Tuesday, March 15, 2016

How to install OpenShot 2.0.6 Beta 3 in Ubuntu

Openshot Video Editor created by Jonathan Thomas, forever changed the way people think about Linux when they are into video editing. There were no reliable video editing apps available on Linux. With the effort of Jonathan Thomas now the professional video editing app Lightworks also developed it's award winning application of Linux.
After being pledged $45,028 out of $20,000 target on kickstarter and after long time of 3 years in making Openshot 2.0 is finally released on January 11, 2016 not only for Linux but for Mac OS and Windows also meaning its cross platform. That is what the goal of Jonathan Thomas's kickstarter campaign aimed to deliver. You can easily download and run Openshot for Mac OS here and Windows here but little tricky for Linux. So, here is how to install Openshot 2.0.6 in Ubuntu Linux 14.04 or above. We have to use PPA for installing it so here is how we add and install it into our system.
1. Open terminal
2. Run these 3 command one after another
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openshot-qt

 Openshot 2.0.6 is made on Qt and it's release note is here.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Gogoro Electric Smart Scooter

Amongst many electric two wheelers in the market. I'm fascinated by this product called Gogoro, founded in 2011 by Horace Luke and Matt Taylor. It was launched first in Taiwan, a country with highest scooter density in the world in July 2015 last year.
Let's dive into its alluring features:
- Full Electric so environment friendly
- Can reach 0-50km in 4.2 seconds
- 95km/h max speed.
- Upto 100 km per fully charged two Lithium-ion battery underneath the seat
- Made from aircraft grade unibody Aluminum chasis.
- Smart (lock, unlock gogoro with iOS/Android smartphone and Apple watch)
- Unlike other electric scooter you don't need to worry about charging batteries. all you have to do is go to a Gogoro charging station and swap the batteries. (Anyway if you like to charge the battery on your own Gogoro recently announced in CES 2016 new charger for home)

Coming to its price The lowest-end model comes in at $2,679, a standard model at $2,984, and the highest-end model at $3,288. And it is expanding to Europe with $130 million investment.

More: http://www.gogoro.com