Friday, April 27, 2007 at 11:29am by The Free Geek
If you haven’t tried Ubuntu, the new Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn offers the PC user a chance to try out this open source software with little fear. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes from ZDNet states that “Ubuntu 7.04 is by far the best and easiest version of Linux that I’ve used” and “a simple (and safe) way for PC owners to experiment with Linux.” In addition, Ubuntu lightens the user experience with a desktop edition for those who don’t want to alter their computers with a server install. With that said, Kingsly-Hughes admits that some “dark corners” still exist for Ubuntu users that only a true geek and open source advocate would understand. (more…)
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at 1:11pm by The Free Geek
You know you need to get away when you want to staple your two-week notice to your boss’s forehead. But, where do you go? You haven’t had time to research vacation ideas, and your budget isn’t screaming for a $1,500 per night hotel room. But, you do have some cash saved up. And, you want to do something different with friends, with a significant other, or on your own.
The following list contains inexpensive getaway options that range from the I-can’t-tear-myself-away-from-my-computer Geek Cruises to a getaway that’s designed just for you and your GPS device. Prices range from virtually nothing for a tour of 19 museums in Beaumont, Texas to a little over $4,000 for an Earthwatch adventure. Unfortunately, prices for travel aren’t included in most cases. But, you can find some bargains for your getaway through some of the tips included below.
Monday, April 16, 2007 at 10:51am by The Free Geek
All that money you’ve spent achieving higher geekdom could actually be helping you in the long run, thanks to a myriad of reward programs. We’ve dug up all the best geek rewards programs out there to make it even easier for you to get free stuff, and feed your inner geek.
Monday, April 9, 2007 at 5:50pm by The Free Geek
Most drivers experienced the $3.00 per gallon gas prices that occurred during 2006. And, while gas prices today hover around $2.20 per gallon, most automobile owners might wonder if that price is here to stay. It appears that few individuals understand what really drive gas prices. Whether the price is valued on seasonal changes, rising crude prices, or location, this cost has altered many lifestyles.
The solution, then, is to learn how to save from $0.03 to $2.20 per gallon (yes, up to a full gallon of gas or more) with some simple tips and tricks. Although you can find many suggestions on how to save gas, the following list contains only the most important issues that will save you the most money. The money saved is based on a price of $2.20 per gallon.