Cloud PC Is Coming

Microsoft is was set to announce a new product Cloud PC. Cloud PC is a virtualized desktop-as-a-service offering that will enable customers to use their own devices as thin clients which can access a remote Windows desktop and use software like Microsoft Office.

Big Ransomware Attack

The Ireland healthcare system has been hit by the biggest ransomware attack yet. The attackers requested $20 million for the keys to the systems data. The prime minister said they would not pay but I think they may have to because it is projected that the total to get things back in order is $600…

New Features In Windows 11

There are many new features in Windows 11, the most noticeable of these is: The Start Button and Start Menu is aligned to the center. They did this of course to accommodate tablets and maybe make it look like a Mac a little. Round corner on everything. Now we are definitely seeing some Mac envy….

Windows 11, Can You Upgrade?

Windows 11 will be new PCs this fall, just in time for Christmas gift giving. It will also be available for upgrade for computers with compatible hardware. It will require a minimum CPU of 1 gigahertz, 64 gigabytes of storage, and a minimum of 4 gigabytes of RAM. In the computing game more is always…

Windows 11 Is For Real

Windows 11 is really happening! Microsoft had a event on June 24th announcing it. There are some new features but mostly it is Windows 10 with a new look. Windows 11 promises better performance witch is always welcome. The Windows 11 Upgrade will be available this Fall. Free upgrade for Windows 10 users. I haven’t…

In-Person Meetings Return In July

Do to the break in COVID infections we the members of the Good-n-Free Software community have the opportunity to meet in-person once again. The meetup will still be on the second Wednesday of each month but do to the Library’s shorter hours at least for now we will be meeting at 4:30pm until 6:30pm. We…

Is Windows 11 on the way?

Mary Jo Foley of Windows Weekly has predicted that a new Windows is on it’s way. Mind you there is no real proof but there have been some hints dropped. I don’t think what ever they have in store will replace Windows 10 but we really don’t know. It all is just speculation at this…

All About Task Manager

You may have opened the “Task Manager” from time to time to stop an application that has crashed or watch the “Process Monitor”, but the task Manager does many wonderful thing that you may not know about… Usually you start the Task Manager by doing “control, alt, delete (or del) on the keyboard and clicking…

Must Have Free Software

There is lots of free software out there but is it and is it really good, and where can you safely download it? Here’s some of my favorite programs… VLC VLC is a video player and so much more. First of all I use it as my default media player, because it is much lighter…

What is OBS Ninja?

OBS. Ninja is an open-source and free web-based program designed to bring live video from an external source into OBS Studio or a web-browser (similar to Zoom). It does this using WebRTC, a framework within browsers and mobile applications that lets you communicate in real time with little to no lag.