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Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper Winners Announced

Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper Winners Announced

Back in February we showcased some of our favourite entries into the Ubuntu 13.04 Wallpaper competition. Today the guys over at Canonical have announced the winners of the competition and showcased the wallpapers that will be included in 13.04 by default. All-in-all there has been 13 wallpapers that have made it into Ubuntu 13.04, but unfortunately only one of the top picks we had chosen made the ... »

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Today, gamers have more options than ever before. Not only do they have more video game consoles to consider; they also have mobile gaming that lets them pass the time no matter where they are. This is great for gamers, but it has raised the question: Which is best? We will discuss this gaming tug o’ war and take a look at what the future might hold for the industry. Mobile Gaming Requires ... »

Five Of Our Favourite Wallpapers From the Ubuntu 13.04 Contest

Five Of Our Favourite Wallpapers From the Ubuntu 13.04 Contest

As many of you know, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail is just around the corner, and the usual Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest is well on it’s way. For those that don’t know, the Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest allows contributors to submit wallpapers for inclusion in the official Ubuntu 13.04 wallpaper list. The chosen wallpapers will be packaged up along with Ubuntu when it’s released for you to... »

Most Awaited Tech Of 2013 [Infographic]

Most Awaited Tech Of 2013 [Infographic]

Technology is awesome and every year more and more awesome technology is released for geeks like you and I to drool all over and 2013 is no exception to this rule. There are some fantastic devices that are due to hit the shelves in 2013. The infographic below shows some of this awesome tech that we have been talking about, and whilst it’s all very exciting I personally think they have left s... »

Are You A Geek Or A nerd? [Infographic]

Are You A Geek Or A nerd? [Infographic]

Geek, nerd, egg head, swat and sometimes even freak. These are some of the names that us geeks regularly get called. But have you ever taken a step back and thought “am I actually a geek or a nerd?”. Today’s infographic will dispel the myth that geeks and nerds are the same thing, as they are in fact very different. Usually I would class myself as a geek, but reading throug... »

[Infographic] Why It Sucks To Be An IT Guy

[Infographic] Why It Sucks To Be An IT Guy

I think most the people reading this article will be able to sympathise with this plea! Anyone who works in IT automatically becomes the receptacle for anything computer related, even though IT is such a vast subject with many specialisations. For example, you wouldn’t go to an Indian restaurant and order Kung Pow Chicken. Then when the waiter says “sorry sir, this is a Indian rest... »

Ubuntu Phone OS Live Wallpaper Released For Android

Ubuntu Phone OS Live Wallpaper Released For Android

So you’ve seen all the news surrounding Ubuntu Phones OS and you really want to play with it. Well unfortunately most of us can’t, but “Kivano” on the Google Play store has come to our rescue and given us a little taste of Ubuntu Phone OS in the form of a live wallpaper for your Android device. What is it? Simply put the Ubuntu Live Wallpaper emulates the ‘swirling ci... »

Merry Christmas From RefuGeeks!

Merry Christmas From RefuGeeks!

2012 has been an epic year for us here at RefuGeeks. We have gone from a small blog ran by one person, getting a couple of hundred hits a month to a whole community of awesome people and staff that makes us a real up and coming star in the technology world. Without you, the readers RefuGeeks simply wouldn’t exist. So we wanted to write this quick post to first and foremost thank each and eve... »

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