All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘OS’

Facebook Home Looks to Be on Its Last Legs

Facebook Home isn’t quite dead yet. You can still download it in the Google Play Store. Facebook hasn’t made any official announcements about abandoning Home. But according to a report from The New York Times, Facebook Home is on its last legs. Sources tell the Times’ Bits blog that Facebook has disbanded the crew of engineers responsible for working on …

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Android May be Too Much For Low-Priced Smartphones

As the high-end smartphone market begins to be locked up by Apple, Samsung, LG, and others, smartphone manufacturers are now looking to the low-end market segment for growth in the industry. In particular, growing demand for low-priced smartphones is predicted to grow rapidly in countries such as China, Brazil, and India. However, a new report from DigiTimes Research predicts that …

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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 smartphone market. Now, it appears that Samsung may have softened on ditching Android in favor of Tizen. DigiTimes today reported …

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Is Facebook About to Reveal the Mythical Facebook Phone?

Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event at their Menlo Park HQ on Thursday, April 4th. The invites, in true Facebook fashion, are pretty vague. All they say is “Come See Our New Home on Android.” Is Facebook working on a new Android-based OS? Is this about that long-rumored Facebook phone? Well, yes and yes, according to …

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Windows 8 Upgrade Prices Going Up Tomorrow

Windows 8 isn’t being adopted by PC users in the numbers Microsoft had hoped. Though the company has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses, the new OS still holds a marginal share of the desktop OS market, while Windows 7 and XP make up over 84% of the market. Normally when software (or hardware, for that matter) isn’t selling is …

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Facebook Allows Advertisers to Target by OS, Device

If your business makes trendy iPad covers, it would make sense that you spend most of your advertising dollars on customers with iPads, right? Or maybe market research has shown that your restaurant is really popular with Android users, but not iPhone users. In these scenarios, you need specific ad targeting on mobile devices. Luckily for you, Facebook has quietly …

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Anonymous Operating System: Real or Fake?

Active Anonymous twitter accounts are now tweeting that the Anonymous Operating System is a fake. @anonopsAnonOpsThe Anon OS is fake it is wrapped in trojans. RT 12 hours ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The ubuntu based OS has already been downloaded over 25,000 times in four days. Although the download site has an overall positive score, with 40 recommends, a …

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