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6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

June 8, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Chrome OS platform is in a near-constant state of change — and that means there’s always something new and interesting in the works or maybe even lurking quietly in a corner of your Chromebook and waiting to be discovered. […]


Operating systems, Others

Chrome OS expands its operating system reach

June 1, 2021

Via: Computerworld

It’s been over 10 years now since Chrome OS redefined the desktop operating system. While virtual desktops have been around since the days we used VT-102 terminals to run Unix shells from distant mainframes and minicomputers, Google’s Chrome OS showed […]


Operating systems, Others

Android 12’s quietly important privacy progress

May 25, 2021

Via: Computerworld

This year, for the first time in a long time, it’s easy to glance at Google’s latest Android effort and focus mostly on the surface. Android 12’s most striking element is without a doubt the overhauled look and feel it […]


Operating systems, Others

Huawei to unveil new OS, push into software to weather US pressure

May 25, 2021

Via: Tech Xplore

Chinese tech giant Huawei on Tuesday said it would launch a long-awaited new operating system for smartphones next week, part of an all-out push into the software industry aimed at weathering US sanctions and taking on Google’s Android. Huawei tipped […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Google launches the next developer preview of Android 12

April 21, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Right on schedule, Google today launched the third developer preview of Android 12, the latest version of its mobile operating system. According to Google’s roadmap, this will be the last developer preview before Android 12 goes into beta, which is […]


Operating systems, Others, Windows

Windows and Linux devices are under attack by a new cryptomining worm

April 9, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

A newly discovered cryptomining worm is stepping up its targeting of Windows and Linux devices with a batch of new exploits and capabilities, a researcher said. Research company Juniper started monitoring what it’s calling the Sysrv botnet in December. One […]


Operating systems, Others

2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

April 6, 2021

Via: Computerworld

A Chromebook today is an awful lot of different things. Sometimes, it’s a simple cloud-centric laptop. Other times, it’s a complex and capable computing machine. Other times yet, it’s effectively an Android tablet. One thing a Chromebook is not, however, […]


Operating systems, Others

A Chrome OS bug might reveal user location history

April 1, 2021

Via: Tech Xplore

The Committee on Liberatory Information Technology has announced a long-standing Chromebook bug that could reveal user location history. Evidently already on the radar of Google, the platform has a feature allowing anyone with physical access to your device to connect […]


Operating systems, Others

PinePhone: A Linux smartphone a developer could love

March 10, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Is the widespread dominance of Android and iOS phones proof of the final victory of open source? The Android phones, after all, are built on the Linux kernel, and the iOS core, at least in the web corner, is open […]


Operating systems, Others

Chrome OS’ new Phone Hub lets you control some Android tools remotely

March 9, 2021

Via: The Next Web

It’s Chrome OS‘ 10th birthday this year, and Google is introducing a bunch of new features to celebrate, set to roll out to users soon. While some of these features may have been available earlier in developer builds, they are […]