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  10 Reasons To Use Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux is the most popular open source operating system. There are many reasons to use Ubuntu Linux that make it a worthy Linux distro. Apart from being free and open source, it’s highly customizable and has a Software Center full of apps.

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  Battery Life Draining with MacOS Sierra? Some Tips...

Some Mac users may have discovered after updating to MacOS Sierra their Mac seems to have reduced battery life. While faster battery drain on a MacBook Air, MacBook, or MacBook Pro can be alarming, it’s not always a sign of any particular issue, and there’s often a reason why battery life seems ... Show More
  How to clone a hard drive

There are times when we need to copy the entire contents of one hard drive onto another hard drive. This process is called “cloning”, and it is most often done when upgrading to a larger drive or replacing one that is about to fail.

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  Best Features Of Linux Mint 18.1 Serena

Linux Mint is often regarded as one of the best Linux desktop operating systems. Over the years, Mint has established itself as a competent Windows 10 replacement and its impressive releases continue to affirm this notion.

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  Windows Upgrade Error Codes Decrypted

So you tried to upgrade your Windows machine to Windows 10 and it did not work. Got the cryptic error code 0x80070070 thrown at you, for instance when you check the Event Viewer, but have no idea what it means.

A search on the Internet shows that other users experienced the same issue, but most ... Show More
  Microsoft Update Catalog works with any browser no...

Just a quick heads up for those users and system administrators who are tired of accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog in Internet Explorer or using the workaround to use other browsers: the site is now working in any modern browser.

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  Gaming on Linux

What€™s the Achilles€™ heel for Linux users?

Let me point that out for you. It€™s gaming on Linux.

Don€™t get me wrong. Gaming on Linux has improved significantly in recent years, thanks to the effort of companies like Steam, Feral Interactive an... Show More
  Ubuntu 17.04 release schedule, and features

Ubuntu 17.04, the upcoming release of Ubuntu Linux, has been codenamed Zesty Zapus. The release schedule of Ubuntu 17.04 is out.

Long term Ubuntu users might already be aware that 17.04 will be released in April 2017. It€™s not rocket science to guess the release month at least, consi... Show More
  Linux distribution for developers

Linux distribution exclusively for programmers and web developers? Why not? In the world of Linux, there is a distribution for everyone.

The battle of the best OS is long and forever lasting and the Linux army has a new armor at their disposal. Meet SemiCode OS, a new Linux distribution based on ... Show More
  Random iPhone 6S shutdowns due to faulty battery c...

Apple is offering a free fix after a consumer group in China complained about the problem

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  Here's how to check if your Google account is one ...

Anyone running an older version of the Android operating system, be warned: Malware is infecting 13,000 Android devices every day, putting at risk the private details of more than 1 million Google accounts.

That's according to cybersecurity software company Check Point, which discovered a new pi... Show More
  Email Backup Software MailStore Home 10 released

MailStore Home 10 is the newest version of the popular email backup software solution for Windows that supports local and remote email accounts. You can use the free MailStore Home client to back up emails from desktop email programs like Outlook or Thunderbird, local email files such as Mbox, PST o... Show More

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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 - Windows Media Player windows 7 says insert blank disk even after I do.

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