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  1. Exchange Windows and Mac Data for Free!

    Mac Support
    Announced last Friday 27th June, the popular software company, Paragon-Software, released their newest special, a free edition of their NTFS for Mac OS X 11. For the low, low cost of free, users who wish to check out this software will have the ability to exchange user data between their...
  2. Linux: Basic Terminal Commands

    Linux Support
    Introduction So, have you gone through the basics of Linux and now want to delve into the Terminal? This article will explain what exactly the Terminal is, why we use it, and will show you some basic, commonly used, commands. When using the Terminal you should always be careful however, and...
  3. Microsoft’s Revamp

    Windows XP Support
    With Windows 8 upcoming Microsoft has decided to change up their logo. For years Microsoft’s logo has always consisted of the well known thick letters with italicized font. The new logo, however, features the classic red, green, blue and orange logo that may seem familiar to Windows users...
  4. Microsoft Confirm Windows 8 Release Date

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft have revealed that Windows 8 will be released on the 26th of October. The declaration was made at the firm's annual sales meeting and was  published on its blog  shortly after. The firm has described the update as the most important redesign of its interface in more than a decade...
  5. Android OS 4.1 'Jelly Bean'

    Linux Support
    Google officially unveiled their 'next-generation' Android mobile OS 4.1 'Jelly Bean' in June, though officially there are currently only two devices that have Jelly Bean available. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Googles new Nexus-7 Tablet. Now though Jelly bean should be making it's way onto the...
  6. Which device is Windows 8 really for?

    Windows XP Support
    When buying a new PC or a tablet there is one major thing to take into consideration; the operation system (OS). It’s what makes the device act and feel like it should. Your PC or tablet may have outstanding features but what will allow you to run them or use them is the OS. Think of the...
  7. Is Linux Really an OS?

    Linux Support
    When someone decides that they want to try out a Linux Distribution and maybe decide to tell their family and friends that they are trying out this amazing free operating system for their computer called ‘Linux’. They might then reply is that just like Windows or MacOS? Well not really. One...
  8. Linux 2012 - The year so far

    Linux Support
    We're half way through 2012 and so far the Linux world has witnessed the releases of some major distribution LTS or Long Term Support releases, we've heard the news that Microsoft Windows 8 will be out at the end of this year and how the Linux community have reacted to this and the also the...
  9. A Guide to Choosing your Linux Distribution

    Linux Support
    If, like myself, you have decided that you want a change from expensive, high maintenance computing, or you simply wish to sample the delights of open source computing, then one of the most frequent questions that appears is what distribution do I choose? There are so many wonderful and exciting...
  10. Linux Desktop Environments

    Linux Support
    Introduction In a world in which desktop environments have become an everyday feature on computers, a user migrating to the world of Linux from one of the two larger operating systems, Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS, often come across a choice of environments which the latter don't have. In...
  11. Ultra light PCs – Cotton Candy and Rasberry Pi

    Hard Drive Support
    It’s been an interesting week for enthusiasts who prefer ultra-compact PCs. FXI Technologies Inc, have recently announced the launch of the  Cotton Candy  ultra-compact PC. Cotton Candy is a PC the size of a USB Thumb Drive, designed to act as a companion for smartphones, tablets and notebooks...
  12. How to Disable Automatic Restart After an Update in Windows

    Windows XP Support
    One of the really annoying things about automatic updates in Windows is having your computer automatically restart when it has finished. I know that updates are very important, but being able to disable the auto restart is for me one of the first things I do. However, it is important to...
  13. How to Install Ubuntu

    Linux Support
    What you need: A CD burner or DVD burner A blank CD [700mb] or a blank DVD A copy of ImgBurn (Download and Install instructions are found in this article) A copy of Ubuntu (Download and Install instructions are found in this article) Downloads Warning the file size to download Ubuntu is...
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