Opera One Review

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WEB BROWSER Opera One www.snipca.com/46555 What you need: Windows 10 or 11, macOS or Linux Opera was the first browser to include tabs, pop-up blocking, an integrated search box and a built-in VPN, yet despite its innovations it remains relatively unsung (pardon the pun). Its latest incarnation, Opera One, has been “reimagined and rebuilt from … Read more

OpenSUSE 15.5 Review

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IN BRIEF The OpenSUSE Project is making big changes, so this will be the penultimate release. Still, it’s hitting with a strong finish, including an intuitive installer and a cornucopia of desktop environments. Read our OpenSUSE 15-5 Review. SPECS CPU: 1.6GHz Mem: 1.5GB (2GB recommended) HDD: 16GB Builds: x86_64, ARM, S390, RISC-V, Power The OpenSUSE … Read more

Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04 Review

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Blurb: “Community-driven, featuring Linux Mint’s Cinnamon Desktop with Ubuntu at the core, packed fast and full of features, here is the most traditionally modern desktop you will ever love.“. Read our Ubuntu Cinnamon 22-04 Review. Written by Erik Website: https:// ubuntucinnamon.org/ I actually wanted to try Ubuntu GnuStep 22.04 – but it did not work, … Read more

STOP USING PREINSTALLED WINDOWS APPS

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Paint Many Windows users are very fond of Paint, as Microsoft discovered in 2019 when it faced a backlash for planning to remove the graphics program from Windows 10. It changed its mind and also made Paint available as a Microsoft Store app. An updated version is available in Windows 11, while its successor – … Read more

Best SSDs you can buy now

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Our current ‘Buy It’ choice for SSDs requires an M.2 slot on your motherboard and is compatible with the latest PCIe 4.0 standard, so it will work best with PCs bought in the last few years. It’s available in various capacities, with the cheapest model (500GB) recently reduced to £ while the 1TB version now costs only … Read more

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Windows 11 take Out The Trash

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OPERATING SYSTEMS should just get out of the way. Increasingly, however, Windows 11 appears intent on getting in your face. Read our Windows 11 take Out The Trash. Perhaps emboldened by a decade of largely being left to its own devices by the competition authorities, Microsoft is increasingly testing consumers’ patience by injecting more and … Read more

Alienware 34 AW3423DWF Review

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NOT ONLY IS Alienware’s alternative OLED monitor, the Alienware 34 AW3423DWF, better than the existing AW3423DW; it’s cheaper. How does that work, exactly? For the most part this is the same monitor, so it’s a 34-inch ultrawide model sporting Samsung’s QD-OLED technology. It’s not just the same technology; it’s the same panel, with one alteration, … Read more

Next-level Windows file management

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TWO OPEN-SOURCE APPS, WHICH REQUIRE WINDOWS 10 OR LATER: Files (https://files.community/) and Sigma File Manager (https://github.com/alekseyhoffman/sigma-file-manager). Read our Next-level Windows file management. FILE EXPLORER HAS COME ON LEAPS AND BOUNDS in recent years—the recent introduction of tabs in Windows 11 is just one example—but despite its many improvements, File Explorer is still little more than … Read more

Debian 12 Review

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IN BRIEF Forget everything you know about Debian. This distro is elegant, supports secure boot and works with proprietary firmware out of the box. Take a live image for a test spin today. Read our Debian 12 Review. SPECS CPU: 1GHz Mem: 256MB HDD: 10GB Builds: i386, x86_64, ARM64, ARMhf, mipsel, mips64el RISCV64, s390x, PPC64el … Read more

Photomator 3 Review

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Free; $/month; $/year; $ lifetime From www.pixelmator.com Needs macOS 13.0 or later THE TEAM BEHIND Pixelmator Photo has used the update to version 3 to rebrand the app as Photomator, adding a bunch of new features at the same time. It syncs to your Photos library and stores edits nondestructively in the cloud, meaning you can … Read more