Operating Systems

[Infographic] Microsoft Don’t Just Make Windows…

[Infographic] Microsoft Don’t Just Make Windows…

A lot of people don’t know that Microsoft aren’t a one trick pony. It’s not just Windows and Office that they make, oh no, they actually make a vast range of software for business and enterprises. The infographic below, which has been created by the guys over at Firebrand Training shows just how diverse the Microsoft software catalogue really is. Are there any programs on this in... »

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

So today marks the release of the official, long awaited update to Windows 8.1…well, kind off. It’s a developer preview. But it does give us an idea of what to expect when the free update actually hits the general public. At the moment the only major changes I can see in windows 8.1 as opposed to Windows 8 is that there are more customisation options, and the ability to multi-task has ... »

A Week With Fedora: End Of The Line

A Week With Fedora: End Of The Line

So I’ve been working with Fedora for over a week now, and I have to say that it’s been fun. I haven’t hit any major issues that are deal breakers for me. I’ve fully personalised Fedora’s Gnome Shell desktop environment, and I’m really happy. However, I think it’s time to go back to Ubuntu,and here’s why… Like I said, I’ve really enjoyed m... »

Five Of The Best Beginner Linux Distro’s

Five Of The Best Beginner Linux Distro’s

Linux is considered by most to be a big scary place for new users to break into, but the truth is that’s Linux distributions provide a great community for many technology enthusiasts to come together and share their ideas and of course their desktops. So if you’re sick of looking at that familiar blue Widows desktop and you’re looking to learn something new, or if you just want s... »

Fedora Day Four: Performance

Fedora Day Four: Performance

So I’m now a few days into my time with Fedora, and things are going well so far. The machine is all up and running, and I’m back at my keyboard working away. We now know how to make Fedora look good, but how well does it perform in practice? Let’s take a look… System resources As many people reading this will already know, neither Fedora, or Gnome-Shell are ‘light... »

Fedora Day Three: Getting To Know Gnome-Shell

Fedora Day Three: Getting To Know Gnome-Shell

So I’m now on day three of my mini adventure with Fedora 18, and I have to say, the more I use Gnome-Shell (and Fedora) the more I’m really enjoying myself. Now that I’ve got the base OS installed, and it’s personalised to my liking, it’s time to start playing around with Gnome-Shell to see what it has to offer… What I like I think one of the biggest draws of G... »

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S4 Active with LTE, Water Resist and 5 inch display

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S4 Active with LTE, Water Resist and 5 inch display

It’s almost summer and all of us want to stay on the beach or go climbing in the hills with our smartphones so we can play games, listen to music, shoot pictures, video chat with friends and more… And finally we can with the new Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The Galaxy S4 Active is a smartphone with a 5 inch display, this mean that everything you will do on the beach, underwater or climbin... »

Fedora Day Two: Customisation

Fedora Day Two: Customisation

So now I’ve got my Fedora 18 machine all up and running from Day One, and I’m now ready to get some work done, and oh what a busy day it’s been. As I mentioned yesterday, the default look of Fedora leaves a lot to be desired, so I’ve been busy working away to get my OS looking and running how I like it. Installing software I used a number of sources to get my software loade... »

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