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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...

Symbian remains top, Android closing in

02/23/2010, Research and advisory company Gartner recently rolled out its worldwide cellphone sales report for the past year, where the smartphone category was the fastest growing one, seling 53.8 million units in the last quarter, with Symbian remaining at the top...

Dopod roadmap points to HTC Dragon

02/09/2010, Dopod’s most recently leaked out roadmap does point a finger at the HTC Dragon which will be Android powered as many expected, boasting a 3.6″ WVGA display. Apart from that, details of the HTC Dragon are pretty scant or non-existent at all,...

Future Ubuntu Netbook Edition to be slimmer and lighter

02/08/2010, Just like humans, netbooks too want to lose weight and a chassis size – in this case, we’re talking about a future version of the Ubuntu Netbook, also known as the Netbook Remix. Apparently, the updated version ought to shed some weight while...

Leeenux 2.0 now available

02/04/2010, Love Linux, but want something more lightweight? Perhaps the second edition of Leenux would suit you just fine, where it requires a mere 1.2GB of storage space and has a netbook-specific user interface, catering for devices with displays as small as...

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...

Microsoft to announce Windows Mobile 7?

01/22/2010, It seems as though Microsoft is ready to announce a release date for its Windows Mobile 7 operating platform. Rumor has it that the software itself will be available to Microsoft’s handheld hardware partners come this September, which would...

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,...

Jolicloud Express public beta version

12/10/2009, Jolicloud has finally made available the Express public beta version after months of undergoing private alpha testing. What’s Jolicloud Express anyways? It is a lightweight Linux distribution which was specially designed to run web applications...

VMware wants to run two OSes simultaneously

12/08/2009, VMWare has plans to develop virtualization technology which enables a couple of operating systems to run simultaneously on a single cellphone. They are currently not at the promised land just yet, but are slowly working towards that direction by...

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...

Microsoft Windows 8 set for 2012 release

11/20/2009, With Windows 7 having been released nearly a month since today to rave reviews worldwide, it does make us sit up and take notice that Microsoft has plans to roll out Windows 8 in 2012 – that’s a mere 3 years since Windows 7 was launched, keep...

Google OSes might merge

11/20/2009, Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed that the two operating systems from the company, Chrome and Android, were “likely to converge over time,” without offering any specific date for our reference. This is interesting news, and it would...