Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 27, 2017 @01:05AM Ask Slashdot: What's The Easiest Linux Distro For A Newbie?
Saturday March 25, 2017 @01:29AM A 21st-Century Version Of OS/2 Warp May Be Released Soon
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:01PM Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:52PM Apple Explores Using An iPhone, iPad To Power a Laptop
Thursday March 23, 2017 @11:47AM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:05PM GNOME 3.24 Released
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @07:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Monday March 20, 2017 @09:39AM Windows 10 Will Download Some Updates Even Over a Metered Connection
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:07PM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:47PM Microsoft Locks Ryzen, Kaby Lake Users Out of Updates On Windows 7, 8.1
Thursday March 16, 2017 @10:30AM Microsoft To End Support For Windows Vista In Less Than a Month
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:33PM NetBSD 7.1 Released
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:33PM Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Add a Full Android Device To the Back of Your iPhone
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:55PM Chrome 57 Limits Background Tabs Usage To 1% Per CPU Core
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Sunday March 12, 2017 @10:44PM Windows 10 Is Just 'A Vehicle For Advertisements', Argues Tech Columnist
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:10PM Intel Security Releases Detection Tool For EFI Rootkits After CIA Leak
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @05:14PM PlayStation 4.5 Update Brings HDD Support, PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode'
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @09:58PM Microsoft Is Spamming Windows 10 File Explorer With Ads For OneDrive Storage
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:05AM Firefox 52 Is The Last Version of Firefox For Windows XP and Vista
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Best Protect Client Files From Wireless Hacking?
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:32PM Dell Doubles Down On High-End Ubuntu Linux Laptops
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @01:40PM Android is About To Eclipse Windows as the World's Most-Used Operating System
Thursday March 02, 2017 @07:44PM NASA Releases 2017-2018 Catalog of Software For Free
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:37PM Microsoft is Making It Easy To Stop Windows 10 Rebooting Your PC Randomly For Updates
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:31PM Ask Slashdot: What Would Happen If All Software Ran On All Platforms?
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:13PM Moto, Huawei Are Replacing the Android Keys With a Touchpad
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:35AM Microsoft To Introduce a New Feature In Windows 10 Which Will Allow Users To Block Installation of Desktop Apps
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:41AM Microsoft Confirms Another 2017 Update After Windows 10 Creators Update
Friday February 17, 2017 @07:40PM Mozilla Thunderbird Finally Makes Its Way Back Into Debian's Repos
Thursday February 16, 2017 @11:39PM 99.6 Percent of New Smartphones Run Android or iOS
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:14PM MariaDB Fixes Business Source License, Releases MaxScale 2.1
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:35AM China's Huawei Catching Up With Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:23AM Google's Not-so-secret New OS
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Thursday February 09, 2017 @03:59PM Microsoft Teases Windows 10's Upcoming 'Project Neon' Design Language
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @08:06PM Linux Kernel 3.18 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @07:35PM Android Wear 2.0 Is An Evolutionary Update To Google's Smartwatch OS
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:25AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Saturday February 04, 2017 @01:22AM OPNsense 17.1 Released, Based On FreeBSD 11
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:13PM First Screenshots of Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud OS Leak Online
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:18PM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:24PM Lawsuit Claims Apple Forced Users To iOS 7 By Breaking FaceTime
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @04:16PM Tim Sweeney Dislikes Windows 10 Cloud Rumors, Calls OS 'Crush Steam Edition'
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:20PM KDE Plasma 5.9 Released
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:48PM Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says PC Market Is Finally Stabilizing
Thursday January 26, 2017 @11:58PM A Lack of Alternatives To Qualcomm Is Hurting the Ecosystem
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:30PM Microsoft Reportedly Working On a 'Lightweight Version of Windows' Known As 'Cloud Shell'
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @07:54AM Apple is Bringing Night Shift Mode To Its Desktop OS
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @08:20PM Wine 2.0 Released
Sunday January 22, 2017 @06:49PM Do Android Users Still Use Custom Roms?
