Microsoft announced Windows 11 at an event on June 24th, this article will cover some of the new features being introduced. A developer version of Windows 11 is currently installed on a VM and we are testing, learning, and taking pictures.
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The announcement of Windows 11 has resulted in many Windows 10 owners wanting to proactively ready their system to upgrade to Windows 11 when it is released. Some of the requirements are still subject to change but there has been enough information made public on how to prepare. This article will provide a short list on how you can prepare your system for the new operating system update later this year.
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How To Select The Right Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) For Your Computer
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Is Linux Right for Me?
This article will cover if transiting over to a Linux operating system would be a good option for you. We want to help arm you with some foundational information regarding Linux and provide an understand about what to expect before making a transition.
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Linux in Windows, how exciting
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Linux hardware identification tools – now with more GUI
We all utilize hash commands (terminal) for a number of functions in Linux but you know, sometimes it’s nice to have a GUI. This is the first in a series of posts that will provide some useful GUI based tools for your Linux environment. I felt the best place to start was with hardware information collection.