Facebook on BlackBerry Will Continue Via Web App

In what appeared to be a major blow to the already struggling BlackBerry, Facebook recently decided to discontinue WhatsApp and Facebook API support for BlackBerry. The company indicated it would end support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS at the end…

Chrome OS Isn’t Going Away, Says Google

Rumors of Chrome OS and Android merging into one operating system have seemingly been happening nearly as long as the two operating systems have existed alongside each other. Sergey Brin even reportedly mentioned as far back as 2009 that the…

Microsoft To Offer One Operating System For All Screens

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…

Linux 3.13 Kernel Officially Released

The latest Linux kernel was officially released this week, bringing several new features with the start of the new year. Linux 3.13 can now be compiled and installed freely. Updates in 3.13 includes nftables, a packet filtering framework meant to…

Amazon Updates Fire OS To 3.1, Adds Goodreads Integration

Less than two months after Amazon unveiled Mojito – Fire OS 3.0 – the company has now launched 3.1. It’s a free, over-the-air update available to Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX users, who should be getting it sometime…

Amazon’s Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ Comes With A Ton Of New Features, Major ‘Mayday’ Customer Support Feature

Amazon has unveiled version 3.0 of its Android-based Fire OS, named “Mojito.” The announcement comes with that of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HD & Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The OS starts with Android, but adds a number of its own…

iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today

Update: A lot of people are having trouble downloading the update. The long-anticipated iOS 7 update comes to various iDevices today. The new operating system was first unveiled earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and the release date…

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…

Her, Spike Jonze’s Man Falls in Love with an OS Movie, 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…

Windows May Not Monopolize Mobile, But It Still Dominates Worldwide

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…