Tag Archives: operating system

Former Gmail man labels Chrome OS a fail

Paul Buchheit, the ex-Google employee who was the architect of Gmail, doesn’t have much faith in the Chrome operating system to say the least. It was only last week that Google.. more
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Google announces Chrome operating system plans

Google has announced its plans for the Chrome operating system, designed for netbooks with a keyboard (as opposed to the Android OS, which is focused on touch devices, namely tablets and.. more
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Google to launch Chrome OS netbook tomorrow?

Google might be unveiling the first Chrome OS powered netbook tomorrow. Press invites have been sent out from the Chrome team, to an event in San Francisco tomorrow, where Google plans.. more
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First Windows Phone 7 update will be huge

The first update for Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system is set to be a big one. Massive, no less, according to Microsoft’s Chris Walsh on Twitter. WP Central spotted his tweet, in which he said: “I’m hearing the first #wp7 update is going.. more
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Windows Phone 7 off to a limp start?

As Microsoft has yet to release any sales figures for its Windows Phone 7 handsets launched last month, you’ve got to wonder if the fact that no initial indication has been given is a sign that things haven’t gone so well. You can bet your.. more
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Schmidt says Chrome OS designed for keyboard, not touch

Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, has been talking about the Chrome operating system at the Web 2.0 summit. Electronista reports that he revealed that the Chrome OS has been built to work with a keyboard, rather than with touchscreen support in mind. In other words,.. more
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Jolibook laptop announced with Jolicloud

The Jolibook laptop running the Jolicloud operating system might sound like a notebook computer that a fictional childrens’ character could own. One of the more technologically advanced Mr Men, perhaps… But in actual fact, Jolicloud 1.1 is a Linux based OS. As the name suggests,.. more
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Android now on a quarter of smartphones

It’s no secret that Android has experienced massive success this year, propelled forward by manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC and Motorola. But the latest Gartner figures (highlighted by Ubergizmo) for the market share of operating systems on smartphones worldwide in Q3 of this year really.. more
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Nokia retakes reins of Symbian OS

Nokia is to take back control of the development of the Symbian operating system. The Symbian Foundation, which has been overseeing the platform since 2008, piloting it on an open source course, will be relegated to the role of a licensing body. The move comes.. more
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Monday NewsBytes: Samsung Galaxy Tab wi-fi edition; Windows 8 out end 2012; ICO to re-evaluate Google wi-fi affair

Strong rumours abound that Samsung is planning a silver wi-fi only version of its Galaxy Tab slate, after spy shots of the device were reportedly uncovered in a Best Buy catalogue. Given that the Galaxy Tab is currently pitched at the same price point as.. more
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