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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...

Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual-boot

11/12/2009, Who would’ve thought that Windows 7 and Ubuntu are able to live together in harmony? There’s a way to set up your dual boot machine in order to obtain benefits from both sides without missing a beat. All you need to do is follow this guide and...

Samsung will not ditch Symbian completely

11/12/2009, While we talked about Samsung adopting its own Bada mobile operating system for future handsets yesterday, this doesn’t mean that Samsung will drop the Symbian platform completely, as they will continue to cooperate with the group Symbian group....

Windows 7 Student Upgrade edition has troubles

10/23/2009, Word has it that the Windows 7 Student Upgrade edition is already running into problems, where a fair number of students have experienced issues when installing the downloadable $29 student upgrade edition on machines that run 32-bit Windows Vista....

Android 2.0 comes with many improvements

10/16/2009, Android 2.0 will bring a number of improvements that includes the native support of Microsoft Exchange (contacts are often not synchronized today), the Maps application will display more data, but still does not have pinch and zoom. The web browser is...

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...

Hacked Kindle runs on Linux

09/02/2009, Looks like the folks at BBG have uncovered a story on hacking your Kindle to run Linux on it, alongside a version of X Windows. Nice to see the Kindle being pretty beefy in this aspect as a powerful little Linux box, where some tweaking will enable it to...

Windows 7 gets trial period

08/21/2009, Microsoft has announced that users will be able to give their latest operating system, Windows 7, a good test up to 120 days before they are required to fork out the dough for it. The four month trial period will end with a request for an activation code...

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...

Microsoft Gazelle To Combat Chrome OS

07/08/2009, While Google Chrome OS is hot news on the Internet, one ought to pay attention that Microsoft has already taken a number of months to develop something in a similar vein known as Gazelle, targeting web-based applications. Apart from its name, very little...

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...