Operating System

China Releases Open Source Operating System

First home grown open source operating system released by China, amid escalating trade war with the US and the West

1 year ago

Microsoft Rolls Out Bing AI To Windows 11

Update to Redmond's latest operating system, Windows 11, will add search button that promotes its Bing AI chatbot

1 year ago

Microsoft Shares Sink After Weak Forecast

Enterprise software giant Microsoft beat Wall Street expectations, but shares fell as it issued weak guidance for the coming quarter

2 years ago

WWDC 2022: Apple Announces New iPhone, iPad Operating System

Apple announces latest version of its operating system for its iPhone and iPad devices, at its annual developer’s conference, WWDC…

2 years ago

Apple To Make Many Changes To iPhone, iPad Operating Systems – Report

The WWDC 2022 developer conference next week is expected to reveal a slew of changes and updates with iOS 16…

2 years ago

Windows 11 Arrives As Free Update, But Users Should Check Compatibility

Microsoft on Tuesday made available its Windows 11 operating system, but users are advised to check their computer satisfies its…

3 years ago

US Agencies Urge Patch To Tackle BlackBerry QNX Flaw

Cars and medical devices at risk from a serious vulnerability in the BlackBerry QNX operating system, US federal agencies warn

3 years ago

Windows 11 Slated To Arrive Before Year End

Microsoft unveils its next operating system Windows 11, and promises Windows 10 users a free upgrade, if the PC is…

3 years ago

Windows 10 To Be Retired In 2025, As Windows 11 Leaks

Microsoft web document shows it will stop supporting Windows 10 in October 2025, as it readies major revamp of operating…

3 years ago

Microsoft’s New Version Of Windows To Arrive 24 June

Microsoft is to unveil its 'significant' Windows update on 24 June, in an event that includes Redmond's Surface executive

3 years ago

Chrome OS Overtakes macOS In 2020

Chrome OS is now the second most popular operating system in the world, after it overtook macOS, thanks to Chromebook…

3 years ago

Apple iOS 14 ‘Reimagines’ iPhone Experience, But Developers Unhappy

Major update to iPhone user experience begins rolling out to customers on Wednesday, but developers unhappy at short notice

4 years ago

Cisco Patches Critical Flaw That Allowed Root Access To Guest OS

Critical flaw in Cisco IOS software could allow hackers to access the Guest Operating System as root user

5 years ago

Google Unveils Developer Site For Mystery ‘Fuchsia’ Operating System

The open source project runs on Google's custom 'Zircon' kernel, and some have speculated it could be the successor to…

5 years ago

Huawei Begins To Trademark ‘Hongmeng’ Operating System

Looming lockout from Google's Android forces Chinese firm to trademark its backup operating system

5 years ago

Operating Systems Hit By Major Security Flaw

Windows, macOS, Linux, VMware, Xen, KVM and others are affected by issues caused by their misinterpretation of chip documentation

6 years ago

Microsoft Releases Windows Server Insider Preview Build

Microsoft adds its server operating system to the Windows Insider program as it prepares to release major updates twice a…

7 years ago

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Update With Host Of New Security Features

Windows 10 Build 16232 includes Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) improvements and ransomware protection

7 years ago

Tales In Tech History: IBM’s OS/2

IBM's attempt to regain control of the PC landscape it had let slip in the early 1980s led to the…

7 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Pick Operating System

Best OS you never heard of? Pick OS was initially developed to manage spare parts for attack helicopter during Vietnam…

7 years ago

Researchers Suggest Windows XP Was Immune To WannaCry Virus

Blue screens of death may have been the worst-case scenario for Windows XP devices

7 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Unix

Unix was one of the most popular server operating systems, but its life has been marred by bitter legal battles

7 years ago

Google Fuchsia Operating System Gains New Look Interface

Android replacement? Development of mysterious smartphone OS continues with new look user interface

7 years ago

Microsoft: Wait For Windows 10 Creators Update Amidst User ‘Issues’

Users should wait until the update is automatically made available to them, warns Microsoft

7 years ago

Microsoft Outlines ‘Simple And Predictible’ Windows 10 Update Plan

Microsoft details new update strategy along with multiple Office 365 releases

7 years ago

Tales In Tech History: RIP Windows Vista

Windows Vista is finally dead. Here's our retrospective

7 years ago

Microsoft Drops OneDrive Ads Into Windows 10 File Explorer

Here's the kicker; disabling the pop-up will also turn off real OneDrive notifications

7 years ago

Microsoft Is Testing A Windows 10 Bloatware Blocker

Windows 10 Creators Update scheduled for April, with another coming later in the year

7 years ago

KasperskyOS Launches To Secure The World Of IoT

KasperskyOS now commercially available to help secure connected devices in the telecoms, automotive and industrial sectors

7 years ago

BT Publicly Supports Google In EU Antitrust Battle

BT lends support to Google's Android OS over potential fears of Apple dominance

7 years ago