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Google reportedly has Gmail and Calendar apps in the works for Wear OS

November 29, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Google recently launched the Pixel Watch and breathed new life into Wear OS after years of neglect, but how serious is Google about its second swing at the smartwatch market, really? Getting its flagship apps up and running on the […]


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Is ChromeOS right for you? A 4-question quiz to find out

November 22, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Google’s ChromeOS is one of the world’s most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all — and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can and can’t do. […]


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Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 16.2 to Developers

November 15, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 16.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after Apple released the second beta. Developers can download the tvOS 16.2 beta by downloading a profile […]


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Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 9.2 to Developers

November 15, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 9.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming one week after the launch of the second watchOS 9.2 beta. To install the new ‌watchOS 9.2 update, […]


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Apple Launches Refreshed Firmware Update For AirTag: Version 2.0.24 Now Available

November 11, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Apple has silently launched the latest firmware update for the AirTags. Version 2.0.24 is currently the newest firmware version to date for the trackers. According to a report by Apple Insider, the Cupertino tech giant did not only release the […]


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Ubuntu 22.10 is here to boost IoT developers and enterprise users alike

October 20, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The latest version of Ubuntu, shipped with Linux kernel 5.19, has just landed, promising to deliver a number of enhancements aimed at developers and admins, while also delivering the latest toolchains for Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. Canonical CEO Mark […]


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Apple finally decided to announce some tvOS 16 features after new Apple TV 4K release

October 19, 2022

Via: BGR

Yesterday, Apple released a new Apple TV 4K with the A15 Bionic chip. But to most people’s surprise, the company finally decided to reveal some tvOS 16 features four months after the WWDC 2022 keynote. Although Apple is almost ready […]


Operating systems, Others

Google shows off KataOS, a secure operating system written in Rust

October 17, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Google has unveiled KataOS, an early exploration into a new secure operating system for embedded systems on open-source RISC-V chips. Google’s KataOS is written “almost entirely in Rust”, the programming language that’s been adopted by the Android Open Source Project […]


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iPadOS 16.1 could arrive sooner than you think – but what about Stage Manager?

October 11, 2022

Via: TechRadar

After a delay and a rename to iPadOS 16.1, it’s been alleged that the software update for iPads could arrive on October 24, six weeks after iOS 16 and watchOS 9 debuted. It’s an update that’s regarded as one of […]


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watchOS 9.0.2 fixes Spotify interruptions, Apple Watch Series 8 bugs, more

October 10, 2022

Via: BGR

Alongside iOS 16.0.3, Apple is making available watchOS 9.0.2. This update for the Apple Watch fixes bugs related to Spotify, the recently-launched Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra, and some other errors users were experiencing with the release […]


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Wear OS 3.5 is here: features, supported watches and everything you need to know

October 7, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Wear OS 3.5 is the biggest update for Wear OS smartwatches yet. In partnership with Samsung, it offers faster app load times, fitness tracking powered by Fitbit’s technology, a redesigned interface, and more. Its debut was announced alongside the Pixel […]


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Canonical expands application security coverage

October 6, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Canonical is offering a public beta of Ubuntu Pro, providing Ubuntu Linux users expanded security maintenance and compliance for software ranging from the Node.js runtime to Python 2 and Rust. Security coverage will be expanded for critical, high, and medium […]


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Linux kernel 5.19.2 code could cause permanent damage to some laptop displays

October 6, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

For desktop Linux users, updating to a new Linux kernel typically carries relatively small, contained risks: wonky drivers, GRUB pain, maybe a full wipe and reinstall. For one subset of laptop owners on rolling release distributions, however, kernel version 5.19.12 […]


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Linux 6.0 should be with us very soon

September 26, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Linux boss Linus Torvalds has optimistically announced that version 6.0 of the open-source operating system should be with users very soon, despite some minor delays. According to his September 18 update(opens in new tab) on release candidate six (Linux 6.0-rc6), […]


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Apple Releases watchOS 9.0.1 for Apple Watch Ultra

September 22, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today released watchOS 9.0.1, a minor update to the watchOS 9 operating system that debuted in September. watchOS 9.0.1 is available for the Apple Watch Ultra, and it will be a day one update for those who are receiving […]


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Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

September 21, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system. In an email received by ZDNet(opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless […]


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5 ChromeOS tips for faster navigation and a more efficient experience

September 8, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Out of the box, ChromeOS is one of the most efficient operating systems on the market. Part of that is due to the simplicity of the OS. Another reason is that ChromeOS was designed — from the ground up — […]


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watchOS 9 Introduces New Low Power Mode on Apple Watch Series 4 and Later

September 7, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today announced that watchOS 9 will feature a new Low Power Mode on the Apple Watch Series 4 and newer. When the Low Power Mode is enabled, the Apple Watch will be able to get up to 36 hours […]


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Google’s Fuchsia OS is taking over smart displays, now on its second device

August 25, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

The kingdom of Google’s third major operating system, Fuchsia, is growing a little wider today. 9to5Google reports Google completed the rollout of Fuchsia to the Google Nest Hub Max. Along with the original Nest Hub/Google Home Hub, that puts two […]


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Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of tvOS 16 to Developers

August 23, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming tvOS 16 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after Apple seeded the sixth beta of tvOS 16 to developers. Developers can download the new tvOS […]