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The Windows 8 Consumer Preview includes 18 built-in Metro style apps. They're polished and useful, but still deserve the App Preview label. Here's what you get.
The Nokia N9 is a fantastic piece of hardware with a beautiful OS. Nokia tweaked the OS once with a nice update just after launch and is rolling out another update that adds several more functions and improvements.
The best way to try out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview beta is with Oracle's VirtualBox virtualization program. Here's how to do it step-by-step.
In terms of sheer user-friendliness, Linux Mint 12 Lisa has nosed ahead of other desktop operating systems, says Jack Wallen
Here's a peek at the new Windows 8 logo as well as some previous ones that I'm sure will bring up fond - or maybe frustrating - memories.
The Mountain Lion developer preview is here and we had a chance to check out many of the new features. Have a look at some of the more striking new features in Mac OS X 10.8 in this slideshow.
Go back in time to 1998 and relive Microsoft Plus! 98
Ed Bott is picky about the utilities he uses in Windows. This collection represents the utility software he installs whenever he sets up a new PC.
According to recent figures Apple has 10 times more apps than Microsoft but that doesn't mean Windows Phone users don't have a lot to choose from.
Tired of GNOME 3, Ubuntu Unity and HUD? Want classic an updated classic GNOME 2.x interface? Then Linux Mint has the desktop for you Cinnamon.
Think you know all there is to know about your iPad? Think again! Here are 10 little-known and extremely awesome iPad tips and tricks that will help you make even more of your beloved device!
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Nokia Lumia 800. Inside the Windows Phone 7.5 handset, he found hardware from Qualcomm, Hynix, Broadcom and others.
This is not your usual desktop interface.
Microsoft has given details on how its Metro app store, called Windows Store, will handle the discovery, downloading and updating of apps when its flagship Windows 8 beta launches
Thanks to a number of real improvements, the latest release of the Ubuntu operating system has put earlier disappointments behind it, says Jack Wallen