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Latest updates on RAW Computing - Windows, PC, Linux

Add a Windows 8 interface to Windows XP, Vista, 7

With all the apathy, to put it mildly, about the Windows 8 interface, why would IObit make a utility that adds the Metro interface to Windows 7? Read more...

Opt out of Microsoft ad tracking

I am not a fan of advertisers tracking people and displaying targeted ads based on their interests. This has nothing to do with being tracked and I simply prefer random ads. Read more...

Change the font and size in Joomla templates

I had a strange problem recently that might be of interest to website developers. It is a bit of a techie problem and so not everyone will find it interesting, but I thought I would write it up anyway in case it helps someone out there in a similar situation. Read more...

Beware of Chromeís malware download checker

If you click a link to download a file and it is suspected to be a virus, spyware or other malicious file it will be disabled and the download will be inaccessible. But is it? Read more...

Stop Google+ shrinking your photos

Google+ can be configured to back up every photo you take, but does it store the original one or does it shrink them? Best check the settings. Read more...

View phone notifications and more on your PC

Pushbullet enables you to view phone notifications on the computer screen. Youíll never miss another important notification. Read more...


Latest updates on RAW Mac - Apple Mac, OS X

How hackers get celebrity naked photos from iCloud

Over the past couple of days my email inbox has been filling up with messages from Apple. Basically, someone has hacked into my account and is using it to buy stuff. Or have they? Read more...

Write like a pro using 1Checker to fix writing flaws

Whatever you are writing, 1Checker is a great tool that enables you to check your writing and automatically fix common mistakes. Read more...

Streamline Launchpad and make it faster, more useful

Do you use Launchpad on the Apple Mac? If the answer is No or Rarely, perhaps you just havenít set it up right. It can be made easier to use and provide faster access to your apps. Read more...

OS X Mail not showing notifications

Two things should happen when a new email arrives. One is that it should be added to Notification Center and the other is a pop-up notification. This doesn't work for some people. Why? Read more...

Check your spelling and grammar automatically in emails

How many times have you quickly typed in an email message and clicked the Send button only to realise too late that there was a typing slip in the message? Read more...

Clear junk from your Mac's disks with CleanMyDrive

Over time, disk drives accumulate junk files and these consume valuable space that could be used for more useful purposes. CleanMyDrive keeps the disk clean. Read more...


Latest updates on RAW Apps - iOS, Android, phones, tablets

Take advantage of Passpoint Wi-Fi and smart network switching

Public Wi-Fi networks are very useful and the only snag is that establishing a connection isnít as easy as it could be. Passpoint changes all that.

Classic platform gaming with Atom Run for iOS and Android

Atom Run is classic gaming with a new twist, it is fast, has great graphics and puzzles to challenge your skills. Read more...

Exchange notes, files, links between phones, tablets and computers

Suppose you have a file on your tablet that you want to access on your phone. What if you have taken a photo on your phone and want to edit it on your tablet? Read more...

Show useful info on the lock screen with Chronus

Lock screen apps are one way to make a phone/tablet more useful and Chronus can be used to show the weather, calendar events, email, news reports and more. Read more...

Does Apple deliberately make your iPhone slow?

Your iPhone is about to become a lot slower as Apple flips the switch to dim the performance of its older phones to make you buy the new model that is just about to be released. Read more...

Install Android apps on your PC or Mac

Browsing the store on a small screen, such as a phone isn't fun. You don't have to because you can browse the store on your computer instead. Read more...


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Clear Windows 8 tiles of personal information

How to use Windows 8 search to find stuff

Install Windows 8.1 alongside Windows 7

When a laptop won't wake fom sleep or hibernation

Add a Start button and menu to Windows 8

Create disk image backups with Macrium Reflect Free

Run commands from within Explorer in Windows

A Start menu alternative for Windows 8

Burn or mount .iso images in Windows 8

Explore the world with Photowhirl for Windows 8

More Windows 8 tips

Windows 7, Vista, XP.

Go to Mac/OS X tipsApple tips

Select text in Quick Look windows on the Apple Mac

Sort Safari bookmarks into alphabetical order in OS X

Reduce startup times and boot your Mac faster

Word suggestions for TextEdit on the Mac and more

View Photo Stream as a screen saver on the Mac

Solve Mac problems by resetting the SMC

Clean your Mac's disk with CCleaner for OS X

Customise Mission Control in OS X Mountain Lion

Pin notes to the desktop in OS X Mountain Lion

Customise Calendar alerts in Mountain Lion on the Mac

Repair faults with iPhoto albums on the Apple Mac

Get more Apple Mac tips

Go to Linux tipsLinux tips

Manage social network permissions in Ubuntu Linux

Access Ubuntu One and sync with Windows

Install a screen saver in Ubuntu Linux

Install Synaptic Package Manager in Ubuntu Linux

Enable sleep/hibernation in Ubuntu Linux

Customise the Ubuntu Unity desktop interface

Access Windows folders from Linux in VirtualBox

Recover lost and deleted files in Linux

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Vista, XP tips.

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