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 …

Forest

Forest – Put That Phone Down!

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Last Friday, I found this interesting app under the productivity section of the Android play store called forest. Well I say that it was interesting, but really it’s an app designed to stop you from being distracted by your phone when you need to focus. All right, so for those of you who have never heard of the app called …

LastPass

LastPass – Why You Need It!

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Most people use the same old password for everything, thinking that their accounts are secure, because they’ve locked it with a fancy password including numbers, capital letters and a special character. What you’ll actually find that they’ve done is used their favourite twitter hashtag to protect their bank details and the name of their cat to restrict access to their …

PPLCONNECT

PPLConnect – Join The Continuity Club

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Some of us (if not all of us) like to check our phones regularly when we’re working on our computers, playing games on them or just generally browsing the internet. The fact of the matter is that because you are constantly switching devices, you’re actually decreasing your productivity. What PPLConnect aims to do is to boost your productivity by allowing you …

Firefox

Firefox – 10 years of choice

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On Monday the 10th of November 2014, Mozilla Firefox celebrated their 10th birthday. I was first introduced to Firefox in version 3.5 in September of 2009 through the maths block computers. The maths block computers were in fact the first computers to have Mozilla Firefox installed, but the browser was quickly installed on most of the computers around the school. …

Chromebooks – What’s The Deal With Them?

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Last Tuesday, I went to Crawley, hoping to bump into a friend of mine. In the end, I took the 281 (A less direct route than the 400 I usually take) by mistake and decided to get off the bus at three bridges station. Needless to say, she wasn’t there and so I ended up taking a stroll through the …

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 …

Bad Move Microsoft!

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Windows 7 home premium is by far the most loved of all operating systems worldwide and will no longer be able to sold on the 31st of October 2014. This will make it impossible to get your hands on such a great feat in software engineering! With this in mind, it is imperative that future versions of Microsoft’s operating system are successful …

Okay Google, Write Me A Blog Post!

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Google has been around for some time now and it’s getting a lot smarter. Of course, we’re all being watched by Google and have been since the dawn of its existence, it’s what makes system refine search results that we as human beings desire! The popular search engine provides a service, like a waitress (or a waiter, no sexism here) at …

What’s With The New Apple Watch?

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In the last couple of weeks, Apple have officially announced a so-called ‘apple watch’. The company is claiming that it is the first wearable piece of technology that presents messages, Facebook updates and also provides some handy simplified apps to the user. In addition to this, the device will be fitted with the much-loved Apple personal assistant Siri, practically removing …

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 …