Category Review

Turpial: Twitter Client For Linux

UPDATE 27/06/13: Since a couple of weeks ago Turpial stopped working for me. Twitter switched off their version 1.0 API in favour of 1.1. I’m leaving this article here in case anyone still wants it as a reference. If you’re…

Sons Of Anarchy: Patch me in!

The SoA patch, a reaper image with California written on
Hello folks, it’s been a while since I posted much of a reflective or opinionated article here, but today I wanted to change that. Over the last few weeks I started watching the FX original TV series Sons Of Anarchy.…

App Review: Firefox Mobile & Weave

Today I’d like to tell you about Firefox Mobile on the N900, running in conjunction with the new Mozilla Weave web service. I’ve been testing them out on my handset for about a month now since the beta release of…

Handset Review: Nokia N900

It’s been a while since my last substantial review but I’m back with something a little different for you today. I’d like to talk about the Nokia N900 Linux-based phone I’ve been testing for the past 6 weeks. It’s the…

Distro Review: Linux Mint 8

I’m a bit late with this review I know, but the distro releases have been so thick and fast lately I just couldn’t keep up. Today I’d like to talk to you about Linux Mint 8, AKA Helena. I’ve said…

Distro Review: Fedora 12

Today I’d like to talk about my experiences with Fedora 12 over the last couple of weeks. I’ve been running it as my main desktop and really getting a feel for how it ticks. Fedora is the community release from…

Distro Review: OpenSUSE 11.2

There’ve been a lot of big releases in the Linux distro world lately, and none bigger than OpenSUSE 11.2, the latest offering from Novell. Novell can be a controversial company in some parts of the FOSS community, but whatever your…

Distro Review: Mandriva One 2010

Today I’d like to take a look at a newly released distribution, Mandriva 2010. In the past I’ve found it to be a well accomplished and easy to use desktop distro, even if the last release wasn’t quite as stellar…