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Apple makes OS X Mavericks free: The implications

Apple's move to make its latest OS update free brings it up to speed with other developments. The lesson: The OS is less of a product and more of a jump-off point for other services.

October 22, 2013

'iWatch': It's all about the Apple ecosystem

An iWatch could help Apple cement iCloud services with its current iOS and OS X offerings, but it's more likely that any iWatch will be more of an iPod nano than an iPhone or iPad.

February 11, 2013

Huawei jumps on 'cloud phone' bandwagon

update Chinese telecoms giant launches first mobile phone with cloud-based services similar to Apple's iCloud, report notes. Move comes after Alibaba unveiled a cloud OS-powered smartphone last month.

August 4, 2011 by

Apple bundling free iCloud services with Mac OS X Lion?

Apple has had tech industry followers buzzing about iCloud since Tuesday's announcement of its upcoming unveiling. Now there is speculation that the new version of Mac OS X could have some cloud-friendly freebies tied to it.

June 2, 2011

Apple's iCloud appears in the distance

Apple has confirmed the existence of iCloud, an upcoming range of cloud services from the Mac-maker.The company said on Tuesday it will give further details at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on 6 June, along with information about the upcoming 'Lion' Mac OS X operating system and iOS 5.

May 31, 2011 by

Google announces music, movies, and more

At the Google I/O developers conference, the company rolled out updates for its Honeycomb tablet OS, announced the Ice Cream Sandwich mobile phone OS, and debuted new music-streaming and movie rental services.

May 10, 2011 by

VMWorld: Maritz on the future of the operating system [video]

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware CEO Paul Maritz anticipates the changing role of the operating system. Maritz says that, increasingly, hardware coordination and software abstract services are moving to virtual layers and that the traditional OS is becoming just one component of the virtual framework.

August 31, 2010 by

VMware chief sees the end of the traditional OS

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware CEO Paul Maritz anticipates the changing role of the operating system. Maritz says that, increasingly, hardware coordination and software abstract services are moving to virtual layers and that the traditional OS is becoming just one component of the virtual framework.

August 31, 2010 by

Bytes and pieces from an iOS 4 walkthrough

Aside from the touted application switching interface and the iPhone 4's FaceTime video telephony, almost all of the applications and services currently found in the iPhone/iPd platform will be given new features. A walkthrough at the TiBb blog covers all aspects of the Version 4 update, what was previously called the iPhone OS.

June 20, 2010 by

Windows Phone OS 7.0: What's inside?

In case anyone might think the Microsoft Research project codenamed Menlo could end up derailing Microsoft's current practice of using Windows CE/Windows Embedded Compact as the core of Microsoft's mobile OS in the near term, think again.

May 4, 2010 by

Microsoft's Courier: May the best OS win

When the first pictures and videos of Microsoft's next-generation Courier tablet leaked, I heard from my sources that the prototype in the shots was running Windows 7. New leaks claim it's running some kind of mobile OS based on Windows CE. So, which is it?

March 5, 2010 by

Microsoft's 'Pink' phones: What's inside?

Gizmodo has unearthed some more details about Microsoft's forthcoming Pink phones: Verizon seems to be one of the carriers (if not the only carrier initially) for the "Turtle" model of what's shaping up to be the successor to the current Sidekicks. But we still don't know what the OS inside of these Sharp-made/Microsoft-branded phones is likely to be -- nor what the premium mobile services they'll feature will include.

March 4, 2010 by

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