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Apple’s Announcement of the iPhone OS 4.0

04/08/2010, Apple has unveiled its new iPhone OS 4 with a ton of new features including a “smart” multitasking, iBooks and an ad networks – that’s only the highlights. Multitasking To limit battery draining by apps running in the background,...

BlackBerry Tour 9630 gets OS 5.0.0.548 leak

03/12/2010, If you happen to own a BlackBerry Tour 9630 and are feeling a little bit more adventurous compared to other smartphone owners, why not give the OS 5.0.0.548 leak a go? After all, this is not an official release, so the chances of things running awry is...

Linpus Linux Lite updated

03/03/2010, Linpus Linux Lite for netbooks has been updated, where it sports an overhauled user interface to keep up with the times. There is the presence of tabs on the right side of the display, letting you add icons and shortcuts to favorite programs in various...

Google Chrome OS to work with a multitude of devices

02/03/2010, It seems as though Google’s Chrome OS won’t see limited functionality to just netbooks and even tablets, but has the ultimate vision to run on low-power computers – we’re talking about other platforms including large screen...

Windows 7 rumors abound

01/18/2010, Mobile World Congress (MWC) is coming up pretty soon next month, and needless to say there are more and more rumors swirling the Windows 7 operating system that might make or break Microsoft where mobile operating systems are concerned. First of all,...

Sugar on a Stick 2.0

12/08/2009, Sugar OS, a custom Linux user interface that was specially designed for the OLPC XO notebook, is now back with version 2.0 of its Sugar on a Stick. Here’s a refresher course – Sugar on a Stick enables one to run the Sugar OS directly off a USB...

ARM loves Google OS

11/24/2009, I just read an upbeat post about Chrome OS from Bob Morris, the director of Mobile computing at ARM. Here’s an excerpt: It truly levels the playing field for platforms. For the most part today, the OS and HW are closely connected and this drove...

Google Chrome OS slated for Thursday event

11/18/2009, Looks like tomorrow is set to be a big day as Google will most probably preview its Chrome OS at a special event held at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Apart from providing some technical background information while parading demos of the...

Longsoon netbook to run on Chrome OS

10/02/2009, Strange as it may sound, it seems that the Longsoon netbook could very well be the first netbook on the market that will be powered by the long-awaited Google Chrome operating system. While Longsoon 2F processor was originally built to function with...

Acer Aspire One D250 boots in Android too

09/23/2009, Check it out – the Acer Aspire One D250 netbook does not only run on Windows XP, but is full well capable of booting up in Google Android as well. The latter takes around 20 seconds to boot up, and when shutting down, it does so almost...

Jolicloud operating system targets netbooks

09/09/2009, Jolicloud is a customized Linux-based operating system which was specially developed for netbooks, and it will run best on those that feature Intel’s Atom N270/N280 processors and GMA 950 graphics chipset – which pretty much covers the entire...

Robot Operating System

08/10/2009, Could robots run on a universal operating system in the near future? Perhaps – the Robot Operating System idea looks as though it will happen in due time, and we hope that it will help bridge gaps between various robots since they are more or less...

Google Chrome To Get 3D Graphics

07/23/2009, Operating systems are getting more and more sophisticated as hardware becomes more powerful, so it is no surprise to see Google’s Chrome OS to feature their very own O3D plug-in that allows browsers to use hardware-accelerated 3D graphics. This will...