Experimentation is part of the human nature. Experimenting with the operating system, though, can cost us time and money. With a virtual machine, we can try shady applications and wreck the virtual OS, with no consequences whatsoever. Oh, and virtual machines also power a significant part of the Internet.
Since September 1st, 2015 Google officially has a new logo. The previous Google logo seemed to have existed forever, but the company has gone through a couple of logos in its early years. This is the history of the Google Logo and the changes it went through.
In 1988, a young Finnish man entered the Helsinki University to study Computer Science. His name was Linus Torvalds. It would have been impossible to imagine that the operating system he would create would be eventually used by tens of millions of users across the globe. This is how Linux begun.
Early versions of Windows just needed a valid product key to work. From Windows XP and for every Windows version that followed, we also need to activate the operating system to use it. Let's see how Windows activation works, and how and why we can lose the Windows activation status.