May 2016

that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of Windows 10, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And, by opposing, keep Windows 7/8.1. My apologies to my readers who may be Shakespeare or Hamlet fans…. With about 60-days left until the ‘free upgrade’ period ends on July 29th there is still time. But, chances are if you haven’t upgraded by now and have managed to avoid falling victim to Microsoft’s Microsoft Corporation 72,78 +1,01 +1,41% “dirty tricks” to get you to upgrade, you likely don’t plan on going to Windows 10….

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NativeShot screenshot tool for Firefox

“NativeShot is a Firefox add-on that enables you to take screenshots of anything that is displayed on the monitor even outside of Firefox’s window.“What makes NativeShot particularly interesting besides that is the fact that it supports many of the features such as hotkey support, delayed screenshots or an editor that desktop screenshot programs offer. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  NativeShot screenshot tool for Firefox

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Mozilla launches Firefox Test Pilot

“Mozilla launched Firefox Test Pilot a moment ago. It is a new server that lets users test ideas and features that may one day be integrated into the Firefox web browser.“Firefox users can install features they are interested in, and provide Mozilla with feedback.“Mozilla uses the feature to get early feedback for potentially new features that it may one day integrate into the Firefox web browser.“Users help Mozilla eliminate bugs and issues, and may also be vocal about design decisions, and propose changes that improve a feature’s usability or usefulness. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  Mozilla launches Firefox Test Pilot

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I am not making this up. Microsoft Microsoft Corporation 72,78 +1,01 +1,41% almost as if in an attempt to get users of Windows 7 to go out and buy a new Windows 10 machine has intentionally broke Windows 7 for users with Asus ASUUY 41,00 0,00 0,00% system boards. Windows update KB3133977 which use to be an “Optional” but recently became a ‘Recommended’ update. This update enables secure boot on Windows 7 (a feature that was previously disabled). Older PC’s with Asus boards don’t support secure boot, which will cause users to get the below red screen upon first bootup…

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