Friday, September 22, 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

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....

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...

Bandwidth cannibalization is a growing issue among many communication service providers (CSPs). Annual global IP traffic is expected to pass the zettabyte (1000 exabytes, or gigabytes) threshold by the end of 2016, and reach...

Firefox redesign will get a clean and clear layout, with plenty of rounded tabs. by Matthew Shaer (courtesy csmonitor)Mozilla is at work on a sweeping Firefox redesign. According to TechCrunch, which spoke at length with Mozilla...

Magento is an open source PHP with built in programs that can help you create an e-commerce website according to your specification. The specialty of Magento is that it's convenient to use and free! In...

Security sleuths have issued an alert for those using the popular 'Window XP' as operating system in their computers and laptops and advised "immediate" upgrade of software against hacking attempts. Software giant Microsoft had announced...

Tech Tools Will Aid Privacy, Even if Companies Won'tby by Karl Bode (courtesy dslreports) The effort to get Do Not Track functionality embedded into browsers quickly descended into total farce, with sides currently bickering over the...

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...

by Dieter Bohn (courtesy theverge)   Although it seems like stories about security holes in browser add-ons are a dime a dozen, the last one was big enough for the US Department of Homeland Security to issue...

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...

photo: arstechnica.net The U.S. navy has spent $9.6 billion for R & D of the futuristic Zumwalt class destroyers named after Admiral Elmo Zumwalt. The ship is worth $3.5 billion with stealth capacities and enhanced survivability...

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...