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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

Touring the Raspberry Pi Desktop and Taskbar

To make the Raspberry Pi desktop appear, type startx and press Enter when the dollar sign appears after you power up the Pi and log in with Pi as the username and [more…]

Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi's Web Browser Epiphany

Epiphany, shown in the following figure, is the Raspberry Pi's web browser. It works just like any other web browser. You can type a URL into the URL box and open multiple tabs. [more…]

Raspberry Pi

Exploring Files in Your Raspberry Pi with File Manager

To help you find your way around, the Raspberry Pi includes a file manager app called File Manager. Files are the information you store on your computers. To keep files organized, they're often kept in [more…]

Raspberry Pi

How to Edit Files on Your Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi desktop includes an editor, which you can use to make small changes to the Pi. For example, how to make your Pi easier to use on a network. [more…]

Raspberry Pi

How to Get Started with Coding on Your Raspberry Pi with Scratch

You can use your Raspberry Pi to make games and play with real code. It's called Scratch, and it's a lot of fun. Scratch is the simplest way ever to make your own software by creating computer code. Usually [more…]