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:13PM Oracle Scraps Plans For Solaris 12
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:14PM Microsoft Adds Intel's Clear Linux Open-Source OS To Azure Market
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:19PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @04:47PM College Fires IT Admin, Loses Access To Google Email, Successfully Sues IT Admin For $250K
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @09:41PM Low-Cost Android One Phones Coming To The US, Says Report
Sunday January 15, 2017 @10:49PM Windows 10 Gets A New Linux: openSUSE
Sunday January 15, 2017 @10:30PM Windows 10 Upgrade Bug Disabled Cntrl-C In Bash
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:44PM Debian 8.7 Released
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:05AM Open Source Codec Encodes Voice Into Only 700 Bits Per Second
Thursday January 12, 2017 @07:16PM Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @04:11PM Apple Patent Paves Way For iPhone With Full-Face Display, HUD Windows
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Opt-Out of Automatic Driver Updates
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:22PM Richard Stallman Acknowledges Libreboot Is No Longer A Part of GNU
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:11AM Apple Could Finally Sell More Devices Than Microsoft In 2017
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:25AM Linux.com Announces The Best Linux Distros for 2017
Friday January 06, 2017 @11:48PM Apple's Share of PC Users Drops To A Five-Year Low
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:06PM Original iPhone Prototype With iPod Click Wheel Surfaces Online
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @07:11PM Qualcomm Details Snapdragon 835 Processor
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @11:21AM Linus Torvalds Announces Ridiculously Small Second Linux 4.10 Release Candidate
Friday December 30, 2016 @10:04PM Microsoft Patent Suggests HoloLens Could Keep Track of Your Small Items
Friday December 30, 2016 @03:41PM Microsoft Is No Longer Selling Any Lumia Windows Phones On Its US Store
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:55PM OpenELEC 7.0 Linux Distribution Now Available For PC and Raspberry Pi
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:39AM Microsoft Tests New 'Green Screen of Death' On Latest Windows 10 Builds
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:01AM Windows 10 For PCs Build 14997 Leaks Online
Sunday December 25, 2016 @03:22PM FreeDOS 1.2 Is Finally Released
Friday December 23, 2016 @09:15AM Microsoft Exec Admits They 'Went Too Far' With Aggressive Windows 10 Updates
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:09PM Tesla Updates Autopilot To Make It Follow the Speed Limit On Roads
Thursday December 22, 2016 @04:16PM Pokemon Go Arrives On the Apple Watch
Thursday December 22, 2016 @10:35AM Raspberry Pi's Linux-Based PIXEL Desktop Now Available For PC and Mac
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Monday December 19, 2016 @11:20AM Most Firefox Users Still Running Windows 7
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:55AM GoboLinux 016 Released With Its Own Filesystem Virtualization Tool
Friday December 16, 2016 @02:06PM Linux Mint 18.1 'Serena' Is Here For Christmas
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:04PM A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @02:15PM Android Things Is Google's New OS For Smart Devices
Monday December 12, 2016 @05:02PM Xbox One Games Arrive On Oculus Rift With New Streaming App
Monday December 12, 2016 @04:42PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Sunday December 11, 2016 @04:56PM Linux Kernel 4.9 Officially Released
Saturday December 10, 2016 @03:57PM Fedora-based Linux Distro Korora (Version 25) Now Available For Download
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @09:55AM Microsoft Likely To See a Boost in Windows 10 Sales This New Year
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:38PM Doyodo RetroEngine Sigma Is a Linux-Powered Classic Video Game Emulation Console
Monday December 05, 2016 @07:21PM Google Is Rolling Out Android 7.1.1
Monday December 05, 2016 @06:41PM Windows 10 'Home Hub' Is Microsoft's Response To Amazon Echo and Google Home
Sunday December 04, 2016 @07:06PM Linux Mint 18.1 'Serena' BETA Ubuntu-based Operating System Now Available For Download
Sunday December 04, 2016 @06:35PM Canonical Sues Cloud Provider Over 'Unofficial' Ubuntu Images
Saturday December 03, 2016 @09:42PM Devuan's Systemd-Free Linux Hits Beta 2
Friday December 02, 2016 @10:09AM Taking a Stand Against Unofficial Ubuntu Images
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:49PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:08PM Jolla's Sailfish OS Now Certified as Russian Government's First 'Android Alternative'
Monday November 28, 2016 @01:53PM Microsoft Exec Urges Linux Developers To Try Windows 10
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:28PM Microsoft Is Working On a New Design Language For Windows 10 Codenamed Project NEON
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @09:42PM Security Researchers Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:55PM Malicious Video Link Can Cause Any iOS Device To Freeze
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:04AM Fedora 25 Now Available -- Makes It Easier To Switch From Windows 10 Or Mac
Sunday November 20, 2016 @01:26PM A Windows 10 Alternative: Ubuntu-Based Zorin OS Linux Distro
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:07PM Slashdot Asks: Which Windows Laptop Could Replace a MacBook Pro?
