Operating Systems



Why has this quirky operating system endured in the face of challenges from the likes of Microsoft? The answer is simple: Many developers...


Application software - better known as 'apps' - are seemingly everywhere and being used for everything. But what exactly is an app, and...


Autonomic computing allows systems to be more self-sufficient and lessens the need for human intervention. Although the idea of autonomic...


Development is driven by demand, and due to the popularity of Unix and Linux among developers, Windows 10 is now offering Ubuntu command...


Virtualization can be a big step for a business, but first a choice must be made on which platform to use.There are several to choose from,...


Technology is making groundbreaking progress in devices to assist those that are disabled.


Let's face it - no matter how dedicated you are to Linux/Unix, the majority of computers out there use Windows, and like it or not, you'll...


There's more to file management than just Windows File Explorer and Mac OS X Finder - numerous types of file management can help you manage...


Learning about a new operating system can be daunting for beginners, but getting started with Linux can be amazingly easy.


In the late '70s, CP/M seemed poised to take the lead in the emerging market of PC operating systems. What happened to this former...


Whether you realize it or not, there's a good chance that FreeBSD is is running behind the scenes on devices that you use every day.


With the widespread frustration many users feel toward Windows 8, Windows 10 will be a welcome change. However, some of the features that...


It seems that Linux will never become a mainstream OS for desktops, but it is highly popular with developers and is the basis for the...


Shells are powerful and highly versatile tools for Unix and Linux. There are numerous shells with different abilities out there, and they...


BSD is a powerful alternative to Linux that is available for free. Discover the many flavors of BSD and what they can do for you.


With its simple, stripped-down approach, Unix is giving many programmers exactly what they're looking for.


At its peak, Windows XP was the world’s most popular operating system. Now it's being discontinued. Find out why XP users need to move on -...


What does the new Samsung Tizen OS mean for you, your phone and rivals?


Even with the negative publicity surrounding Apple's iOS 7, there seems to be more promise than initially predicted, as it continues to...