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Huawei released its own operating system to rival Android: Harmony OS
Huawei released its own operating system to rival Android: Harmony OS
Even though there's a ceasefire between United States and Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the company is determined to seek alternatives to Google-controlled ...... 09 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Microsoft announces a new edition of Windows 10 - aimed for real pro users
Microsoft announces a new edition of Windows 10 - aimed for "real pro" users
Microsoft has announced a new edition of Windows 10, aimed for power users. The new version, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations has four major ...... 11 Aug 2017 - 33 comments
Don't forget: macOS Sierra and iOS 10 open betas are now available
Don't forget: macOS Sierra and iOS 10 open betas are now available
Just a few days after releasing the developer betas of their two new operating systems, Apple has launched open betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra ...... 10 Jul 2016
Google reveals some more features of Android N
Google reveals some more features of Android N
Google used their developer conference to show off some new feature for the upcoming Android N operating system. The company released a developer ...... 19 May 2016
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
According to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, iOS 9.3 is the most stable Apple operating system yet. The latest release has a crash ...... 02 Apr 2016
Microsoft: There are now 270 million devices running Windows 10
Microsoft: There are now 270 million devices running Windows 10
Yesterday at Microsoft's BUILD event, Windows head Terry Myerson announced that there are now over 270 million devices running Windows 10. ...... 01 Apr 2016 - 8 comments
Review: Android N in its earliest form
Review: Android N in its earliest form
Last week, Google shocked the developer world when it released a very early beta of its upcoming Android N operating system, a full two months ...... 16 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
Android Nutella preview available now for developers, Nexus owners
Android Nutella preview available now for developers, Nexus owners
Google has pleasantly surprised the Android community by releasing a Developer Preview for Android N (Nutella). The early preview is Google's ...... 09 Mar 2016
Windows 10 updates for Windows 8.1 phones to begin rolling out tomorrow
Windows 10 updates for Windows 8.1 phones to begin rolling out tomorrow
After months of delays, Windows 8.1 phone owners will soon see their phones updated to Windows 10. Microsoft has promised to begin rolling ...... 07 Mar 2016
U.S. Department of Defense to upgrade some PCs to Windows 10
U.S. Department of Defense to upgrade some PCs to Windows 10
The U.S. Department of Defense has laid out plans to upgrade "4 million devices and systems" to Windows 10 by February 2017. It appears that ...... 20 Feb 2016
Jolla secures more funding for its Sailfish OS
Jolla secures more funding for its Sailfish OS
Finnish startup Jolla has secured a third round of financing as it tries to fight mobile's duopoly with its own Sailfish OS. Last month, ...... 21 Dec 2015
Windows Phone 8.1 users to get Windows 10 Mobile starting next year
Windows Phone 8.1 users to get Windows 10 Mobile starting next year
Microsoft has delayed the rollout of Windows 10 Mobile to existing Windows Phone users, with the company now planning to begin the launch in 2016. ...... 19 Dec 2015
Mozilla releases Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview, an experimental alpha build for Android
Mozilla releases Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview, an experimental alpha build for Android
Mozilla has announced the launch of Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview for Android, an experimental build aimed at devs. The open-source giant ...... 15 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Google to kill Chrome support for Windows XP, Vista and older OS X versions next year
Google to kill Chrome support for Windows XP, Vista and older OS X versions next year
Google has announced today that it will end support for the Chrome browser for many older operating systems in April 2016. Windows XP and ...... 11 Nov 2015
Report: Google to merge Chrome OS into Android by 2017
Report: Google to merge Chrome OS into Android by 2017
According to a new report, Google plans to merge its Chrome OS operating system into its Android mobile operating system by 2017. There is ...... 30 Oct 2015 - 3 comments
Windows 10 fall update slated for next month
Windows 10 fall update slated for next month
According to Windows insider Paul Thurrott, the Windows 10 Fall Update is slated for release next month. Windows 10 build 1511 will be available ...... 23 Oct 2015 - 2 comments
Microsoft confirms 110 million Windows 10 installs
Microsoft confirms 110 million Windows 10 installs
Microsoft has confirmed another milestone for its Windows 10 operating system: 110 million installs since launch in July. A couple of other ...... 07 Oct 2015 - 6 comments
Report: Windows 10 now installed on 100 million PCs
Report: Windows 10 now installed on 100 million PCs
According to insider sources, Windows 10 has now surpassed 100 million installs, a major milestone for the operating system. That number ...... 28 Sep 2015 - 37 comments
Apple iOS 9 reaches 50 percent adoption
Apple iOS 9 reaches 50 percent adoption
Apple has announced this week that iOS 9 is the fastest adoption of the operating system yet, with 50 percent of devices already having installed it. ...... 22 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Apple delays watchOS 2 launch following discovery of bug
Apple delays watchOS 2 launch following discovery of bug
Although iOS 9 launched today as planned, Apple Watch owners will have to wait a bit longer for watchOS 2 as Apple has found a bug that will ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
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