Leap Motion with Windows 8 and Fedora 17 (Linux) – some experiences

As you might already know, the Leap Motion is an input device for Windows, Mac and Linux systems. Once it is connected to a computer, it creates a space in your room in which it will recognize all your fingers and their movements. It is very similar to the Microsoft Kinect; however, the Leap Motion […]... Read More

Xen ported to ARM architecture

I have some exciting news to spread: According to heise.de, Xen was successfully ported to the ARM architecture by some Citrix employees. Furthermore Samsung seems to work on the same thing, but without Xen requiring virtualization support from the hardware. This may have some huge impact on how we will work with e. g. Android in the […]... Read More

Field report: My new HP Pavilion dv8-1220eg Entertainment Notebook-PC

This year’s August was a happy month for me: New employer, new girl and  a brand new Notebook. During the first days of this month I enjoyed the privilege of obtaining an HP Pavilion dv8-122eg. Being described as an “Entertainment Notebook PC” by the manufacturer, this device fulfills almost all expectations. But as nearly everything amazing this thing got […]... Read More