Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 02, 2016 @09:09AM Taking a Stand Against Unofficial Ubuntu Images
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @06:49PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @03:08PM Jolla's Sailfish OS Now Certified as Russian Government's First 'Android Alternative'
Monday November 28, 2016 @12:53PM Microsoft Exec Urges Linux Developers To Try Windows 10
Friday November 25, 2016 @05:28PM Microsoft Is Working On a New Design Language For Windows 10 Codenamed Project NEON
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:42PM Security Researchers Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:55PM Malicious Video Link Can Cause Any iOS Device To Freeze
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @10:04AM Fedora 25 Now Available -- Makes It Easier To Switch From Windows 10 Or Mac
Sunday November 20, 2016 @12:26PM A Windows 10 Alternative: Ubuntu-Based Zorin OS Linux Distro
Friday November 18, 2016 @07:07PM Slashdot Asks: Which Windows Laptop Could Replace a MacBook Pro?
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:39PM Antivirus Firm Kaspersky Launches Its Own Hackproof OS, Based On Microkernel
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:04PM iOS Devices Failed More Often Than Android Units During Q3, Says Report
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:50PM Cryptsetup Vulnerability Grants Root Shell Access On Some Linux Systems
Monday November 14, 2016 @10:47AM Samsung Really, Really Wants Developers To Build Tizen Apps
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @10:46PM Google 'Strongly' Recommends Against Third-Party Fast Charging Technology On Android
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @12:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @03:47PM After Protest, Lenovo Releases BIOS For Loading Linux on Yoga 900, IdeaPad 710S
Saturday November 05, 2016 @05:20PM Mythbuntu Linux Has Been Discontinued
Thursday November 03, 2016 @09:01PM Windows 7 and 8.1 Are Gaining More New Users Than Windows 10
Thursday November 03, 2016 @02:52PM Windows 10 Updates To Get Much Smaller To Download Thanks To The Unified Update Platform
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:56PM Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:27PM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @11:25AM Microsoft Stops Selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 To Computer Makers
Saturday October 29, 2016 @12:01PM Google's 'Project Zero' Hid A Major Vulnerability in Apple's OS and iOS Cores
Saturday October 29, 2016 @11:20AM NetBSD Project Releases NetBSD 7.0.2
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:03PM Linux Marketshare is Above 2-Percent For Third Month in a Row
Thursday October 27, 2016 @03:33PM Apple Debuts New 'TV' Guide and Watchlist App For Apple TV, iPhone and iPad
Thursday October 27, 2016 @12:29AM WhatsApp Is Rolling Out Video Calls On Its Android App
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @10:22AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Creators Update, Coming in Early 2017
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:50PM Benchmark Battle October 2016: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:30PM Apple Has Created 'Detailed Mockups' of iMessage For Android
Monday October 24, 2016 @05:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:31PM Apple Releases iOS 10.1 With New Portrait Mode For iPhone 7 Plus
Sunday October 23, 2016 @09:13PM Linux Kernel 4.7 Reaches End of Life, Users Urged To Move To Linux 4.8
Sunday October 23, 2016 @08:15PM Fedora 25 Beta Linux Distro Now Available For Raspberry Pi
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:27PM Canonical Names Ubuntu Linux 17.04 'Zesty Zapus'
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @03:55PM OMGUbuntu: 'Why Use Linux?' Answered in 3 Short Words
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @03:38PM Apple Rumored To Remove Old-School USB Ports On Next MacBook Pro
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:48PM 'Cultlike' Devotion: Apple Once Refused To Join Open Compute Project, So Their Entire Networking Team Quit
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @04:33PM Report: Apple To Unveil New Macs At An October 27th Event In Cupertino
Sunday October 16, 2016 @01:12PM There's Bugs In The Windows 10 Implementation of Bash
Friday October 14, 2016 @03:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:01AM KDE Turns 20, Happy Birthday!
