Articles Tagged review

Machinarium for Linux [Review]

Follow the story of an atypical robot hero set out to rescue his robot-girlfriend, and in turn save the city and defeat the bad guys. Machinarium, is another artfully designed puzzler from Amanita Design. Like most role-playing games, you control the titular character, in this case a robot, as you guide him through the eponymous city, collecting items and solving environmental puzzles.

28 November 2012

We review the System76 Serval Pro: Is it the best Ubuntu laptop ever?

Independent Ubuntu computer manufacturer System76 refreshed their popular 15.6" Serval Professional line earlier this year, upgrading the laptop with an impressively fast second gen Intel Sandy Bridge i7 quad core processor, powerful Nvidia graphics, a lovely 1080p display and lots of options for optical drives and storage. On the outside this model sports a refreshed chiclet-style keyboard, a larger multitouch trackpad, improved aesthetics, and a soft rubber finish. The result is a ridiculously powerful and good looking desktop replacement from System76, and in the base configuration starting at $1,369 USD, competitively priced against other similarly spec'd computers including the latest MacBook Pro.

2 June 2011
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Review: Guayadeque 0.2.9 – the lightweight music app

In this guest post, Alejandro Tamalet shares his thoughts on lightweight music application Guayadeque.

18 March 2011

GUVCviewer: Finally Webcam Recording Made Easy

For almost two years my primary recording device for YouTube videos has been with not a fancy camcorder, but a webcam. So believe me when I tell you that I've tried a lot of different applications on different operating systems to get the most from my camera, both proprietary and open source. Out of everything I have tried, GUVCviewer packs the best blend of performance and features.

7 February 2011

OMG Video Review: Kazam Screen Recorder Tool

Unlike most screen recording programs for Linux, Kazam is powerful in its editing/exporting options (in a clean, nice graphical user interface), works with a standard, easy-to-edit format, but it is not without it's downsides.

11 December 2010