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Dual-OS devices dead on arrival

It looks like Huawei's dual-OS smartphone is going the way of the Asus Transformer Book Duet. The concept of a device that can run both Android and Windows holds a lot of appeal. But as long as Google, Microsoft and Apple have competing ecosystems, it is unlikely to see the light of day.

March 19, 2014

Chinese tech giants to offer Win XP support

Several tech vendors in China including Tencent and Kingsoft will offer Windows XP users technical aid related to system upgrades and security features, after Microsoft cuts the cord April 8. One quarter of China's computers still run on the OS.

February 24, 2014 by

Mozilla shows off $25 Firefox OS smartphone prototype

While Apple is focused on spreading premium-prices smartphones across the globe, browser maker Mozilla has its sights aimed squarely on the low-cost smartphone market and has announced a deal for a chipset which it said will pave the way for $25 smartphones.

February 23, 2014

Free upgrades pay off for Apple and Microsoft in November

Latest worldwide usage figures for PC/Mac operating systems and browsers show little change in November, a traditionally slow month. But a close look at the numbers shows that the free Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks upgrades were a hit.

December 1, 2013

Delaying Windows upgrades: Do you feel lucky?

The pending release of Windows 8.1 might have you thinking about putting off your OS upgrades. But given that Windows XP is 12 years old, a virtual eternity in the computer industry, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?'

September 30, 2013 by

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