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Windows 8

What’s New in Windows 8.1?

You've heard the buzz about Windows 8.1, but you're probably wondering what's really changed. Actually, there are quite a few changes between Windows 8 and Windows 8.1; following are eight of the most significant changes. [more…]

Windows 8

How to Install the Windows 8.1 Preview

Are you ready to try out the latest and greatest version of Windows? If so, the Windows 8.1 preview may be for you. You can download and install the Windows 8.1 preview on your PC by following these steps. [more…]

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Raspberry Pi

Taking a Look at Raspberry Pi Models

Raspberry Pi boards come in different types (see the following table), and you need to know about the differences so that you don't buy the wrong one.

The older models are called the A and B boards. The [more…]

Raspberry Pi

Raspbian: Your Raspberry Pi Linux Operating System

In computer-speak, the mind that runs your Raspberry Pi is called an operating system (OS for short). Operating systems are like a computer manager; they run your computer for you. When you tell your computer [more…]

Raspberry Pi

How Set Up Your Raspberry Pi with Raspbian

To set up your Raspberry Pi with the operating system Raspbian, you have to use something called NOOBS. NOOBS (New Out Of the Box Software — but NOOTBS didn't work, so NOOBS it is) is a free tool for installing [more…]

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi for Kids: How to Connect Your Pi

It isn't hard to connect up a Pi system. If you never move your Pi, you only have to do it once. After that, you can leave everything connected.

If your Pi system is ready and waiting in a big — but organized [more…]

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Raspberry Pi for Kids: How to Power Up Your Pi

If you've connected your Raspberry Pi system, you're ready to power up your Pi for the first time. You have to do some extra work before you can start using your Pi, but don't worry. It's not hard and [more…]