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Microsoft To Offer One Operating System For All Screens

Microsoft To Offer One Operating System For All Screens

By Chris Crum July 23, 2014

At some point in the future, Microsoft will offer its users a single operating system experience across all screens, making things a lot easier on application developers. Rather than having to worry about developing apps for Windows, Windows Phone and …

Samsung Reportedly Slowing Development on OS Tizen Samsung Reportedly Slowing Development on OS Tizen

Last year, Samsung teamed up with Intel and the Linux Foundation to develop Tizen, and open-source operating system for mobile devices. Tizen is one of a few new operating systems (including Firefox OS) to compete with Android for the non-iOS …

Spike Jonze's New Movie 'Her' Gets a Trailer Spike Jonze's New Movie 'Her' Gets a Trailer

The first trailer for Her, director Spike Jonze’s new Joaquin-Phoenix-falls-in-love-with-an-operating-system movie, has just landed. Her stars Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde, and Scarlett Johansson (as the OS voice). It’s slated to premiere on November 20th. Here’s the official …

Maybe Windows Isn't As Dead As Some Claim Maybe Windows Isn't As Dead As Some Claim
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It seems as if there is a rush to downgrade the Windows operating system, declaring its an institution that has seen its pinnacle and is now in decline. Often, PC shipment rates are used to bolster these claims, and while …

Chrome And Android To Remain Separate Chrome And Android To Remain Separate
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Some of us have expected that Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems would eventually converge into one operaring system. That’s mostly because Google co-founder Sergey Brin once implied that this would be the case. Since then, Google has given off …

Apple Launches iOS 6.1, Increases LTE Support Apple Launches iOS 6.1, Increases LTE Support

Apple announced today that it has updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 more iPhone carriers and 23 more iPad carriers around the world. Now, more iPhone 5, iPad Mini and iPad with Retina Display users can …

Most Americans Haven't Even Heard of Windows 8 Most Americans Haven't Even Heard of Windows 8
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If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with …

Windows 8 Still Baffling to Non-Geeks Windows 8 Still Baffling to Non-Geeks
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Way back in March of this year, when the Windows 8 consumer preview was released, Chris Pirillo, aka LockerGnome, had his father sit down with the new Windows. What followed was an instructive four minutes in which the man struggled …

Windows 8 Viewed Negatively by Suppliers Windows 8 Viewed Negatively by Suppliers
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Though today’s commercial shows a fun and highly usable experience, much criticism has been hurled toward Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. As a tablet interface, the OS does look very well-designed. Add a mouse and keyboard, however, and the …

Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Orders Now Available Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Orders Now Available

Microsoft today announced that DVD copies of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade are now available for pre-order at select retailers. The operating system upgrade will cost customers $70, and customers running Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, and Windows …

OS X Mountain Lion Gets More Facebook Integration OS X Mountain Lion Gets More Facebook Integration

Apple’s big iOS update, iOS 6, is hitting iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches today, but Mac OS X Mountain Lion is also getting an update with version 10.8.2. New Facebook integration is a major component of iOS 6, and now …

Joaquin Phoenix Falls For an OS in New Film "Her" Joaquin Phoenix Falls For an OS in New Film "Her"

Apparently, we’re about to get the Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with Siri film we’ve all been waiting for. According to The Film Stage, Spike Jonze’s new film has just received an official title and an official plot summary. Set …

Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks
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Is it just me or is Chrome OS getting more and more WIndows-looking? Remember, when you just signed in, and you were in Chrome, and that was basically it? Google has gradually added more of a traditional operating system-like interface …

Chitika Insight's June Market Share Reports Chitika Insight's June Market Share Reports
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Yesterday, the Chitika Online Advertising Network released their June Insights Reports and there are a number of findings which may catch your attention. While the reports are packed with great information on everything from who the top search engine provider …

Microsoft Is In Top 20 Of Linux Contributors Microsoft Is In Top 20 Of Linux Contributors

Every year, the Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth of the Linux platform, compiles an annual development report that details the Linux kernel development process. The report covers the work completed through the Linux kernel 3.2 release. …

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical's New Linux Desktop Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical's New Linux Desktop
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At first, when Unity (Gnome’s replacement in Ubuntu 11x) came to fruition, I could not stand it. I had been used to Gnome being standard in all of the latest Ubuntu releases up until that time (even though in some …

Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks
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Google put out a video today showing “uncut” footage from inside one of its search quality meetings. This is interesting in and of itself, but I couldn’t help but notice that a lot of the Googlers in the meeting were …