Keep your old PC, and keep it safe, with one of these Linux distros. After all, a free, user-friendly OS is better than an old, unsupported one.
Microsoft's impending update for the Windows 8.1 update tries hard to woo over disgruntled desktop fans.
You can still buy or build a PC with Windows 7, or possibly downgrade from Windows 8. It just takes a little extra legwork.
A flaw similar to Apple's 'goto fail' bug leaves many Linux variants vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.
Have you heard of the Sailfish OS for mobile phones? If you haven't, you should, says the company's CEO.
For a show that's supposed to be all about mobile, MWC packed a ton of killer stuff that should appeal to PC buffs, Microsoft watchers, and people who just like to get things done.
Microsoft reduces Windows 8 licensing costs and hardware requirements to go head-to-head with Google's laptops and tablets.
Unity's global menu was just too darned confusing.
Because bringing your own operating system to the party is a bummer when your PC can't find it.
The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop.