Latest Operating System Stories

2013-07-20 23:00:40

The MAC-compatible version of 7 Speed Reading software was recently released by eReflect. In its latest statement, the team explained the reasoning behind this launch, and the features offered by the latest version of their highly-regarded software. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 The rising popularity of Macintosh operating systems can be gauged from the slowly and steadily rising market share.Recent reports reveal a combined MAC OS share of 7.2 percent. The growing potential...

2013-07-13 23:00:28

New Markets Research Report added In MarketsResearchReports.Biz reports database global server operating systems market 2012-2016. To view all reports of this publisher visit http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/publisher/73. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Global Server Operating Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 3.85 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need for faster data transfer. The Global Server Operating...

2013-07-12 23:03:36

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 8, which has been retooled with a nod toward older Windows users. But internet marketer Chris Watson says the changes in features and layouts can't save a dwindling market. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Microsoft revealed the newest version of its Windows operating system last week. Windows 8 has taken a step back toward older, more familiar layout in an effort to hold onto longtime customers, but internet marketer Chris Watson says it's not...

Android Vulnerabilities Uncovered By BlueBox Team
2013-07-05 05:40:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security research team BlueBox has discovered a bug in Google's Android operating system which could make 99 percent of all devices vulnerable to a frightening attack. A vulnerability in the OS could theoretically allow attackers to take control of an otherwise legitimate app. From here the attacker could steal information or control the device itself. According to BlueBox CTO Jeff Forristal, this vulnerability has been present in...

2013-07-02 23:04:12

Gives OEMs ability to update field units without compromising end user data Bothell, WA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Today Datalight announced availability of its Reliance Nitro power fail-safe file system that supports Linux kernels up to 3.7.x. This release also includes a utility to convert customer’s older Reliance Nitro 2.x formatted file systems to the more robust 3.0.2 version in-place, preserving end user data. An update to the Reliance Nitro Windows Driver that allows data...

2013-06-27 23:21:29

Laplink® Software releases premier data erasing software to ensure privacy and allow safe recycling of old hard drives. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Laplink Software announced today the release of its latest version of SafeErase, which has been fully optimized for Windows 8. The new version of SafeErase provides home users and businesses with crucial data protection through the permanent deletion of files, partitions, and entire hard disks using internationally recognized...

Windows 8 Software Update Will See Return Of Start Button
2013-06-27 14:10:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com -- Your Universe Online The "Start Button" is back -- or rather will officially return later this year when Microsoft rolls out the latest updates to its Windows 8 operating system. The Start Button, which had been a key feature on the Windows OS since Windows 95, was removed when the latest version arrived last October featuring the "Modern UI" interface. The Start Button's main function in Windows 8.1 will be to call up the Start screen, as opposed to the...

Latest Operating System Reference Libraries

2014-01-12 00:00:00

The LePad is a line of tablet computers sold by Lenovo in China. It was released in China in 2011. The LePad uses the Android 2.2 operating system, with either a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. The display features a 10.1-inch screen with a front facing camera for video calling, and has a battery life of eight hours. Outside china, in 2012, Lenovo released other versions of the LePad, under the name IdeaTab, A1, Yoga, and ThinkPad. The ThinkPad’s operating system was upgraded to the Android...

2014-01-05 00:00:00

The IdeaPad is a line of laptop computers from Lenovo, first released in 2008 with three models the Y710, Y510 and U110. Since the original release, six other models have been developed -- the G series, S series, V series, Y series, U series, and Z series. IdeaPad also produced a tablet and depending on the model, either the Android or Windows 7 operating system is used. The K1 and A1 use Android, and the P1 uses Windows 7. The S series was released in China in September 2008 and in the US...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

2010-09-09 17:33:23

Mainframe computers are powerful devices that are mainly used by big companies for critical applications and bulk data processing. The name comes from their substantial size and certain power requirements. It originally referred to the sizeable cabinets where the central processing unit and main memory were located; today, however, it is used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful ones. In the 1960s, most significant computer system designs were set and established...

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'