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News: Novacut, Professional video editing for Linux.

July 4, 2011

Windows and Mac OS X users have always had a plethora of choice when it comes to professional video editing and generally speaking users are happy with the choices available to them (Lets just forget about the Final Cut Pro X situation for a moment). Linux however while having some smaller non-linea…

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Report: Google+; Google goes for the jugular.

July 1, 2011

Facebook is a great concept, it always has been. Its simply its execution that is off. Way off. Facebook usage would be completely unacceptable when applied to the real world on a day to day basis. It doesn't seem to understand the basic principle of a healthy human relationship.  Generally, each pa…

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Report: Another Windows user finds a penguin.

June 29, 2011

There has been a lot of hate from the existing Linux user base towards Unity. I would like to share with you a story which clearly illustrates that Shuttleworth and the Ubuntu team have made the right move in not only biting the bullet and going with Unity and the various other changes made in recen…

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Rant: Gizmodo, Oh how the mighty have fallen.

June 27, 2011

There are two tech journals that i frequent more than any others and they are Engadget and Gizmodo. I have even added Gizmodo to my Facebook to get their selected articles added directly to my news feed. However one of the aforementioned two is slipping with the quality of its content in a big way.

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Rant: Nokia, what in the name of god are you up to?

June 25, 2011

The other day, Nokia unveiled their n9 handset which sported the new and improved MeeGo OS. before i go into what it is that makes this announcement so bizzare  i will do a little bit of a back track on the origins of the MeeGo project itself. MeeGo was an initiative started by Nokia and Intel in ea…

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Announcement: New site = me getting my blog back :-)

December 8, 2010

Now that the new blog has been launched over at i can reclaim this domain for my personal thoughts on RevLin OS and technology in general as well as some general generalities. So if your looking for an inside look a RevLin or just want a bit of  my insight into the tech world,…

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Announcement: Twitter for this blog is up and about!!

November 5, 2009

We have just launched out twitter page so you can keep up with all the latest posts
trough your twitter feed!!! you can find it over at

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