Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting-edge PC operating system, 300bps was a fast Internet connection, WordStar was the state-of-the-art word processor, and we liked it!

What the heck is it with Windows updates?

Windows on Chromebooks? Stay tuned.

Windows on Chromebooks? Stay tuned.

Could you soon see Windows running on a Chromebook? Clues are pointing that way. But why would Google do it? Here’s my take.

With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?

Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

It sure looks like it’s regretting promising 18 more months of support for Windows 10’s biggest competitor.

RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

Don’t believe the hype: We’re a long way from 5G

Don’t believe the hype: We’re a long way from 5G

There’s a host of reasons why we won’t see 5G roll out in production anytime soon.

Kiss Apple networking goodbye

Kiss Apple networking goodbye

Maybe Wi-Fi and backup hardware just isn’t sexy enough for a company with its headquarters in a flying saucer.

iOS 11 is Apple’s Vista

iOS 11 is Apple’s Vista

How can the iPhone and iPad operating system keep going so wrong?

Skygofree: More Android malware malarkey

Skygofree: More Android malware malarkey

A lot of Android virus and malware stories are hooey. Skygofree is a prime example.

Will Apple finally pay a price for keeping secrets?

Will Apple finally pay a price for keeping secrets?

Apple’s battery slowdown shenanigans are beginning to catch up with it.

Firefox Quantum: A leap forward, or a fatal trip?

Firefox Quantum: A leap forward, or a fatal trip?

Firefox Quantum is faster, but users will lose all their rich extensions.

Windows 10 is making too many PCs obsolete

Windows 10 is making too many PCs obsolete

Windows 10 will be supported until Oct. 14, 2025 -- unless your computer has a Clover Trail CPU. Then, you’re out of luck.

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