Operating Systems

Microsoft says its seamless OS will help it gain ground on Apple and Google. Windows 10 will help 'close the app gap' Update includes BlackBerry Assistant, BlackBerry Blend and dual app stores. BlackBerry 10 OS update adds Siri rival The computing firm introduces a price hike to discourage continued usage. Microsoft ups Windows XP support fees Microsoft is reportedly aiming to send the software to manufacturers in June. Windows 10 final build slated for June? Platform holder Microsoft registers a trademark for Windows 365. Subscription-based Windows on the way? An early version of the Windows 10 Xbox apps makes January's Technical Preview. Xbox App makes latest Windows 10 build Microsoft says an improved version of the browser will launch with its new OS. Internet Explorer may not be dead after all Find out how Windows 10 will work across desktop, mobile and Xbox One. Windows 10: Everything you need to know Microsoft combines holograms with a headset to bring Windows 10 to life. Windows Holographic brings OS to life The operating system will be offered as a free upgrade for the first year. Windows 10 revealed in full by Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users will be able to upgrade for free for the first year. Windows 10 to be offered as free upgrade Reports suggest the computing firm will launch a phone-laptop hybrid. Will new hardware debut with Windows 10? Computing firm reveals details of where and when you can watch the big unveiling. Microsoft to live stream Windows 10 event Previous-generation operating system will remain in 'extended support' until 2020. Windows 7 mainstream support ends Google's latest version of Android has less than 0.1% of users. KitKat now on almost 40% of Android devices The first image of Microsoft's new web browser has apparently surfaced. This is Spartan! Microsoft's new browser Computing giant said to be working on a faster browser that resembles Chrome. Is Microsoft killing off Internet Explorer? A leaked image of the Windows 10 store suggests Microsoft is merging the platforms. Will Windows Phone app run on Windows 10? Early version of the desktop personal assistant features in a video clip. Watch Cortana running on Windows 10 Chinese manufacturer expresses its frustration about Microsoft's mobile OS. Huawei: 'There's no money in Windows Phone' Computing firm teams up with IBM to address the long-running problem. Microsoft fixes '19-year-old' Windows bug A former Microsoft employee sheds light on the firm's rollout plans for the OS. Windows 10 'already in testing for phones' Equipment manufacturers are no longer allowed to bundle versions of the OS. Windows 7 and 8 consumer sales end today Computing giant rolls out a new build of Windows Technical Preview. Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview Technical Preview build of the operating system reaches a user milestone. Windows 10 being tested by 1m users Users are installing the latest iOS update at a slower rate than iOS 7. Over half of iPhones still not on iOS 8 Microsoft says non-enterprise users should steer clear of the early preview build. Consumers advised against Windows 10 preview Developers can try out the software by downloading Windows Technical Preview. Windows 10 will ship with DirectX 12 CCS Insight vice president Geoff Blaber weighs in on Microsoft's new OS. Windows 10 'shaped by user feedback' Microsoft gives an early glimpse at the new features included in its latest operating system. Windows 10: Everything you need to know New operating system is so advanced it's missed a number. Microsoft Windows 10 official Microsoft Indonesia head quoted as saying Windows 9 will be a free upgrade. Windows 9 is 'free for Windows 8 users' The move comes after iOS 8.0.1 caused signal loss and the Touch ID feature to malfunction. Apple issues iOS 8.0.1 workaround Users also complain that Touch ID was broken by the patch update. Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 for causing network loss Computing giant will no longer supply some versions of the OS from next month. Microsoft begins phasing out Windows 7 Screengrabs of Microsoft's forthcoming operating system update leak online. Microsoft Windows 9 screen captures emerge 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?