Tag: free software

Open Source Softwares As An Alternative For Small Businesses

Is it safe to use? How secured is it? Are there quality softwares? These are some of the common questions asked by small scale business owners when they are faced with decisions to adopt open source solutions that could make their day-to-day operations more efficient. For many entrepreneurs without any IT background (but a sharp Read More

The Linux desktop is dead

Linux is never going to catch up with Windows or Mac OS X in user popularity. It’s never going to show up as a common option from mainstream vendors. Why? Well there are a lot of reasons; but none of them have anything to do with its quality. I use desktop Linux distributions not because Read More

WordPress 3.2 Now Available

Here in the U.S. we are observing Independence Day, and I can’t think of a more fitting way to mark a day that celebrates freedom than by releasing more free software to help democratize publishing around the globe. I’m excited to announce that WordPress 3.2 is now available to the world, both as an update Read More

Happy 20th Anniversary, Linux

Around this time twenty years ago, Linux Torvalds, a Computer Science Student started developing an Operating System to run on his newly acquired computer. His major motivation was the fact that the OS it came with greatly underutilized its capabilities. After going at it for a while, he realized that his pet project could actually Read More

Free Software to Recover Deleted or Lost Data from Formatted Disks

If you want to recover lost files mistakenly deleted or lost to a formatted hard drive, try this free tool; Power Data Recovery Free Edition Read More

Increase Your Typing Speed

I recently came across a utility called “Turbo Type”. The version I am using on my Windows NetBook is 1.39.002. Of course, as you can guess, I am using the free version. This serves my needs just well.  What this software does is to monitor your typing. Before you finish typing a word, it would Read More

Cloud Computing

Linux Magazine is a monthly magazine published in the UK. I have a subscription to this magazine, renewable every year for $109.90. The magazine ships every month to my post office box with a DVD containing at least one of the latest major Linux distros available, most times it comes with two or more. Now Read More