Always shy to open his wallet, Alex checks out some PCs perfect for the discerning modern pinchpenny. Tested: Acer Aspire SA90, CIS PC5E, EfficientPC Wraith, Esys EPC A40001L, Yoyotech AMD Primate (Alex Cox) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
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Spooks, Coast and QI downloads almost ready for Linux and Mac OS X. Plus: OpenOffice.org 3 released; EVO Smart Console; Mono 2; Cisco seeks Linux coders; Airbus A380s with Linux inside (Andy Channelle) Available as a PDF to subscribers.
PC-BSD 7.0: FreeBSD 7 and KDE 4.1.1 provide the sound basis for this popular and easy-to-use package. Plus: gOS 3.0, Foresight Kids Edition, worldwide distro popularity (Susan Linton) Available as a PDF to subscribers.