Category: Linux / Others

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 […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

10 best Linux distros for privacy fiends and security buffs in 2017

November 15, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

The awesome operating system Linux is free and open source. As such, there are thousands of different ‘flavours’ available – and some types of Linux such as Ubuntu are generic and meant for many different uses. But security-conscious users will […]

Linux / Others, Operating System

Chrome OS Getting Touch-Friendly Redesign

July 10, 2017

Via: LaptopMag

Now that Android apps are coming to Chrome OS in full force, there’s no reason not to get a touch-enabled Chromebook. And since you’ll be using touch so much, it’s about time Google redesigned its operating system for it. In a […]