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Windows 9: A new hope   

Three UI changes show a positive new direction away from the unloved Windows 8.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1mfTMtX

Published on September 17, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  Windows, 9, A, new, hope
ChromeOS vs Linux: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly   

In the battle between ChromeOS and Linux, both desktop environments have strengths and weaknesses.

Anyone who believes Google isn't "making a play" for desktop users isn't paying attention. In recent years, I've seen ChromeOS making quite a splash on the Google Chromebook.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1mfRVFu

Published on September 17, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  ChromeOS, vs, Linux, The, Good, the, Bad, and, the, Ugly
How to Use Easy Transfer to Move from Windows 7 to a New PC with Windows 8   

There can often be a lot of trepidation about upgrading to a new PC. If nothing else, it’s just a pain to get all those accumulated files from your old PC to the new. Don’t let the daunting task of file transfer stop you from upgrading.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1mfR9s7

Published on September 17, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  How, to, Use, Easy, Transfer, to, Move, from, Windows, 7, to, a, New, PC, with, Windows, 8
An early look at Ubuntu 14.10   

Ubuntu 14.10 is a minor, but significant, step up from Canonical's last Linux desktop operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.

Want an early peek at Ubuntu 14.10? The betas are out for the Ubuntu variant distributions.

Read more at: http://zd.net/1woH393

Published on September 16, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  An, early, look, at, Ubuntu, 14.10
Kindle security vulnerability can 'compromise' Amazon accounts   

A security vulnerability exists in Amazon's Kindle Library, which can be used to "compromise" an entire Amazon.com account, according to the researcher who found the flaw.

Read more at: http://zd.net/1woGHPL

Published on September 16, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  Kindle, security, vulnerability, can, compromise, Amazon, accounts
Adobe releases security updates for Acrobat, Reader   

Adobe has released security updates for Reader and Acrobat addressing eight vulnerabilities in both the Windows and Mac versions. The affected versions are Reader and Acrobat X 10.1.11 and earlier and Reader and Acrobat XI 11.0.08 for Windows and Mac.

Read more at: http://zd.net/1woGpbP

Published on September 16, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  Adobe, releases, security, updates, fo,r Acrobat, Reader
The best free file comparison programs for Windows   

It can sometimes be a necessity to compare different versions of a file. Maybe you want to make sure that a file you burned to disc or stored in a backup is identical to the original, list all changes that someone else made to a file, or compare files after a hacking attack to find out if they have been modified in any way by the hacker.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1DgM6x3

Published on September 16, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  The, best, free, file, comparison, programs, for, Windows
10 things you need to know about Linux Mint 17   

Linux Mint 17 continues in a line of Linux desktop-focused releases, and in testing we found it has become more mature than prior versions. There's something here to please everyone.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1DgJVd1

Published on September 16, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  10, things, you, need, to, know, about, Linux, Mint, 17
5 time-saving Excel macros for common data tasks   

If you’re not using macros, you’re ignoring one of Excel’s most powerful features. Macros save you time and spare you headaches by automating common, repetitive tasks.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1qXo2sK

Published on September 15, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  5, time, saving, Excel, macros, for, common, data, tasks
Run Trend Micro’s Anti-Threat Toolkit as a second opinion scanner   

Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit is a free portable program for recent versions of the Windows operating system.

Once it has been downloaded to the local system it can be started right away. The program opens a command prompt on start and runs a couple of commands there before the graphical user interface is started.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1qXnH9b

Published on September 15, 2014 by Bob Uhlman
Keywords:  Run, Trend, Micro, Anti, Threat, Toolkit, as, a, second, opinion, scanner
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