When the new Windows 10 finally rolls out — which is expected to happen this summer, most likely by July — it represents a significant change from Microsoft’s business as usual. Primarily, all versions of Windows 7 and 8.1 will be allowed free upgrades to version 10, even if the older version is a pirated copy. Continue Reading
Last year, Windows operating systems were hit with an unprecedented number of malware attacks. Conversely, Linux systems were hit with only a couple of major malware attacks. This is more than Linux users are used to, but far, far less than Windows users face regularly.
Additionally, Microsoft seems to be phasing out some of its most popular, reliable products (like Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Office 2003) while simultaneously introducing products that aren’t being well received by users (Windows 8).
Together, these two issues are causing more people (both personal users and businesses) to consider Linux as an alternative. Is Linux right for you? Take a look at the advantages, disadvantages, and what switching from Windows to Linux involves. Continue Reading