The latest Windows 9 leaks show a lot of Linux-looking new features. But if Windows is stealing the best from Linux, virtual desktops and a central notification center should only be the beginning.
The Start menu. Cortana. Virtual desktop support! Windows 9 is expected to be officially revealed at a Microsoft event on September 30 and leaks are springing everywhere.
The new Windows is coming, and it looks a lot more like Windows.
And that's a good thing.
LG is bringing the look and feel found in its flagship G3 to mid-and budget-range smartphones.
Patches are ready for IP2, the vulnerable component in Tails, but it's not clear when Tails will update
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.
Satya Nadella's strategy memo shows a new focus on how its software and services interconnect, not in the individual products themselves. So don't be surprised if they slowly melt away.
These features are too good to leave in Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 alone. Mr. Nadella, tear down this wall!