Midori – A Lightweight Web Browser

May 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: linux, review, Ubuntu 

If you've been looking for a nice WebKit based web browser for Linux, Midori is a browser worth checking out. Although it's still in early stages of development (the current version is 0.2.5,) it provides a fairly complete set of features for a web browser.

Some of the more advanced features include user scripts and user styles. User scripts are similar to Greasemonkey scripts in Firefox.  Read more

Review: RockBox

January 12, 2010 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: Distro Review, gadget, linux, mp3, review 

RockBox is a free and open source firmware available for several different digital music players. Stable releases are available for the following music players:

  • Apple: iPod 1g through 5.5g, iPod Mini and iPod Nano 1g
  • Archos: Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio
  • Cowon: iAudio X5, X5V, X5L, M5, M5L, M3 and M3L
  • iriver: iHP100 series, H100 series, H300 series and H10 series
  • Olympus: M:Robe 100
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200 series, e200 series and e200R series
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series

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Test Driving Google Chrome on Linux

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: firefox, linux, opinion, review, Ubuntu 

Get Google Chrome on Linux

If you've been waiting impatiently for Google Chrome on Linux, there is now a developer version available for Ubuntu and Debian systems (x86 and x86-64-bit only). The first step to installing it is to go to Dev Channel on chromium.org and download the appropriate .deb package file for your architecture. You'll have to accept a license agreement before you can begin your download. Read more

Review: Sabrent 68 in 1 Internal Card Reader

March 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: gadget, linux, Ubuntu 

Back before the Christmas Holidays, I purchased the Sabrent 68 in 1 USB 2.0 Internal Card Reader/Writer from NewEgg. It was the Shell Shocker deal of the day with a cut rate price and free shipping. It was less than $10, so I figured I'd give it a try. I was ordering some Christmas gifts anyway, so this item wasn't really the focus of my order. Read more

Review: MSI Wind

January 4, 2009 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: gadget, windows 

I got an MSI Wind U100-432US for Christmas. The Wind is one of several netbooks (small laptop) based on Intel's Atom N270 processor.

Key specs: Read more

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