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  • The Worst Christmas Present You Ever Had. Love, McAfee.

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 04 December 2015

    It is getting to that time of year when thoughts turn to peace and goodwill, and we look to reward those who have worked hard and the customers who have stayed loyal.

    Which is why the big bag of coal that McAfee has dropped in your Christmas stocking this year is an especially nasty ...

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  • Android 6 Marshmallow update: when can I get it?

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 30 November 2015

    The Android Marshmallow update is out now for certain devices. It's just out for the Nexus 5, 6, 7 and 9 as well as the Nexus Player. LG is the first third-party manufacturer to force its update through, and it's out now for those in Poland. Many other manufacturers have also ...

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  • Fedora 23 Server for z Systems available now

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 25 November 2015

    Fedora 23 Server for z Systems (i.e. the s390x architecture) is now released and available for download. This release provides the new features and updates in Fedora 23 Server, but built specifically for the s390x architecture.

    Refer ...

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  • You'll love Windows 10

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 04 August 2015

    Are you a Windows 8 user? Still using Windows 7? Either way, you'll love Windows 10.

    Over the six years since Windows 7 was released, Microsoft has made its PC operating system far more intuitive and powerful by packing it with tablet- and smartphone-like features.

    A lot of those features ...

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  • How To Watch Netflix In Ubuntu 14.04

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 27 February 2015

    Watching Netflix on Windows is easy. You can use the web browser or the desktop app but its not the same story in Linux. It does not work by default in Linux as Netflix requires Microsoft Silverlight and since it's the Microsoft, it is obviously not available on Linux. So is there no ...

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  • Ubuntu 14.04.2 arrives

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 27 February 2015

    Canonical just released Ubuntu 14.04.2, the second point-release of the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS series. As always, this point release brings hardware support updates so you can continue installing Ubuntu 14.04 on new PCs. You won't get the hardware support updates ...

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  • Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 26 January 2015

    Follow these steps to download Technical Preview:

  • Oppo R5 Review

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 19 December 2014

    The super-slim, 0.19" (4.85mm) Oppo R5 was announced at the end of October and was quickly proclaimed the thinnest smart phone in the world - an impressively elegant handset, obviously meant to please users who place aesthetics as a top factor when picking a smart phone. To round off the package, ...

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  • 25 best laptops 2014

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 08 December 2014

    Buying a laptop is a personal decision. Although we've ranked our list of the best laptops available to buy in 2014 below, the best laptop for you will depend on your priorities: there is no one-size-fits-all. See also: Best budget laptops 2014

    Some people want a large ...

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  • Android 5.0 Lollipop annoyances

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 24 November 2014

    The 5.0 release of Android, dubbed Lollipop, is the biggest thing to happen to Android in years-possibly ever. The design and features have been revamped, and attention to detail is evident throughout. However, even our beloved Google ...

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  • Best Online Antivirus Cloud Scanners 2014

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 21 November 2014

    In this video we will take a look at some of the Antivirus Cloud Scanners that are free to use for removing malware, virus, trojan, rootkits, bootkit, backdoor, adware and many other types of computer infections. We will be using Panda Cloud Antivirus cleaner, Kaspersky, Comodo cloud scan, Eset Online ...

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  • V-79-10000-11226 - VSS Snapshot error

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 19 November 2014

    This error happen if you setup a size limit on shadow copies. because the Shadow Copy setting for C:\ was set low for VSS to operate. Increasing that disk space fixed it! Right click on C: drive, Properties, Shadow Copies, Highlight C:\ (Even though shadow copy might be disabled),click Settings > ...

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  • Zentyal announces Zentyal Server 4.0

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 16 November 2014

    Zentyal, developer of server technology natively interoperable with Microsoft server products, today announced a new release of the Zentyal Linux small business server. Zentyal Server 4.0 aims at offering small and medium businesses (SMBs) a Linux based Small Business Server that can be set ...

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  • The 9 Best Linux Distros

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 15 November 2014

    The best Linux distro for you may not be the best Linux distro for another user. Many Linux users are distro-hoppers, regularly moving from distribution to distribution. Some may be looking for the perfect distro, while others are simply curious about the latest Linux developments.

    Which ...

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  • Who Views Your Facebook Profile

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 10 November 2014

    If you'd like to view it for yourself, you can easily find this list by viewing the source code of your profile page. To do this, just go to your profile page, right-click in an empty area on the side, and select 'View Page Source.'
    This will you show the page's source code. From here, go ahead and ...

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  • Windows 10 Release Date

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 10 November 2014

    Microsoft said at a 30 September launch event that the Windows 10 release date will be in mid 2015, but hasn't revealed exactly when. It also released a Technical Preview showing off some of the key features.

    Windows Technical Preview is a work-in-progress version of Windows 10 intended ...

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  • Google Nexus 6 preview

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 30 October 2014

    The Nexus 6 is essentially a giant Moto X, which is no surprise given that Motorola designed it.

    It was codenamed Shamu, and we can see why. It's massive, measuring in at just under 160mm long - a smidgen more than the gargantuan iPhone 6 Plus.

    Apart from its size, it really does ...

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  • Ubuntu Orange Box

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 27 October 2014

    The Orange Box is an innovative, custom designed micro cluster chassis, envisioned by Canonical, and ...

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  • Best 802.11ac routers of 2014

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 25 October 2014

    The802.11ac Wi-Fi standard (aka 5G Wi-Fi) is the latest on the market and
    offers up to 1733Mbps of wireless connection speed on the 5Ghz frequency
    band. First introduced in 2012, the new standard can now be found in
    many routers. These routers, for backward ...

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  • How To Install Windows 10 Technical Preview In A Sandbox

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 25 October 2014

    If you love Windows and just can't wait for the final public release of Windows 10 then don't worry Windows 10 Technical Preview is here and available to download and install at your leisure. Microsoft made the OS available for download recently and it's available free of charge.

    If you want ...

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  • WD Black2 Dual Drive

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 16 October 2014

    On the surface, Western Digital's WD Black2 Dual Drive (WD1001X06XDTL) appears to be simply yet another version of the same hybrid storage idea that's been floating around for a few years now: have a small SSD for fast access backed up by a large HDD, all in the same package. However, the trick to WD's ...

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  • Windows 10 Release Mid of 2015

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 08 October 2014

    Windows 10 release date Microsoft has stated that Windows 10 will launch "later in the year" in 2015, so we won't get the April release we were hoping for. But it has also said that it will share more about "universal apps" at its annual Build conference next April. The Technical Preview licence runs ...

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  • How to fix iphone 6's protruding camera

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 01 October 2014


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