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Adafruit Wants to Help You Hack Your Raspberry Pi With This Linux Distro

Getting to your first Raspberry Pi hack? Adafruit’s first Educational Linux Distro might help.

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Nvidia Releases New Unix Driver to Fix High-risk Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Graphics chip maker Nvidia released a new version of its Unix driver on Friday in order to address a high-risk vulnerability that can be exploited by local users...

Windows RTMs, PCWorld Lab Testing and Mechwarrior Tactics

PCWorld Editors discuss the Windows 8 final release, important Windows 8 dates and how the PCWorld Labs tests gear. We also talk about some gaming news, including Mechwarrior Tactics and Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to play.

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Microsoft Looks to Drop Metro Brand

A trademark challenge is apparently prompting Microsoft to rename the colorful geometric interface featured in Windows 8 across platforms.

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Oracle-HP Ruling Highlights Risks of IT Vendor Partnerships

The strongly worded order by a California judge saying Oracle has to keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers is not the end of the...

Google's Android 4.0 Being Ported to $25 Raspberry Pi PC

Developers are porting Google's Android 4.0 OS, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich, to the Raspberry Pi PC, which starts at US$25 and is the size of a credit card.

Windows 8 Heads to PC Makers, But Questions Remain

If the world is going to embrace the changes in Microsoft's OS, the company will have to address a few lingering issues first.

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Microsoft Calls Windows 8 Complete, But Analysts are Concerned

Microsoft today announced that it's wrapped up Windows 8 and declared that the operating system has met the "release to manufacturing" (RTM) milestone.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8; Windows Store Open for Business

Microsoft completes its boldest, but riskiest version of Windows, and releases it to PC builders.

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Why Mountain Lion Got Me to Finally Try Apple Mail

The Reminders tool in Mountain Lion has given me a reason to set aside Microsoft Outlook, and test the waters of the Mac OS X Mail application.

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Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions

Analysts Make Holiday Tech Predictions

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Is OS X Snow Leopard Retired?

Apple's refusal to put into writing its operating system support policy leaves Snow Leopard users wondering whether their copy of OS X has been retired.

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Microsoft Gets Touchy With Mouse Gestures for Windows 8

In its latest support for touch input, Microsoft unveils a set of gesture commands and associated hardware designed to make it easier to get around Windows 8 with a mouse.

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