Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @10:37AM LG Releases Open-Sourced Version of webOS in Hopes To Push It Beyond TVs and Smart Refrigerators
Monday March 19, 2018 @12:48PM Linux Mint 19 'Tara' Cinnamon Will Be Faster
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:47PM Android Wear Needs More Than a New Name To Fight Apple Watch
Thursday March 15, 2018 @04:58PM Linus Torvalds Slams CTS Labs Over AMD Vulnerability Report
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @11:11AM Microsoft Admits It Updated Some Windows 10 Computers To Newest Build Despite Users Telling It Not To Do That
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:11AM Ubuntu Linux 18.04 'Bionic Beaver' Beta 1 Now Available For Download
Friday March 09, 2018 @12:09PM Windows 10's Next Update Will Be Called 'Spring Creators Update'
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:20PM Windows 10 Is Finally Adding Tabs To File Explorer
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:40PM Android P Drops Support For Nexus Phones, Pixel Tablet
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:51AM Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 'S Mode'
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @10:43PM Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @09:34AM Kali Linux For WSL Now Available in the Windows Store
Monday March 05, 2018 @10:52AM Windows Phone 8.1 Users Are Having Trouble Downloading Apps From the Store
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:38PM Microsoft Starts Selling Lumia Windows Phones Again
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:37PM Apple To Suspend iTunes Store Support For 'Obsolete' First-Gen Apple TV
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:34PM Botched npm Update Crashes Linux Systems, Forces Users to Reinstall
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:27PM The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
Thursday February 15, 2018 @08:27PM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:33PM Windows 10 Compatibility Issues Forcing US Air Force To Scrap a Significant Number of Computers
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:54AM Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @02:51PM Best Linux Distribution
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:26PM Amazon Is Designing Custom AI Chips For Alexa
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @10:03AM Google's Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone's 'Notch'
Saturday February 10, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Are Developing An Algorithm That Makes Smartphones Child-Proof
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:44AM Hackers Manage To Run Linux On a Nintendo Switch
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:44PM Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:23PM What Apple's Battery Health 'Fix' Looks Like
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:42PM Android Oreo Passes 1 Percent Adoption After 5 Months, Nougat Finally Takes First Place
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:33PM Chrome OS Is Almost Ready To Replace Android On Tablets
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:40PM Microsoft Is Now Selling a Surface Laptop With An Intel Core m3 Processor For $799
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:08PM Surpassing Windows 7's Market Share For the First Time, Windows 10 Now the Most Popular Desktop OS From Microsoft
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Sunday January 28, 2018 @09:43PM Linus Finally Releases Linux 4.15 Kernel, Blames Intel For Delay
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:36PM Are the BSDs Dying? Some Security Researchers Think So
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:41PM Apple Prepares MacOS Users For Discontinuation of 32-Bit App Support
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @08:15PM Fitbit Will End Support For Pebble Smartwatches In June
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @06:38PM Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:03PM Windows 10 Will Soon Let Users Track the Data Microsoft Collects
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:36PM Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:35PM Linux 4.15 Becomes Slowest Release Since 2011
Friday January 19, 2018 @10:26AM Google Moves To Debian For In-house Linux Desktop
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:26PM Microsoft Announces First Mobile Carriers To Support Always Connected PCs
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Thursday January 04, 2018 @06:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @11:56AM The 'App' You Can't Trash: How SIP is Broken in Apple's High Sierra OS
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @10:40AM Linux Mint 19 Named 'Tara'
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:31PM Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
Thursday December 28, 2017 @10:43PM Kodi 18 'Leia' 64-Bit For Windows Is Finally Ready To Replace the 32-bit Version
Thursday December 28, 2017 @05:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:46PM Apple To Release Lisa OS For Free As Open Source In 2018
Saturday December 23, 2017 @11:21PM Could 2018 Be The Year of the Linux Desktop?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @09:58PM FSF Adds PureOS To List of Endorsed GNU/Linux Distributions
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:47PM Nvidia To Cease Producing New Drivers For 32-Bit Systems
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Tech Companies End the One-Year Software Update Cycle?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:38PM PSA: Spotify Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @01:24PM Ubuntu 17.10 Temporarily Pulled Due To A BIOS Corrupting Problem
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @11:42AM Apple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps To Create One User Experience
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @07:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:16PM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:33PM Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:21PM Google Is Shutting Down Project Tango
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @11:19AM Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Considered Anything But
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Saturday December 09, 2017 @03:58PM Updated Debian Linux 9.3 and 8.10 Released
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @05:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @07:24PM ReactOS 0.4.7 Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @01:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Monday November 27, 2017 @10:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Monday November 27, 2017 @07:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Monday November 27, 2017 @02:40PM Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @07:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:05PM Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:17PM iMac Pro Will Have An A10 Fusion Coprocessor For 'Hey, Siri' Support and More Secure Booting, Says Report
