Wasn't everything just so much better in the old days? Who needs a new Star Wars movie anyway? If you're feeling nostalgic for the look and feel of the classic Windows Start menu, there's a way to bring it back — provided you're willing to shell out a few dollars for a third-party plugin.
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Microsoft has announced that from 31 October 2016, PC manufacturers won't be able to sell new computers sporting the ageing Windows 7 or 8.1 operating systems. Instead, they will have to come pre-installed with Windows 10.
Windows 8 wasn't exactly a beloved operating system, but it sure seems like its successor is off to a pretty good start! Today, Windows VP Yusuf Mehdi tweeted that more than 75 million devices are running the updated Windows 10 operating system.
It's been 7 years, and the great iOS vs Android debate rumbles on — in internet forums and real life. But these platforms have come a long way even in the last year or two. Do the old arguments still apply? What features separate iOS 8.3 from Android 5.1 Lollipop? We used a Nexus 6 and an iPhone 6 to investigate.
Ahead of today's WWDC keynote, where Apple will reveal its latest and greatest offerings, a set of leaked OS X images purport to show what we can expect from Apple's desktop OS update.
It's virtually impossible to imagine now, but back when the iPhone was launched in 2007, Google wasn't planning to make Android for touchscreen devices. Revealed in court documents that form part of the current Apple-Samsung legal argument, a Google report explains that Android "was designed with the presence of discrete physical buttons as an assumption.
Windows 8.1's recent update was a subtle but effective boost. Windows Phone's 8.1 power up follows the same cues. It's not mind-blowing, it's not world-changing, it's nothing to jump around and scream about, but it turns Windows Phone into something it's never quite been before: an OS that's totally good enough.
Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app from collecting sensitive data like the user's location or address book.
Earlier this month, a batch of comments in Android source code hinted that the camera app was about to get a shot in the arm. Now, Google has confirmed that's the case.
Some images of what's alleged to be Android 4.4 appeared over the weekend, with screen captures of a phone supposedly running the new KitKat release giving us a look at what may be Google's ever-so-slightly redesigned new mobile OS.