3 free Operating Systems for this year

2015 will be a quite unique year for tech-enthusiasts. Although making predictions regarding tech developments is not safe even when it only concerns a few months ahead, it is relatively certain that no ground-breaking hardware developments are likely to happen.

On the contrary, software will likely be the focus of excitement and innovation once again. In this post, we will look at the three most promising free and open source operating systems that will get released in 2015 and are expected to agitate the calm waters of the operating systems sector. Read the rest of this entry »

Start Programming in 2015 (choosing a language)

Getting started on programming is now wiser and more relevant than ever before. With traditional labor jobs being rapidly replaced by technological progression, programming is a trending profession that can be highly profitable for those that spend enough of their time to learn how to do it properly. Learning how to program though, can be achieved in so many different ways today, that newbies may find themselves lost in a world of overwhelming and often contradicting information. Read the rest of this entry »

Possible fix for Android Phones that are always freezing

Smartphones are so popular right now that if you don’t own one, you’ll probably be considered outdated. But despite all their seemingly high tech, many models do carry an inherent and potentially fatal flaw – Frequent freezing after a period of use. If you have not yet experienced this yet, than great! But if you are one of the growing numbers of people who have experienced their phones freezing, and at an ever increasing regularity, then read on. Read the rest of this entry »

How to start developing apps for Android and iOS

If you own an iOS or Android device, then you’re probably familiar with the number of applications or apps that are available for both devices. There are many developers and companies creating numerous apps for these operating systems everyday.

It is certainly a lucrative business, and in case you are interested in being an app creator, you should get familiarized with what it takes to program mobile apps. This post had some contributions from a professional coder friend of mine who has himself developed a few successful and popular apps. Read the rest of this entry »

Different ways to take a screenshot in Mac OS X

If you are new to Macs or simply never needed to take a screenshot, don’t worry – it’s quite easy. There’s actually a couple of ways you can take a screenshot in Mac OS X (now simply called OS X), and certain methods might work better on a particular occasion. Read the rest of this entry »

Increase battery life on laptops running Windows 7

Recently, I got myself a new Asus laptop running Windows 7. While the trend is towards more mobile netbooks and tablets, laptops are still very much relevant due to their computing power, and it will continue to be so for some time to come.

While we enjoy their mobility and their compact design, laptops can leave you hanging when you need them the most. When the juice runs out and power outlets are nowhere to be seen, not a lot can be done. For that reason, we have to stretch that battery; here are 7 ways to increase the battery life of laptops running Windows 7.

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