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:10PM Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:19PM Microsoft and GitHub Team Up To Take Git Virtual File System To MacOS, Linux
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:05PM Even New Phones Are No Longer Guaranteed To Have the Latest Version of Android
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:04AM iOS 11 'Is Still Just Buggy as Hell'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @06:23PM All 500 of the World's Top 500 Supercomputers Are Running Linux
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @11:52AM Fedora 27 Released
Monday November 13, 2017 @05:20PM Google To Kill a Bunch of Useful Android Apps That Rely On Accessibility Services
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:21PM Google Working To Remove MINIX-Based ME From Intel Platforms
Thursday November 09, 2017 @10:51AM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Saturday November 04, 2017 @01:27AM Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
Friday November 03, 2017 @01:37PM Microsoft Quietly Announces End of Last Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer
Friday November 03, 2017 @11:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:18PM Apple Uses Machine Learning To Chronicle All the Bra Pics On Your iPhone
Monday October 30, 2017 @05:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Friday October 27, 2017 @08:23PM Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:53PM Everything New In the Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview
Thursday October 26, 2017 @08:44PM Google Addresses Pixel 2 XL Display Issues, Pixel 2 Clicking Sounds With Software Updates
Thursday October 26, 2017 @06:22PM Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @11:25PM Linux Mint Is Killing the KDE Edition
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:30PM Oracle Engineer Talks of ZFS File System Possibly Still Being Upstreamed On Linux
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @02:54PM Why Did Ubuntu Drop Unity? Mark Shuttleworth Explains
Sunday October 22, 2017 @03:38PM 30-Year-Old Operating System 'PC-MOS/386' Finally Open Sourced
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:53PM How Google's Pixel 2 'Now Playing' Song Identification Works
Thursday October 19, 2017 @05:43AM Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Released
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @05:19PM Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All
Friday October 13, 2017 @06:01PM Latest iOS Update Shows Apple Can Use Software To Break Phones Repaired By Independent Shops
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:43PM Is the Chromebook the New Android Tablet?
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:34PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Released
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:31PM How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM?
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:29PM OpenBSD 6.2 Released
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:27PM Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Monday October 09, 2017 @09:59AM Microsoft Exec Says Windows 10 Mobile is No Longer a 'Focus'
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:10PM Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According To Benchmark Analysis
Thursday October 05, 2017 @04:41PM Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @07:28PM Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @04:10PM Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify
Sunday October 01, 2017 @01:00PM Meet The Next Major Operating System: Amazon's Alexa
Friday September 29, 2017 @12:31PM Ask Slashdot: Whatever Happened To the 'Year of Linux on Desktop'?
Friday September 22, 2017 @08:55PM Microsoft and Canonical Make Custom Linux Kernel
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @07:03PM Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:01PM iOS 11 Released
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @10:38AM Results of the Ubuntu Desktop Applications Survey
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:44PM HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:39PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Beta Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @08:54PM GNOME 3.26 Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @03:29PM Windows 10 Will Soon Give Users More Control Over App Permissions
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @05:00PM Apple Is Releasing macOS High Sierra On September 25
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @07:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:25PM Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @12:37PM Linux Kernel 4.13 Officially Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:53PM With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:38PM ReactOS 0.4.6 Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:21PM Is Apple Copying Palm's WebOS?
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Friday September 01, 2017 @12:39PM Linux Desktop Market Share Crosses 3%
Friday September 01, 2017 @09:33AM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @02:31PM Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:06PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Android Oreo Features?
Monday August 21, 2017 @03:41PM Android O Is Now Officially Android Oreo
Saturday August 19, 2017 @07:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:58PM Android O Is Officially Launching August 21
Thursday August 17, 2017 @06:21PM iOS 11 Has a Feature To Temporarily Disable Touch ID
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:42PM PlayStation 4 Update 5.0 Officially Revealed
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:36PM Hacker Claims To Have Decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave Processor Firmware
Saturday August 12, 2017 @12:11AM A New Amiga Will Go On Sale In Late 2017
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Saturday August 05, 2017 @01:48PM Linux Kernel Hardeners Grsecurity Sue Open Source's Bruce Perens
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:53PM Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years
Monday July 31, 2017 @06:22PM Is the iPhone 'Years' Ahead of Android In Photography?
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:52PM Bluetooth Battery Level Indicators May Soon Be Coming To Android
Saturday July 29, 2017 @01:49AM Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:23PM FreeBSD 11.1 Released
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:42AM Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support
Monday July 24, 2017 @06:34PM iOS 11 Will Prevent Your iPhone From Automatically Connecting To Unreliable Wi-Fi Networks
Sunday July 23, 2017 @03:30PM Debian 'Stretch' Updated With 9.1 Release
Friday July 21, 2017 @11:13PM Slackware, Oldest Linux Distro Still In Active Development, Turns 24
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:28PM Ubuntu 16.10 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @07:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More