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Windows 8 ekes out

Windows Windows 8 is slowly carving out a slightly larger slice of the OS market. The latest flavor of Windows captured 3.17 percent of all desktop OS traffic tracked by Net Applications in March. That was a small gain from the 2.67 percent share in February. Since its official debut last October, Windows 8 has very gradually risen up the ranks, at least in Net Applications’ …

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Microsoft’s first Windows 8 update halfway to completion

Microsoft’s first Windows 8 update The Windows team at Microsoft just completed the first milestone build (M1) of Windows Blue, the first full-fledged update to Windows 8, according to a couple of sources of mine. One of my contacts said that M1 marks the halfway point in the Windows Blue development schedule. The last and final milestone build of Windows …

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Canonical Unveils Ubuntu For Tablets

Ubuntu For Tablets Hot on the heels of the announcement of Ubuntu on phones comes Canonical’s latest announcement: Ubuntu on tablets. This is, in many ways, ano-brainer: Android and iOS have already demonstrated that the same OS can work on both form factors. But the story is a little more interesting when you consider what Ubuntu offers. And developers can …

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Ubuntu OS for Samsung Galaxy Nexus to arrive late February

Ubuntu OS for Samsung Galaxy Nexus Ubuntu chief Mark Shuttleworth has revealed that plans to bring Ubuntu to phones is on track. The OS, which will run on smartphones, is expected to be available from October 2013, but developers are already hard at work to develop apps for the platform. In fact, a version of Ubuntu for the popular Samsung …

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Ubuntu OS smartphones to hit stores in October

Ubuntu OS smartphones It’s been said that Ubuntu‘s open-source operating system would be available on smartphones by the end of the year, and now it’s confirmed that consumers can get their hands on such devices in October. Ubuntu is made by Canonical, and according to the Wall Street Journal, the founder and CEO of Canonical Mark Shuttleworth said that Ubuntu …

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