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When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

The botched rollout of last fall's Windows 10 feature upgrade means the upcoming release of its successor could cause trouble for users not ready to update their computers again so soon.

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Turning old PCs into new Chromebooks

Just about any slow, memory-challenged system can get a second lease on life with the lightweight Chrome OS.

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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.

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Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Myth: Chromebooks don’t run apps. Fact: Chromebooks run more apps than any device ever.

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Confused about mobile platforms? You’re not alone. Here’s clarity.

Finally: Here are answers to the questions everyone suddenly has about mobile and IoT platforms.

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Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

Decisions made years ago about which operating system to roll out can affect corporate security today. Of the big three in widespread use, one can credibly be called the most secure.

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The Qubes high-security operating system gains traction in the enterprise

Qubes OS defends at-risk enterprise users from targeted attacks, as well as drive-by malware and the Meltdown exploit.

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Why Amazon is the new Microsoft

The Amazon Alexa platform dominated CES this year. The virtual assistant is shaping up to be the most important new operating system.

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The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

A variety of high-quality Linux distributions allow you to expand your Linux OS deployments beyond the data center. Here are five that fit the bill.

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Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

NEC and Xen Project toolkit combines reusable libraries of operating system components and a menu-driven build system

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10 obscure (but useful) desktop Linux distros

You’ve likely heard of Ubuntu, Red Hat and Fedora, but there are strange, lesser-known versions of Linux worth knowing about.

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