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Windows Phone smokes Android and the iPhone - But nobody wants it

Despite critical acclaim and cheap phones, few people in the US want a Windows Phones

Developer support for BlackBerry 10 key to RIM's future

HTML5 and RIM's larger development strategy will come into sharp focus at BlackBerry World in Orlando

Five hot iPhone apps that Android still lacks

iPhone users no longer have bragging rights about Instagram exclusivity, but these five apps will leave Android users green with envy

Five things Microsoft should fix in Windows 8 to prevent another 'Vista'

New Microsoft OS Windows 8 has a lot of innovative features, but it also has a few fatal flaws

Sirius CTO: UK businesses must start tapping SME talent

Businesses can save money and implement solutions faster by working with SMEs and using open source technology, says Andrew Savory

How to keep Windows 8 in sync with SkyDrive

A guide on using your new Microsoft Account

iOS leaves Android in the dust for HTML 5 performance

A new study from spaceport.io finds that iOS delivers three times better performance than Android when it comes to HTML 5 apps

Three ways to make Android more free

Free Software Foundation Europe urges Android users to liberate their devices from data collection and corporate control

Open source code has fewer mistakes

Open source software has fewer defects on average than proprietary code does, according to new data from Coverity

Five new app developments in Apple's Mountain Lion OS

Here are some details about the apps in Apple's upcoming OS update for the Mac

Four ways Apple could improve the iOS experience

Apps have been in the headlines a lot recently - perhaps Apple decrease the number of problems with some adjustments

Rockbox developers discuss the open source MP3 player firmware

Why the comnunity thinks they can do better than commercial efforts

Beyond the Lion's roar: The best overlooked, underrated features

17 useful features every OS X Lion user should know about

Does BlackBerry still have the juice?

RIM's future hinges on the QNX code, but can it still make a comeback?

Microsoft System Center 2012 switch simplifies virtual systems management duties

Two businesses say they saved money by switching from VMware

What will Windows 8 touchscreen laptops look like?

Windows 8's touch-centric interface may make tablet-style touchscreens possible on laptops

Streamlined Windows Server 8 offers key benefits

Microsoft is changing Windows Server 8 to be more like Linux servers, and the improvements should benefit providers and businesses

Fast boot enthusiasts should check out xPUD Linux

Stripped down to the metal

Replicant developer interview - Building a truly free Android

Frustration with Android's reliance on non-free software led to the creation of Replicant: An effort to make a 100% free version of Android

What comes after Android 5.0 Jelly Bean - 'Key Lime Pie'?

Reports suggest Google has already settled on the new name for Android 6.0

Five Windows 8 features businesses should watch

As consumers get a preview look at an early version of Windows 8, here are key features that should turn the head of any business manager.

Gatekeeper: Apple's answer to validity checks on OS X

Gatekeeper does the same validity check as the iOS system but only does it when an app is first installed

Eight features Windows 8 copies from Linux

Useful features Microsoft cribbed from open source

Prolonging battery life with Windows 8

Microsoft wants to make sure users don't have to worry about saving resources with their Metro-style apps

Top Windows 8 features IT admins should be aware of

Compelling new functions for business users


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