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:53PM Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:09PM You Can Now Claim Your Cash In the PS3 'Other PS3' Settlement
Thursday October 13, 2016 @12:16PM Ubuntu 16.10 Released, Ready to Download
Thursday October 13, 2016 @12:10AM Chrome 54 Arrives With YouTube Flash Embed Rewriting To HTML5
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @08:50AM Fedora 25 Beta Released With GNOME 3.22 and Linux Kernel 4.8.1
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:20PM Cyanogen Gets a New CEO, Shifts Away From Selling a Full Mobile Operating System
Monday October 10, 2016 @01:44PM FreeBSD 11.0 Released
Saturday October 08, 2016 @09:30PM After 22 Years, 386BSD Gets An Update
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:01PM Microsoft Is Redesigning the Paint App For Windows 10
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:55PM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:50AM Unity 8 Desktop Session Arrives in Ubuntu 16.10
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:27PM Android 7.1 Nougat's Changelog Reveals Pixel-Exclusive Features Not Available To Nexus Devices
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:00PM Linus Torvalds Says 'Buggy Crap' Made It Into Linux 4.8
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @02:41PM KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS Desktop Officially Released
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:37PM The Microsoft Band Is Dead
Monday October 03, 2016 @02:33PM Apple To Make macOS Sierra Available As Automatic Download Beginning Today
Monday October 03, 2016 @02:08PM Ubuntu 16.04 Available in Latest Insider Update To Windows 10
Sunday October 02, 2016 @09:06PM Linus Torvalds Officially Announces the Release of Linux Kernel 4.8
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:55PM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:05PM Microsoft Bungles This Week's Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:40AM Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop For Raspbian Called PIXEL
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @12:14AM Vladimir Putin Is Replacing Microsoft Programs With Domestic Software
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @03:06PM Microsoft Partners With Bank of America On Blockchain Trade Finance
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @12:23PM Windows 10 Now On 400 Million Active Devices, Says Microsoft
Monday September 26, 2016 @12:03AM Boot Linux (or OpenBSD Or Oberon Or FreeDOS) In Your Browser
Saturday September 24, 2016 @05:08PM Tuesday Was Microsoft's Last Non-Cumulative Patch
Thursday September 22, 2016 @07:41PM Google Play Starts Bringing Android Apps To Chromebooks
Thursday September 22, 2016 @03:44PM TypeScript 2.0 Released
Thursday September 22, 2016 @03:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @12:26PM GNOME 3.22 Desktop Environment Officially Released
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @10:16AM Microsoft Signature PC Requirements Now Blocks Linux Installation: Reports
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @01:56AM Google Allo Messaging App Launches For iOS and Android
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:45PM macOS Sierra Is Now Available For Download
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:18PM Microsoft Unveils $37 Nokia 216 Feature Phone
Monday September 19, 2016 @03:50PM Google Launches 'Google Trips' Personalized Travel Planner
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:06PM Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Your PC With Android-x86 6.0
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:40PM 23 Years Later: the Apple II Receives Another OS Update
Friday September 16, 2016 @02:07PM Windows 10 Haters: Try Linux On Kaby Lake Chips With Dell's New XPS 13
Thursday September 15, 2016 @05:55PM Microsoft Has More Open Source Contributors On GitHub Than Facebook and Google
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:57PM Over 500K People Have Installed a Pokemon Go-Related App That Roots and Hijacks Android Devices
Thursday September 15, 2016 @02:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @02:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:58AM Windows 10 Anniversary Update Rollout May Not Be Done Until Early November
Monday September 12, 2016 @07:57PM Microsoft To Kill The Lumia Brand In Favor of a New Surface Phone, Says Report
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:58PM Linux Kernel 3.14 Series Has Reached End of Life
Sunday September 11, 2016 @02:12PM Ubuntu-Based Elementary OS 0.4 'Loki' Achieves Stable Release
Friday September 09, 2016 @08:23PM Apple iPhone 7 Plus Packs 3GB RAM, Early A10 Fusion Benchmarks Look Very Strong
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:03PM Microsoft Is Bringing WebVR To Microsoft Edge On Windows 10
Friday September 09, 2016 @01:18PM Linux Mint 18 KDE Now Available
Thursday September 08, 2016 @07:30PM Amazon Launches Updated Fire HD 8 Tablet Now With Alexa Voice Services
Thursday September 08, 2016 @12:27AM Super Mario Is Coming To The iPhone
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @05:51PM HP Enterprise Reaches $8.8 Billion Deal With Micro Focus For Software Assets
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @03:48PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @03:34PM Apple Announces Apple Watch Series 2 With GPS, Water-Resistance and Faster Performance
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:22PM Why Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Zen Will Only Be Optimized On Windows 10
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:16PM Google Uses Surface Books To Show Off Chrome Battery Improvements
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:19PM Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @12:50AM Meet URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @12:43AM 'Catastrophic' DDoS Attack Hits Linode Servers Over Labor Day Weekend
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:52PM Adobe Resurrects Flash Player On Linux
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:36PM Japan To Develop 3D Maps For Self-Driving Cars
Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:22AM Penetration-Testing Distro Kali Linux 2016.2 Released
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:29PM Florida Man Arrested For Hacking Linux Kernel Organization In 2011
Thursday September 01, 2016 @10:50PM PC-BSD Follows a Rolling Release Model, Gets Renamed To TrueOS
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:47PM OpenBSD 6.0 Released
Thursday September 01, 2016 @03:01PM Microsoft Deprecating 'Obsolete' SmartScreen Spam Filters In Outlook and Exchange
Thursday September 01, 2016 @02:48PM Apple To Remove Abandoned Apps From The App Store
Thursday September 01, 2016 @01:11AM HP Builds One Desktop PC Around a Speaker, Another Modular PC In Slices
Thursday September 01, 2016 @12:08AM Baidu Open-Sources Its Deep Learning Tools
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:50PM Samsung Unveils Gear S3 Classic and Frontier Smartwatches Powered By Tizen
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @03:57PM Lenovo's 'Yoga Book' Laptop Is So Thin It Needs A Touchscreen Keyboard
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49AM Fedora 25 Alpha Linux Distro Now Available
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @06:26PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Java 8 Features?
