Category Archives: Review

Building A Steam Box in Singapore (Testing)

It has been slightly over three months since our last post. We are pleased to announce that we have build and tested extensively our Steam Box prototype. Technical specs are listed at the bottom of the page. Functionalities tested 1. … Continue reading

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Review: Lightweight Desktop environment LXQT 0.9: After 1 year, Is it ready?

LXQT is a light and usable desktop environment. It is almost ready and I believe by Lubuntu 16.04 will be the default selection for DE choice for our OS. It is essential to look forward into the future and thats what made me choose LXDE with a potential to transition to LXQT in the first place rather than XFCE. The few crucial bugs that I had encountered were fixed shortly.

There are a few quirks as stated before and some software look somewhat old-age, consider VLC being based on QT, look at its mac comparison and the linux comparison. GTK software like libre-office look out of place but we can’t do much about it. Theming seems to help a little.

Also, right clicking on the desktop is a basic feature that is needed and requested by many users. I hope it is implemented in the next release. Continue reading

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Review and Tips: Cities: Skylines

Release: 10 March 2015 Genre: Simulator, City-building Developer: Colossal Order, published byParadox Interactive Relations: Sim City 4 Runs on: Windows, Mac, Linux Cities: Skylines has described itself to be a modern take of the classic city simulation game and we know … Continue reading

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Telegram: A suitable alternative/replacement for WhatsApp

“But WhatsApp is working so well!!!” – random person on the street This is phone territory, which I thought I wouldn’t write about, but like most people, I use a smart phone which has now encroached into desktop/laptop territory. “But … Continue reading

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Lubuntu Guide: Synapse Application Launcher

“For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and that one, ‘Come,’ and he comes. I say to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.” – Luke 7:8-9 Lubuntu, … Continue reading

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Review and Tips: Wasteland 2

Release: 19 September 2014 Genre: Tactical RPG Developer: inXile Entertainment, co-developed by Obsidian Entertainment Relations: Fallout series, Wasteland. This is the first review and guide on our site of a relatively recently released game called Wasteland 2. The reason for … Continue reading

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