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Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Released

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Released

Canonical have today announce the release of the latest version of their open source operating system, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. I’ve heard very mixed reviews about 13.10, on the one hand, some people are saying that the performance if the best yet, but others are saying that they don’t like the Smart Scopes. Let’s take a look… Performance I’ve been testing Ubunt... »

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook – First Impressions

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook – First Impressions

So I recently took the plunge and decided to buy myself a Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, running, of course, Google’s Chrome OS. I’ve been using the device for most of the day and this is my first post on the device. Reviews of this device are ten to the dozen, plus I don’t really think I’ve had the device long enough to warrant a full review. So for now I thought I’d s... »

Google Announces New Google Maps

Google's New Maps

Like many people, I was glued to my screen watching the live feed from Google I/O this year. I was anxiously waiting for Google to announce their new, cool stuff. I wasn’t disappointed when I saw the new Google maps. I had posted a short little comment about the new S4 with vanilla Android on it, and it turned into a kind of accidental live blog of I/O. A couple friends replied, and it was o... »

Five reasons to try Ubuntu GNOME

Five reasons to try Ubuntu GNOME

It’s been a week since Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail was released. Many are enjoying the enhancements to Ubuntu’s Unity desktop, but many former fans – including our own Kev Quirk– are not feeling very impressed. I was a big fan of Unity when it first debuted as the main desktop of Ubuntu in 11.04 two years ago, but recent performance issues and a dash design that feels more and mor... »

Ubuntu 13.04 Review

Ubuntu 13.04 Review

The latest version of Ubuntu has now been released, but with 13.04 being a none LTS (Long Term Support) release will it mean that it isn’t as stable as 12.04? Let’s take a look at our Ubuntu 13.04 review to see how it gets on. New Features Obviously Ubuntu 13.04 brings a number of new features. What’s the point in having a new release if nothing there are no new features right? ... »

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Giveaway

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Giveaway

Anyone who uses a computer should know how important security is, especially if you spend a lot of time online like I do. If you’re a Windows user then you absolutely need to have a good anti-virus program. Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 is an all encompassing Internet and machine security suite that works really well at keeping your device in tip top s... »

Give Your Site An Ubuntu Look With The InfoWay WordPress Theme

Give Your Site An Ubuntu Look With The InfoWay WordPress Theme

WordPress is a great way of making amazing websites with relative ease. In my experience of creating WordPress based websites, I’ve always found that selecting the right theme is always the hardest part of making a site – getting the content in is easy, because what’s the point in making a website if you have nothing to say right? So what if you’re an Ubuntu fan like myse... »

Aqua Mail closes the gap on Android email shortcomings

Aqua Mail closes the gap on Android email shortcomings

Most of you Android users out there probably have no need for anything other than Google’s own outstanding Gmail application. It has nearly everything you’d hope from a mail client, including conversation threading and full access to your web mail folders, etc. But there are a few thing that Gmail doesn’t quite do and for that I need to find a better email client. Gmail generally... »

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