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3 Ways to Bring an App Store to Windows 7

3 Ways to Bring an App Store to Windows 7

Anyone who has upgraded to Windows 8 has been able to take advantage of the Store to install all of the latest and greatest apps. But if you have decided to stick with Windows 7? Here we take a look at three options that can be used to bring an app store and app management option to older versions of Windows.

How to Update/Upgrade Your Ubuntu Without Internet Connection

How to Update/Upgrade Your Ubuntu Without Internet Connection

In Ubuntu, if you are connected to the Internet, updating and upgrading the system is as easy as running the “apt-get update” and “apt-get upgrade” command. Better still, for those who prefer a GUI, you can also use the Update Manager to update your system with a simple click. Now, what if your Ubuntu computer […]

Fix “The Package Information was Last Updated Days Ago” Error in Ubuntu

Fix “The Package Information was Last Updated Days Ago” Error in Ubuntu

If you have noticed, sometimes after you have updated your system, the Ubuntu Update Manager will still show a message saying that “The Package information was last updated X days ago. Press the ‘check’ button below to check for new software updates.“. This was interesting as clicking on the Check button did nothing but the same message was displayed again. After researching a bit, I found out that there were “sources” other than Canonical (Ubuntu’s official sources) which I had added over the time from private PPAs were old and was meant for earlier version of Ubuntu or they were simply broken.

How to Fix Ubuntu Update Errors

How to Fix Ubuntu Update Errors

It happens quite often that we encounter errors while trying to run an update in Ubuntu. There are several type of errors and in this post we will see how to solve some of the most common errors encountered during update of packages in Ubuntu.

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

Apples newest operating system, OS X Lion is expected to come some time in July. Just to tantalize us, Apple has not released a specific date, and that means that you should be ready to go at any time if you want to be the first one in your social circle to have the new […]

How to Protect Your Mac from MacDefender

How to Protect Your Mac from MacDefender

One of the advantages of owning a Mac over the years has been the extremely low chance of being affected by a virus. While PC users had this as a constant worry, Mac users escaped. This difference existed because for a long time, there were so fewer Mac users that it wasn’t worth the time […]

Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Depending who you ask, the 140 character limit imposed on Twitter is a good thing. If you are a blogger you can put the title of your post up with a link. If you are a copywriter you like the challenge of saying everything you have to say in one tweet. It helps you hone […]

Things That You Need To Know About Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Things That You Need To Know About Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Microsoft has recently released a service pack for its Windows 7 OS. In case you are not aware, the service pack is an update package issued by Microsoft to fix the bugs and to improve the performance of the OS. In some service packs, it might even add new functionality to the OS. What’s new […]