All posts tagged "Operating Systems"

  • Google seeds preview SDK of Android Honeycomb to developers

    Looks like owners of Android-powered slate PCs and tablets will not have to worry about not being able to find apps in the Android Market  that are optimized for their larger displays. In what must be a clear sign that Google is taking the tablet market very seriously, the search giant has seeded a preview

  • Tenq P07 Ubuntu tablet specification and pricing unveiled

    Near the end of last year, an unnamed Ubuntu tablet device was spotted in China, and it looks like the official specifications and pricing of the Tenq P07 Ubuntu tablet is out. We believed that it should be on retail soon, though it is may be only available for the China market.

  • This XOOM will have no ‘Blur’

    Seems like consumers who desire a true ‘stock’ installation of Android on a slate PC device can heave a sigh of relief now that Motorola has finally made public its official stance on customized first-party ROMs. In response to a query made by Android.PandaApp, the company has confirmed that its upcoming XOOM tablet will not

  • Symbian foundation rumored to close down

    Bad news continue to befall the Symbian camp as Nokia has scrapped plans for X7 smartphone with AT&T in US. Not to mention, Samsung has terminated support for the operating system, while Sony Ericsson has said that the company has chosen Android over Symbian.

  • AT&T gives Nokia the heave-ho on the X7

    If Nokia was hoping to use upcoming X7 as a tool to regain a hold on its rapidly declining market share in the mobile phone space, USA is definitely not going to be one of the countries it can rely on. Unfortunately for the Finnish mobile phone giant, US carrier AT&T has reportedly canceled all

  • Rumour: HP will port webOS to netbooks?

    Dumping a smartphone operating system onto a computing device like a netbook may not be the most sensible thing to do, but it cannot be denied that OEMs have attempted to do so with varying levels of success. And if HP has its way, the next entrant to the netbook game will be powered by

  • LG disappointed about Windows Phone 7 visibility at launch

    Even though Microsoft have announced the Windows Phone 7 few months back, with LG being one of the closest partners, it looks like the Korean manufacturer isn’t too happy about the weak visibility at launch.

  • Microsoft claims leaked copies of SP1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are not RTM versions

    Have you been caught up over the hype about Microsoft’s Russian division announcing news of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 being released to OEMs over the last few days? If so, hold on to your hats and stay that download manager: Microsoft has clarified that the aforementioned SP1 build

  • Android 2.4 to be named “Ice Cream Sandwich”?

    Not to be confused with Android 3.0 – HoneyComb, which is specially customised for tablets. The impending arrival of Android 2.4 is made for Smartphones. Read on to find out more….

  • “On the second Tuesday of January Microsoft gave to me…”

    …two security bulletins for Patch Tuesday. Yep, you read that right: with only two security bulletins for users to take note of, this has probably got to be one more of the more lackluster Patch Tuesdays ever in Microsoft history. Not that it is a bad thing though.

  • New Zero-Day Flaw Found In Windows, Affects All Versions Prior To Windows 7

    If you are one of those who think Microsoft’s efforts of convincing users to move to Windows 7 is nothing more than a money-making campaign, perhaps this announcement might help to change your mind a little. According to a security bulletin posted by Microsoft very recently. A zero-day flaw which could potentially allow hackers to

  • Russia to adopt Linux as Nation’s OS of choice by 2015

    While most parts of the world rely on Microsoft Windows as the operating system of choice, one of the largest and most powerful countries is taking a huge step away from that. Russia plans to move its computer infrastructure from the current Windows, to open-source operating systems like Linux.

  • Piracy Rears Its Ugly Head At Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7 may have reached a new high in terms of user experience, but it appears that the Redmond giant has forgotten about one key aspect of the OS in their quest to make it as user-friendly and polished as possible. And it appears that this oversight may be coming back to bite them

  • Apple Will Remove App Download Links From Homepage Starting Next Month

    As far as Apple is concerned, there is no need to have two of the same thing, especially when they serve identical roles and functions. Starting next month, the Cupertino company will yank all links to downloadable content on its home page in favor of redirecting users to the native Mac App Store, which will

  • Rhinotech Computer’s TB-91 tablet PC To Make An Appearance In Computex 2011

    Fancy a Windows-powered tablet in 2011? Rhinotech could do just that, if you don’t mind the fact that it is Windows XP powering that device and not Windows 7. The Taiwanese ODM has just announced that it will be showcasing its TB-91 tablet PC at next year’s Computex trade show at Taipei.

  • Just in: Google Chrome Cr-48 Laptop Found For Sale on eBay

    Now that didn’t take long, didn’t it? It has been only about a couple of weeks since Google made headlines with their Cr-48 notebook, which ran off a beta version of its web-based Chrome OS. And today, it appears that those who were lucky enough to get their hands on a Cr-48 have a found

  • Leaked: Ubuntu-powered Tablet Spotted in China?

    Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has been claiming that the developers working on the Ubuntu Linux distribution have been busy smoothing out the rough edges of multitouch support for the OS, and this latest leak reported by Giz-China seems to confirm that fact. Apparently, an unnamed slate PC loaded with the Ubuntu Linux distribution has been

  • Pantech Announces Two Android-powered Smartphones

    The Android wave is sweeping across the world, and it seems that nothing will stop it from achieving the status of being the most popular smartphone platform in the world. And Pantech’s latest announcement is proof of that: the South Korean smartphone OEM has announced two additional Android-powered handsets as its contribution to the Android

  • ARM Support For Windows By 2012?

    There is no denying that the strategic ‘Wintel’ arrangement has been instrumental in both Microsoft’s and Intel’s success in their respective markets. But now that almost 20 years have passed, its seems that Microsoft might be ready to consider other alternatives, and ARM is supposedly on the list of supported platforms for a future version

  • Android 2.2 Update Without Marketplace? No Problem…If You Have A Nook Color

    What’s this? A company that dares to offer an Android 2.2 (Froyo) update for a device while disabling access to the Android Marketplace? This has got to be the greatest crime against the Android ecosystem, right? Apparently not, for that is exactly what Barnes & Noble is planning to do for its Nook Color e-book