News in the iOS world this week covered the first update for Apple Watch OS, a judge opens iPhone design to the world, and the watch will soon hit retail stores for purchase.
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The latest update in the Chrome OS beta channel gets some much-needed modernization. We give you the details and show how to get it on your Chromebook.
British semiconductor and software design company ARM is turning to benchmarking to make its chips faster and more efficient.
ARM has acquired another Internet of Things startup that will improve the security of its mbed OS.
ARM has revealed the Embedded Education Kit, a low-cost toolkit for teaching embedded systems design and programming concepts.
The move, which goes along with last week's launch of the Cortex M7 processor, is designed to create core standard functions and then let developers add value on top of the hardware.
Fusion 7 adopts OS X Yosemite design cues. The professional version ties into VMware's private cloud infrastructure and supports more than 200 operating systems.
The most important thing that was heard at the iPhone 5S launch event was talk of a "Desktop-Class" architecture using 64-bit ARM chips of Apple's own design.
ARM has bought the Finnish software firm Sensinode in an attempt to bolster its ability to capitalise on the growing Internet of Things services market.
Microsoft designed Windows RT to get its newest OS on tablets using the popular ARM processor. It did this well, but in the process crippled it, making it a no-go for the consumer.
It's all about the Apple Ecosystem — as if elegant industrial design, an innovative operating system, and top-end hardware weren't enough goodness to persuade Windows users to switch to the Mac. Apple's new iOS-OS X, right-left punch to WWDC attendees was really aimed directly at switchers from Windows.
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 OS is launching on a couple of HTC devices and the first one I tested is the HTC Windows Phone 8X. The design is awesome, Beats Audio rocks, and it is a very pocketable and boldly attractive device.
Efforts to bring new operating systems like Risc OS and FreeBSD to the cheap Linux board have been given a boost by a decision to fully open-source drivers for its ARM-based SoC.
The Nexus 7 offers an appealing combination of 7-inch form factor, quad-core processor, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, pleasing design and solid build quality. Affordable pricing ensures that Google has a winner on its hands.
Those busy creating apps for iOS and Android have to decide whether to build software for Windows 8 too, with forking of OS for x86- and ARM-based devices complicating matters, analysts note.
Hardware makers looking to build tablets that use the new Microsoft Windows RT are supposedly running into difficulties getting the new OS to work with ARM chips.
I said last year that this would happen sometime in the first half of this year, but for some reason my colleagues and clients have kept asking me exactly when we would see a real ARM server running a real OS. How about now?
The Consumer Preview is very close to the final Windows 8 user experience, with new touch gestures and improved support for mouse and keyboard. Our extensive gallery explores the look and feel of Windows' latest incarnation.
Since last week's announcements around WOA, Microsoft's implementation of Windows on the ARM platform, there's been a lot of focus on the consumer, and how the design decisions affect them and their experience. But how do those decisions work for the enterprise – and could the enterprise, Microsoft's core audience, be the reason for them?
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