Topic: Operating Systems

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Aryton
3 days ago

I know that you can install Windows 7 on a Mac using Boot Camp, but is it also compatible with Windows 8.1? I was thinking that the touch screen oriented OS...

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pizda
5 days ago

Is it possible to convert a pirated windows operating system into a genuine one with applications available on the Net, such as, AntiWPA...

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delia25
2 weeks ago

Google has made some attempts to push Chrome OS as an alternative to Windows XP for businesses now that XP is unsupported. Is this really a valid option for...

3 Answers |
landon
2 weeks ago

How can I try a preview version of the upcoming version L of Android?

Tags: android, Android OS |
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ttopp
4 weeks ago

Amazon has the OS system listed as Fire 3.5. What is Fire OS? Will it run apps from any of the other OSes (Windows, Android, iOS)?

MGaluzzi
4 weeks ago

Is there a way to save web pages for later viewing on a Chromebook, even when you don’t have an internet connection?

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LolaBelle
4 weeks ago

We are all pretty familiar with the Google naming scheme for Android - alphabetical, with each new version named after some sweet thing. For example, H=...

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bryanmwangi
5 weeks ago

Big dilemma here!!! Every time i boot the laptop, the windows start-up logo comes up then an error massage pops up and the computer restarts its self.i...

Tags: boot, Windows 8.1 |
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catamount
5 weeks ago

I recently bought a new Chromebook. I like it pretty well for the most part, but some little things will take some getting used to, such as the lack of a...

MrsMith
5 weeks ago

iOS 8 beta 2 has reportedly been released. How can it be installed now, instead of waiting for the official release of iOS 8?

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Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS.
As with previous versions of OS X, it's not difficult to create a bootable installer drive from the Yosemite beta installer, though the processes have changed slightly since Mavericks.
If you've leapt aboard the beta without thinking carefully about what this would mean for day-to-day use, and you now wish you had Mavericks (OS X 10.9) back, we're here to help.
A new model of the Raspberry Pi is out, but it's not Raspberry Pi 2
Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate users.
Apple has "inadvertently admitted" to creating a "backdoor" in iOS, according to a post by a forensics scientist, iOS author and ex-hacker.
Financial results are oh-so boring, but Microsoft's latest quarterly results hid a surprising number of juicy tidbits
Given that this marks the first time a major new version of OS X has been available to users before it's actually released (not counting the original Mac OS X Public Beta), you likely have questions. We've got answers.
Parallels Access 2.0 is a remote-access app that lets you view and control your Mac or Windows machine from any iOS device. You can connect either over a local network, or (as long as both machines are connected to the Internet) over the Internet.
The humble lockscreen is about to become the most important interface on your smartphone, says columnist Mike Elgan.
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