Quite a few options exist
as far as Android tablets
go. Some of them are great choices for personal entertainment and media
consumption. Google's new Nexus 7 is a powerful little beast designed to
serve up media from Google Play. Amazon's Kindle Fire is a great device
for tapping Amazon's extensive content offerings. more>>
I was recently contacted by Earl Malmrose of ZaReason, who wanted
if I'd like to review ZaReason's new Linux-based desktop computer, built
around the new Intel 6-Core processor and quad channel memory. more>>
For a long time, my password tracking system was quite simplistic:
hope I remembered the right passwords for each site or record
them in an ordinary word-processor document. Such methods obviously
have great flaws. I might have a hard time remembering a password for an
infrequently used site, and a word-processor document isn't the most
secure place to store passwords. more>>
Do you ever have that moment when someone asks you for a recommendation on a book, and when put on the spot you spin around in your office chair, scan your ever-growing library of books that you bought over the years of IT experience but either:A. Never read? B. Flipped through but never finished? C.Passed out halfway through the first chapter? more>>
When I switched from Windows to Linux, I found software to replace almost everything I had been doing in Windows. Most of the software I needed was in the repos, although I did pay for a couple commercial programs. more>>
Many people's initial exposure to science is through astronomy, and they are inspired by that first look through a
telescope or their first glimpse of a Hubble image. Several
software packages are available for the Linux desktop that allow users to
enjoy their love of the stars. I look at several packages in this
should be available for most distributions.
Scott Mueller's Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 20th Ed. (Que)
Besides our fealty to Linux, there may be nothing else besides tinkering
with our PCs that defines our Linux geek identity. Therefore, we know that
books like Scott Mueller's Upgrading and Repairing PCs, now in its 20th
edition, will appeal to many of our readers. more>>
Fellow control freaks, if you enjoy having dominion over just about
every aspect of a program, I think you'll like this. Inspired by
projects such as uzbl, and developed by fellow Perth-boy Mason Larobina,
luakit is the Web browser for those who like the element of control.
According to the Web site:
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