Operating Systems

Google Launches New Desktop Chrome Apps

Google Launches New Desktop Chrome Apps

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Google Chrome in all it’s forms, and for this anniversary Google have announced a set of new, groovy desktop “Chrome Apps” for us Chrome and Chrome OS users to take advantage of. They’re Not Really Web Apps…Well, Kind Of Anyone who uses Chrome, or the internet for that matter will be familiar with web apps, but these new Chrome Apps ... »

Google’s latest Mobile OS Version Will Be Android Kit Kat 4.4

Google’s latest Mobile OS Version Will Be Android Kit Kat 4.4

From Gingerbread, to Honeycomb, to the Jelly Bean, every Android release has a sweet name and to celebrate one billion devices powered the mobile operating system, Google just announced the code name of the upcoming version: Android Kit Kat 4.4. We all thought that the next release of Android will have Key Lime Pie as it’s code name, but Google & Nestle executives got together and surpri... »

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

A while back I wrote about World Championship Snooker for Android. It’s a great game for any snooker fan, but it’s a little too realistic and it isn’t free. So what if you want a fun, quick to pick up pool game that’s also free? Well, enter Miniclip’s 8 Ball Pool. I’ve been meaning to write about this app for quite some time as it is a really simple, yet brillia... »

Ubuntu Edge Three Weeks In – It’s not looking good

Ubuntu Edge Three Weeks In – It’s not looking good

So we’re 21 days into the Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo campaign and it’s fair to say that things aren’t going well over at Ubuntu HQ. With just 9 days to go and not even $10 million of their $32 million target raised; I think it’s safe to say that things aren’t looking good for Canonical right about now. Looking at the chart below from ubuntu-edge.info it’s clear to se... »

Elementary OS Luna Released…FINALLY!

Elementary OS Luna Released…FINALLY!

A few days ago I wrote about a mysterious countdown timer that had appeared on the Elementary OS homepage. Within that article I speculated as to what this countdown timer was all about. Well people, the wait is over and we can tell you what it’s all about…Elementary OS Luna has been released! It’s ready! The guys over at Elementary HQ are famous for not tying themselves to any k... »

Mysterious Countdown Appears On Elementary OS Homepage

Mysterious Countdown Appears On Elementary OS Homepage

Yesterday whilst perusing my Google+ stream, my friend and fellow RefuGeeks writer François Kevin Bile Ebelle brought to my attention this mysterious countdown timer that has appeared on the Elementary OS homepage. But whatever could this mean? Well, looking around the internet we can find a few clues that may give away what this countdown timer means. The first clue comes from Elementary OS cre... »

Ubuntu Edge Two Weeks In – Have We Backed A Winner?

Ubuntu Edge Two Weeks In – Have We Backed A Winner?

So we’re nearly two weeks into the 30 day Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo campaign and I have to say, things aren’t looking too good in the Ubuntu Edge camp. Let’s take a look at what’s been happening over the last week… More Perks Last week when I wrote my first update, I mentioned how it would be good to have some smaller perks, like maybe a t-shirt and stickers for $50. It ... »

What Do You Do With Your Tablet PC?

What Do You Do With Your Tablet PC?

Whether your device is a 5″ Galaxy Note, a 7″ Nexus 7, or a 10″ iPad or Nexus device, tablet PC’s are becoming commonplace in both households and offices around the world. But what do you use yours for? Lately, reports say that non-iOS (iPad) devices are gaining a strong foothold in the tablet market, mainly those powered by Google’s mobile Operating System Android &... »

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