Operating systems

iOS News

Microsoft’s all-in-one Office app is now available to all

Microsoft’s all-in-one Office app is ready for primetime. The mobile-first application, which the company announced last November, has already been available as a public preview. That version was limited to Android users that signed up through a specific Google Group and 10,000 iOS testers that registered via Apple’s TestFlight program, however. The consumer-ready Android app […]


macOS Catalina preview

Apple clearly sees a future in the billion-dollar play of Apple TV+, while the return of products like long-lamented Mac Pro find it attempting to reassert its core audience. macOS 10.15 has a lot updates to comb through, but the new stuff largely focuses on two primary categories: Changes in the way Apple serves up […]

Android News

Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2

Last year’s Black Shark proved to be a decent, if unremarkable entry into the gaming smartphone market for Xiaomi, but now the Chinese phone maker seems set to deliver the goods with its follow-up, the Black Shark 2. Announced today, the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 boasts a pressure sensitive 6.39-inch AMOLED display, allowing players to […]

Android News

Most Android antivirus Apps Are Garbage

Antivirus is already fraught. You’re basically inviting all-seeing, all-knowing software onto your device, trusting that it’ll keep the bad guys out and not abuse its own access in the process. On Android, that problem is compounded by dozens of apps that aren’t just ineffective—they’re outright phony. In a survey of 250 Android so-called antivirus apps, […]


What is Linux?

Just like Windows 7, Windows 10, and Mac OS X, Linux is an operating system. An operating system is software that manages all of the hardware resources associated with your desktop or laptop. To put it simply – the operating system manages the communication between your software and your hardware. Without the operating system (often […]