Operating System

Is ‘Pigweed’ Google’s New Operating System Like Fuchsia OS?

February 17, 2020

We have already seen various leaks and rumors about Google’s upcoming Fuchsia OS. But according to the latest leak, Google has filed a trademark for a new operating system dubbed ‘Pigweed.’ To date, Google has developed multiple operating systems including the most popular Android OS along with ChromeOS and Fuchsia OS which was trademarked two years ago. But […]

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Monday 2.0 expands app to enterprise operating system

February 10, 2020

The Israeli management application company ended 2019 with revenue of $150 million. Six months ago, Israeli team management web and mobile application company Monday.com raised $150 million at a company valuation of $1.9 billion. “Our investors believe that we can hold a $10 billion IPO,” Monday.com CEO Roy Mann said at the time. Last week, at a […]

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Apex.OS: An Open Source Operating System for Autonomous Cars

February 4, 2020

The facets of autonomous car development that automakers tend to get excited about are things like interpreting sensor data, decision making, and motion planning. Unfortunately, if you want to make self-driving cars, there’s all kinds of other stuff that you need to get figured out first, and much of it is really difficult but also absolutely […]

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 to get another update after its official support ended

January 28, 2020

Windows 7 is on its way to being booted out on most computers after Microsoft officially ended support for one of the world’s most popular operating systems after a span of 10 years. The last public security updates for Windows 7 were rolled out earlier this month, after which Microsoft would stop working on any […]

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Windows 11 is the Microsoft operating system we need!

January 21, 2020

Windows 10 is a decent operating system now, but it’s had its issues over the years. Early releases spied on users, then in a bid to increase market share, Microsoft began forcing Windows 10 onto people, often against their will. The twice yearly feature update process has meant we’ve seen rushed, buggy releases screwing up systems […]

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Goodbye Windows 7: Here’s how to upgrade your operating system to Windows 10

January 20, 2020

Upgrading your PC to Windows 10 is easy as long as you have stable internet connection and a license to install Windows 10, among other things. (Shutterstock/Stanislaw Mikulski) It’s time to finally bid farewell to operating system Windows 7 which has been around for 11 years. Starting from Jan. 14, Microsoft is discontinuing the operating system’s technical […]

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RIP Windows 7 – Microsoft’s best operating system ever?

January 14, 2020

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, for it rings out for Windows 7. Microsoft’s venerable OS has officially run out of time, and with support now ended, there will doubtless be a good number of folks feeling sad about being forced to abandon Windows 7 – presumably to make tracks for Windows 10. Or possibly […]

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Sorry Microsoft, Apple’s Windows 10 is the operating system we really want!

December 29, 2019

Apple has a reputation for producing stylish and elegantly designed hardware and software products. Microsoft, well, not so much. Windows 10 under Microsoft’s control isn’t a bad looking operating system, but even after all these years it still doesn’t feel quite finished, with elements of the old design cropping up in various places. If you’ve ever wondered what Windows […]

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Half an operating system: The triumph and tragedy of OS/2

November 30, 2019

It was a cloudy Seattle day in late 1980, and Bill Gates, the young chairman of a tiny company called Microsoft, had an appointment with IBM that would shape the destiny of the industry for decades to come. He went into a room full of IBM lawyers, all dressed in immaculately tailored suits. Bill’s suit […]

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You don’t need to update your operating system right away

October 18, 2019

We published reviews of iPadOS and macOS Catalina yesterday. Despite the fact that the first four paragraphs of my Catalina review were an argument that you should hold off on updating your Mac until you know for sure your apps will work, I still don’t feel I was strenuous enough. Some users missed the memo that 32-bit apps are […]

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