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  • New FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report published

    Thu 6:01pm
    The latest FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report is out.…
  • Google rolling out Marshmallow for Android Wear

    Thu 5:59pm
    Evidence has been mounting over the last few days and it looks like it's finally happening: Android 6.0 for Wear is starting to roll out. Googler Wayne Piekarski just announced on his Google+ feed that OTAs have begun and should continue over the next few…
  • Microsoft acquires SwiftKey

    Wed 6:38pm
    I'm pleased to announce that Microsoft has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SwiftKey, whose highly rated, highly engaging software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices. In this cloud-first, mobile-first world,…
  • Google wants to take 'Apple-like' control over Nexus devices

    Wed 6:34pm
    Two very interesting articles about Android's future that are strongly related. First, Vlad Savov wonders why Android OEMs continue to make Android phones when there's little to no profit to be gained.…
  • Chromebook Pixel: everything is so much better now

    Tue 5:57pm
    When we talk about laptops still being popular and important, we tend to talk about things like the precision of the mouse and the power and flexibility of a desktop operating system. We talk about all the things they can do better than a phone or a tablet. We…
  • Turing Phone drops Android for Sailfish OS

    Tue 3:23pm
    The Turing Phone, a fancy Android phone promising to be extra secure and which sports an unusual casing and design, has just announced that it's switching from Android... To Sailfish OS.…
  • EU, US agree to 'safe harbour' replacement

    Tue 3:14pm
    After the EU's highest courts rejected the standing safe habour agreement between the EU and the US, the two superpowers had to come up with a new one. They just did:…
  • Ready or not, here comes Windows 10

    Tue 3:10pm
    Public service announcement: as announced October last year, Windows 10 is now a recommended upgrade in Windows Update, meaning the installation will automatically start.…
  • BlackBerry: "the future is really Android"

    Mon 5:09pm
    Speaking with The Economic Times of India, Damian Tay (Senior Director for Product Management, BlackBerry Asia Pacific) described the new Priv as "essentially our transition to [the] Android ecosystem. As we secure Android, over a period of time, we would not…
  • Nayu OS: introducing Chromebooks without Google

    Jan 29, 2016, 5:52 pm
    NayuOS is an ongoing project at Nexedi: We are mainly using Chromebooks for our daily development work and wanted to have more customizable, secure and privacy-compliant devices - not running any proprietary software, because we love Free Software. A few…
  • Debian 8.3 released

    Jan 28, 2016, 6:33 pm
    The Debian project is pleased to announce the third update of its stable distribution Debian 8 (codename jessie). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security…
  • Jolla Tablet: aiming for closure

    Jan 28, 2016, 6:30 pm
    In that spirit, we now have answers for those of you who have been waiting for the next Jolla Tablet update - thanks again for your patience. As already stated in our New Year's post, we plan to ship an additional small batch of Jolla Tablets to early…
  • Windows Phone is dead

    Jan 28, 2016, 6:10 pm
    Windows Phone started off life as a promising alternative to Android and iOS five years ago. Microsoft positioned its range of Windows Phone 7 handsets as the true third mobile ecosystem, but it's time to admit it has failed. If a lack of devices from phone…
  • The 2015 Panic report

    Jan 27, 2016, 5:33 pm
    Panic, one of the most respected OS X/iOS developer houses, published their yearly report, this time covering 2015, obviously. This paragraph is intriguing:…
  • AnandTech's iPad Pro review

    Jan 27, 2016, 5:20 pm
    We're continuing our streak of Apple news, diving into the only review of the iPad Pro that really matters: the one from AnandTech.…