Monday, January 08, 2007

New York Times advise users to dump MS

Using a non-Windows-based PC may be one defense against these programs, known as malware; in addition, anti-malware programs and antivirus utilities for the PC are available from several vendors. Windows users should use the Windows Update feature.

Read more HERE.


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Now that computer security has reached the mainstream press, will it make more people aware of the many dangers that they face ? Will they take preventative measures ? Of course they won't. But you might, so again we offer some alternatives.

A guide for switching to a Mac

When I bought my first Mac a few short months ago, it took a while to figure out how to do all the stuff I already knew how to do on my PC. While it's my job to spend time figuring that sort of thing out, there's no need for you to waste your precious time figuring out the minutia of a new operating system. To ease this transition for all of the new Mac owners out there, I've put together a quick guide for Mac newbies making the big switch.

Read more HERE.

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Learn how to 'Make The Move' to Linux

Make The Move aims to present Linux and open source software as viable alternatives to the system on your computer. These alternatives are both free (as in price) and free (as in freedom), and put you back in control of your system.

The website uses nine easy to follow sections ["What is Linux?", "Why should I move?", "What about my data?"], with simple, easy to understand explanations.

Visit the website HERE.

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Boot Linux from a flash drive

All you need is a 1GB-or-larger flash drive, an HP drive-formatting utility, and the USB version of Knoppix. Links to the latter two downloads are included in the tutorial. The entire installation process requires just six steps;

Read more HERE.

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Mac Shines In Comparison With Vista


Amid the hype surrounding the release of Windows Vista, Mac users are taking solace from the fact that OS X is still a champ on many fronts. Here are some reasons our reviewer John C. Welch opts for Apple.

Read more HERE.

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Installing Gentoo on VMWare Workstation


Step by step ... HERE.

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