Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @04:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:36PM Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:35PM Linux 4.15 Becomes Slowest Release Since 2011
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:26AM Google Moves To Debian For In-house Linux Desktop
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @03:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @02:26PM Microsoft Announces First Mobile Carriers To Support Always Connected PCs
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @10:56AM The 'App' You Can't Trash: How SIP is Broken in Apple's High Sierra OS
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:40AM Linux Mint 19 Named 'Tara'
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:31PM Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
Thursday December 28, 2017 @09:43PM Kodi 18 'Leia' 64-Bit For Windows Is Finally Ready To Replace the 32-bit Version
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:46PM Apple To Release Lisa OS For Free As Open Source In 2018
Saturday December 23, 2017 @10:21PM Could 2018 Be The Year of the Linux Desktop?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @08:58PM FSF Adds PureOS To List of Endorsed GNU/Linux Distributions
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:47PM Nvidia To Cease Producing New Drivers For 32-Bit Systems
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Tech Companies End the One-Year Software Update Cycle?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @03:38PM PSA: Spotify Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @12:24PM Ubuntu 17.10 Temporarily Pulled Due To A BIOS Corrupting Problem
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @10:42AM Apple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps To Create One User Experience
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @11:16AM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:33PM Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @04:21PM Google Is Shutting Down Project Tango
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @10:19AM Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Considered Anything But
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:58PM Updated Debian Linux 9.3 and 8.10 Released
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:24PM ReactOS 0.4.7 Released
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Monday November 27, 2017 @09:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Monday November 27, 2017 @06:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Monday November 27, 2017 @01:40PM Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @03:05PM Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:17PM iMac Pro Will Have An A10 Fusion Coprocessor For 'Hey, Siri' Support and More Secure Booting, Says Report
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:10PM Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft and GitHub Team Up To Take Git Virtual File System To MacOS, Linux
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:05PM Even New Phones Are No Longer Guaranteed To Have the Latest Version of Android
Friday November 17, 2017 @10:04AM iOS 11 'Is Still Just Buggy as Hell'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:23PM All 500 of the World's Top 500 Supercomputers Are Running Linux
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @10:52AM Fedora 27 Released
Monday November 13, 2017 @04:20PM Google To Kill a Bunch of Useful Android Apps That Rely On Accessibility Services
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @04:21PM Google Working To Remove MINIX-Based ME From Intel Platforms
Thursday November 09, 2017 @09:51AM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:27AM Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
Friday November 03, 2017 @12:37PM Microsoft Quietly Announces End of Last Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer
Friday November 03, 2017 @10:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:18PM Apple Uses Machine Learning To Chronicle All the Bra Pics On Your iPhone
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Friday October 27, 2017 @07:23PM Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:53PM Everything New In the Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview
Thursday October 26, 2017 @07:44PM Google Addresses Pixel 2 XL Display Issues, Pixel 2 Clicking Sounds With Software Updates
Thursday October 26, 2017 @05:22PM Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @10:25PM Linux Mint Is Killing the KDE Edition
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @03:30PM Oracle Engineer Talks of ZFS File System Possibly Still Being Upstreamed On Linux
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @01:54PM Why Did Ubuntu Drop Unity? Mark Shuttleworth Explains
Sunday October 22, 2017 @02:38PM 30-Year-Old Operating System 'PC-MOS/386' Finally Open Sourced
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:53PM How Google's Pixel 2 'Now Playing' Song Identification Works
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:43AM Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Released
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:01PM Latest iOS Update Shows Apple Can Use Software To Break Phones Repaired By Independent Shops
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @03:43PM Is the Chromebook the New Android Tablet?
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:34PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Released
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:31PM How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM?
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:29PM OpenBSD 6.2 Released
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:27PM Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player
Monday October 09, 2017 @01:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Monday October 09, 2017 @08:59AM Microsoft Exec Says Windows 10 Mobile is No Longer a 'Focus'
Friday October 06, 2017 @06:10PM Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According To Benchmark Analysis
Thursday October 05, 2017 @03:41PM Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @06:28PM Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:10PM Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify
Sunday October 01, 2017 @12:00PM Meet The Next Major Operating System: Amazon's Alexa
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:31AM Ask Slashdot: Whatever Happened To the 'Year of Linux on Desktop'?
Friday September 22, 2017 @07:55PM Microsoft and Canonical Make Custom Linux Kernel
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @06:03PM Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:01PM iOS 11 Released
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @09:38AM Results of the Ubuntu Desktop Applications Survey
Friday September 15, 2017 @03:44PM HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:39PM KDE Plasma 5.11 Beta Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @07:54PM GNOME 3.26 Released
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:29PM Windows 10 Will Soon Give Users More Control Over App Permissions
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:00PM Apple Is Releasing macOS High Sierra On September 25
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @03:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @06:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:25PM Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @11:37AM Linux Kernel 4.13 Officially Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:53AM With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:38AM ReactOS 0.4.6 Released
Sunday September 03, 2017 @11:21AM Is Apple Copying Palm's WebOS?
