Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
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The PC ecosystem extends far beyond the Microsoft campus. Welcome to the World Beyond Windows.
Surpassing 700 Steam for Linux titles and snagging Borderlands 2 is only the beginning.
Linux 3.17 is out, and most of the new features are designed to make your hardware play nice with the open-source operating system.
Chrome OS continues to add in features to rival desktop operating systems.
Microsoft has expanded its program to put Windows on smaller, power-constrained devices. Intel's embedded board is one of the first to use it.
After GNOME 3's radical changes turned off legions of Linux users, GNOME 3.14's tweaks are bringing lost sheep back into the fold.
So you've downloaded Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview. Let PCWorld show you around your new OS with our newbie's guide to Windows 10, complete with tips and tricks.
The current preview is all about making businesses happy, but Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about the user on the street. Look for news about Cortana, Internet Explorer and more, probably at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The software you'll install on your PC is an early stage version of the OS that'll have bugs and will change a lot over time
ARM's mbed OS will be free for use on ARM chips when it's released next year.
At this point, Microsoft's next OS is literally a work in progress. But some of the changes in UI are available to view, and they're both lovely and productive.
Microsoft executives said Windows 10 is Microsoft's response to feedback to consumers and businesses who still weren't satisfied with Windows 8. And you'll get to try it out for yourself.