Reviews

SAFENTRIX: It’s Time to Kill e-mail Spam, for Free!

While there are numerous proprietary e-mail security solutions around, how many actually manage to live up to their claims? And who says that customer service and satisfaction never come free? LFY tries its best to search out a solution that addresses these concerns.

CentOS 5.3: A Blue Feather In Your Red Hat

While everyone else seems to be in a race for the latest and the greatest, CentOS 5.3 still bundles pretty old and tested software. Well, this is not your typical desktop OS; besides, the stability makes it a must-have for your server deployments.

India Gets a Taste of Android Magic

With the launch of the HTC Magic, Google’s mobile OS finally arrived in India. Will it herald a new era in cell phones or wilt against some very stiff competition? We got our hands on the Magic and talked to some key members in the mobile industry to find out.

Will Social Media Junkies Flock Together with v2.5?

While a Web browser developed specifically to satisfy your social networking needs does sound exciting, will Flock 2.5, the latest browser developed with Firefox’s engine at the core, be able to make the cut? Let’s dive in and check how deep the water might be!

Fedora 11: Leonidas Roars for Attention

The recently released Fedora 11 packs in a lot of cutting-edge features. The question is: will these put Fedora back in the desktop race?

Arch Linux: The Ideal Geek Distro?

Inspired by CRUX and started in March 2002 by Judd Vinet, the Arch Linux project might have been a late entrant into the world of distros. But within a short span of time, it has gained lots of fans, users and contributors. Arch Linux, according to its website, is a minimalist distribution aimed at intermediate Linux users who are not afraid of the command line.

Fight Club: Windows 7 vs Mandriva 2009.1

A face off between Mandriva Linux 2009.1 Spring and the release candidate of Windows 7.

Jackalope Seems to be Jaunty Enough

Ubuntu 9.04 lives up to its promise of bringing in up-to-date FOSS offerings.

SimplyMEPIS 8: A Distro Hopper’s Final Destination?

SimplyMEPIS, just like PCLinuxOS, once had an edge over the mainstream distros, thanks to its being geared towards desktop and ease-of-use factors. Does it still hold that edge? We take a look at the latest version 8 and find out.

Dreamlinux 3.5: Is It A Dream or What?

Dreamlinux 3.5: Debian’s goodness, with a revamped user interface and out-of-the-box multimedia support.

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