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    How to Increase the Speed on the Windows 7 Operating System

    When the operating system Windows 7 was released by Microsoft many people were impressed with its performance and the utilities that it offer users. Unfortunately users felt like the boot time of the operating system was sluggish. Luckily there are a few tips and tricks to speeding up this operating system. The first thing to…

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    The Basics of Choosing An Operating System

    An operating system is program that allows a computer to access files, stored information, games and the internet. The operating system is the most important part of a computer as it runs programs and stores files. There are four major systems available today. These are Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Unix. Because the operating…

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    The Best Operating System for Gamers

    Many people spend a large amount of time playing games on their personal computer. Because of this it is important that the operating system that a computer has is capable of running most games. When Microsoft released Windows in the 1980s it became one of the most popular operating systems on the market. Today more…

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    The Key Elements of an Operating System

    An operating system is a software that controls your computer. There are a few elements that make up an operating system. The first element of an operating system is the kernel. The kernel ensures that every running process has adequate time to execute. It does this while controlling the amount of the computer’s resources that…

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    The Benefits of a Unix Operating System

    Unix is an operating system that has been available for many years. There are various Unix systems that have been developed by different vendors. This means that the systems that are on the market vary in appearance, functionality and non standard features. However there are some features that are common to all Unix systems. One…

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    Understanding Operating Systems

    Computer operating systems are an essential component of every computer system on the market. If computers did not have operating systems it would be almost impossible to use a computer. Computer programmers designed operating systems so that people who did not have the technical knowledge to operate a computer were able to use one with…

Mobile Apps

  • Scotts Miracle Gro looks for a spot in the smart garden with an all-encompassing app

    Smarter gardening Rachio Generation 2 PlantLink GreenIQ Looking to go beyond simple automation, the Scotts Miracle Gro gardening app, simply called Gro, wants to educate as well as automate to help you become a better gardener. The iOS-only Gro will ask about your location, then let you pick a gardening project from a list customized […]

  • You could use Drivemode for Android while blindfolded, but please don’t

    Drivemode is a simple app that does one very simple thing. The app for Android phones presents controls for navigation, audio and contacts in a low-distraction “driving mode” overlay with audio prompts and a simple, swipeable interface. OK, so that description makes it sound a bit more complicated than I thought, but it’s much easier […]

  • A well-done photo-retouching app with a slightly undercooked feature set

    Adobe’s next-generation photo-retouching app, Photoshop Fix (which is for iOS only), joins the growing number of the company’s mobile apps feeding into its Creative Cloud design-oriented army of software tools. In the case of Fix, though, it enters a fairly mature market with tons of robust competitors like Pixelmator , Polarr and Adobe’s own Aviary […]