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Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP in April. That's been the cue for some in the developer community to work on new service packs for the elderly operating system.
Concerns over surveillance by the United States and its Five Eyes allies, coupled with its current monopoly probe into Microsoft, has led to China considering its own OS, according to reports.
It's now technically and legally possible to build a 7-inch tablet running Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system. Will any OEM — including Microsoft — do so?
It's the first of the month, which means it's time for another look at the state of the PC and mobile markets, using the latest data from two large web analytics firms.
Following the start of the OS X Yosemite public beta on July 24, 2014, North American web traffic for the operating system jumped to 0.6 percent of total OS X traffic.
Cupertino is marching into the peripherals space with its purchase of Beats. However, what kind of a peripherals vendor sells products that may or may not work with your Mac?
The developer preview of Apple's next version of OS X – OS X 10.10 Yosemite – is almost four times more popular with developers than the developer preview OS X 10.9 Mavericks was at the same point in its lifecycle.
I've written a lot about my switch from the Windows platform to Apple's Mac operating system, and that has resulted in an influx of questions from people who have questions about making the shift. You have question, I have answers.
Apple fixes wifi issues, improves wake from sleep, and pushes an updated Safari onto Mac users.
According to reports, Apple is stopping work on Aperture, its professional photo-editing application and will instead focus efforts on the forthcoming Photos software due with the OS X Yosemite. Some content professionals aren't pleased with the news.
A new release of the New Out Of Box Software for the Raspberry Pi, and there's a mind-blowing assembly language project in the Raspberry Pi Blog.
Another release in the Makulu Linux family, this the with the KDE desktop to join the Xfce desktop released a couple of weeks ago.
As the dust settled following the WWDC introduction of Swift, Apple's new and future programming language, Mac and iOS developers had plenty to ponder. Many are coming around to Swift after voicing early concerns.
Release candidates are out for Mint with the "other two" desktops. Here is a brief look at each of them, and some information about alternate kernel management in Linux Mint.