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…

Linux Mint 17.3, best OS ever!

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. The Cinnamon Edit of Mint is in my opinion the best computer operating system ever. Since May of 2014…

What is Linux?

Linux is a Unix-like and mostly  computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds. The Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to describe the…

Who needs Windows?

Chromebooks and Linux computers are great but they are not for everyone. If you are a professional graphical artist and the firm you work for uses PhotoShop you will need a PC or Mac for that. If your firm uses Adobe Premiere to edit video than you need Windows.  Many serious amateur and professional photographers use…

Why Linux Mint?

Linux Mint is by far the easiest Linux distribution. It is extremely fast, stable, full featured and packed with all of your favorite opensource as well as some proprietary software. Installing Linux Mint is a breeze. Far easier than Windows. Linux Mint is a much lighter operating system, using much less CPU, disk space and RAM…

What’s is Windows 10 and who gets it?

Windows 10 is the free upgrade from Microsoft for anyone running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. If you have 7 or 8.1 and have reserved your upgrade you may have already received the files to install the it through Windows Update. There are some great new feature with this upgrade and you should consider doing…