Notes

February 9, 2017 Notes


Welcome the new Ubuntu-based Dell Precision line-up
http://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/01/13/welcome-the-new-ubuntu-based-precision-line-up/

Dell Precision 3520
(Configurable with Ubuntu Linux 16.04 -subtract $101.50)
http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/precision-15-3520-laptop/pd?oc=xctop3520hwus

Lunduke Hour: Jan-17-2017, Dell Linux Hardware w/Barton George
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EQfu4Glfhs

Lollypop Music Player

http://tipsonubuntu.com/2016/07/11/how-to-install-lollypop-music-player-in-ubuntu-16-04/

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lollypop

Lollypop Music Player
Lollypop Music Player interface

January 5, 2017 Notes

Avila Beach Polar Bear Plunge
Click on "Photos and videos from past years..."
http://www.avilabeachpolarbearplunge.com/


SCaLE


Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE)
Ask Alan for a 50% discount code.

Registration is now open for North America’s first-of-the-year expo, the Southern California Linux Expo or SCALE 15X, held from March 2-5 at the Pasadena Convention Center.

The Full Access Pass, providing access to all SCALE sessions, is $75. The Expo Only Ticket, providing access to the exhibit hall on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, is $20.

Register now at https://register.socallinuxexpo.org/reg6/

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE.

The Sheraton and Hilton hotels in Pasadena are offering discount rates for SCALE 15X attendees.

The Sheraton Pasadena is offering a $169-plus-tax special rate for SCALE 15X attendees. Not to be outdone, the Hilton Pasadena is offering the same rate.

Room blocks for both hotels are limited, so book early to avoid missing out on these low rates. For more information and for links to each hotel’s registration site, visit the SCALE 15X hotel site at http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/15x/hotel-information

Microsoft HoloLens
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us

InputJive
- The handheld keyboard and mouse computer input device http://inputjive.com/

Oculus Rift
https://www3.oculus.com/en-us/rift/

Oculus Ready PCs
https://www3.oculus.com/en-us/oculus-ready-pcs/

Inside Intel’s race to build a new reality
https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/03/inside-intels-race-to-build-a-new-reality-2/

Android App : Augmented Reality , Marker Detection, Simple 3D Object Rendering
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bNir7Fl5vc

ARmedia Augmented Reality SDK - Live Test at Roman Forum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdzwDVR93-c

Popular Videos - Augmented reality & Mobile Phones
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdzwDVR93-c&list=PLtEGYMIEL-tBu-ZtituJ0siHICM6VmQ2l&index=36

Specs of Qualcomm’s first ARM processor capable of running Windows 10 leaked
https://mspoweruser.com/specs-qualcomms-first-arm-processor-capable-running-windows-10-leaked/

What's Inside Microsoft's HoloLens And How It Works
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-hololens-components-hpu-28nm,32546.html

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Laptop
I am hoping this laptop will come with Linux at a future date.
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#tbm=nws&q=Dell+XPS+13+2in1+laptop

Lenovo updates the ThinkPad Lineup
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=lenovo+update+thinkpad+lineup&tbm=nws

Intel Optane SSD -
faster than NVMe
http://www.anandtech.com/show/10932/kaby-lake-systems-with-intel-optane-ssds-coming-soon

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#tbm=nws&q=lenovo+thinkpad+x1+carbon

Acer Predator 21 X
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=Acer+predator+21+x+laptop&tbm=nws

Brydge laptop style keyboard for Microsoft Surface Tablet
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#tbm=nws&q=Brydge+laptop+style+keyboard+for+Microsoft+surface+tablet