HP dv2899ea Artist Edition

The HP Pavilion dv2899ea (Artist Edition) is a nice little laptop that departs from the usual design of the plain plastic case, and replaces it with a case that is decorated with some fancy artwork. As for specs, it does come with a lot of punch, A 2.5GHz Core 2 duo T9300 CPU with 4GB RAM and an nVidia GeForce 8400M GS …

HP dv2899ea Artwork

My VIA en15000g desktop is fine for Web Surfing, writing documents and editing a picture or two, but sometimes it does get a little frustrating. So I got myself a new laptop. The HP Pavilion dv2899ea (Artist Edition) is a nice little laptop that departs from the usual design of the plain plastic case, and replaces it with a case that is decorated with some fancy artwork. It comes with side bag with similar design imprints to help you lug it around, and at 2.5KG you shouldn’t have much of a problem carrying it with you.

As for specs, it does come with a lot of punch, A 2.5GHz Core 2 duo T9300 CPU with 4GB RAM and an nVidia GeForce 8400M GS with 128MB RAM to be precise. This makes it more than adequate to run Continue reading “HP dv2899ea Artist Edition”

Desktop Applications for GNU/Linux – Part 2: Music, Movies & TV

There are plenty of applications in GNU/Linux for playing music or watching movies and TV, and many of them will work perfectly fine on old computers that choke on the simplest of tasks in Windows XP.

There are plenty of applications in GNU/Linux for playing music or watching movies and TV, and many of them will work perfectly fine on old computers that choke on the simplest of tasks in Windows XP. Continue reading “Desktop Applications for GNU/Linux – Part 2: Music, Movies & TV”