Windows 10

A Letter To Microsoft | RE: Windows 10

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Dear Microsoft, Congratulations for releasing your shiny highly anticipated operating system. I know this letter is a little bit late, but I wanted to take the time to appreciate the over friendly new system. So let’s cut to the chase, you know I left the Windows scene in 2013, I even adopted android to replace my Lumia! I assumed that …

Christmas Gift Ideas

5 Gift Ideas To Get Your Nerd This Christmas

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Ask anyone who celebrates Christmas, it gets harder every year. You’ve probably asked your friends what they want for Christmas and they’ve probably already told you. It seems the lists get shorter every year, or at least with everyone I know. The question on everyone’s lips, “what do you get for the man who has everything?” and the answer is …

Elementary OS

Elementary OS – Is It Any Good?

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Now I’m no apple fan, I avoid using Macs and often take the mickey from anyone who wishes to use the operating system for anything other than composing music. While Macs like any other computer have their upsides and downsides, this post is not actually about the apple designed to operating system, but is in fact about Elementary OS. What …

Utopic Unicorn – Ubuntu Users Don’t Want It!

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It’s October again and the creators of Ubuntu Canonical have been hard at work with the latest bleeding edge release of Ubuntu 14.10 named ‘Utopic Unicorn’! Last October, we saw the release of 13.10 ‘Saucy Salamander’, which had many new features including Smart Scopes, Keyboard Language selection, In Dash payments and compiz improvements, which to be honest was the thing …

A Year Of Linux

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So I’ve been using Linux as my main operating system for just over a year now. It’s given me a fair amount of publicity that I’m a fully integrated Linux Technical Nerd. I’ve also converted a few people from Mac to Linux, although I don’t intend to cause Windows Users to use any Linux distro as their chosen operating system …

Alex’s Guide For Rescue Discs

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What is a rescue disc? If your computer is running or behaving stranger than usual, this could be due to a problem with your system. The most likely cause of this problem is viruses and other types of malware. Most people believe that anti-virus software can completely remove viruses, however many anti-virus softwares can end up infected showing more or …

How to perform a GRUB rescue

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Introduction to GRUB Rescue For those who don’t know, Grub stands for GRand unified boot loader and it’s commonly used for booting Linux. My first experience of dual booting with a Linux operating system was very nerve-racking. After the most tense 30 minutes of my life, I was greeted with a command line interface with GRUB> on it. This was …

Kingsoft Office Review

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We’ve all heard of Microsoft Office and open office. If you’re on Linux, maybe you’ve got libre office and if you own an android device you’ve probably got Polaris office. While open office and libre office are free, their interfaces are utterly rubbish compared to a version of Microsoft Office, so what other alternatives do we have? Kingsoft Office is …