Tag: os

Jan 26

Windows Blue is Microsoft’s future low-cost OS with yearly updates

icrosoft is busy preparing its next-generation Windows client, shortly after shipping Windows 8 in October. The Verge has learned from several sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans that the company is planning to standardize on an approach, codenamed Blue, across Windows and Windows Phone in an effort to provide more regular updates to consumers. Originally unveiled …

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Jan 22

Mozilla’s First Firefox OS Phones Are Here, and You Can’t Have One

The first two official Firefox phones are here, but you¿ll likely never be able to buy either one of them. On Tuesday, Mozilla and Spanish phonemaker Geeksphone announced the first two Firefox OS developer preview handsets ¿ the Keon and the Peak. via Wired Top Stories

Aug 11

2 Mountain Lion Bugs That Crash Apps

Here are two OS X 10.8 bugs for your collection. Both of these critters result in crashes of the affected applications. Network proxy bug Network’s Proxies options: To avoid crashes, make sure the top two configurations are not enabled. Theres good news and theres bad news here. The good news is that this bug affects …

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Jul 28

CyanogenMod 10 ported to the Google Nexus 7

The Google Nexus 7 may be the first tablet to ship with Google Android 4.1 preloaded. But that hasn’t stopped independent developers from building custom ROMs for the tablet. One of the first is an unofficial build of CyanogenMod 10 for the Nexus 7. Like the tablet’s default software, it’s based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. …

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Jul 28

How to change the Nexus 7 user interface to full tablet mode

The Google Nexus 7 tablet has a user interface that looks like a cross between the Google Android UI for smartphones and tablets. With Android 3.0 through Android 4.0, things were pretty clear-cut: If you had a phone, the notification area was at the top of the screen and you couldn’t rotate the home screen. …

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Apr 05

Is Your Mac Infected By The Flashback Trojan Affecting 600,000 Macs?

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A Mac infected by a virus used to be something of a rarity, and it was the best argument you could bring to a Mac versus PC debate. But with Mac adoption surging in recent years, it was inevitable that Apple’s operating system would become a target for hackers. Variations of one Flashback trojan, which …

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Feb 07

Official Google Blog: Introducing Chrome for Android

Introducing Chrome for Android In 2008, we launched Google Chrome to help make the web better. We’re excited that millions of people around the world use Chrome as their primary browser and we want to keep improving that experience. Today, were introducing Chrome for Android Beta, which brings many of the things you’ve come to …

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Dec 17

Installing the Android SDK | Android Developers

If you are looking for help in installing Google’s Android SDK, Check it out at android.com

Dec 17

How to: Unroot the Galaxy Nexus, Re-lock the Bootloader and Return to a Factory State

Unlocking the bootloader and rooting your Galaxy Nexus is really only half the battle. There may come a time when you need need to lock everything back up, including that bootloader. Thanks to the Android team, we have the factory images that can not only fix a bootlooping or soft-bricked device, but make it look …

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Dec 17

How to: Root the Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE, Flash a Custom Recovery and Make a Backup [Verizon]

Time to root your Galaxy Nexus now that @Koush has released official Clockworkmod Recovery for the LTE version. We have gone ahead and posted the manual instructions for you, because well, if you have a Nexus you should probably know most of these standard adb and fastboot commands. It’s not hard by any means, especially …

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