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If you're envious of the affordability of Chrome OS laptops, but need to run Windows applications, Lenovo's 15.6-inch B50-30 has much to recommend it.
OS X and Mac applications have security vulnerabilities too; some people still don't believe it, but it's true. Here are the latest ones and why you need to take them seriously.
A project is aiming to build a Wine-like compatibility layer for Linux operating systems that would allow them to run OS X applications.
Evidence of the quality rot in Mac OS X continues to grow. The latest is a hilarious-if-it-weren't-so-sad: typing "file:///" with a capital F results in many Mac applications crashing. But that's not all.
Deeper integration with legacy applications, particularly specialized systems, is something enterprises and developers hope Microsoft will pay attention to as adoption for the new OS grows.
This is a Palm OS glossary of words and phrases used in Internal Revenue Service (IRS), compliant with IRS publication 850 and targeting...
Sauce Labs, the maker of the Sauce "cloud testing service" on Tuesday announced that it added support for OS X, iOS and Android to its automated cross-platform, cross-browser testing service for web applications.
According to Net Applications' browser and OS market share statistics, OS X is still making slow progress on Microsoft Windows, and the total iOS share is crushing Android and all the rest of the mobile OS pack.
Indigo is an intelligent home automation server for Mac OS X that integrates an assortment of hardware modules to provide complex automation...
Last week Apple pushed out a combined OS X Lion and security update. It's still being pushed out through the Software Update service. While most third-party applications appear to be playing well with the update, a number of serious compatibility issues have been reported, including problems mounting external SATA drives and software RAID volumes.
Some Lion users miss their older Rosetta-dependent applications, which didn't make the cut in the latest Apple OS upgrade. However, a recent tip says that with a little effort — a download or two — it is possible to run Snow Leopard, the Rosetta Power-PC emulation libraries, and your older apps on a Lion machine.
Google has updated its Chrome operating system to include several enterprise-friendly features, such as VPN and secure Wi-Fi support.The updated Chrome OS, announced in a blog post on Wednesday by Chrome for Business group product manager Rajen Sheth, also allows Chromebook users to access virtualised desktop applications such as Photoshop, thanks to a tie-in with Citrix.
Nowadays, going virtual can be a huge saver in the long run. You can run an older OS on new hardware for instance, and retain old applications that may not run on a newer OS.
RIM's QNX operating system, which runs at the core of their PlayBook tablet will be able to run Android applications. But will that undermine native development for the aspiring OS platform?
Last summer, Microsoft researchers were describing their ServiceOS project as a "multi-principal OS-based browser" designed to provide control of web applications and devices. This year, the description of ServiceOS has evolved
Microsoft researchers have built a "library" operating system (OS) codenamed Drawbridge, and have demonstrated working prototypes of Windows 7, Windows 8 and various Microsoft applications running on it.
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 leaked roadmap signals the release of BlackBerry OS 7 by the end of this year, the PlayBook to be released this month, and a series of new applications developed by the BlackBerry manufacturer.
Recently I was a guest at a local hospital for a few days, staying with a relative. All over, they had portable PC stations using HP mini desktops mounted to portable stands on wheels, with LCD displays and pullout keyboard trays.
AppZero has announced a new version of their flagship product that is designed to make it easier to encapsulate applications for client systems. They're calling use use of this technology as the ability to create "OS-Free applications.
Windows 7 was released a year ago today (October 22), and Microsoft has announced More than 240 Million Licenses Sold. The blog post by Brandon LeBlanc adds: "As of September, Windows 7 was running on 93% of new consumer PCs and has over 17% global OS market share (according to Net Applications as of October 1st).
Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Vice President Craig Federighi offer a look at Lion, the next version of Mac OS X. The demo shows a new feature called Mission Control, which combines the Expose, Dashboard, and Spaces applications of OS X with full-screen apps.
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