Linux Turns Thirty Years Old

Linux has turn 30. In those thirty years it has become the most used operating system in, servers, phones, notepad type computers, cars and internet connected things of all types. It has not become very popular as a desktop computer operating system, only used by scientist, and computer enthusiast. The Linux kernel is a free and open-source, Unix-like operating…

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…

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…

What is a Chrome OS?

Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the Linux kernel and uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. As a result, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications The first Chrome OS laptop, known as a Chromebook, arrived in May 2011. Initial Chromebook shipments from Samsung and Acer occurred in July 2011. Chrome OS is only available pre-installed on hardware from Google…

Create Linux Mint Installation Media

To install Linux Mint requires you to download a Linux image file and to create installation media from it. These are the instruction to download and create the Mint media if you are using Windows: 1. Download and install qBittorrent from Ninite, 2. Download the torrent file from linuxmint.com. Open the torrent file and it…

Create Windows 10 Installation Media

If you have done the free  Windows 10 upgrade and activated it your machine is entitled to Windows 10 and you can reinstall it anytime you like. You can even do a clean reinstall with no need to return to the old operating system. To reinstall you must first obtain installation media. Here are instructions…

Last Few Days For Free Windows 10 Upgrade

If your running Windows 7 or 8.1 and your planning to upgrade to Windows 10, do it now. After July 29th it will no longer be free. On July 30th it will cost you $100 or more. You can also get it on any new device. If you plan to do it do it now….

Turn your old computer into a fast Chrome OS device in minutes!

Neverware’s CloudReady can turn an older computer into an extremely useful device by installing the Chromium OS. It basically turns that doorstop into a Chromebook or Chromebox. To get started you need any desktop or laptop computer with 2 gigs of RAM although some may not work fully. Check the CloudReady Certified Hardware list. If your hardware…