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Mozilla Unveils Two New Firefox OS Handsets For Dev’s

Mozilla Unveils Two New Firefox OS Handsets For Dev’s

News on the Firefox OS front has been a little thin on the ground lately, however that’s been blown out of the water today with news of two funky new handsets for devs to try out. The devices have been dubbed with the names Keon and Peak, with the former sporting a Firefoxesque Orange casing,  a single-core 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, 3.5-inch HVGA display, 3MP c... »

Canonical Announces Ubuntu Phone OS

Canonical Announces Ubuntu Phone OS

Canonical has had a successful 2012 with the releases of Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and recently Ubuntu for Google’s Nexus 7. Now with the new year, Canonical has unveiled it’s new product; Ubuntu for Phones. The Software Ubuntu for Phones defines itself to be used more with gestures rather than relying on buttons and taps to accomplish tasks in a way that is fast and easy. An example of th... »

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Here on RefuGeeks we have not written anything about the exciting news of Steam coming over to Linux (well, more specifically Ubuntu). This has been a deliberate decision as we didn’t want to dangle a carrot in front of our gaming readers only to tell them that the beta was closed to just a lucky few. Well today is a great day for all you Linux gamers because the Steam beta for Ubuntu is now... »

The New Look RefuGeeks Is Live

The New Look RefuGeeks Is Live

After our recent announcement that we would be changing the look of RefuGeeks, today the new look has gone live. I’m sure you can imagine that there is a hell of a lot of work involved in re-designing a website so you will probably still see some remnants of the old colours lying around the site for the next few days. Don’t worry though, we will find and replace them all. What do you g... »

Microsoft Office 2013 Review

Microsoft Office 2013 Review

Microsoft Office is undoubtedly a great tool (although I personally prefer Thunderbird to Outlook). I recently wrote about how you can get a Microsoft Office 2013 60 day trial for free and since then I’ve been using Office 2013 to see how it fairs against previous versions. I use Office 2010 quite a lot whilst in work, so I am certainly no stranger to it. Office 2013 on the surface does feel... »

Ubuntu 12.10 Review

Ubuntu 12.10 Review

So it’s finally here. Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has been released and I’ve been running it since it’s release date on 18th October 2012. In this article I’ll be talking about some of the new features, the performance of Ubuntu 12.10 and also some of the things I do and don’t like about the new release. So why don’t we get started… Performance I have to ... »

New RefuGeeks Forum Is Live

New RefuGeeks Forum Is Live

As I’ve mentioned many times on RefuGeeks; I want us to be more than just another blog. So today we are launching our brand new discussion forums. My vision for RefuGeeks is to build it into a fantastic community of like minded people that all enjoy each others company, but unfortunately this just isn’t attainable on a blog. As of today the forums are live and open for you guys to regi... »

Windows 8 Released

Windows 8 Released

Today marks the release of Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8. If you where thinking that you’re looking forward to the latest release, wondering what the new start menu or taskbar might look like? Well you’re in for a big surprise. It’s well publicised that there is no love lost between me and Windows 8. This is mainly because of the vast different between Wind... »

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