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:39PM Antivirus Firm Kaspersky Launches Its Own Hackproof OS, Based On Microkernel
Thursday November 17, 2016 @06:04PM iOS Devices Failed More Often Than Android Units During Q3, Says Report
Thursday November 17, 2016 @04:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:50PM Cryptsetup Vulnerability Grants Root Shell Access On Some Linux Systems
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:47AM Samsung Really, Really Wants Developers To Build Tizen Apps
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @11:46PM Google 'Strongly' Recommends Against Third-Party Fast Charging Technology On Android
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @01:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @04:47PM After Protest, Lenovo Releases BIOS For Loading Linux on Yoga 900, IdeaPad 710S
Saturday November 05, 2016 @06:20PM Mythbuntu Linux Has Been Discontinued
Thursday November 03, 2016 @10:01PM Windows 7 and 8.1 Are Gaining More New Users Than Windows 10
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:52PM Windows 10 Updates To Get Much Smaller To Download Thanks To The Unified Update Platform
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @06:56PM Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:27PM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @12:25PM Microsoft Stops Selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 To Computer Makers
Saturday October 29, 2016 @01:01PM Google's 'Project Zero' Hid A Major Vulnerability in Apple's OS and iOS Cores
Saturday October 29, 2016 @12:20PM NetBSD Project Releases NetBSD 7.0.2
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:03PM Linux Marketshare is Above 2-Percent For Third Month in a Row
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:33PM Apple Debuts New 'TV' Guide and Watchlist App For Apple TV, iPhone and iPad
Thursday October 27, 2016 @01:29AM WhatsApp Is Rolling Out Video Calls On Its Android App
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @11:22AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Creators Update, Coming in Early 2017
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:50PM Benchmark Battle October 2016: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:30PM Apple Has Created 'Detailed Mockups' of iMessage For Android
Monday October 24, 2016 @06:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:31PM Apple Releases iOS 10.1 With New Portrait Mode For iPhone 7 Plus
Sunday October 23, 2016 @10:13PM Linux Kernel 4.7 Reaches End of Life, Users Urged To Move To Linux 4.8
Sunday October 23, 2016 @09:15PM Fedora 25 Beta Linux Distro Now Available For Raspberry Pi
Saturday October 22, 2016 @03:27PM Canonical Names Ubuntu Linux 17.04 'Zesty Zapus'
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @07:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:55PM OMGUbuntu: 'Why Use Linux?' Answered in 3 Short Words
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:38PM Apple Rumored To Remove Old-School USB Ports On Next MacBook Pro
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @06:48PM 'Cultlike' Devotion: Apple Once Refused To Join Open Compute Project, So Their Entire Networking Team Quit
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:33PM Report: Apple To Unveil New Macs At An October 27th Event In Cupertino
Sunday October 16, 2016 @02:12PM There's Bugs In The Windows 10 Implementation of Bash
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @01:01AM KDE Turns 20, Happy Birthday!
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:53PM Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:09PM You Can Now Claim Your Cash In the PS3 'Other PS3' Settlement
Thursday October 13, 2016 @01:16PM Ubuntu 16.10 Released, Ready to Download
Thursday October 13, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 54 Arrives With YouTube Flash Embed Rewriting To HTML5
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:50AM Fedora 25 Beta Released With GNOME 3.22 and Linux Kernel 4.8.1
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:20PM Cyanogen Gets a New CEO, Shifts Away From Selling a Full Mobile Operating System
Monday October 10, 2016 @02:44PM FreeBSD 11.0 Released
Saturday October 08, 2016 @10:30PM After 22 Years, 386BSD Gets An Update
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:01PM Microsoft Is Redesigning the Paint App For Windows 10
Friday October 07, 2016 @12:55AM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:50PM Unity 8 Desktop Session Arrives in Ubuntu 16.10
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:27PM Android 7.1 Nougat's Changelog Reveals Pixel-Exclusive Features Not Available To Nexus Devices
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:00PM Linus Torvalds Says 'Buggy Crap' Made It Into Linux 4.8
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:41PM KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS Desktop Officially Released
Monday October 03, 2016 @05:37PM The Microsoft Band Is Dead
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:33PM Apple To Make macOS Sierra Available As Automatic Download Beginning Today
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:08PM Ubuntu 16.04 Available in Latest Insider Update To Windows 10
Sunday October 02, 2016 @10:06PM Linus Torvalds Officially Announces the Release of Linux Kernel 4.8
Saturday October 01, 2016 @05:55PM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Friday September 30, 2016 @11:05PM Microsoft Bungles This Week's Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:40PM Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop For Raspbian Called PIXEL
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @01:14AM Vladimir Putin Is Replacing Microsoft Programs With Domestic Software
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:06PM Microsoft Partners With Bank of America On Blockchain Trade Finance
Monday September 26, 2016 @07:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @01:23PM Windows 10 Now On 400 Million Active Devices, Says Microsoft
Monday September 26, 2016 @01:03AM Boot Linux (or OpenBSD Or Oberon Or FreeDOS) In Your Browser
Saturday September 24, 2016 @06:08PM Tuesday Was Microsoft's Last Non-Cumulative Patch
Thursday September 22, 2016 @08:41PM Google Play Starts Bringing Android Apps To Chromebooks
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:44PM TypeScript 2.0 Released
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @01:26PM GNOME 3.22 Desktop Environment Officially Released
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @11:16AM Microsoft Signature PC Requirements Now Blocks Linux Installation: Reports
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:56AM Google Allo Messaging App Launches For iOS and Android
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:45PM macOS Sierra Is Now Available For Download