ITworld Operating Systems http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/47/all en What are the major changes for OS X 10.10 Yosemite? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/operating-systems/question/what-are-major-changes-os-x-1010-yosemite <p>What are the big differences between Yosemite and previous versions of OS X? Anything exciting to look forward to?</p> Operating Systems apple OS X OS X 10.10 Yosemite Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:35:39 +0000 Aryton 429195 at http://www.itworld.com Swap files between Windows and Android in 2 clicks with Pushbullet http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet Pushbullet is great for quick and dirty file swapping between your Windows PC and Android.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Windows News Android Android apps mobile apps pushbullet Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:51:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 429134 at http://www.itworld.com Hands on: OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta shows off a new look and features http://www.itworld.com/software/429128/hands-os-x-1010-yosemite-beta-shows-new-look-and-features Apple&#039;s latest OS promises a sparkling new design and some very useful features. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/429128/hands-os-x-1010-yosemite-beta-shows-new-look-and-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/429128/hands-os-x-1010-yosemite-beta-shows-new-look-and-features#comments Operating Systems Software Product review Mac OS OS X Yosemite Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:22:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 429128 at http://www.itworld.com Black Hat 2014: How to crack just about everything http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160434/black-hat-2014-how-crack-just-about-everything-429092 <!--paging_filter--><p>From cell phones and cars to IPv6 security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160434/black-hat-2014-how-crack-just-about-everything-429092" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operating Systems Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:48:00 +0000 kgerich 429092 at http://www.itworld.com 5 unexpectedly useful apps http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429084/5-unexpectedly-useful-apps You probably didn&#039;t know you needed a color-coded goal manager or a dedicated email tracker.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429084/5-unexpectedly-useful-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429084/5-unexpectedly-useful-apps#comments Operating Systems Personal Tech Software News mobile apps productivity apps Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:07:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 429084 at http://www.itworld.com Unix: Controlling privileged access http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429031/unix-controlling-privileged-access One of the most important things you can do for security on a Unix system is restrict root access. But the issue is more complicated than who knows root&#039;s password.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429031/unix-controlling-privileged-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429031/unix-controlling-privileged-access#comments Operating Systems Security Best practice security /etc/shadow password root security sudoers Unix Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:27:24 +0000 Sandra Henry-Stocker 429031 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese regulators target Microsoft for office visits http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits Officials today from the China government appeared at four Microsoft offices, but the purpose of the visits was unclear. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits#comments IT Management Legal Operating Systems Software Windows News China Microsoft Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:17:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 428970 at http://www.itworld.com 10 amazing (and bizarre) drone discoveries http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160330/10-amazing-and-bizarre-drone-discoveries-428929 <!--paging_filter--><p>From search-and-rescue missions to accidental discoveries of fossils and crimes, drones have been behind some fascinating discoveries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160330/10-amazing-and-bizarre-drone-discoveries-428929" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operating Systems Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 kgerich 428929 at http://www.itworld.com Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella#comments IT Management Operating Systems Software Windows News Microsoft Satya Nadella Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:07:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428885 at http://www.itworld.com How to revert to Mavericks from the Yosemite public beta http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta If you&#039;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&#039;re here to help.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta#comments Operating Systems Software News Mac OS OS X Yosemite Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:22:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 428745 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8 http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8 Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News windows 8 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:52:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428726 at http://www.itworld.com 13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers For the first time since 2000, Apple is allowing pubic beta testers to try out a prerelease version of OS X. Ryan Faas tells testers what to do and what to avoid. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers#comments Operating Systems Software Opinion Mac OS OS X OS X Yosemite Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:20:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 428696 at http://www.itworld.com How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428690/how-make-bootable-os-x-1010-yosemite-install-drive As with previous versions of OS X, it&#039;s not difficult to create a bootable installer drive from the Yosemite beta installer, though the processes have changed slightly since Mavericks.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428690/how-make-bootable-os-x-1010-yosemite-install-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428690/how-make-bootable-os-x-1010-yosemite-install-drive#comments Operating Systems Software News Mac OS OS X Yosemite Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:33:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 428690 at http://www.itworld.com The best new features in OS X Yosemite (so far) http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160154/best-new-features-os-x-yosemite-so-far-428564 <!--paging_filter--><p>Look for these cool capabilities in the OS X 10.10 Yosemite public beta.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160154/best-new-features-os-x-yosemite-so-far-428564" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operating Systems Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 kgerich 428564 at http://www.itworld.com Poetry for sysadmins on their special day http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428488/poetry-sysadmins-their-special-day Don&#039;t forget that tomorrow is Sysadmins Day -- a good day to show love to the folks who save your butt again and again when you mess up your computer. Here are some poems, tailored just for them.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428488/poetry-sysadmins-their-special-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428488/poetry-sysadmins-their-special-day#comments IT Management Operating Systems How-to itcareers appreciation love poetry sysadmin sysadmin day system administrator Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:41:46 +0000 Sandra Henry-Stocker 428488 at http://www.itworld.com