Operating system

Larry Magid: Microsoft To End Support For Windows 7
Larry Magid: Samsung Pressured To Better Unify With Android Samsung may have caved in to pressure from Google over some of its phone apps in an effort to make them more unified with the Android operating system.
Larry Magid: Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1Microsoft Windows 8.1 is now available. The latest version is the first major update to Windows 8, which was released last year.
HP Sells webOS Operating System To LG ElectronicsHewlett-Packard said it is selling its webOS operating system technology to South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
Apple Updates iPhone, iPad Software To Improve DownloadsApple has released a software update for iPhones and iPads that speeds up data downloads on some major overseas telecom networks and a handful of small U.S. carriers.
Tech Report: Microsoft & Apple Set To Release New Operating SystemsOur technology analyst says Windows 8, coming in October is great for tablets, but not so much for his laptop and Apple's new OS is due out later this month.
Tech Report: Microsoft Unveils New OSMicrosoft is releasing more information about its new operating system which is coming out later this year. They have revealed that there are going to be four versions of it, one of them minor.
Oracle CEO Mulled Expansion Into SmartphonesLarry Ellison acknowledged Oracle's interest in diversifying beyond its main business of database software while testifying Tuesday on the second day of a trial pitting two high-tech bellwethers.
Oracle Focuses On Google Emails In Android TrialOracle intends to rely heavily on Google’s own internal emails to prove Google’s top executives knew they were stealing a popular piece of technology to build the Android software that now powers more than 300 million smartphones and tablet computers.
Tech Report: Microsoft Plans For Launch Of Windows 8KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at Microsoft's Windows 8 and how it might help the company compete in the tablet market with Apple.
Tech Report: Bugs Haunt Apple New iOS 5 UsersUsers of Apple Inc.'s new iOS5 operating system are reporting a number of problems with the new system, which became available Wednesday as a free update for the iPhone 4 and 3GS, both iPad models and later versions of the iPod Touch.
Tech Report: VMware CEO Offers New TechnologyKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the new technology will allow consumers to access Windows applications no matter what type of device or operating system they are running.