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Biggest Apple update yet is live and ready to download. iOS 8 is available to download now Report says the software will be available in preview form in early 2015. Windows Phone 9 tipped for January debut Microsoft to hold a Windows-themed press conference on September 30. Will Windows 9 make its debut this month? Cupertino firm announces that iOS 8 will be available to download on September 17. Apple's iOS 8: When can I get it? The company's Chinese division teases the operating system on social media. Microsoft officially teases Windows 9 A report claims that Microsoft is announcing its 'Threshold' OS next month. Windows 9 tipped for Sept 30 launch Microsoft's next operating system is expected to launch in the spring. Microsoft Windows 9 'to ditch Charms bar' Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users could be in for a free upgrade. Will Windows 9 be free for some users? Microsoft promises Windows 9 convergence across mobile, tablet and desktop. Windows 9 to feature universal apps Windowed apps and the new Start menu feature in the latest Windows 9 leak. Windows 9 fresh screenshot leaks online Purported screenshot shows how Metro-style apps will look in the Start menu. Windows 9 screenshot reveals Start menu The desktop operating system will transition to extended support until 2020. Windows 7 'mainstream support' ends 2015 The next-generation operating system could arrive earlier than expected. Windows 9 preview tipped for autumn Microsoft accidentally outs the new feature in an online support article. Windows Phone 8.1 to introduce folders New figures suggest that BlackBerry still has more consumer users in the UK. Windows Phone 'yet to surpass BlackBerry' Lead developer Marcus Ash says the personal assistant is not going third-party. Cortana to launch in UK 'within weeks' The update mainly covers bug fixes and functionality improvements. Android 4.4.3 KitKat update rolls out The new OS X will make interchangeability between devices easier and smoother. Apple announces OS X Yosemite Apple's operating system for iPhone and iPad will be available in the autumn. Apple unveils iOS 8 at WWDC 2014 Tizen is the OS designed to curb Samsung's reliance on Google-run Android. Samsung Z confirmed as first Tizen phone China bans the use of Microsoft's Windows 8 software on government computers. Windows 8 hit with restrictions in China Microsoft makes it easier for PC and tablet users to discover new apps. Windows Store update improves navigation Rumour points to new functionality for iOS update iOS 8 to use split screen multi-tasking? Microsoft security report suggests Windows 7 and Vista are most at risk. Windows 7 'more at risk' than Windows XP Microsoft confirms that the feature could be introduced by the end of May. Windows Phone to introduce File Manager Microsoft confirms that XP users will receive its next security update.  Internet Explorer fix bound for Windows XP Microsoft delivers an update to the Bing-powered Smart Search feature in the OS. Windows 8.1 gets natural language search We look at the good, the bad and the ugly in our full Windows Phone 8.1 review. Windows Phone 8.1 review Microsoft launches a developer build of its new mobile operating system. Windows Phone 8.1 lands alongside Cortana Technical support and security patches will no longer be rolled out for the OS. Microsoft ends support for Windows XP Microsoft details its latest OS update at its Build 2014 developer conference. Windows 8.1 Update coming on April 8 Microsoft lifts the lid on its next-generation mobile operating system at Build. Windows Phone 8.1 unveiled at Build 2014 New figures suggest the 12-year-old OS is still being widely used by UK firms. Windows XP 'used by 77% of UK firms' Sony rules out adopting Android Wear and will stick to its own platform. Sony: 'We won't turn to Android Wear' Around 95% of the world's ATMs run on Windows XP despite support cut-off on April 8. Banks hit hard by Windows XP support end Microsoft and Google are both said to be opposed to their software sharing a PC. Asus 'urged to scrap dual-OS PC plans' Update adds improved Siri voices for British, Australian, Japanese and Mandarin dialects. Apple releases iOS 7.1: Find out what's new Apple has the strongest tablets overall, with a 36% share of the market. Android 'most popular tablet software' Operating system sold a further 100 million licences since May last year. Windows 8 reaches 200m licence sales Report suggest 2001 OS is still going strong two months before discontinuation. Windows XP gains market share in January