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Windows 9 inbound: Microsoft to unveil Windows 'Threshold' in September, reports say

A Windows 9 technical preview will likely be available to give developers and enthusiasts a chance to try out the operating system's new pro-desktop features.

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The top 14 hidden features in Windows, iOS, and Android

Betcha don’t know all these nifty tricks and time-saving tips to boost your productivity. Whichever OS you use, there's something here for you.

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LG's bringing the G3's interface and apps to lower-cost devices

LG is bringing the look and feel found in its flagship G3 to mid-and budget-range smartphones.

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Docker gets a GitHub-like repository from CoreOS

The recently purchased Quay.io provides the software and services for CoreOS to run a Docker hub

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Carriers' remote control software continues to put some mobile devices at risk

Security researchers have identified serious vulnerabilities in carrier-mandated remote management software installed on mobile devices

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Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

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Privacy-focused Tails OS compromised: How to stay safe until it's patched

Patches are ready for IP2, the vulnerable component in Tails, but it's not clear when Tails will update

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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

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Google reveals Athena, a Material Design-inspired revamp of Chrome OS

All we have is a single screenshot, but it raises some big questions.

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Microsoft's Android experiment is over, and so are its feature phones

The Android-based Nokia X is being killed, but cheaper Lumia smartphones will live on. They'll just be running Windows Phone.

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Microsoft adopts 'challenger' mentality to win larger world of connected devices

Cheap devices and machine learning are just two of the ways Microsoft plans to stay relevant beyond PCs, the company said at its 2014 Windows Partner Conference.

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11 ways LXLE Linux will make you forget all about XP

The lightweight, speedy and feature-packed LXLE 14.04 can breathe new life into your old XP hardware.

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Microsoft's Cortana adds World Cup predictions—it's been perfect so far

You can now ask Microsoft's Cortana to predict who will win each World Cup match—and it's 6-0 so far. But if you're wondering who is expected to win the United States-Belgium match...