Following on from the challenge I set myself in Working without Windows, I have attacked the problem head on. First off some background. The computer I am using for this testing is an old Dell Dimension. I (as you may have guessed) am a power user, which means I have multiple applications open at all […]
Working without Windows
Several people have asked “What is this Ubuntu thing you keep mentioning?” The simple answer is that it is an operating system (OS) like Microsoft Windows. However, it is not like Windows in so many ways. Difference no. 1. The cost. To buy a new Windows 8 license (either for the download or a DVD) […]
Reduce the cost of your next computer purchase
Let’s be frank about this, computers are an essential part of our lives. We cannot live without them. Whether it is at home or at work, they are an integral part of daily life. Reducing the total cost of ownership has always been a critical part of the decision making process when buying a new […]
Full Steam ahead!
For a long time Linux has been the purview of tech savy people, who some might call geeks or nerds. The days of command line only interfaces have long since passed, but the stigma still remains and indeed there are many who still prefer the command line to a fully fledged GUI. There are several […]