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Five Reasons You Should Update To Windows 10 If You Haven't Already

Last call for free software. Microsoft is raising the price of Windows 10 upgrades from $0 to $179 starting tomorrow, July 30. If you’re one of the holdouts, it’s time you wise up and download the damn thing.


Upgrade To Windows 10 Now Before You Have To Pay $179

For the past year, Microsoft has been annoyingly aggressive about getting people on board with Windows 10. If you’ve some how come this far without upgrading, the time has come to cast your die. The software is getting a big price hike starting July 30, from $0 to $179.


Some Crafty Nerds Got Windows Running On A Chromebook

You can stop regretting owning that ridiculously cheap Chromebook you picked up last EOFY. The guys over at CodeWeavers have worked out a way to run Windows on Chrome OS. That means Steam, Photoshop and a non-web version of Office could all be on your Chromebook very soon.


These Windows 10 Apps Are Actually Worth Installing

Microsoft’s concept of universal apps that run seamlessly across computers, tablets, and phones are a hallmark of the company’s newest operating system. The problem is most people don’t know which apps they should be using. With the Windows App Store growing all the time, there are plenty of ways to try out the new feature. Here are the best Windows 10 universal apps that are actually worth installing on your desktop.


What's Better: Apple Music Or Google Play Music?

Think streaming music, and the first name that springs to mind is probably Spotify — but there are some great alternatives out there. Both Apple and Google have music services for streaming, downloads, and playing local files across phones, tablets, and desktop. There are lots of different ways to compare the two services, but we’re going to try and simplify it by starting with all the similarities. Here’s how Apple Music compares to Google Play Music.


Woman Wins $13,000 From Microsoft After Unwanted Windows 10 Upgrade

A California woman has won a $US10,000 ($13,383) judgement from Microsoft after the company dropped its appeal in a case in which she alleged that her work computer became slow and unreliable after automatically upgrading itself to Windows 10.


How To Browse Windows Folders Using Tabs

Tabbed browsing has changed the way we surf the web, making it ridiculously easy to load sites in the background and switch between a bunch of pages in seconds. Now, you can get the same interface for browsing through your files on Windows. Here’s the tool you’re going to need and how to use it.


How To Restore Deleted Files On Any Device

Few tech disasters can send your stomach into free fall quite like realising you’ve deleted something important from your laptop or phone, with no obvious way to bring it back. Luckily, if you find yourself scrambling to restore your deleted files, there’s still hope. Free tools and apps are widely available to help you recover your deleted data no matter what platform you’re using. Here’s what you need to know.


5 Reasons To Install Linux On Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little more adventurous, Linux has plenty of great features that will save you time and make working a little less dull.


4 Ways To Help Your Laptop Enjoy A Longer Life

If you’re shelling out hard-earned cash on a laptop, then you want to make sure you get years of service out of it. Some wear and tear (both physical and digital) is inevitable along the way, but if you take good care of your machine you can keep it running smoothly for longer — just like a well-maintained car or bicycle.


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