Latest Linux Reviews

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Arch Linux version 0.6 (Widget) Review

I am a recovering distribution junkie. I would obsessively spend my time at Distrowatch, looking for something new. There were plenty of exciting releases. After a while, the excitement would wear…

StarTech IDE Drive Drawer/Mobile Rack Review

StarTech IDE Drive Drawer/Mobile Rack Review

With the price of IDE hard drives being dirt cheap now a days it is becoming more realistic to own supplementary drives for multiple operating systems, backups, redundancy, additional storage,…

Savage The Battle For Newerth Game Review

Savage: The Battle For Newerth Game Review

As far as I am aware, Savage is the first title to attempt an amalgamation of two popular existing genres - Real Time Strategy & First Person Shooter. The question to pose is this: Savage -…

Sharp Zaurus SL-5600 PDA Review

Sharp Zaurus SL-5600 PDA Review

A long time ago, when I first heard about Sharp releasing the Linux based Zaurus 5500 PDA, my interest was peaked. I was just dying to see what it could do.

Alas, I never had a chance to…

How Not To Program In C++ Book Review

How Not To Program In C++ Book Review

For all you folks that sat for hours when you first stumbled across the joy that is "fortune", or for the ones of you that get a small thrill from announcing to your friend "that's the problem,…

Belkin OmniView SOHO Series 4-Port KVM Switch Review

Belkin OmniView SOHO Series 4-Port KVM Switch Review

How many of you boast more than one PC on your home network but are restricted to switching one monitor between machines?

If you’re anything like me, you dread crawling behind a nest of…

Xandros Desktop Deluxe 1.0 Review

Xandros Desktop is a beautifully crafted operating system by a staff of meticulous and talented human beings. Had I not experienced one major roadblock during my initial installation, I would…

Belkin 8-Port Network Switch Review

Belkin 8-Port Network Switch Review

Having been introduced to a wide variety of hubs and had my fair share of networking fiasco's I was looking forward to reviewing this switch. After all, it runs at 100Mbit (auto-sensing for 10Mbit…

Dell Dimension 4550 Review

One day I was surfing Dell's website to help a friend purchase a new computer and I stumbled across this baby. I know that I did not need a new computer. I had just built myself an Athlon 1700+ XP…

Crackproof Your Software Book Review

Crackproof Your Software Book Review

Primarily as a Open Source developer, this book is not the most obvious choice for review. This is due to the book's main topic being how to protect your software against crackers and would-be…