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Smartisan OS Jumps On The Mobile Operating System Bandwagon

03/28/2013, Who would have thought that the mobile operating system scene is big enough to accommodate yet another player to the market, where this time around, it would hail from China, courtesy of Hammer Technologies (no, this has nothing to do with the fictional...

Boot to Gecko mobile operating system undergoing testing

11/07/2011, Back in July Mozilla announced its intention to enter the mobile operating system wars with its own offering called Boot to Gecko (B2G). Since then we haven’t really kept up with the project, but according the latest reports online, it looks like...

Samsung considering bringing Bada into US market

10/12/2011, Samsung’s very own mobile platform, Bada, has done well for itself in Europe, and with the smartphone platform market in the US starting to look a bit crowded with Android, iOS, Blackberry OS, Windows Phone and Symbian just to name a few, what will...

ReactOS Windows clone needs more funding

09/13/2011, What happens when you want to clone one of the most successful computer operating systems of all time? Why, apart from talent, you will also need plenty of money – and even that is no guarantee of success in any way. When it comes to money, however,...

China’s Baidu displays new mobile OS

09/02/2011, We first heard that Baidu might be making their way into the mobile operating system market more than a year ago, and with the top search engine on China developing their very own Web browser, here is the latest on Baidu Inc. – it seems that the...

Windows 8 confirmed to be getting their own app store

08/18/2011, A few months back there were rumors circulating Windows 8, and one of them was that the upcoming OS by Microsoft would be featuring an app store. Given the tablet-esque nature of the platform, it’s really not surprising that there might be an app store...

Are Android phones really that hard to use?

08/10/2011, Some results of the latest research from ClickFox, an analytics company, show that most Americans find Android and BlackBerry phones difficult to operate. ClickFox recently did some research on smartphone service costs and transfer rates, and it turns out...

Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

Windows 8 Interface: Not Friendly to Windows Developers

06/13/2011, Microsoft showed off its latest incarnation of the Windows operating system last week, and it was mostly received warmly by the public. People thought the new user interface and tablet experience were appealing, and a welcome change from the previous and...

Nokia to create a tablet – but not just any tablet

04/28/2011, In a recent interview with a Finnish TV channel, Nokia confirmed that they will be releasing a tablet – but they will be taking their own sweet time to get it right. As of now, details of the tablet are scarce, and they haven’t decided on what...

LG to create MeeGo smartphones

04/15/2011, Since Nokia has jumped shipped over to Microsoft’s side and will be developing Windows Phone 7 devices in the future, the open source operating system they helped start, MeeGo was left alone in the hands on Intel. Now it looks like Intel won’t...

Internet Explorer 10 won’t work on Vista

04/14/2011, We recently reported that Microsoft made the preview version of Internet Explorer 10 available for download for folks everywhere, and many people were keen on trying it out. However, one thing Microsoft failed to mention then was that IE10 isn’t...