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The Orange Box cluster is designed to encourage companies to experiment with Canonical's Ubuntu OS and orchestration tools when building cloud and distributed compute clusters.
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.
This week's Google Chrome update added some significant new features to its Windows 8 mode, effectively turning the browser into a stripped-down version of Chrome OS, with its own taskbar and window-management tools. But who's it for, really?
The LifeLine 4.0 OS aims to bring more enterprise-class storage features to smaller companies via its Iomega branded products.
Browser maker is approaching the mobile challenge head on by developing its Firefox OS, improving Web app development tools, and turning the Internet into a universal appstore.
VMware's latest virtualization tools set it up for Windows 8 and the new features in OS X Mountain Lion.
Following this week's LinkedIn password disaster, Mac users are naturally worried about their passwords and not just for their LinkedIn accounts. What if you used a password in another place? It could happen! There are ways to investigate your passwords in Mac OS X's Keychain Access utility and with popular third-party password management tools. However, some of this investigating can be difficult.
Anonymous has launched its own operating system, Anonymous-OS, which fits out wannabe hackers with a suite of tools that they could use to get started on a path of crime.
Coyote Point decided that their application delivery servers needed a better foundation to improve connectivity, security, management tools, acceleration and availability. Future products will be based upon EQ/OS 10.
Motivations behind recent high-profile attacks not new, security experts note. Organizations must be on guard as underground economy allows exchange of hack tools and information, adds one.
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.
As it did last year, the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas will feature a full class on hacking Mac OS X, Mach and Objective-C apps and tools, as well as native Cocoa applications.
A joint press release from Oracle and Apple on Friday cleared up the angst over the future role of Java on Mac OS. A newly-formed OpenJDK project will handle the release and Apple will do the heavy lifting on the "key components, tools and technology required for a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X," the release said.
Yesterday Apple released Mac OS 10.6.5 with the usual raft of improvements and bug fixes, but minus a key feature, AirPrint's shared printer support.
Microsoft has given developers a look at its programming tools for the upcoming Windows Phone 7 OS. Here are our first impressions.
PC operating systems, or for that matter any desktop OS, don't make good platforms for touchscreen devices. The whole keyboard/mouse paradigm doesn't translate well to being used by fingers and powered by gestures. Cursors are fine motor tools that can work with pixel precision. Our fingers are big lumps of meat that cover pixels by the acre. Can these two things be ever me melded together?
As expected, Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 will add extra restrictions on what tools developers can use, which in turn means less choice for iPhone owners.
Android gives its developers some new tools to track OS popularity. It's all apart of the developer-friendly strategy.
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