Run Linux On Windows

The Windows Subsystem for Linux lets developers run a Linux environment — including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications — directly on Windows, unmodified, without the overhead of a traditional virtual machine or dualboot setup. This is not particularly useful for the casual user who has no interest in playing with the commandline but soon…

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…

Microsoft Makes Remembering Easier

Microsoft To Do is the smart daily planner with My Day, intelligent and personalized suggestions to update your daily to do list. A truly cross platform task manager. Whether you’re at home or on the go you can access your task list and stay organized. Shared to do lists help keep you connected with friends,…

Free MS Office Alternatives

Everyone is familiar with Microsoft Office; it’s the business industry standard. It is more now than ever starting at $69.99 per year or $6.99 per month. For those on a tight budget or just cheap there are free alternatives. Microsoft Office Online The first is none other than Microsoft’s own Microsoft Office Online. Office Online…

Finished With Flash

The infamous Flash Player that has been around for 24 years is no more. Adobe has stopped it’s development and all of the major browsers have ended support for it. Before Flash the in 1996 there webpages were stagnant, with text and pictures only. Flash made the web come to life with animation and video….

What is RCS? Why do we need it?

Rich Communication Services or RCS is a communication protocol between mobile telephone carriers and between phone and carrier, aiming at replacing SMS messages with a text-message system  that is richer, and can transmit in-call multimedia. The RCS protocol is much more useful than SMS. Added abilities are… chat with content sharing, driven from an RCS enhanced address book, enhancing the messaging…

DaVinci Resolve, Maybe The Best Free Video Editor

DaVinci Resolve is a free video editing software from Blackmagic, a high end video camera hardware manufacturer. Many of these used by major TV and movie production companies. One might ask, “If DaVinci Resolve is so good why is it free?” The answer is, the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, the model many TV news crews use…

It’s A Brave New World

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. The browser blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. As of 2019, Brave has been released…

OnlyOffice, Great MS Office Alternative!

OnlyOffice, is an open source office suite developed by Ascensio System SIA. OnlyOffice is most commonly deployed as a SaaS (software as a service), Similar to Google Cloud or Office 365 for Business. The OnlyOffice desktop version has a document editor, a spreadsheet program and a presentation editor. All of the apps have look and…

You Can Still Do The Windows 10 Upgrade

For now apparently you can still do the free Windows 10 upgrade but you better do it quick. You can still download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. You can perform the update if you are still using Windows 7 (will soon expire) or Windows 8.1. Once you’ve done this your machine is entitled to…