It's the Windows 10 Enterprise edition, but it gives you a chance to test-drive the new OS before deciding if you really want to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1. However, there are some key drawbacks.
Ready to take Windows 10 for a spin? All you need is an available PC, a flash drive and a free utility.
Want to test-drive the new OS with the least amount of hassle? Give it a sandbox to play in.
The two popular commercial virtual-machine programs for OS X are now available in new versions that bring significant enhancements.
Parallels and VMware may have the more popular virtualization solutions, but Oracle's free VirtualBox solution may be a useful alternative for those who need to run other operating systems on their Macs.
You can either update an existing installation of Windows 8 or install Windows 8.1 from scratch via ISO files from Microsoft.
Time to get creative with your computing -- here are our favourite fun things you can do with your Raspberry Pi.
If you've installed new RAM in your system, you may be tempted to toss your old modules. Keep them around!
With a new round of upgrades to the top virtualization packages for OS X, it's not clear yet which will be crowned king.
Some users have bumped into installation errors with the latest flavor of Windows 8. Microsoft says you may need to tweak or update your BIOS to solve the issue.