Taking Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” for a spin
February 10, 2017
Sadly it’s been quite sometime that I’ve tried to spend any amount of time on a Linux desktop for fun (rather than work), even the general Linux category here on the blog is fairly dust ridden. In the proccess of starting this entry I realized that my last “going for a spin” post was from Ubuntu 12.04 and the last post about Linux Mint was about KDE & Superkeys in 2012. So with that depressing note out of the way, lets talk about the new Linux Mint 18.1 released two months ago.
Review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook
June 28, 2013
Last week I got my hands on a brand new, top of the line, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon “Ultrabook”. At 14” it’s a little larger than most ultrabooks, but it does provide more screen real estate and a higher resolution. The X1 Carbon was released in late 2012 meaning that it isn’t the newest kid on the block, however the system specs look solid. While it is a solid overall machine, the downfall is (as is typical these days) the battery.