Microsoft Previews New Privacy Controls for Windows 10 in Insider Test

With the rising concern over online privacy, Microsoft is taking greater steps to improve security for users of its browser. The software giant is testing out a new Windows 10 preview build for PCs which is already available on Windows…

Google’s New ‘Fuchsia’ OS to Replace Android?

Google’s Fuchsia is seen among techies as a replacement for Android, and a revisit of the operating system has shown that it’s coming along quickly. Apparently, the tech giant has already developed a user interface for Fuchsia (dubbed Armadillo), which…

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 S in Response to Chrome OS Challenge

Microsoft has promised stability and security to users as it launched Windows 10 S, a stripped down operating system (OS), to ward off the increasing threat posed by Google Chrome OS. The new software is intended as an education tool…

Microsoft Will Pay You $100 To Upgrade Windows XP

Microsoft wants you to finally stop using Windows XP. Microsoft announced this week that they will no longer be supporting Windows XP in any of their security updates, and are urging anyone left on the 12-year-old operating system to upgrade…

HTC Reportedly Developing a Mobile OS For China

HTC is in a bad way. After sales of its HTC One smartphone failed to compete with iPhone and Galaxy S4 sales, the company released dismal financial results for its latest quarters. As rumors of a buyout begin to circle…

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…

Developer Works Around Google Glass Restrictions With Custom OS

Google Glass has a lot of potential, but some may feel that Google is squandering said potential with its heavy handed regulation. The company has already banned porn and facial recognition apps from being developed for the device. Before Google…

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…

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…

Linux Kernel Version 3.4 Now Available

It’s always strikes me with awe whenever a new version of the Linux kernel is released. The hours of work that developers put into this product is just kind of mind blowing especially when you consider that a lot of…

Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Editions

It’s expected with each new Windows release that Microsoft announces the different editions of the software for different types of consumers. Microsoft currently offers three versions of Windows 7 in the U.S. – Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate. I would…

Windows Vista Loses Mainstream Support Today

Can you believe it’s been five years since Microsoft unleashed Windows Vista upon the general populace? Like with all operating systems released by Microsoft, it’s time for Vista to move on out to greener pastures. The greener pastures in this…

Linux 3.3 Released, Merges With Android

As we reported on last month, Linux developers are becoming more important to businesses the world over. Their jobs are just about to get easier with the release of Linux version 3.3. The release notes for Linux 3.3 is pretty…

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…

Microsoft’s Weird Stance on Windows 8 Personalization

How does it make you feel when a company tries to sell you something, but then, try and tell how to use it after you’ve paid for it? If you’re a PS3 fanboy, you might approve of this tactic, but…

Is Windows 8 Coming Soon?

As Microsoft continues to work on their upcoming Windows 8 builds, preparing the operating system for the touch generation, is it almost time for a beta version to show up? What about it being released to the manufacturer? Is that…