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Chrome OS: Google’s Most Underrated Project That You’ve Already Been Testing And Just Didn’t Know It

There are hundreds of devices to choose from when you're considering a new desktop computer, laptop or mobile device. We're overwhelmed by all of the choices we have, but choice is good. When it comes

Microsoft Reportedly Planning OS X-Style Cheap, Annual Windows Updates

Microsoft might be figuring out that the best way to get users to use its product isn't by charging an arm and a leg for updates and releasing them only once every few years. Redmond is reportedly swi

Latest Spindle For iOS Hits The Store: Discovery That’s Great For Businesses And Consumers, Raises $2.3M

Spindle, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/120809/p43#a120809p43">an app that aids with social discovery</a>, has just launched its <a target="_blank" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/

Review: Google’s Android OS Might Be Better Suited For Tablets, And The Nexus 10 Is A Shining Example

This week, Google announced a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/29/google-announces-the-nexus-10-a-10-1-inch-tablet-with-dual-core-1-7ghz-processor/">new lineup of devices</a> that would be

Burning Chrome

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/google-chrome-browser-logo.jpg"> <em>"A good player goes where the puck is. A great player goes where the puck is going to be"—<a href="h

Pay what you want for Kiddix OS

From Microsoft Bob to Edubuntu there have been a number of attempts at making computers of various sorts easier and more useful for young people. Another participant in this space is Kiddix, “a

Sharp, Panasonic, Fujitsu, NEC jointly develop new mobile OS

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/hitachi_cell_woo-630x556.png" /> Just <a href="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/04/23/samsungs-bada-powered-wave-coming-in-june-not-ap

Android updates fly off the shelves; Motorola CLIQ up next in March?

Android updates appear to be getting thrown left and right recently, so it doesn’t surprise me that the Motorola CLIQ may be due for a tune-up. According to Boy Genius Report, the CLIQ will be g

Intel's new OS for netbooks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/moblin.jpg" />Intel hasn't had a history of liking the idea of netbooks since the low price point of the Atom processor that most of them

My day with Windows 7

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/win7mac.jpg">Windows 7 and I went for a little spin today and I'm pleased to report the old girl is doing quite well. As hard as it is to

Android video walk-through

MobileCrunch has a fairly detailed look at the new Android emulator. We go through all the current apps and even crash the OS a few times for good measure. See the rest of our Android coverage here.

Wired gets a hands-on with the iPhone 3G OS, not that impressive [Update]

Danny over at Wired managed to wrangle himself a first gen iPhone with iP3G software installed, which is pretty exciting, but it’s actually pretty ho-hum. Maybe a few of these things weren&#8217

Windows XP service pack 3 getting closer to reality

[photopress:Windows_XP_SP3_Lives_Available_from_Microsoft_Leaked_Screenshots_4.jpg,full,center] For those of you who use Windows but shun Vista for XP, you’re in luck, as the third (and last) se

What will Google announce tomorrow?

You can’t believe everything you read and rumors are just rumors. So what can we expect from Google tomorrow? Will it just be an OS or will there be an actual gPhone? Are you excited for the Goo

New Palm OS delayed, again

Come on, Palm! First you fold the Foleo, which broke Doug’s heart, and now you’re delaying your new OS until the end of next year! The new OS is purported to allow Palm to unveil a slew of new pro

Blackberry OS and WinMo 6 Go Toe-To-Toe

The folks at LAPTOP Mag must be really bored because they’ve put forth some effort for a Friday. As the picture implies, the winner is very clear and WinMo still bites it hard no matter what version

Longhorn Lives!

Windows Vista has been more of a problem than a useful operating system since its release. If you’re looking for something not as flawed and with a little extra spice, why not give Longhorn a tr

RIM Bringing BAS To Windows Mobile

Holy Toledo! In a surprise move, RIM today announced that it will be bringing the Blackberry application suite to Windows Mobile 6.0. Basically, it means your T-Mobile Dash, HTC Libra, and Motorola Q

Sun Buys SavaJe With Leftover Raffle Tickets

Breaking news, folks. Sun Microsystems, creators of hit products like Java and the Java Runtime Engine and Java 2, have acquired all the assets and intellectual property of SavaJe, which is some start

Sorry, We're Fresh Out Of XP

Looks like PC manufacturers are getting screwed by Microsoft. According to Slashdot, by the end of this year, manufacturers won’t be able to grab a copy of Windows XP OEM. Dell will be selling X
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