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Latest Operating Systems articles

Linux Mint sticks to the classic desktop flavour

Experimental interfaces aren't our style, says lead developer

Goodbye BIOS: A simple guide to UEFI

Introducing the new bootstrap technology that's shaking things up

Five things I love and hate about Android

The ups and downs of going Google

Going in search of an Android mobile strategy

Using Android to provide security for scanning private information

Operating systems will cease to be important as the browser rises

Advances in web technology, such as the rise of HTML5, are making the browser ever more powerful

Fewer reboots in Windows 8 is a patching shell game

Nobody wants reboots unexpectedly restarting their PC, but a new patch process seems more like a cheap trick than a solution

Move aside touchscreen - new interfaces are coming

Innovative interfaces offer flexibility in device interaction

Luke Jerram: The art of technology and science

British artist Luke Jerram uses new tech like 3D printing and science to create incredible works of art.

Bugs and fixes: When OS X Lion slows to a crawl

How I exterminated a mysterious bug after upgrading my Mac from Snow Leopard Lion

Linux Foundation: Secure boot need not be a problem

Implemented correctly, the UEFI protocol is perfectly compatible with open operating systems

The complete guide to running Windows on a Mac

How to get Windows 7 set up on your Apple computer

Google unveils what's new in Android 4 'Ice Cream Sandwich'

Unified mobile OS for tablets, smartphones clones some iOS features and focuses on a slicker UI and new developer APIs

Five top features of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Why you should hesitate before buying that iPhone 4S

A first look at Windows 8 - the OS for everything

Testing the pre-beta version has produced interesting results

No demand for Windows 8 tablets? Don't trust predictive surveys

Analysts won't be able to make a real prediction about Windows 8 tablets until the operating system is beta

Is anyone really using the Windows 8 preview?

With a download count larger than Windows 7 beta's, Microsoft's Windows 8 preview is being used by just a quarter as many people

Windows 8: Four big concerns so far

It's not even out yet and Microsoft are making big changes to the operating system, but are these a good thing?

Why you should be using Linux Mint 12

Multiple desktop options set this new release apart, but the best part for many users may well be that Unity isn't one of them

Four good reasons to try OpenSUSE 12

Speedy, stable and stuffed with features

5 features you didn't know about in iOS 5

From panoramic pictures to 3D and autocorrect, here's a handful of things you didn't know your iOS device could do

iOS vs. Android battle echoes Mac vs. PC clash: What's next?

The smartphone and tablet war is similar to the old Mac vs. PC war. Will the outcome be the same?

The best Android apps for boosting battery life

Third-party applications and modulate your smartphone's energy usage based on demand and behaviour

The problem with Android - diversity as a hindrance

Android 4.0 will soon be available... if you buy a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. If you have some other Android smartphone or tablet, good luck.

Four top innovations in Google Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

Google's new mobile OS upgrade boasts some special features

Computer infected? Blame yourself, Microsoft report concludes

If your computer is infected, it's not Microsoft. It's your fault for not buying the latest version

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