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Happy Birthday, Linux: Raise a Glass

Analysis: Linux is turning 21. It's time to break out the good stuff.


TechHive: Hold the Phone: Nikon's New Camera Runs Android 2.3

Nikon's Coolpix S800C will be the first major-release camera to run the Android operating system.

Windows 8 $15 Upgrade Offer: FAQs for Recent PC Buyers

Have you recently purchased a new computer? Here's what you need to know about upgrading to Windows 8 at the discounted price.


Microsoft Starts Taking Orders for $14.99 Windows 8 Upgrade

Microsoft on Monday began taking orders for the $14.99 Windows 8 upgrade promised to customers who purchased a new Windows 7-powered PC in the last 11 weeks.


Judge Not Satisfied With Google's Disclosures Over Commenter Pay

The original order wasn't just for "quid pro quo" situations, Judge William Alsup says.

Apple Warns Customers to be Cautious of SMS After 'Flaw' Cited

While SMS is a relatively mature technology, in recent years it has attracted the interest of security researchers as an attack vector for smartphones.


Acer Still Supports Windows RT

Despite some online skirmishing and being dropped from Microsoft's partner list, Acer says it still expects to ship Windows RT devices.

How to Start Using Windows 8 Today: FAQ

We outline two ways to get started using Windows 8 ahead of the October 26th launch date.

Test Driving Windows 8 RTM

We install and work with Windows 8 to see how the operating system performs in real life.


Tesla CTO Talks Model S, Batteries and In-car Linux

For most people who identify themselves as techies, Tesla's Model S is something of a dream car. The all-electric vehicle accelerates fast, can maintain a high...

Apple's iOS 6: What We Know

A peek at the latest beta reveals new connectivity features and interface updates in the refresh to Apple's mobile operating system.

Windows 8: What We've Learned Lately

We already know about the major changes that Windows 8 will incorporate. Here's a look at the little things that Microsoft has filled in the blanks about.


Mat Honan Hack Pokes Holes in Apple iCloud

iCloud is awesome because it "just works", but the Mat Honan hack illustrates how that can quickly be turned against you as well.