Category Archive: Linux/Windows

Nov 05

2011 – Predictions

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I can’t believe that we’re already into November (still depressingly far away from payday though) and the end of the year is around the corner! Well that means it’s time again to look forward to the new year. Tablet Wars – It started (or should we say rebooted) with the iPad in April. I always marvel …

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Dec 15

It’s the Holidays – What’s 2010 holding for us?

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Since I have very little time for most “futurists” I thought I would try the whole prediction thing myself. Basically how most people do it, is they make 500 predictions in the hope that one or two will actually come to fruition. Never mind 498 were rubbish! Well let’s look at first things first: 1. …

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Sep 01

Windows 7 Release Candidate

Well here we are on the cusp of the official release of Windows 7. I’ve now been running W7 for quite a few months so I think I can now give a definitive but hopefully objective view on the product. The RC runs the Ultimate version so there is a fair amount to play with. …

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May 08

Ubuntu 9.04 Tested

Well Mark (Shuttleworth that is).. I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news. What Ubuntu tries to do is, according to the tagline, make Linux for Humans. That means that this baby needs to be almost as plug in and go ready as Windows 7. Server side Ubuntu – well that’s a different kettle …

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Apr 29

Ubuntu 9.04

Just loaded up Ubuntu 9.04. So far I would say that on the face of it, it’s a nice jump ahead of 8.10, but I’m going to do a bunch more testing and let you know! There were some screen glitches (jerky redraw etc) on my Thinkpad T60 with 8.10  but that seems to have been …

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