operating systems

Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online
A desktop computer with the Microsoft Windows XP operating system loading on its screen.
Microsoft Windows

Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online

The suspected Microsoft operating system files were spread on the anonymous forum 4chan
25 Sep 2020
Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’
Mobile

Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’

The Coalition for App Fairness demands changes to the iPhone maker's 'anti-competitive practices'
25 Sep 2020
Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month
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web browser

Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month

Preview version of the web browser aims to court developers and advanced users to Edge
23 Sep 2020
Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix
Microsoft Windows

Lenovo laptops crashing after Windows 10 update, but there’s a fix

A faulty Windows patch is forcing ThinkPads into an endless boot loop
21 Sep 2020
Switch to Linux with these top distros
Linux

Switch to Linux with these top distros

Windows 7 is dead; it might be time consider switching to a stable, secure and fast alternative
15 Sep 2020
Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available
Google Android

Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available

The new edition is designed to launch apps 20% faster than predecessor and works with cheaper smartphones
11 Sep 2020
Huawei to fully abandon Android by October 2021
operating systems

Huawei to fully abandon Android by October 2021

The second version of its proprietary operating system Harmony will be tested on handsets starting December this year
11 Sep 2020
Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children
operating systems

Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children

Parents no longer need to use their Android device to create a child account
10 Sep 2020
Android 11 introduces tighter privacy controls for apps
Google Android

Android 11 introduces tighter privacy controls for apps

Next instance of Google's OS also includes controls for IoT ecosystems and messaging apps
10 Sep 2020
Make Linux look like Windows 7
Microsoft Windows

Make Linux look like Windows 7

If you can't quite bear to let Microsoft's recently retired operating system go, Ubuntu Linux can be fashioned into a suitable substitute
10 Sep 2020
Microsoft UK appoints Clare Barclay as CEO
business management

Microsoft UK appoints Clare Barclay as CEO

Barclay replaces Cindy Rose, who has moved to lead the company's business across the rest of Western Europe
9 Sep 2020
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
web browser

What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
9 Sep 2020
Broadcom chip shipments indicate delayed iPhone 12 launch
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Hardware

Broadcom chip shipments indicate delayed iPhone 12 launch

Manufacturer says shipment spike won't be until Q4 this year
4 Sep 2020
Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure
privacy

Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure

The social network complained that limiting the potential to target iOS users would see developers’ revenues collapse
4 Sep 2020
Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 version 1803
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 version 1803

Enterprise users will now continue to receive security updates until May 2021
28 Aug 2020
Apple blocked Facebook's attempt to flag App Store 'tax'
social media

Apple blocked Facebook's attempt to flag App Store 'tax'

The social networking giant claims Apple prevented it from telling users about the 30% revenue cut
28 Aug 2020
How to run Windows 10 on a Mac: Bootcamp vs Parallels
virtual desktop

How to run Windows 10 on a Mac: Bootcamp vs Parallels

Here are three of the best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac
27 Aug 2020
Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2020) review: Believe the hype
tablets

Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2020) review: Believe the hype

The most expensive and most ambitious iPad yet
25 Aug 2020
Take command of your computer with a command line interface
operating systems

Take command of your computer with a command line interface

A CLI might not be as pretty as a GUI, but it's significantly more powerful
24 Aug 2020
Windows 10 users complain of performance loss and hardware errors after latest update
bugs

Windows 10 users complain of performance loss and hardware errors after latest update

Dozens of complaints are flooding online forums, many of which are from Lenovo device owners
24 Aug 2020
Adobe erased users' photos with botched Lightroom update
Software

Adobe erased users' photos with botched Lightroom update

The company has admitted that some customers' photos and presets are not recoverable
21 Aug 2020
20 new features in Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

20 new features in Windows 10

This spring’s big update and a host of add-ons have brought a wealth of new features to Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions

Firm backports updated architecture to enterprise customers still relying on pre-2020 versions of Windows 10
21 Aug 2020