Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @10:19AM Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Considered Anything But
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:58PM Updated Debian Linux 9.3 and 8.10 Released
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:24PM ReactOS 0.4.7 Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Monday November 27, 2017 @09:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Monday November 27, 2017 @06:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Monday November 27, 2017 @01:40PM Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @03:05PM Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:17PM iMac Pro Will Have An A10 Fusion Coprocessor For 'Hey, Siri' Support and More Secure Booting, Says Report
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:10PM Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft and GitHub Team Up To Take Git Virtual File System To MacOS, Linux
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:05PM Even New Phones Are No Longer Guaranteed To Have the Latest Version of Android
Friday November 17, 2017 @10:04AM iOS 11 'Is Still Just Buggy as Hell'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:23PM All 500 of the World's Top 500 Supercomputers Are Running Linux
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @10:52AM Fedora 27 Released
Monday November 13, 2017 @04:20PM Google To Kill a Bunch of Useful Android Apps That Rely On Accessibility Services
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @04:21PM Google Working To Remove MINIX-Based ME From Intel Platforms
Thursday November 09, 2017 @09:51AM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:27AM Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
Friday November 03, 2017 @12:37PM Microsoft Quietly Announces End of Last Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer
Friday November 03, 2017 @10:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:18PM Apple Uses Machine Learning To Chronicle All the Bra Pics On Your iPhone
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Friday October 27, 2017 @07:23PM Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:53PM Everything New In the Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview
Thursday October 26, 2017 @07:44PM Google Addresses Pixel 2 XL Display Issues, Pixel 2 Clicking Sounds With Software Updates
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:22PM Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @10:25PM Linux Mint Is Killing the KDE Edition
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @03:30PM Oracle Engineer Talks of ZFS File System Possibly Still Being Upstreamed On Linux
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @01:54PM Why Did Ubuntu Drop Unity? Mark Shuttleworth Explains
Sunday October 22, 2017 @02:38PM 30-Year-Old Operating System 'PC-MOS/386' Finally Open Sourced
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:53PM How Google's Pixel 2 'Now Playing' Song Identification Works
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:43AM Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Released
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:01PM Latest iOS Update Shows Apple Can Use Software To Break Phones Repaired By Independent Shops
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @03:43PM Is the Chromebook the New Android Tablet?
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:34PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Released
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:31PM How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM?
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:29PM OpenBSD 6.2 Released
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:27PM Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player
Monday October 09, 2017 @01:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Monday October 09, 2017 @08:59AM Microsoft Exec Says Windows 10 Mobile is No Longer a 'Focus'
Friday October 06, 2017 @06:10PM Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According To Benchmark Analysis
Thursday October 05, 2017 @03:41PM Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @06:28PM Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:10PM Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify
Sunday October 01, 2017 @12:00PM Meet The Next Major Operating System: Amazon's Alexa
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:31AM Ask Slashdot: Whatever Happened To the 'Year of Linux on Desktop'?
Friday September 22, 2017 @07:55PM Microsoft and Canonical Make Custom Linux Kernel
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @06:03PM Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:01PM iOS 11 Released
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @09:38AM Results of the Ubuntu Desktop Applications Survey
Friday September 15, 2017 @03:44PM HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:39PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Beta Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @07:54PM GNOME 3.26 Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:29PM Windows 10 Will Soon Give Users More Control Over App Permissions
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:00PM Apple Is Releasing macOS High Sierra On September 25
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @03:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @06:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:25PM Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @11:37AM Linux Kernel 4.13 Officially Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:53AM With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:38AM ReactOS 0.4.6 Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:21AM Is Apple Copying Palm's WebOS?
Friday September 01, 2017 @02:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Friday September 01, 2017 @11:39AM Linux Desktop Market Share Crosses 3%
Friday September 01, 2017 @08:33AM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @05:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @01:31PM Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:06PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Android Oreo Features?
Monday August 21, 2017 @02:41PM Android O Is Now Officially Android Oreo
Saturday August 19, 2017 @06:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Friday August 18, 2017 @03:58PM Android O Is Officially Launching August 21
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:21PM iOS 11 Has a Feature To Temporarily Disable Touch ID
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:42PM PlayStation 4 Update 5.0 Officially Revealed
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:36PM Hacker Claims To Have Decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave Processor Firmware
Friday August 11, 2017 @11:11PM A New Amiga Will Go On Sale In Late 2017
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Saturday August 05, 2017 @12:48PM Linux Kernel Hardeners Grsecurity Sue Open Source's Bruce Perens
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @03:53PM Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years
Monday July 31, 2017 @05:22PM Is the iPhone 'Years' Ahead of Android In Photography?
