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by Ken Hess
The official OpenSUSE 11.4 release is due out in March 2011 and there’s at least one very good reason to anticipate its arrival with excitement. Ken Hess explains all…

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by Dmitri Popov
With all the hype surrounding mainstream Linux distributions like Ubuntu, openSUSE and Fedora, it’s easy to forget that there are quite a few other excellent distros out there. Case in point – Zenwalk. As Dmitri Popov discovers it’s a great way to give your old hardware a new lease of life…

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by Joe Brockmeier
Firefox is catching up to Internet Explorer in terms of market share, having already passed it in features years ago, but Google Chrome is nipping at its heels. Can Firefox 4 restore its glory?

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by Dmitri Popov
In today’s Fedora 14 beta review, Dmitri Popov uncovers a slew of under-the-hood improvements and the inclusion of new development tools that will please power users and developers alike…

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by Russell Barnes
Does Zotac’s latest small-form-factor nettop offer enough horsepower to transform it from an entertainment PC to an all-round performer? Russell Barnes finds out…

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by Russell Barnes
A versatile 13-inch notebook with a surprising amount of power under the hood and a dual-boot instant-on solution that turned out to be more useful than expected…

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by Russell Barnes
This highly versatile 3G mobile broadband gadget puts a personal Wi-Fi hotspot in your pocket, but watch for scorch marks on your wallet…

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by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu Unity is a bold step for Ubuntu caretaker Canonical and its Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook remix. It offers a completely new user interface built on the backbone of key features due in GNOME 3 including Mutter and Zeitgeist. Russell Barnes tests it to breaking point (and found that it did. Regularly.)…

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by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier
Judged on its own merits, the Ubuntu 10.10 beta is a solid and consumer-friendly release. Looking at it in the light of the 10.04 Long Term Service (LTS) release from the Spring, it seems a very modest update…

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by John Brandon
Lightweight notebooks usually have lightweight specs, but as John Brandon discovers, the Dell Vostro V13 is an exception to the rule…

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by Russell Barnes
The latest Milestone from Motorola features a remarkable 8MP camera and 720p video recording with HDMI-out. Russell Barnes puts the XT720 through its paces…

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by Russell Barnes
The Pocketbook 302 is the latest Linux-powered eBook Reader from GreenReader.co.uk. With a touch screen, Wi-Fi and more than a dozen extra apps, it’s one of the most feature-rich models on the market…

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