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Reviews of popular Linux software, games and services.

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GPD Micro PC: Is a 6-inch Ubuntu Laptop Actually Usable?

When I first heard about the GPD Micro PC, the 6-inch laptop crowdfunded into reality earlier this year, my overriding impression was one of confusion. I thought a laptop this small wouldn’t be usable …but […]

22 August 2019
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Ubuntu 18.10 released, but is it worth downloading?

Our Ubuntu 18.10 review looks at the new features the 'Cosmic Cuttlefish' brings to ask if latest version of this Linux distribution is worth downloading.

18 October 2018
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: What’s New and Where to Download?

Grab an Ubuntu 18.04 download and join us for a review of the best Ubuntu 18.04 features on offer. Plus, learn why we think the 'Bionic Beaver' is the BEST Ubuntu release in years.

26 April 2018
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Notes Up is a Markdown Editor for Linux

Notes Up is a Markdown editor for Linux desktop with a basic set of features, including PDF export and a markdown cheat sheet built in to the app.

10 November 2017
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Ubuntu 17.04 Available to Download Now, This is What’s New

This is our Ubuntu 17.04 review. It recaps new features in Ubuntu 17.04, tells you what's changed, and has the links you need to download Ubuntu yourself.

13 April 2017
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Ubuntu M10 Tablet Review Round Up

In this post we round up some of the latest Bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet  reviews from well known technology sites and online publications. Let us give you fair warning: not all of the reviews that follow are happy-happy, […]

17 May 2016
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Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2 Released, This Is What’s New

A day later than expected, but the second beta in the Ubuntu 16.04 development cycle is now available to download. Although this is the second beta release in the Ubuntu 16.04 release schedule it is the first to include the regular version […]

25 March 2016

PockIt — A Free Pocket App for Ubuntu Phone

I am a big user of Pocket, the (awesome) read it later service. Like, seriously big. So I was stoked to learn that it’s now possible to read my latest must-reads offline on Ubuntu Phone. How? Using PockIt, […]

1 March 2016
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Retro-Styled Rhythmic Puzzle Game ‘Micron’ Hits All The Right Notes

With retro-styled visuals and plinky soundscapes, I couldn't resist taking old-school rhythm-based puzzle game 'Micron' for a spin.

12 August 2014
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: The Good, the Bad and the Awesome

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is now available for you to download and install on your computer – but is it any good?

17 April 2014

Viber Desktop App for Linux Holds Its Own Against Skype, But Lacks Users

It is often touted as a superior alternative to the perennially popular VoIP service Skype — but is Viber truly able to live up to such claims?

7 April 2014
Budgie desktop environment

Budgie Desktop Brings Chrome OS Style Experience to Linux

The Budgie Desktop Environment brings elements of the minimalist Chrome OS experience to Linux — but it does so in a novel way...

30 March 2014