Future Archie comic announcements

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Archie’s apparently announced some new future products at the New York Comic Con… Comics Worth Reading has the details, but to summarize: Kevin Keller’s getting his own miniseries. While I was expecting him to show up in the next few issues of “Veronica” (as previously announced) before fading into the background, I’m surprised to hear … Read moreFuture Archie comic announcements

Ubuntu 10.10 is here (on 10/10/10)

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The “year we make contact” meets the “year of the Linux desktop” for the second time this year as far as Ubuntu’s concerned. Today sees the release of Ubuntu Linux 10.10, “Maverick Meerkat.” If you’re interested in downloading Canonical’s latest-and-greatest (and avoid seeing me come up with more tortured “2010: The Year We Make Contact” … Read moreUbuntu 10.10 is here (on 10/10/10)

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday (on 10/10/10)!: Ubuntu Linux 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

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Timed for release on the alliterative date of October 10, 2010 (“10/10/10”) is the newest non-long-term-release version of Ubuntu Linux, version 10.10 (named “Maverick Meerkat”). This release will see several new features added, including: F-Spot is replaced by a newer program named Shotwell. F-Spot has been much maligned by some for the code it’s based … Read moreSunday, Sunday, Sunday (on 10/10/10)!: Ubuntu Linux 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

Anthony’s picks for Boom! Studios for December 2010

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I’ve finally found what’s coming out from Boom! Studios for December 2010. Only two books are of interest this month (cover price of $4 each): Darkwing Duck #7 Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers #1 Darkwing Duck this month continues a crossover storyline with the “DuckTales” characters, with old Scrooge foe Magica DeSpell encountering a sorceress … Read moreAnthony’s picks for Boom! Studios for December 2010

Comic review: Batman: The Brave and the Bold #21

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Batman: The Brave and the Bold #21 Written by: Landry Q. Walker Art by: Eric Jones In this issue, Batman teams up with Green Lantern again. This time, it’s to stop Earth from being conquered by a malevolent, extremely powerful galactic-spawned ancient entity named… Robert. Which prompts one of the funniest parts of the story, … Read moreComic review: Batman: The Brave and the Bold #21

Happy 50th anniversary to the Flintstones

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As anyone who’s accessed Google today has discovered, today’s the 50th anniversary of the debut of “The Flintstones.” I’ve always been a fan of the modern Stone Age family, having grown up watching reruns of the original series on weekday afternoons, as well as its multiple spinoffs on Saturday mornings. While parts of it are … Read moreHappy 50th anniversary to the Flintstones

Anthony’s favorite WebOS apps: The Weather Channel and Convert

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Making another entry in the favorite WebOS apps series are two apps I use for the weather, The Weather Channel and Convert. The Weather Channel’s app, created by the cable channel of the same name and available for free, offers a toolbar at the bottom that displays three buttons, each offering separate features/menus. The first … Read moreAnthony’s favorite WebOS apps: The Weather Channel and Convert

Comic reviews: Darkwing Duck #4, Shazam! #20, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #6, Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #6

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Darkwing Duck #4 Written by: Ian Brill Art by: James Silvani The fourth and final installment of the comic’s opening storyline comes to a close, and was as well done as the previous three issues. We finally see Darkwing fully confront the villain behind Quackwerks, Taurus Bulba, as well as see the return of the … Read moreComic reviews: Darkwing Duck #4, Shazam! #20, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #6, Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #6

Anthony’s top WebOS apps: TipIt

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Continuing the series of favorite WebOS apps, another favorite that I’ve made use of is TipIt, a tip calculator. TipIt, as its name suggests, calculates tip amounts based on the amount entered into the “subtotal” field, as well as the sales tax rate or dollar amount entered into the “tax” field. You may also set: … Read moreAnthony’s top WebOS apps: TipIt

Anthony’s picks for Marvel for December 2010, Boom! Studios for November 2010

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Here’s my selections for what’s on tap from Marvel Comics for December 2010 and Boom! Studios for November 2010 (December listings for Boom! were unavailable). Marvel What I’ll be buying: Super Hero Squad #12, on sale Dec. 2010, $3 What I’ll consider buying: Spider-Man (Marvel Adventures) #9, on sale Dec. 2010, $3 Super Heroes (Marvel … Read moreAnthony’s picks for Marvel for December 2010, Boom! Studios for November 2010