Category: Operating Systems

Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 October 2018 Update installations could fail without enough disk space

September 20, 2018

Via: Techradar

Microsoft is advising those with PCs that have scarce amounts of storage that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update will fail if it doesn’t have enough room to install – and that you should ensure your machine has the requisite […]

Computing, Operating Systems

macOS 10.14 Mojave: release date, news and features

August 28, 2018

Via: Techradar

After WWDC 2018, we have a pretty good idea of what macOS 10.14 Mojave will look like, and we’ve gathered all the latest news and features regarding the upcoming update. With macOS Mojave, we’ll see some core iOS apps, like […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Driver Module Framework Aims to Ease Windows Driver Development

August 20, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Windows driver developers should now have an easier way to create simple and structured drivers, as well as to share code amongst drivers, using the new Microsoft Driver Module Framework (DMF), which has been recently open sourced. Born from the […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Introducing MSIX, the one installer for all Windows apps

August 14, 2018

Via: Info World

Building installers on Windows used to be complicated. It all depended on which installation tool were you using and how was your code being distributed. Could you wrap an executable around a Zip file, or use the venerable XCOPY? Things […]

Computing, Data Management, Operating Systems

2018 MacBook Pro owners should definitely back up to an external drive

July 24, 2018

Via: Mashable

If you buy one of the new 2018 MacBook Pros, you’d best back up your data, since recovery will be much harder than it was before if your logic board fails. It turns out Apple removed a data-recovery port from […]

Computing, Internet, Online entertainment, Operating Systems

Google is working on software that could eventually replace Android

July 20, 2018

Via: Mashable

Google’s already working an operating system that may replace Android in the next five years. The tech giant has reportedly been tinkering on the OS, codenamed “Fuchsia,” for over two years and now has more than 100 engineers working on […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Previews Windows 10 IoT Core Services

July 19, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft is previewing a new paid service for its Windows 10 IoT Core OS that enables managed device updates and device health assessment. Additionally, the new service will guarantee a 10 year support lifespan for each version of the OS […]

Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Google’s DeepMind AI is now training machines using IQ tests to improve abstract thought 

July 16, 2018

Via: DailyMail

AI has moved a step closer to achieving human-like thought, after a new project developed machines capable of abstract thought to pass parts of an IQ test. Experts from DeepMind, which is owned by Google parent company Alphabet, put machine […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Is Microsoft busy working on a super-secure “next-generation” operating system?

July 12, 2018

Via: Techradar

According to a press release from Synaptics, concerning new biometric PC security measures, Microsoft is developing a ‘next-generation operating system’ of some kind with a focus on security. The announcement came in a statement about Synaptics working in conjunction with […]

Computing, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Operating Systems

Android Emulator Now Supports AMD Hardware Acceleration and Hyper-V on Windows

July 11, 2018

Via: InfoQ

The latest release of the Android Emulator for Windows aims thus to boost its performance when running on AMD processors or a Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor by bringing support for hardware accelerated enhancements that were previously only available for Intel processors. […]