Friday September 01, 2017 @02:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Friday September 01, 2017 @11:39AM Linux Desktop Market Share Crosses 3%
Friday September 01, 2017 @08:33AM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @05:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @01:31PM Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:06PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Android Oreo Features?
Monday August 21, 2017 @02:41PM Android O Is Now Officially Android Oreo
Saturday August 19, 2017 @06:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Friday August 18, 2017 @03:58PM Android O Is Officially Launching August 21
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:21PM iOS 11 Has a Feature To Temporarily Disable Touch ID
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:42PM PlayStation 4 Update 5.0 Officially Revealed
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:36PM Hacker Claims To Have Decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave Processor Firmware
Friday August 11, 2017 @11:11PM A New Amiga Will Go On Sale In Late 2017
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Saturday August 05, 2017 @12:48PM Linux Kernel Hardeners Grsecurity Sue Open Source's Bruce Perens
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @03:53PM Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years
Monday July 31, 2017 @05:22PM Is the iPhone 'Years' Ahead of Android In Photography?
Monday July 31, 2017 @03:52PM Bluetooth Battery Level Indicators May Soon Be Coming To Android
Saturday July 29, 2017 @12:49AM Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:23PM FreeBSD 11.1 Released
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @03:42AM Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:34PM iOS 11 Will Prevent Your iPhone From Automatically Connecting To Unreliable Wi-Fi Networks
Sunday July 23, 2017 @02:30PM Debian 'Stretch' Updated With 9.1 Release
Friday July 21, 2017 @10:13PM Slackware, Oldest Linux Distro Still In Active Development, Turns 24
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:28PM Ubuntu 16.10 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @03:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @06:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:35PM Some OnePlus 5s Are Reportedly Rebooting After Dialing 911
Monday July 17, 2017 @07:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:54PM Windows 10 Creators Upgrade Cuts Support For Some Intel PCs Early
Monday July 17, 2017 @11:40AM 'Windows 10 Is Failing Us'
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @03:55PM 24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @12:22PM Fedora 26 Linux Distro Released
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @11:39AM Windows Phone Dies Today
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:02PM Ubuntu Is Now Available On the Windows Store
Monday July 10, 2017 @09:06AM Microsoft Will Sell Office, Windows as a Bundle
Saturday July 08, 2017 @11:14PM 48-Year-Old Multics Operating System Resurrected
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Thursday July 06, 2017 @03:12PM OneDrive Has Stopped Working On Non-NTFS Drives
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @06:27PM OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels On Each Reboot
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Sunday July 02, 2017 @11:10PM Linux Kernel 4.12 Officially Released
Sunday July 02, 2017 @10:44PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Sunday July 02, 2017 @01:44PM 'Severe' Systemd Bug Allowed Remote Code Execution For Two Years
Sunday July 02, 2017 @12:10PM 23 Years Of The Open Source 'FreeDOS' Project
Saturday July 01, 2017 @06:11PM While Chrome Dominates, Microsoft Edge Struggles To Attract New Users
Saturday July 01, 2017 @12:50AM Ubuntu Disputes 'Ads In MOTD' Claims
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:25AM France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings
Thursday June 29, 2017 @03:32PM System76 Unveils Its Own Ubuntu-Based Linux Distribution Called 'Pop!_OS'
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:27PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @05:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @09:38PM Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:23PM Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:40AM Software Developer Explains Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:39PM Linus Explains What Surprises Him After 25 Years Of Linux
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:32PM Western Tech Firms Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 23, 2017 @02:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Monday June 19, 2017 @05:16PM The Behind-the-Scenes Changes Found In MacOS High Sierra
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:15PM Microsoft Now Lets Surface Laptop Owners Revert Back To Windows 10 S
Monday June 19, 2017 @01:29PM 'The Unwillingness To Foresee The Future'
Friday June 09, 2017 @09:01AM Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux
Thursday June 08, 2017 @04:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:49PM No Known Ransomware Works Against Windows 10 S, Says Microsoft
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:17PM Apple To Force Users To 2FA On iOS 11, macOS High Sierra
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:38AM Apple To Phase Out 32-Bit Mac Apps Starting In January 2018
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:48PM Ubuntu Works With GNOME To Improve HiDPI Support On Linux Desktop
Monday June 05, 2017 @03:35PM Apple's New iOS File Manager Coming This Fall As Part of iOS 11
Monday June 05, 2017 @01:32PM Apple Unveils What's Next For macOS Desktop OS: High Sierra
Monday June 05, 2017 @12:30PM Microsoft Leak Reveals New Windows 10 Workstation Edition For Power Users
Sunday June 04, 2017 @12:18PM OpenELEC 8.0.4 Kodi-Focused Linux Distro Now Available