Chris Hoffman

Chris Hoffman is a tech geek who's been writing about everything technology-related for years. When he's not writing about gadgets and software, he's probably using them in his spare time.

Travel safely with your tech: How to prevent theft, loss and snooping on the road

How Fedora 21 is splitting into three flavors to double down on focus

The first fruits of the sweeping project appears in Fedora 21

How to fix your Ubuntu Linux Internet connection

Ubuntu's included NetworkManager software aims to make your network connections "just work." Nevertheless, sometimes thing go awry.A There are times you have to adjust or change your connection settings, especially when using a...

Definitely deleted: How to guarantee your data is truly gone before recycling old PCs and drives

Deleted files can often be recovered, and that's a problem when you're passing your PC or PC-related tech along to someone else. Whether it's sensitive financial data, business documents, or scandalous photos that could be used to...

The Ubuntu guide for Windows refugees

Scared of Windows 8 and thinking of switching to Linux? Here's the definitive guide to making the transition.

Here's how to make Ubuntu Linux look like Windows 7

Windows 8's tile-based interface puts a bold new spin on the familiar Windows interface--so bold that many long-time Windows users are threatening to jump ship to another operating system rather than learn Microsoft's "modern" UI. Of...

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