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No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.
Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.
BlackBerry announces technology designed to securely separate work and personal data on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, as its Balance software does for new BlackBerry 10 devices.
Pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 are now in full swing for two major U.S. mobile carriers.
Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.
A Michigan developer last week started selling a $5 utility that lets Windows 8 customers shun the new Modern UI by running apps on the classic desktop.
Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.
Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.
US web usage for Google's Chrome OS has risen 700 percent since last summer but that still pegs the revolutionary cloud OS on less than 0.1 percent of traffic, according to ad network Chitika.
IT admins now have more control over how workers use Chrome OS devices, covering areas like Web browsing, cookie acceptance and plug-in management.
Users on any PC platform can now control presentations from an Android phone.
'The screen really is that nice,' says the father of Linux.
Canonical's new device-agnostic plan calls for a different display server, it says.
BlackBerry has started rolling out the first software update for its flagship Z10 smartphone.