Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
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Following the start of the OS X Yosemite public beta on July 24, 2014, North American web traffic for the operating system jumped to 0.6 percent of total OS X traffic.
Being a beta tester for an unfinished operating system is risky business. But some would-be beta testers of Apple's upcoming OS are reporting problems even getting to the beta bits after receiving their invitation from Apple.
Apple has seeded developers with the second beta of Yosemite alongside today's iOS 8 beta 2 release.
The second developer release of Apple's new mobile OS adds some new features and arrives 15 days after beta 1 was released at WWDC.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
After limiting its beta software to developers Apple is inviting civilians under the Kimono to test OS X, iTunes and other pieced of its desktop software.
A new beta of iTunes released to developers restores a key synchronization feature removed in OS X Mavericks.
After nine external beta releases, Apple today released an incremental update to OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion.
The latest iteration of Microsoft's server OS is now in beta. Is this the Cloud OS on cloud time?
The final pre-release version of Microsoft's next server OS shows few changes from the beta, so you should be able to install it in your test infrastructure and use it to plan any eventual deployment.
The second major version of Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet operating system has been pushed back to February, and will launch without a BlackBerry Messenger app.Although a beta version of PlayBook OS 2.
Apple's iCloud service has gone live ahead of the release of iOS 5, expected to take place later on Wednesday.The company pushed the portal live ahead of the launch, dropping the 'beta' label in the process, but customers will need to wait until they have iOS 5 on their mobile devices, or Mac OS X Lion 10.
Research In Motion has given games developers tools to help them code for the BlackBerry Tablet operating system.The company released a beta version of a native software development kit (SDK) for the PlayBook, currently the only slate to run the QNX-based BlackBerry Tablet OS, on Wednesday.
Research In Motion has opened up the Java software development kit for the BlackBerry 7 OS to beta testers.RIM announced the beta phase for the BlackBerry Java SDK v7.
Research In Motion has released Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones 2.0 beta. It is currently only available for BlackBerry OS 6.0.
Startup Ten's Complement LLC will bring ZFS to Mac OS X, its principal software engineer announced late last week. Offered as Z-410 Storage, the file system (and now an actual product) is in the process of beta testing.
Google proved it was serious about the Chrome OS when it kicked off its beta program last year by sending thousands of Cr-48 notebooks to testers. The program has ended, so if you haven't gotten yours you can stand down.
Already available for the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch, FaceTime will be making its debut for Mac OS X today.
Seems that Facetime is coming to Mac OS.
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