ChromeOS Sports a new look, Various improvements


chrome-os (Photo credit: BlubrNL)

Although you may get confused by ChromeOS being some type of flavor of Android, it is anything but this, with the two OSes only sharing a common *Nix background, ChromeOS thus far has just been a pipe dream of Google’s, asides from it being placed on a few Chromebooks, ChromeOS hasn’t seen much buzz, but that might change with the most recent update of the OS, sporting features like an improved desktop, taskbar, and a Updated UI, for more check out ChromeOS.

Update to Lion OS X Tweaks Virtual Desktops

Spaces in Mac OS X "Leopard"

Image via Wikipedia

One of the newer features of the new Mac OS Lion is the virtual desktop feature which allows you to have multiply desktops for various different uses, but it wasn’t all that easy to customize, but with a new Lion Update some of that has changed, for more check out this article that talks more about the changes to the virtual desktop, HERE.

Lubuntu Is Ubuntu for Netbooks


Image via Wikipedia

If your looking for a Operating system that is truly optimized for netbooks then you might want to give the Operating system Lubuntu a try which is just that, for more check out this article HERE.

Building your Own Windows 8 Tablet

Image representing Windows as depicted in Crun...

Image via CrunchBase

If your excited about the recent Developers build release of Windows 8 then you might be dying to be one of those lucky folks that has a Windows 8 Tablet, but if you weren’t perhaps you can make your own, check out this article that talks about how you could go about doing this HERE.

Windows Live Roll in Windows 8

Windows logo

Image via Wikipedia

If you have seen recent articles talking about various parts of Windows 8 then you’ll be pleased to know that yet another new part of Windows 8 is the intergration of Windows Live and Sky Drive services which will attempt to link those accounts to your Windows machine, making these services extend your desktop to a degree, for more on how this works in Windows 8 check out this article HERE.

Run Windows XP or Ubuntu 8 from your Browser with JPC-2

Windows XP logo

Image via Wikipedia

Your trying to run a virtual copy of Windows XP without having to learn about virtualization technologies well then you might need to check out this great program that can run the operating system within your browser, the application is called JPC-2.

Splashtop For Windows. A Chromium Based OS

Main logo and icon for the open source interne...

Image via Wikipedia

So all you do is internet based, and your ready to make the leap and move to an OS that is totally about the internet, well check out Splashtop a OS based on Chromium, It will work on most windows machines, for more information check out their homepage HERE.

Easy way to Edit Linux Boot Menu

Screenshot of GNU GRUB, ready to boot ubuntu 8...

Image via Wikipedia

So your Linux boot menu is a bit messed up, has a few entries that don’t exist anymore, or doesn’t reflect the real nature of the line, well fix it up with this great tool call GRUB, check more information on the tool, HERE.

Switching from PC to Mac?

Screenshot of Mac OS X Snow Leopard, released ...

Image via Wikipedia

So your moving on from a perfectly fine PC to a Mac cause your rich now and don’t mind to buy name brand computer stuff, need a guide to using that new MAC because your a windows person check this  article out, HERE.

File Indexing with Locale32

Browser and operating systems

Image by Paul Watson via Flickr

This is a pretty useful program if you need to Index your systems files, but not interested in using the OS‘es native tools for the task which sometimes can be more trouble that its worth to implement, so check out this program that can perform the same task and maybe at a lessor resource cost, check the programs homepage HERE.

%d bloggers like this: