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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...

TmaxSoft Goes Up Against Microsoft

07/08/2009, While Microsoft is losing market share when it comes to operating systems, that doesn’t mean we can discount the software giant’s role in this sphere for quite some time to come. TmaxSoft, however, will be challenging the traditional Windows...

Google Chrome OS, Beyond The Hype

07/08/2009, By Hubert Nguyen and Eliane Fiolet You’re probably blind if you have not seen the news that Google is launching Google Chrome OS next year. The product will be based on Linux (what else?) and will focus on speed, simplicity and security. Basically,...

Sugar On A Stick OS

06/24/2009, The open-source Sugar Learning Platform is a Linux-based operating system that was specially developed for the OLPC project, and good news to curious folks who have wondered what it was all about – it is currently available on a 1GB USB flash drive,...

Intel and Nokia Back oFono, An Open-Source Telephony Solution

05/12/2009, oFono is an open source architecture and implementation for GSM/3G mobile telephony. The goal is to get the community to participate in a complete software stack that anyone could subsequently use as long as they abide by the GPL licensing conditions. The...