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Tom Merritt show you how to try Ubuntu Linux on your own computer without installing a thing.
A new smartphone operating system will be showcased at CES 2013, as well as a television upgrade kit for Samsung TVs.
The latest Ubuntu release--code named Jaunty Jackalope--boots faster, shuts down faster, and includes numerous improvements that help it become even more easy to use than before. If you like open-source software like Firefox, you owe it to yourself to see what an open-source operating system can do.
Looking for the gift that will keep on giving for your technophile? CNET's Tom Merritt shows one laptop that also serves as a home entertainment center, the HP Pavilion dv9000t.
CNET's Tom Merritt shows you three ways to get your old VHS tapes onto DVD.
Find out what free gift you can give Merritt this year.
Inspired by CNET's Quick Tips and First Looks on Windows 7 beta, but not sure how to install it correctly? Never fear; this video guide will help you create a dual-boot configuration so you can run the preview of Microsoft's latest OS without destroying your older operating system.
Install Ubuntu Linux on a Windows machine without partitioning your hard drive or booting from a CD.
Step 1: In this Weekend Project, Tom Merritt shows you how to reduce the time it takes your computer to get ready for action.
What is the Chrome OS, and should you look forward to your next computer running it? We discuss this new operating system and how it stacks up with Windows, OS X, and desktop Linux. With CNET's Stephen Shankland and PCWorld Editor-in-chief Steve Fox.