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Google’s Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Don’t look now, but Chrome OS is about to undergo the biggest and most transformative change in the platform’s history. It’s something we’ve actually been hearing about since April but that’s just starting to take shape publicly for the first […]


Operating systems, Others

Microsoft: These patches aim to make Linux run as root partition on Hyper-V

September 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has submitted a series of patches to Linux kernel developers requesting that Linux run as the root partition on the Hyper-V, its hypervisor software for running Windows and non-Windows instances on hardware. Microsoft “wants to create a complete virtualization […]


Operating systems, Others

Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

September 10, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Chrome OS platform sure isn’t what it used to be. The software that started out as a strictly web-centric entity — with everything revolving around the Chrome browser and apps that could operate inside it — has evolved into […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

Google is releasing Android 11 today, with new features and privacy enhancements

September 8, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google is ready to release Android 11 to the general public. The announcement on Tuesday follows several months of beta testing and updates to the latest mobile operating system. The update is rolling out right now for Google’s Pixel line […]


Operating systems, Others

Chromebooks get these handy new features as Chrome OS 85 arrives

September 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google has released Chrome OS version 85 and has highlighted several new features aimed at making Chromebooks easier to use for everyone at home. A new Wi-Fi Sync feature caters to people who often switch between different Chromebooks or share […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

5 fantastic Android 10 features you probably forget to use

September 1, 2020

Via: Computerworld

We’re officially in the final countdown to the launch of Android 11, which is expected to arrive any week now — but forget the shiny new stuff for a second. I’d be willing to wager there are some worthwhile treats […]


Operating systems, Others

Android and the art of awkward timing

August 25, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Well, hell. Google got me. Again. You’d think I’d be used to the company’s habit of announcing things before they’re actually available by now, but nope — this past week, I fell for one of Google’s classic traps. The company […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Apple watchOS 7 preview

August 10, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Of the big three Apple operating systems, watchOS arguably gets the least love. That goes double in a year that sees macOS getting its biggest overhaul in recent memory. On the whole, the Apple Watch’s software is often overlooked, as […]


Operating systems, Others

Ubuntu Linux 20.04’s first point release arrives

August 10, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Many users are a wee bit cautious about upgrading to the first new release of an operating system. In Windows circles, the saying used to be that you never upgraded to any new version of Windows until it had its […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Google launches the final beta of Android 11

August 6, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

With the launch of Android 11 getting closer, Google today launched the third and final beta of its mobile operating system ahead of its general availability. Google had previously delayed the beta program by about a month because of the […]