Category: Linux / Others

Linux / Others, Operating System

Huawei develops own smartphone OS in case of Android ban

March 15, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Huawei has built its own PC and mobile phone operating systems as a contingency plan should it be barred from using Android, the company has revealed. Heightened political tensions between the US and China, along with Huawei’s legal difficulties in […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

Chrome OS could be getting virtual desktops

February 14, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

A video has emerged that demonstrates virtual desktops being used on Chrome OS, which suggests that Google is looking to incorporate the feature into its operating system for Chromebooks. The feature, which will apparently be called ‘virtual desks’ was found […]

App Review, Applications, Linux / Others, Operating System

The best Linux apps for Chromebooks

January 18, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Being able to install Linux apps on Chrome OS opens up some fascinating new possibilities — particularly if you’re an advanced user. After all, while a Chromebook’s standard combo of web apps, Chrome apps, and Android apps is more than […]

Android, Linux / Others, Operating System

Google’s Fuchsia OS will likely support Android apps whenever it materializes

January 3, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

While Google has been (not so) secretly working on a project internally codenamed Fuchsia for at least a couple of years, its development appears to have ramped up recently, with a large team of over 100 engineers rumored to be […]

Android, Linux / Others, Operating System

More proof that Google is serious about replacing Android with something better

November 28, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Yes, Android Q is already in the works at Google, but the company is also developing the operating system that’s supposed to replace Android at some point this year. Called Fuchsia, although that may not be its final name when […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

The Linux desktop: With great success comes great failure

November 13, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: <yyyy> will be the year of the Linux desktop. Even in Linux circles this is greeted with eye-rolling. Here’s the funny thing, though: Linux long ago won the hearts and minds of […]

App Review, Applications, Linux / Others, Operating System

Best Linux apps of 2018

September 12, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applications through your operating system’s package manager. Many of the more user-friendly distros will come […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

June 13, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Chrome OS platform sure has come a long way. From the early days, when Chrome OS was little more than an experimental “browser in a box,” to today — with the platform powering first-class hardware and supporting a diverse […]

Linux / Others, Operating System, Windows

How to make Windows go Linux with Cygwin

March 2, 2018

Via: Computerworld

If you still think that operating systems are tied to hardware, you need to update your thinking; nowadays there are lots of options that let you run one operating system within another or in parallel to another. This is true […]

BlackBerry OS, Linux / Others, Operating System

Miss your Windows phone? Try these phones and apps instead

February 21, 2018


Windows Phone is dead. And, at least for the foreseeable future, it isn’t coming back. Microsoft pulled support for push notifications, and even Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates gave up his Windows phone in favor of an Android device. Once upon […]