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Content tagged with Operating Systems posted in November 2013
Tablet Shopping Guide: 8 Tips
News  |  11/29/2013
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season.
Docker Container System Works With All Linuxes
News  |  11/27/2013
New release of open-source Docker software container system eliminates need for AnotherUnion Filesystem to move apps from one flavor of Linux to another.
Low Smartphone Prices Drive Sales Growth
News  |  11/26/2013
The average selling price has dropped nearly 13% this year, making it more affordable to buy a smartphone in emerging markets.
Black Friday Looks Bright For Hybrid PCs
Commentary  |  11/26/2013
Cool 2-in-1 laptops, a bit of tablet fatigue, and pent-up demand could make this the best holiday season for the PC market in years.
Google's Schmidt Pens Guide For iPhone Switchers
News  |  11/25/2013
Google's board chairman offers an in-depth tutorial to help smartphone owners ditch their iPhones for Androids.
Nexus 5 Users Scream For Audio Problem Fix
Commentary  |  11/25/2013
A bug in Google's Nexus 5 flagship smartphone has buyers asking: "Can you hear me now?"
ZTE Challenges With Inexpensive Smartwatch
News  |  11/25/2013
ZTE will debut a smartwatch during the second quarter of 2014 to capitalize on the growing market for wearables.
Xbox One Key To 'One Microsoft'
Commentary  |  11/23/2013
Microsoft's Xbox One isn't just about taking over the living room. It's a proving ground for CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" vision.
10 Best Tablets Of 2013
Slideshows  |  11/23/2013
Whether you're tablet shopping now or looking ahead, check out this year's standouts.
Windows Azure Outage Avoids Xbox One Catastrophe
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's cloud services, including Xbox Live, were disrupted Thursday due to a DNS error.
Google Simplifies Android Tablet App Shopping
News  |  11/22/2013
The Google Play Store highlights apps "Designed for Tablets" and pressures developers to optimize applications for larger displays.
Microsoft Gets Snarky With Google Via Swag
News  |  11/22/2013
Microsoft's Scroogled campaign tries selling shirts, mugs, and hats to attack perceived Google privacy threats. Will this sell people on Bing?
Microsoft Surface 2: Hands-On Review
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 is a big improvement, but it's not for everyone.
Windows Azure Load Balancing: What To Know
Commentary  |  11/21/2013
Windows Azure promises cloud flexibility once IT overcomes Azure's built-in load balancing constraints.
Microsoft's Next CEO: Ford's Mulally As 'Caretaker'?
News  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft directors want Alan Mulally to shepherd the company through its restructuring while an insider is groomed for the CEO role, reports say.
Apple-Samsung Trial: Millions At Stake
News  |  11/20/2013
A jury is deciding how much more to reward Apple for patents it says Samsung violated. Samsung is already on the hook for $600 million.
Microsoft's Device Strategy: The Remaining Flaw
Commentary  |  11/20/2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 represent big improvements over the originals, but they still make sense only for certain users.
Microsoft-Nokia Deal On: What's Next?
News  |  11/19/2013
Nokia shareholders have officially agreed to sell the company's device business to Microsoft. How much will Microsoft gain?
Lumia 2520 Tablet Hits AT&T, Verizon Stores
News  |  11/19/2013
Nokia's first Windows-based tablet reaches the US this week with LTE in tow.
8 Reasons To Hate Windows 8.1
Slideshows  |  11/19/2013
Sure, it's an improvement over Windows 8. But for many PC users, Windows 8.1 is a clumsy hybrid that's a pain to navigate.
Windows 8.1: 8 Essential Tips, Tricks
News  |  11/19/2013
Microsoft Windows 8.1 is highly customizable -- but only if you know your way around its menus. Our tips help you get more from the new OS.
Will Microsoft's Next CEO Ditch Ballmer's Plan?
Commentary  |  11/18/2013
As Microsoft board closes in on a new CEO, the company's long-term strategy remains hazy.
Android OS Updates: Don't Hold Your Breath
News  |  11/18/2013
Google has started making KitKat, the latest Android update, available to some mobile devices. But if you've been promised an upgrade, prepare to wait.
Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  11/17/2013
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
News  |  11/17/2013
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
Intel's Mojo Returns
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Intel is finally putting together a sensible set of solutions that should bring back marketshare in emerging markets and stave off challenges in its profitable server business.
Mobile Transforms IT's Role: What's Next?
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Mobile devices have reshaped the employee-IT relationship and how we work with tools like Google Docs. Brace yourself for big changes over the next five years.
iPad + Desktop: Powerhouse Combo For 2014
Commentary  |  11/15/2013
Businesses should buy more desktops and tablets, not laptops, in the upcoming PC refresh. How does Windows apps compatibility fit in?
Open Compute Project Challenges Network Status Quo
News  |  11/15/2013
The Open Compute Project touts hardware and software contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus Networks
Google Wins Book Scanning Case
News  |  11/14/2013
Authors Guild's claim of copyright infringement gets shot down in a surprise ruling.
Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  11/13/2013
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
News  |  11/13/2013
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
Where Is Your Company With Windows 8?
Where Is Your Company With Windows 8?
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/12/2013
InformationWeek's Kelly Sheridan takes the pulse of attendees at the recent Interop NYC.
Google Barge: 10 Informative Images
Slideshows  |  11/11/2013
When Google's floating cultural exhibit opens to the public, you probably won't see many Apple devices on board. Take a closer look at what we've learned so far.
Android KitKat Security Teardown: 4 Hits, 1 Miss
News  |  11/5/2013
Google sweetens Android with SELinux, plus anti-rootkit technology that makes life difficult for malware -- but also for Android modders.
Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Mavericks: Free Upgrade Showdown
News  |  11/1/2013
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 and Apple's OS X Mavericks both have grabbed market share quickly, according to Net Applications, but that doesn't mean they're on equal ground.


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