Operating systems

IT drives Lotus F1 forwards

Lotus F1
Lotus F1 CIO Graeme Hackland tells Danny Palmer how IT is helping the team prepare for big changes next season, and how it aids with race strategy
11 Jun 2013

Microsoft Start button returns on Windows 8.1 as a 'tip'

Windows 8.1 Start screen
Revamped Start unveiled as part of a raft of changes to be previewed on 26 June
31 May 2013

Microsoft takes a swipe at Apple’s iPad with Windows 8 attack ad

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Microsoft advert mocks Apple's Siri and the price of the iPad
24 May 2013

Microsoft takes on Sony PS4 with new Xbox One games console

Sony shares stage "relief rally" at missed opportunity by Microsoft
21 May 2013

Windows ‘Blue’ officially christened Windows 8.1

Free update will be available before Christmas, says Microsoft
15 May 2013

Microsoft aims to silence critics with Windows 8 redesign

Much-criticised Windows 8 to be revamped, Microsoft reveals, as OS passes 100 million licence sales
07 May 2013

New Sailfish OS phone 'imminent' as Jolla brings in 'professional' CEO

If iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Series 40, Ubuntu and Tizen aren't good enough for your phone, Jolla will be releasing Sailfish OS in May, with products out as early as summer
03 May 2013

Ubuntu 13.04 more resource efficient in drive for unified operating system

Latest version of Ubuntu intended for smartphones as well as PCs
25 Apr 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro UK release set for May

Microsoft tablet will be available in 29 countries by the summer
24 Apr 2013

Google-owned Motorola fails in Apple sensor patent challenge

US trade agency not persuaded that Apple infringed Motorola sensor patents
23 Apr 2013

Microsoft and Foxconn sign patent agreement for Chrome devices

Microsoft to receive automatic royalties on patents in future
17 Apr 2013

Foxconn ramping up staff numbers to produce Apple iPhone 5s for summer release

Apple's contract manufacturer of choice gearing up for new iPhone 5s
16 Apr 2013

Windows RT: living on borrowed time?

When Windows RT shipped, a sceptical IT industry opted to steer clear – with good reason. Now, the question is when will Microsoft kill it
16 Apr 2013

Crash Podcast: Samsung, Google, Phones & Windows RT

On this week's podcast we discuss Samsung breaking away from Android, Google's privacy woes, then 40th anniversary of the mobile phone, and the potential demise of Windows RT
04 Apr 2013

Analysis: does PC performance affect productivity?

Do slow PCs also slow the minds and reduce the performance of office workers? Or would a little reduction in speed be beneficial?
03 Apr 2013

BlackBerry to expand smartphone portfolio, says Thorsten Heins

Mid-tier and entry level devices to be released later this year
02 Apr 2013

Microsoft posts big gains in smartphones - but Apple and Android remain dominant

UK and Italy register some of the biggest increases in market share for Windows 8 phones
02 Apr 2013

Analysis: should Samsung abandon Android?

Peter Gothard assesses whether Samsung’s growing supremacy as a smartphone vendor might result in it splitting from Google’s platform
27 Mar 2013

Blue makeover to fix Windows 8 flaws

Windows Blue upgrade expected in autumn – one year after disappointing Windows 8 launch
26 Mar 2013

EasyJet takes off with Windows 7 upgrade

Migration to Windows 7 from XP has helped 'change lives' of easyJet's mobile workers, explains CTO Andy Caddy
22 Mar 2013

‘Apple’s iPhone user interface is five years old’ claims BlackBerry CEO

Thorsten Heins takes swipe at 'outdated' Apple
19 Mar 2013

Fewer than 10 per cent of enterprise users even considering Windows 8 migration

Computing survey reveals unusually low demand for Microsoft’s latest
19 Mar 2013

Legacy software: who smells a rat?

Richard Clark of Xuber explains how organisations should look to build their business case to replace legacy systems - and why it's important
13 Mar 2013

MWC: What can Firefox OS offer to the smartphone market?

Mozilla explains how its new mobile platform will affect the market, and the enterprise user
06 Mar 2013