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Nintendo NX to Run Android OS?

Reports suggest that Nintendo’s next console could boast an Android operating system. The in-development Nintendo system, codenamed the NX, might opt for the Google-made OS in an effort to give “developers more flexibility in making content…

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Proclaims Edward Snowden “a Hero”

Steve Wozniak, who co-founder Apple with Steve Jobs, has celebrated NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, calling him a “total hero” who “gave up his own life […] to help the rest of us.” In an interview with…

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Malware is Everywhere Warns Linux Inventor

The man who developed the GNU operating system, better known as Linux, has warned computer users that malware is not just viruses, and that it pervades every form or modern software, from freeware to game, and…

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AI to Develop “Common Sense” Within a Decade According to Google

Artificial intelligence could be given “common sense” within ten years, according to Google’s leading AI scientist. Professor Geoff Hinton, the man tasked with developing intelligent operating systems for Google, claims the company is close to artificially…

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Windows 10 Users Will Get a ‘Sweet’ Surprise Pre-Installed on Their OS

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about pre-installed games on Windows operating systems? Well, for some it might be Microsoft’s own Minesweeper puzzle game where I know some of you have…

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Microsoft are Bringing back the Goodness in Windows 10

Remember the days, sat at your shiny new computer and all you could think of doing was playing MineSweeper and Solitaire; well it seems Solitaire will be making a return to Windows 10. Solitaire, MineSweeper and…

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Google Continues to Patch up Their Chrome for Windows XP Until the End of the Year

Are you a Google Chrome user that hasn’t upgraded since Windows XP? Well, the future looks bright and full of patches! Google just announced that it will provide support for its Windows XP browser up until…

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Cyanogen Partnership Will Bring Microsoft Apps to Android

Cyanogen has confirmed rumours that it has entered into a partnership with Microsoft to bring the software giant’s apps to Android phones. The partnership will see Bing, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office made available…

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Nexus 7 Tablets Get Bricked After Updating to Android 5.0

Some Nexus 7 owners haven’t had a chance to fully take advantage of what Google’s Android 5.0 brings. It is reported that some Nexus 7 users had their tablets bricked after updating the device to the…

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2016’s Windows 10 Update is Codenamed ‘Redstone’

Microsoft is already planning its traditional massive service pack update for its latest operating system, Windows 10. Despite Windows 10 being months away from full release, Neowin and ZDNet are reporting that Microsoft is planning two…

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Microsoft Is Planning to Release $149 Laptops Running Windows 10

Microsoft is said to be working on delivering record low-priced laptops running Windows 10 which are due to launch this summer. The company is aiming for a $149 price tag for the cheap laptops, which are…

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Free Windows 10 Upgrade Applies to Some Pirates, Too

It’s been much publicised that Windows 7 and 8 users will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10, but Microsoft has just revealed that the upgrade will even extend to pirated copies of its…

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Windows 10 Set For Summer Release

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be released this Summer, in 190 countries and in 111 languages, though no specific date has been revealed. The mid-year release of Windows 10 means that Microsoft is veering…

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Windows 10 Upgrade Could Free up 14.6GB Hard Drive Space

The forthcoming Windows 10 operating system boasts a myriad of improvements on previous versions, and the latest to be announced is that it will take up less hard drive space than its two most immediate predecessors.…

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Microsoft Did Not Contribute to Cyanogen’s $110 Million Crowd-Funding

Microsoft is said to have been interested in investing $70 million into Cyanogen in order to take a stake in its operating system. However, the amount of money intended to be offered would have granted the…

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Latest Java Update Trolls Mac Users with Annoying Adware

Java is one of the most used platforms on all major operating system nowadays. It is even required by some websites to be able to load and display their applets, giving you a rich browsing experience.…

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Firefox OS Set to Enter the US and Other Developed Markets in 2016

Mozilla has developed its Firefox OS in order to target low-cost smartphone markets all around the world. Its recent statement claims that the company is considering to enter more developed markets next year. Mozilla has stated…

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Microsoft To Punish Windows XP Holdouts With Doubled Support Costs

Microsoft is so keen to persuade Windows XP users to finally upgrade that it is doubling the support costs for the aging operating system. Despite XP being followed by three different iterations – Windows Vista, Windows…

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Windows 10 Expected to be Finished by June

Microsoft is on schedule to have the final build of Windows 10 done in June, as reported by Neowin. Although, as we all know, time frames can change. With the second preview having been released last…

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Microsoft Wants Windows 10 to be the Operating System for Gamers

Microsoft’s Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has spoken about the company’s desire for the forthcoming Windows 10 operating system to become the de facto OS for PC gamers. In an interview on the official Xbox YouTube…

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939 Million Android Devices Vulnerable to Hacks

Android devices not running either the KitKat or Lollipop versions of the operating system – of which there are approximately 939 million devices – have been found to have a vulnerability in Android WebView, leaving the…

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“Uninstall Office” Microsoft Tells Windows 10 Users

Users of Windows 10 Technical Preview have been advised by Microsoft to uninstall Office before applying December’s new security updates. (1/4) Hey #WindowsInsiders, we just made a tough call after working through the night that I…

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ADM 2.3 OS Released for All ASUSTOR NAS Devices

After the very well received launch of ADM 2.3 on the AS70 series devices, ASUSTOR now released the ASUSTOR Data Master operating system to all models including the 6,3 and 2 series of NAS devices. The update…

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Microsoft Plan Windows 10 Media Event for January 2015

The key features of Microsoft’s upcoming Window 10 operating system will be unveiled at a media demonstration event in January. Sources close to the company revealed to The Verge that Microsoft will be appearing at the…

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Windows 10 Will Be Version 10.0, Not 6.4

Microsoft Windows has forever had an incredibly complex numbering scheme. With all its different versions and sub-versions – 3.x, 9.x, NT, many have struggled to understand how Windows 7 was seventh and equally how Windows 8…

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Netgear Release ReadyNAS OS 6.2 with Improved Data Protection

Netgear has released the newest version of their ReadyNAS OS version 6.2 for its ReadyNAS family of desktop and rack-mounted NAS devices. The new ReadyNAS OS offers improvements in data protection, backup, sync, and cloud-based usability.…

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Synology Releases DiskStation Manager 5.1 OS

Synology has just released their DiskStation Manager (DSM) version 5.1, the latest version of Synology’s NAS operating system. After about 6 weeks of public beta testing and user feedback, Synology was ready to roll out the…