Tim Wilson

Musings of a fantasy author in a wibbly wobbly world.



Peppermint 4 – An OS for everyone? & The Probem of Linux Advocacy

Its been a while since I wrote a distro review on Openbytes and its also been a while since I visited Peppermint developments.  To this day I still have a Netbook (Acer) which many years ago I installed Peppermint on... Continue Reading →

Google Drive – Down, but not out (for some)

Having a paid extension on my Google Drive capacity (100gb) cloud storage is something which I am increasingly coming to rely on in the days where I am not limited to one particular form factor for my productivity. Unlike many users, my... Continue Reading →

Peppermint Ice – Press Release!

Press release received from the Peppermint dev team.  Due to a shortage of time (and a desire to get this news out) here is the release in full.  Peppermint Ice will be discussed/reviewed in depth next week: Peppermint Ice:  Faster, Lighter and... Continue Reading →

Peppermint Team – Q&A with OpenBytes

Regular readers here will remember the Peppermint One review I covered recently.  I was very impressed and the project has had me re-evaluating my views (and usage of Cloud based apps) The feedback I have had from users Ive spoken... Continue Reading →

Why fear the cloud? Microsoft patches more Windows exploits.

Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution ....An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Taken from the Microsoft Security Advisory posted on 23rd November 2009. We are beginning... Continue Reading →

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