Tim Wilson

Musings of a fantasy author in a wibbly wobbly world.



Netrunner 2 – Blacklight – A new release!

Regular readers to Openbytes may remember the coverage we gave to Netrunner.   The first release "Albedo" impressed with its speed and its removal of Mono, which for some is not seen as the "gift to the world" its touted... Continue Reading →

Around the Web – Some gems Ive found on my travels.

Thought I would add a regular article which covers some of my discoveries on the net which have not received a post of their own but deserve a mention.  If you follow @_Goblin on Twitter then you may be aware... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Peppermint – Cloud/Lightweight distro & Considering the cloud?

Linux and its diverse range of distributions are developing at a very fast pace.  Nearly every day on Distrowatch I see something new and whilst I would like to take a look at everything, the popularity and demand for Linux... Continue Reading →

Cloud over the IT world in 2010? – Survey results & what next for Windows?

As we end 2009, what will be the hot topic of 2010? Regular readers to this blog will remember the questions I posed in regards to the resistance from some quarters about computing in the cloud.  My argument went something... Continue Reading →

Microsoft blames…….somone! – Only 1 day for this “blame”

Readers yesterday will remember our article "Microsoft China steals code from Plurk?" and the question I asked at the time was who will Microsoft blame?  Well, heres what Microsoft has been reported to have said on the incident: On Monday, December... Continue Reading →

Twitux v0.62 – A dedicated Twitter client.

I have to admit im really into Twitter, not only is it a great place to meet some intelligent and interesting people, but its also a great place for getting snippets of the latest news.  I was after a separate... Continue Reading →

NEW LINUX RELEASES – Into 2009 with some great updates!

Its been too long since we've had software highlighted here, so here is a small list of updates to excellent packages that have already been reviewed here and this month have had new versions released.  I saw no point in... Continue Reading →

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