A Google Android smartwatch or health-tracker might not need an Android device or traditional desktop to sync data: Google added Bluetooth 4.0 LE to Chrome OS a few weeks ago, opening up the possibility of web-based apps that talk with your wearable.
By Almario Alexej Alcaraz: In my previous article in January, I inferred that Intel (INTC) has a viable plan B in Samsung-led Tizen OS initiative. I argued before that Intel has better chances of stealing market share from Apple (AAPL) with Tizen OS on its portfolio. Show More Summary
So, here’s a weird one–have you ever wanted to watch a window animate itself really slowly as you minimize it to the Dock? No? Well, let’s assume you did for some reason. How would you go about it? In Mavericks, … Read more ›
At Mobile World Congress in 2012, Samsung announced a pico projector smartphone known as the Galaxy Beam. Although it was a cool concept, the phone's downfall was its middling specs, aging OS and large chassis. Two years later, it appears that...
In today's search was two Zorin OS reviews and a recommendation. The Document Foundation released the second update to the 4.2 branch of their popular office suite. Jamie Watson got a new Acer laptop and test drove several popular distributions on it. Show More Summary
Apple's OS X share more than doubles in past six years Peak Microsoft According to two different web-analytics groups – NetMarketShare and StatCounter – Windows' market share has dropped to below 90 per cent for the first time since the mid 1990s and the juggernaut that was Windows 95.…
Blizzard’s digital collectible card game is now out for Windows and OS X. CCG veterans may find it lacking, but Hearthstone’s polished presentation and matchmaking make it a great starting point for newbies and casual card gamers.
Microsoft and Google have reportedly teamed up to kill the idea of tablets that dual boot the Windows / Android operating systems -- but are these products consumers actually want?
Apple's next mobile OS begins to take shape, but take these with a grain of salt.
Believe it or not, roughly 95 percent of ATMs in the world are still running Windows XP -- and that's about to become an expensive problem. Machine designer NCR says that only a third of banks will upgrade their ATMs to a newer OS before official XP...
iOS users that have not yet upgraded to the latest OS version may have a good reason to stay away from it even though it offers several improvements and refinements, and it’s not the fact that iOS 7.1 breaks the evasi0n jailbreak. Users...Show More Summary
Ever wonder what the operating systems of the past were like? Find out now, online, without the need to install anything. You can try Windows 1.0, Mac System 7, Amiga OS and DOS – along with a few games – without leaving your browser. Show More Summary
A report by the Wall Street Journal claims that Intel's grand plans to stuff Android and Windows into the same tablet have hit a brick wall: neither Google nor Microsoft want hardware to sport the competitor's OS alongside their own. Read more...
As usual, the annual Pwn2Own contest featured many hackers targeting the latest operating systems and browsers from the major vendors, including Apple. Threatpost reports that the “Keen Team” focused Safari on Thursday and exploited it with relative ease. The team took home a $40,000 bounty for their efforts on Safari, as well as a share in […]
One week after seeding the first beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Apple has released a second beta build of the update to developers this afternoon. The last beta added support for a full range of Retina scaling modes for … Read more ›
If you’ve been using OS X for any length of time now, you know the special joy of desktop “spaces,” what Apple calls its virtual desktop system. You can switch between them by hitting Command-Arrow (right or left) on your … Read mor...
A new version of Mavericks 10.9.3 is ready for developers to download at this hour. Late on Thursday Apple posted the new release to its Mac Developer Center. The new build is 13D17. OS X 10.9.2 was released in late February with a fix...Show More Summary
Exactly one week after Apple seeded the first OS X 10.9.3 beta, which included new 4K monitor support, the company on Thursday issued a second beta asking developers to concentrate on graphics drivers and audio.
Apple has just sent out a new pre-release version of OS X 10.9.3. The update has a build number of 13D17 and asks developers to focus on testing the graphics and audio drivers. The limited scope of the foucs indicates that issues in other areas have been ironed out and the software is almost ready […]
The giant, stompy robots and diminutive, squishy pilots of Titanfall may find a new battlefield on Apple's OS X. Vince Zampella, CEO and co-founder of Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment, was asked point-blank if the hit shooter would appear...