So a few weeks ago I tweeted asking for advice on a netbook that had a matte screen and decent battery life under Linux. I wanted a cheap light writing machine. I didn’t get much of a response but eventually I ended up with a second-hand (used) Eee PC 1001PX. Why did I choose this [...]
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I started a new job with messaliberty (will post more about this later) and it is a mostly OSX shop. So I upgraded my mac mini and brought it in to use. Some things I’ve noted. OSX works well at 1920×1200. My previous experiences at 1024×768 (iBook) and 1280×1024 (on a 17″ monitor) felt cramped [...]
My current system is starting to show its age so before it totally falls apart, I am building a replacement system. It’s going to be a quad-core system with 8GB of ram so that it has a chance to last 5 years or so my current system has.
For anyone thinking of buying a Sanyo Xacti DMX-65, you should know that the software bundled with it is incompatible with older AMD processors. And possibly very old Intel processors. The software is Ulead’s MovieWriter 5 SE for Sanyo and is used to create DVDs from your videos. I have an Athlon XP2500+ in my [...]
An interesting platform is Habari which is aiming to be the next gen blogging platform of choice. At first glance it is just another piece of blogging software in the world dominated by WordPress, Moveable Type and others. I took one look at it and thought “nothing much to see here”. BUT… Upon hearing that [...]