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Mozilla Says It is Raising Privacy Awareness By Violating Privacy of Users   

Mozilla's latest Firefox release is better than Google Chrome, both in terms of speed and violating user's privacy.

Mozilla Firefox is in news this month as well. Last month, Mozilla gained praises for its extraordinary Quantum release. This month, it has been 'caught' experimenting with users' privacy without their Mozilla Says It is Raising Privacy Awareness By Violating Privacy of Users

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Published on December 17, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
LXLE Review: A Hassle-free Linux for Older Hardware   


LXLE Review

The LXLE project has two taglines: "Revive that old PC" and "Full featured OS for an aging PC". Started in 2013, the LXLE project is designed to primarily to keep old PC useful and up-to-date. They do this by making use of the LXDE desktop environment because it is light on resources, but still very functional. LXLE is also included in our list of best lightweight Linux distributions.

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Published on December 16, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
Windows 10 free update - Time is running out for you to upgrade for nothing   

Windows 10 free downloads are still available for PC users who have not upgraded to Microsoft's flagship OS, but time is running out fast.

The main official Windows 10 free download offer ended on July 29 2016, with Microsoft laying down a cut off point to download and upgrade for nothing.

However, there were still a number of routes open to PC owners looking to download Windows 10 for free.

One of those Windows 10 free download options is the assistive technology route, which previously had no end date.

However, Microsoft recently announced that this upgrade offer will expire at the end of the year.

The assistive technology site has been updated to say: "If you use assistive technologies, you can upgrade to Windows 10 at no cost as Microsoft continues our efforts to improve the Windows 10 experience for people who use these technologies. 

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2jbws2F

Published on December 16, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
iMac Pro: Apple releases its most expensive computer   

Apple has a very expensive last-minute Christmas present for you. The just released iMac Pro is the company's "most powerful Mac ever" and the most expensive, starting at £4,899.

Having been unveiled in June at Apple's developer conference, the iMac Pro is squarely aimed at Apple-using creative professionals who until now have had to make do with the ageing and comparatively cheap (£2,999) Mac Pro or the even cheaper consumer version of the £1,749 5K iMac.

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Published on December 14, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide   

The world of Linux is ready to welcome you, with a shower of free open-source software you can use on any PC: hundreds of active Linux distributions, and dozens of different desktop environments you could run on them. It's a far cry from the one-size-fits-all, this-is-just-what-comes-with-your-PC vision of Windows.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2BPdDKG

Published on December 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
Thanks, Microsoft, but I am still saying no to Windows 10   

The OS does have its fans, but Win10 is merely good, not great.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2BOs4Pb

Published on December 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman  --  Revised on December 6, 2017
Microsoft Office December 2017 Patch Day   

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 on the December 2017 Microsoft Office Patch Day.

The company releases non-security updates for supported versions of Office on the first Tuesday of each month, similarly to how it releases security updates for Windows and Office on the second Tuesday of every month.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2Af1iSE

Published on December 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
Getting Windows 7 Update error 80248015? You are not alone   

If you run a device that is powered by Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, you may have noticed already, or not, that the system's update functionality may be broken completely.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2AdXqS1

Published on December 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
Microsoft Security Updates September 2017 release   

Security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft products have been released on September 12, 2017.

This guide offers extensive information on the release; important to get a clearer picture on what has been released this month, and how the updates should be deployed.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2f1uDmF

Published on September 16, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
HP pushes third-party ink blocking printer firmware update (again)   

Hewlett Packard (HP) released a new firmware for the company's Officejet printers that appears to block third-party ink from functioning correctly.

The company caused quite the uproar a year ago when it released a firmware for some of its printer families that blocked non-HP cartridges in company printers. HP released a firmware update a month later back then that restored functionality for non-HP printer ink.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2x3ZOZ3

Published on September 16, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
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