Monday July 31, 2017 @03:52PM Bluetooth Battery Level Indicators May Soon Be Coming To Android
Saturday July 29, 2017 @12:49AM Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:23PM FreeBSD 11.1 Released
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:42AM Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:34PM iOS 11 Will Prevent Your iPhone From Automatically Connecting To Unreliable Wi-Fi Networks
Sunday July 23, 2017 @02:30PM Debian 'Stretch' Updated With 9.1 Release
Friday July 21, 2017 @10:13PM Slackware, Oldest Linux Distro Still In Active Development, Turns 24
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:28PM Ubuntu 16.10 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @03:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @06:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:35PM Some OnePlus 5s Are Reportedly Rebooting After Dialing 911
Monday July 17, 2017 @07:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:54PM Windows 10 Creators Upgrade Cuts Support For Some Intel PCs Early
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:40AM 'Windows 10 Is Failing Us'
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @03:55PM 24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @12:22PM Fedora 26 Linux Distro Released
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @11:39AM Windows Phone Dies Today
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:02PM Ubuntu Is Now Available On the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @09:06AM Microsoft Will Sell Office, Windows as a Bundle
Saturday July 08, 2017 @11:14PM 48-Year-Old Multics Operating System Resurrected
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Thursday July 06, 2017 @03:12PM OneDrive Has Stopped Working On Non-NTFS Drives
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @06:27PM OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels On Each Reboot
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Sunday July 02, 2017 @11:10PM Linux Kernel 4.12 Officially Released
Sunday July 02, 2017 @10:44PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Sunday July 02, 2017 @01:44PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Sunday July 02, 2017 @12:10PM 23 Years Of The Open Source 'FreeDOS' Project
Saturday July 01, 2017 @06:11PM While Chrome Dominates, Microsoft Edge Struggles To Attract New Users
Saturday July 01, 2017 @12:50AM Ubuntu Disputes 'Ads In MOTD' Claims
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:25AM France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings
Thursday June 29, 2017 @03:32PM System76 Unveils Its Own Ubuntu-Based Linux Distribution Called 'Pop!_OS'
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:27PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @05:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @09:38PM Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:23PM Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:40AM Software Developer Explains Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:39PM Linus Explains What Surprises Him After 25 Years Of Linux
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:32PM Western Tech Firms Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 23, 2017 @02:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Monday June 19, 2017 @05:16PM The Behind-the-Scenes Changes Found In MacOS High Sierra
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:15PM Microsoft Now Lets Surface Laptop Owners Revert Back To Windows 10 S
Monday June 19, 2017 @01:29PM 'The Unwillingness To Foresee The Future'
Friday June 09, 2017 @09:01AM Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux
Thursday June 08, 2017 @04:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:49PM No Known Ransomware Works Against Windows 10 S, Says Microsoft
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:17PM Apple To Force Users To 2FA On iOS 11, macOS High Sierra
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:38AM Apple To Phase Out 32-Bit Mac Apps Starting In January 2018
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:48PM Ubuntu Works With GNOME To Improve HiDPI Support On Linux Desktop
Monday June 05, 2017 @03:35PM Apple's New iOS File Manager Coming This Fall As Part of iOS 11
Monday June 05, 2017 @01:32PM Apple Unveils What's Next For macOS Desktop OS: High Sierra
Monday June 05, 2017 @12:30PM Microsoft Leak Reveals New Windows 10 Workstation Edition For Power Users
Sunday June 04, 2017 @12:18PM OpenELEC 8.0.4 Kodi-Focused Linux Distro Now Available
Saturday June 03, 2017 @10:16PM Ubuntu Touch Mobile OS Now Maintained By UBports
Friday June 02, 2017 @05:39PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them Via SMB
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:09PM Microsoft Accidentally Released Internal Windows 10 Development Builds
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:18PM Technology Is Making the World More Unequal; Only Technology Can Fix This
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @02:54PM Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @01:19PM Microsoft's Looking To Reboot Mobile with New Software and Hardware: Sources
Saturday May 27, 2017 @05:38PM Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much'
Friday May 26, 2017 @11:54PM Alpine Linux 3.6.0 Released
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:06PM A New Amiga Arrives On the Scene -- the A-EON Amiga X5000
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:42PM Devuan Jessie 1.0 Officially Released
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @08:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:25AM Linux 4.10 Kernel Reaches End of Life
Saturday May 20, 2017 @05:52PM Endless OS Now Ships With Steam And Slack FlatPak Applications
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:31PM Linux Distros Won't Run On Microsoft's Education-Focused Windows 10 S OS
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
Friday May 19, 2017 @12:00PM New OS/2 Warp Operating System 'ArcaOS' 5.0 Released
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:39PM ReactOS 0.4.5 Released
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
Thursday May 18, 2017 @12:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:34PM Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @03:39PM Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Android Now Powers More Than 2 Billion Devices
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @03:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @09:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:02PM Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser?
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Friday May 12, 2017 @11:55PM Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:21PM Why Doesn't Harvard Want To Talk About Its Mystery Microsoft Azure Project?
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:56PM Windows 10 On ARM Will Support x86 Apps From Outside the Store
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:10PM New Windows Look and Feel, Neon, Is Officially the 'Microsoft Fluent Design System'
Thursday May 11, 2017 @11:01AM Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Next Major Update To Desktop OS
Thursday May 11, 2017 @10:35AM Ubuntu Arrives in the Windows Store, Suse and Fedora Are Coming To the Windows Subsystem For Linux
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @12:17PM Windows 10 Now On 500 Million Devices, Up By 200 Million in a Year
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @07:40AM Opinion: Even if You Hate the Idea, Windows Users Should Want Windows 10 S To Succeed
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:12PM Mac Users Installing Popular DVD Ripper Get Nasty Backdoor Instead
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:28PM Google Researchers Find Wormable 'Crazy Bad' Windows Exploit
Monday May 08, 2017 @02:10PM Google's Upcoming 'Fuchsia' Smartphone OS Dumps Linux, Has a Wild New UI
Sunday May 07, 2017 @02:10AM Ask Slashdot: Is ReactOS A Serious Alternative To Windows?
Saturday May 06, 2017 @05:43PM Debian 8.8 Released