The 1TB UbuTab Tablet with Ubuntu and Windows Scam Is Unfolding
The UbuTab is a tablet that was supposed to ship with either Windows or Ubuntu, and had some pretty sweet hardware specs, including 1TB of storage space. As some of the users have suspected in the first place, this is very close to being confirmed as a scam.
Qt3D Technology Preview Released with Qt 5.5.0
KDAB are pleased to announce that the Qt 5.5.0 release includes a Technology Preview of the Qt3D module. Qt3D provides a high-level framework to allow developers to easily add 3D content to Qt applications using either QML or C++ APIs. The Qt3D module is released with the Technology Preview status. This means that Qt3D will continue to see improvements across the API design, supported features and performance before release. It is provided to start collecting feedback from users and to give a taste of what is coming with Qt3D in the future. Please grab a copy of the Qt 5.5.0 release and give Qt3D a test drive and report bugs and feature requests.
Linux Kernel 3.18.17 LTS Out Now with Support for New Tuners and DVB Devices
Sasha Levin, the maintainer of the Linux 3.18 kernel series, announced on the last day of June that the seventeenth maintenance release of the long-term Linux kernel 3.18 branch is available for download, urging all users to upgrade.