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AirParrot 3 streams Mac and Windows to… well, everything.

If you’ve ever used Chromecast to mirror Chrome, or AirPlay to mirror an iOS or Mac device to AppleTV, you know what AirParrot is for. AirParrot casts your Windows or Mac computer to a big screen or other computer, using one of these receiver devices. What’s new in AirParrot 3?

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Hippies lobby to open source Windows 7. It’s never going to happen.

The FSF (Free Software Foundation) has created a petition to open source Windows 7. Windows 7 has reached EOL status, but there are extended support agreements that require Microsoft to continue to provide updates to customers paying for those agreements. So why do the FSF hippies believe now is the time to change license on Windows 7?

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Goodbye, Windows 7

What will you miss most? The Start menu that was actually a menu? The glossy, translucent windows? The escape from the nightmare of Vista?

After 11 years, Microsoft is officially pulling Windows 7 support. The OS, which launched in 2009, was aimed at bringing Windows users back to the platform. Hailed as an OS made for PC users, 7 tried mightily to right Microsoft’s missteps and, to a degree, achieved its goal.

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