A new diet soda? Not quite. Canonical has developed Ubuntu Light featuring a new user interface called Unity, which will be used in the upcoming Ubuntu 10.10. Ubuntu’s new “Light” versions will allow “instant-on” dual booting. Which, for the user, translates into the ability to access the Web in less than 10 seconds; 7 seconds […]

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