Dear those who have made the courageous and admirable leap to Windows 8, If you find yourself disoriented while navigating your new operating system, there are a few choices you have to help bring the new Windows 8 interface back to the “ole days” of Windows 7 if you so choose. Classic Shell is an [...]
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This video explains how Linux is developed. A much different model than many other software projects, Linux harnesses the power of collaborative development by thousands of developers across the world.
There’s been a lot of chatter about Windows 8 since Microsoft released it’s consumer preview. It is apparent that this is no baby-step up from Windows 7 – it’s a completely redesigned operating system slated for tablets, phones as well as traditional PCs. It’s server counterpart, Windows Server 2012, is being developed right alongside it, [...]
There’s no doubt that fuel prices, especially in California, are causing people to re-think how they get to work. Tension in key parts of the world where we get our oil from is making it obvious that they aren’t going to be going down any time soon, either. Carpooling, SMART trains and other alternative transportation [...]
There’s been a lot of heat from Gnome users about the new release. Radical changes to how you interact with your programs are obviously going to cause some waves. I’ve been using different WMs/DEs since 1995. I think Gnome3 has really struck a balance with usability and intuition. First off, it seems like they ripped [...]
“Instant Remote Assistance” is a cornerstone of our business. With a call and a simple download, we’ll be able to log on and assist you in a matter of minutes. You don’t have to have anyone come out to your home or business, and you don’t have to take your computer anywhere. It’s safe, easy [...]
Fastek, Logical Networking Solution’s remote support solution for business and at-home computer support, has been upgraded on the back-end. This means faster, more reliable connections for our customers.
Today is the 30th birthday of MS-DOS. Personally, DOS (not specifically MS-DOS, but various flavors including DR-DOS as well) was the beginning of my true computing obsession in 1992. Sound geeky? Yeah, I guess it does. Typing in commands to produce output on an 80×25 monochrome screen was something that enchanted me. To be able [...]
A recent story on Slashdot.org talks about something that has always bothered me – PC bloatware (or as some people more accurately dub it, crapware). When you buy a brand new PC or laptop, you will usually get a lot of third-party software installed on it that you didn’t ask for. Some computer retail outfits [...]
http://www.technologyreview.com/web/26882/?p1=A1&a=f It looks like Google is set to fly high with their new line of notebooks. The new ChromeOS, unveiled recently, will rely on cloud computing to do most of its work. The Chrome web browser will be one of the only applications locally installed on the notebook, and will host its applications online through [...]