Rescue Kit Recovery Media Builder for Mac ™ allows you to create a Linux-based bootable USB-flash drive or external hard drive. This...
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With OS X 10.10 Yosemite, it turned out that Apple made a change to the way that the operating system worked. This caused problems for some users who had installed third-party SSDs into their Macs, particularly if that system was a boot drive. Here's what you need to know to avoid problems.
The Revolution is almost here, according to the Spanish smartphone firm.
Smartphones that boot both Windows Phone OS and Android -- or offer users a choice between the two? If either of these plans really is in the works, I have one question for Microsoft: Why?
Java web plugins get the boot from OS X for a second time in a month.
Mozilla's Jay Sullivan discusses the ambitious Boot 2 Gecko project, a HTML5-based smartphone OS designed to give developers and consumers a technology-agnostic platform with greater privacy and security
Winclone allows you to easily image your bootcamp partition on your Mac. Whether you need to change the size of the bootcamp partition...
Developers can start submitting apps to the Mozilla Marketplace store, which lists apps that use HTML5 so they will work on a variety of devices, including the upcoming Boot to Gecko mobile OS
Redmond gives a sneak peak of forthcoming operating system...
maComfort brings the Mac-experience to Windows, and makes it feel like a Mac. It is especially designed for users of both Operating...
Mozilla is working on a new mobile-centric OS via its Boot to Gecko project. How will this end up competing with Microsoft?
Storage and upgrade vendor Other World Computing took another look at the memory limits in some late 2008 Core 2 Duo MacBook and MacBook Pros and found that a specific blend of updated firmware, Boot ROM and OS versions will let the notebooks handle a 8GB RAM upgrade.
Solid state drives have been marketed as offering speedier performance than typical hard drives -- making them great alternative boot drives for your OS -- but with the caveat that you will receive far less capacity at a higher price. Intel may not have completely solved the pricing issue, but it appears to have figured out how to move past the storage size limitations.
Apple has removed the Boot Camp dual-boot utility from its pre-installed Mac OS X Server operating system.
Viliv's upcoming P3 Prime portable music player has some people anxious for more details, mainly due to its lovely interface as well as an OS dual-boot feature.
While being pricier per gigabyte of storage than hard drives, solid state drives are increasing in popularity thanks to superior performance, including the ability to boot your OS significantly faster. So what if you can weld together the speed of an SSD with the bigger capacity (and much lower price) of a hard drive?
Ubuntu 10.04 is intended to appeal to first-time users, but a flaw would have left those users unable to dual-boot with another OS
Google will use a combination of system hardening, process isolation, verified boot, secure auto-update and encryption that thwart malicious hackers from attacking its new Google Chrome OS.
I've been pretty pleased with my MSI Wind netbook and use it to manage my Zune content and sync up devices that do not work natively with my Mac. I am also a fan of the Android operating system so I was intrigued to read over on Android Central that the dual boot Acer Aspire One D250 is now available for Amazon pre-order for $349.99. This 10.1 inch netbook can be booted into either Windows XP or the Google Android operating system and has a reported 9 hour battery life. Is there any benefit to having the Google Android OS on a netbook form factor?
If the current developer seed (build 10A432) of Snow Leopard is indeed the Golden Master version (as has been highly rumored) only Xserves will be able to boot into 64-bit version of Mac OS 10.6 by default.
Acer and Lenovo will be among the first to release netbooks running Google's Chrome OS. These netbooks, which will be dual-boot systems with Windows XP as well, could be available as early as next month in some markets, according to several reports.
Dual-booting Windows is a handy way to test betas and service packs before committing to a new OS. But once you’ve made your decision to stick with the new OS or give it the boot, you’ll likely want to get rid of those extra partitions and revert to a single O-S.
The operating system may be losing its luster. In fact, you could argue that the operating system--Linux, OS X and Windows--will become an application that just happens to boot first.
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