Saturday, November 18, 2017

OS

OS
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system

by TiA Staff  Image courtesy of NASA The International Space Station recently underwent an OS change from the Windows XP computers to Linux.   It was stated by the United Space Alliance that: “We migrated key functions from Windows...

by Steven Levy (courtesy wired.com) Google Chrome, and now Android, boss Sundar Pichai. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired For the past few years, Sundar Pichai has been part of a tag-team routine staged at Google’s annual I/O developer...

AMD adds OS flexibility as it expands its custom-chip business and tries to expand into the tablet market by Agam Shah (courtesy IDG News Service) After years of Windows OS exclusivity, Advanced Micro Devices is opening...

Google throws open the development doors to Chromecast so that app makers can get their apps on your TV. Mario Queiroz, vice president of product management for Chromecast, demonstrates switching Chromecast media controls in Netflix from...

By Lee Mathews Jun. 25, 2013 10:55 am, courtesy geek.com Microsoft is addressing a number of customer gripes with the imminent launch of Windows 8.1. Perhaps the most noticeable change is the return of the...

Apple’s new iOS 7.1 software isn’t even a week old but we have already seen a flurry of new information surrounding iOS 8 leak. Apple has plenty in store for us later this year...

Jonathan Roberts, Bangor University The arrival of Microsoft Windows 95 on August 24 1995 brought about a desktop PC boom. With an easier and more intuitive graphical user interface than previous versions it appealed to...

Imagine your lifespan is only 16 years, what would you do? Well, if you were Hotmail you'd call it a day just as they have. What does that say; all technology is short-lived? Sixteen years...

Improved Linux drivers boost support for Intel, ARM, and AMD hardware. by Jon Brodkin originally posted Apr 29 2013 (courtesy ArsTechnica) Linux creator Linus Torvalds last night announced the release of version 3.9 of the kernel....

by Om Malik (courtesy gigaom) Summary: Anytime Apple announces a new piece of hardware or changes its software, we get a lot of people weighing in on those developments. The news of iOS 7 wasn’t any...

If you like Windows 8, you'll like -- maybe even love -- Windows 8.1 "Blue." But if you're a denizen of the old-fashioned Desktop world without a yearning for touch and/or you don't want...

Cezary Pietrzak, courtesy clickz.com A few weeks after Apple announced iOS 7 at WWDC, many marketers are still trying to assess its impact on their mobile strategy. The company's biggest update in six years introduced a long...