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.
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
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
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
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.
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