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The perfect distro for the Acer Aspire One?

Around June 2009 I purchased a Linux Acer Aspire One (Linpus Linux) and a pay as you go broadband dongle.  The idea was, whilst I was away on holiday I could keep my net presence, conduct a little blogging and have something to do on the quiet evenings. It was lucky that I tested the machine … Continue reading

Number 7 your time is up! – You’ve had the taster, now pay the reaper…

and other items of interest regarding the people who brought you Vista! Firstly I appologise for the quiet site this last week, numerous commitments (both work and home) have forced me to put the blogazine on the shelf for the last few days. That being said, I find myself in a position now to publish … Continue reading

Kahel OS (version 12-25-09) (Gnome)

The first distro I am looking at for the new year is Kahel OS, a distro based on Arch and hailing from the Philipines, it makes some bold statements and made it impossible for me to ignore!  Distrowatch seems to list a plethora of Ubuntu based distro’s and whilst much work goes into them, most … Continue reading

Google Chrome OS – Built on Linux!

Information released! After much speculation (and a few faked screenshots) it appears we finally have word from Google as to what & when. Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks. Later this year we will open-source its code, and netbooks running Google Chrome OS will … Continue reading

Chromium (build

Before publishing an article which I am really looking forward to – Ahhh Youre killing the FOSS! I thought I would post an update on my experiences with the latest build of Chromium, that being Please note that this is not intended as a comprehensive review, merely an update on my observations with Chromium … Continue reading

Microsoft backs down? Starters 3 app limit removed?

We all remember the articles around Vista 7 Starter having a 3 apps limit, a move which presumably Microsoft wanted to encourage customers to upgrade to one of the other (more expensive) versions of 7. It comes as little surprise to me now that Microsoft appear to have backed down on that particular scheme and … Continue reading

*BREAKING NEWS* 10 Versions of Windows 7?

Short piece of breaking news (if true) Thanks to the Twitter user Microsoft_cares, heres a link to an article alleging there will be 10 versions of Windows 7.  Thats keeping it simple then. At the present time, this hasnt been either confirmed or denied so keep an open mind: http://i.gizmodo.com/5166997/several-netbook-editions-means-there-will-actually-be-10-versions-of-windows-7


AS LONG AS YOU DONT PLAN ON RUNNING MORE THAN THREE APPLICATIONS AT THE SAME TIME. This is a new piece of news to me, so I appologize if some have already read this. There are many bloggers, both honest (and not so) who are looking forward to the release of Windows 7 on the … Continue reading


Tim Wilson

Tim Wilson

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