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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.

Has Android Malware Tripled in Recent Months? Not So Fast

Did 14,900 new malicious programs appear in the second quarter, or just 40? It all depends whom you ask.

HP Spins Off 'Gram' as Independent Home for WebOS

This new wholly owned company aims to create 'a technology that will unleash the freedom of the Web,' it says.

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...

Dreaming of a Linux Ultrabook? Meet the New ZaReason UltraLap 430

With Intel HD 4000 graphics, third-generation Ivy Bridge technology, and rapid boot times, this new device offers a choice of Linux operating systems.

SUSE Linux Outlines Its Plans for Windows 8 Secure Boot

Based on Fedora's strategy, this new approach to Windows 8's restrictions adds new flexibility to the mix.

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.

GNOME Announces a Brand-New OS Coming in 2014

Tablet-focused touch capabilities, meanwhile, are now on the way to the GNOME desktop.

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.


'Damn Small Linux' Returns with a Brand-New Release Candidate

Targeting older PCs, this tiny Linux distribution weighs in at just 50MB.

Six Key Improvements in Bodhi Linux 2.0.1

Now based on Ubuntu Linux 12.04, this free OS is available in both 32- and 64-bit versions.

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.