ottdmk writes "Having already gone after the economy e-reader market with the Kobo Mini, Kobo has now decided to put out an e-reader for the luxury market: the Kobo Aura HD. Double the default storage of a Kobo Glo at 4GB (expandable via SD card), it has a 6.8" e-ink infrared touchscreen boasting a resolution of 1440x1080 for 265dpi.
Announced in Britain on Monday with partner WHSmith, the Aura is available for pre-order and the web has a good amount of coverage. Good e-reader has a hands-on review already."
ottdmk writes "You may recall this recent Slashdot story about Mformation being awarded 147.2 million dollars in a patent suit agains RIM. Well, it appears a California appeals judge has disagreed with that verdict. As part of the ruling if Mformation successfully appeals, the matter will go to a new trial instead of the jury award being restored."Link to Original Source
ottdmk writes "Although FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE has been available for a while now, the 8.X stream is still supported. 8.3-RELEASE is now available for download and use. Check out the Release notes, find the torrent files here or find the ftp mirror nearest you."Link to Original Source
ottdmk writes "FreeBSD has released 9.0-RELEASE, the first official release from the 9-STABLE branch. Highlights include a new installer, updated ZFS, user level d-trace and much more. Check out the release notes, the the initial errata notice or just go get it (mirror sites, BitTorrent tracker)."Link to Original Source
ottdmk writes "An Ottawa physicist claims he can generate truly random numbers using laser light and diamonds."Link to Original Source
ottdmk writes "A Queen's University researcher is set to debut a paper-thin, bendable computer at the Association of Computing Machinery's Computer Human Interaction conference in Vancouver."Link to Original Source