We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

More Linux Articles

  • News: PC Advisor's IT Company Of The Decade

    The end of the first decade of the 21st Century marks a great time to take stock of a monumental 10 years in technology. Here are PC Advisor's companies of the decade: there can be only one winner.

  • News: Dell offers cheap Linux-based quick-boot system

    Dell is offering as an option for some laptops a memory module called Latitude On Flash that can boot up a computer in seconds. The module is available alongside the option of an existing quick-boot system that uses an Arm processor.

  • News: Carphone Warehouse to offer Nokia N900 in January

    The Carphone Warehouse will be offering Nokia's N900 from January 14.

  • News: Emblaze First Else to 'revolutionise smartphones'

    Emblaze Mobile this week said that its upcoming First Else smartphone and Linux-based Else Intuition operating system will revolutionise the mobile phone market.

  • News: Analysis: the two fatal flaws in Google Chrome OS

    Randall C Kennedy argues that a lack of flexibility will doom Google's latest ego trip to the dustbin of history. Here's why Google Chrome OS is destined to fail.

  • News: In pictures: Google Chrome OS revealed

    The web-based Google Chrome OS was shown for the first time Thursday, where the company gave a brief demo of the operating system. Here's our visual tour of Google nascent operating system.

  • News: Firefox launched five years ago today

    Mozilla's web browser Firefox celebrate its fifth birthday today.

  • News: Linux OS for netbooks gets a boost

    Canonical yesterday updated its Linux distribution for netbooks, simplifying the interface and adding new programs that the company says will make it easier for users to access and use web content.

  • News: Windows 7 is 'excellent', says Ubuntu creator

    Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., the maker of the most popular desktop Linux alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows, not only claims to be "delighted" that Windows 7 is out, but calls the new operating system an "excellent release."

  • News: Ubuntu 9.10 release candidate available

    Canonical on Thursday made available the Release Candidate of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10, on the same day Microsoft launched the long-awaited Windows 7.

  • News: Intel backs Linux OS for nettops

    Intel has expanded the scope of Linux-based Moblin by porting the OS from netbooks to mobile devices and desktops, where it could compete with Microsoft's Windows OS.

  • News: Linux Moblin netbooks to be announced at IDF

    A new Linux netbook based on Moblin will be introduced this week, and it may represent a new way that the Linux community is approaching the mass market

  • News: MySpace opens Qizmt tech to recommend friends

    MySpace yesterday released as open source a technology called Qizmt that it developed in-house to mine and crunch massive amounts of data and generate friend recommendations in its social-networking site.

  • News: Netbook OS: Windows, Linux or Chrome?

    As netbooks head into the enterprise, questions about the best OS - Windows, Chrome or Linux - for that market are beginning to arise.

  • News: Microsoft forms new open-source foundation

    Microsoft has founded and is providing the funding for a new foundation aimed at bringing open-source and proprietary software companies together to participate side by side in open-source projects.

  • News: Microsoft rivals buy 22 patents to defend Linux

    A group of Linux proponents will purchase patents formerly held by Microsoft in an effort to defend distributors of the open-source OS against the ongoing threat of patent litigation from the software giant.

  • Opinion: Beware: the Linuxification of Windows has begun

    The recent appearance of Linux UI conventions under Windows is polluting and perverting the Microsoft OS experience. From the simplest open source utilities to the most polished commercial offerings, the stench of Linux is now permeating many of my favourite programs.

  • News: OpenOffice blasted for copying Office 2007 ribbon

    The open-source faithful are lambasting a proposed overhaul of OpenOffice.org's user interface, with critics saying it would "ape" Microsoft Office's controversial Ribbon layout.

  • News: The 10 best free Windows software programs

    If you run Microsoft Windows, you owe it to yourself to try these 10 killer open source apps as they'll improve your PC experience no end.

  • News: Microsoft finally admits Linux is a threat to Windows

    Microsoft for the first time has named Linux distributors Red Hat and Canonical as competitors to its Windows client business in its annual filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.



IDG UK Sites

Windows 9 release date, price, features: Microsoft teases new OS ahead of 30 September unveiling

IDG UK Sites

From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

IDG UK Sites

September 2014 creative trends: 5 things you must see

IDG UK Sites

What to expect from Apple in autumn/winter 2014: iPhone 6, iPhone Air, iWatch, iPad 6, new Apple...