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @03:28PM Google Integrates Cast Into Chrome, No Extension Required
Monday August 29, 2016 @05:35PM C Programming Language Hits a 15-Year Low On The TIOBE Index
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:43PM Linus Loves GPL, But Hates GPL Lawsuits
Saturday August 27, 2016 @12:24PM ReactOS 0.4.2 Released: Supports Linux Filesystems, .NET Applications, and Doom 3
Friday August 26, 2016 @06:18PM Ubuntu Linux 16.10 'Yakkety Yak' Beta 1 Now Available For Download
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:17PM Linus on Linux's 25th Birthday
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @04:49PM Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @12:10AM Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @07:04PM Microsoft Details Its 24-Core 'Holographic Processor' Used In HoloLens
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @04:37PM Google Search Removes 'Mobile-Friendly' Label, Will Tackle Interstitials Next
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:18PM Linux Turns 25, Is Bigger and More Professional Than Ever
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:18PM Interviews: Ask Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO Eben Upton a Question
Sunday August 21, 2016 @05:59PM Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:22AM KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah'
Saturday August 20, 2016 @10:27PM Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @02:50PM Microsoft Announces 'Cumulative' Updates Will Become Mandatory For Windows 7 and 8.1
Friday August 19, 2016 @02:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Thursday August 18, 2016 @03:42PM iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:33AM Linux Kernel 4.6 Has Reached End of Life, Users Urged To Move To Linux 4.7.1
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Monday August 15, 2016 @06:06PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Bad Programming Ideas That Work?
Monday August 15, 2016 @03:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Sunday August 14, 2016 @06:09PM New RancherOS Offers Lean Linux Functionality Within Docker Containers
Sunday August 14, 2016 @06:08PM New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix
Friday August 12, 2016 @10:34PM Google Working On New 'Fuchsia' OS
Friday August 12, 2016 @04:34PM No Man's Sky Launches On Steam and GOG and It's Off To A Rocky Start
Friday August 12, 2016 @03:38PM Google Play Store Drops Google+ Integration
Friday August 12, 2016 @12:59PM Linux 4.9 Will Be the Next LTS Kernel Branch, Says Greg Kroah-Hartman
Friday August 12, 2016 @10:41AM Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.14 For Ubuntu With New Rust Plugin, Improvements
Thursday August 11, 2016 @03:14PM Arch Linux Is Now Officially Powered by Linux Kernel 4.7, Update Your Systems
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @05:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @12:11PM Apple Said To Plan First Pro Laptop Overhaul in Four Years
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:29PM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:01PM Google: Chrome 53 Will 'De-Emphasize Flash In Favor of HTML5' Next Month
Monday August 08, 2016 @05:08PM Google: Unwanted Software Is Worse Than Malware
Monday August 08, 2016 @03:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Sunday August 07, 2016 @07:02PM Linux on Windows Exposes a New Attack Surface
Saturday August 06, 2016 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Share Your Experiences With Windows 10
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:09PM Microsoft To Release Two Major Windows 10 Updates Next Year
Friday August 05, 2016 @06:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @11:30PM CP/M Creator Gary Kildall's Memoirs Released As Free Download
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @03:47PM Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @03:22PM LibreOffice 5.2 Officially Released
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @04:13PM Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now On Sale To Anyone In The US Or Canada
Monday August 01, 2016 @07:57PM PSA: Windows 10 Is Still Free For Those Who Use Assistive Technologies
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:15PM Apple Replaces The Pistol Emoji With A Water Gun
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:57PM One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops
Sunday July 31, 2016 @04:46PM All Windows 10 Kernel Mode Drivers Must Be Digitally Signed By Microsoft
Saturday July 30, 2016 @07:17PM Onion Debian Services Are Now Available
Saturday July 30, 2016 @10:52AM Xen Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Escape Qubes OS VM And Own the Host
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Thursday July 28, 2016 @08:32PM Ask Slashdot: How Transparent Should Companies Be When Operational Technology Failures Happen?
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:17PM Office 365 Gets New Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Features
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:17PM Nintendo NX Is a Portable Console With Detachable Controllers, Says Report
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @05:33PM Tesla Model S In Fatal Autopilot Crash Was Going 74 MPH In a 65 Zone, NTSB Says
Monday July 25, 2016 @10:03AM Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the Best New Features
Sunday July 24, 2016 @04:20PM Linux Kernel 4.7 Officially Released
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:43PM Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Friday July 22, 2016 @03:04PM Apple: Pokemon Go Sets Record For Most Downloads In Its First Week
Friday July 22, 2016 @01:10AM NVIDIA Drops Surprise Unveiling of Pascal-Based GeForce GTX Titan X
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:41PM Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:34PM MIT's Ori Robotic Modular Furniture Is Designed To Make Small Places Feel More Roomy
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:26PM Safari Browser May Soon Be Just As Fast As Chrome With WebP Integration
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:09PM Pokemon Go Doubles Nintendo's Stock Price
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @01:04AM Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos