Microsoft to continue supporting XP only in this country

Come April 8, Microsoft Corp. will no longer provide security support for its much loved Windows XP operating system. In markets like Canada and the United States, Microsoft is urging users to replace

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Is Windows Phone catching up with iOS, Android?

Windows Phone operating system is still a distant third to market leaders Android and iOS, but adoption of Microsoft’s mobile OS in the United States appears to be picking up. Windows Phone OS

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Security firm warns of new XP flaw

Just five months before Microsoft Corp. ends support for Windows XP, a security firm has warned that a new zero day flaw in the aging operating system is being used by attackers to

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

64-bit Android tablet with Bay Trail chip coming

Intel Corp is developing a 64-bit version of the Android OS for tablet devices to work with its Bay Trail chip. The 64-bit Android tablet will be rolled out next year after Bay

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Is HP blaming partner Microsoft for its problems?

Hewlett-Packard’s traditional partners such Microsoft Corp. and Intel Inc. are turning into its competitors according to Meg Whitman, chief executive officer of HP. In a presentation to Wall Street analysts, Whitman said HP’s

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

‘Blue screen of death’ mars Windows RT 8.1 update

Many Surface RT tablet owners reported their tablets were crippled when they attempted to upgrade to the new Windows RT 8.1 operating system on Friday. The complaints prompted Microsoft Corp. to pull the

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Android’s open-source challengers

One of the big selling points of the Android ecosystem is that the operating system is open source. That means handset manufacturers can modify it to work on their handsets and tablets, or

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Sean Carruthers

Will Unix be 86ed by x86es soon?

The 30-year reign of the Unix in enterprise servers continues on it inescapable decline thanks to the popularity of more efficient and less expensive alternatives and the migration of users from the RISC

Published on: August 19th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Dell says financial woes caused by Windows 8

The “uncertain adoption” of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system and the slowdown in Windows 7 upgrades are partly responsible for Dell’s financial problems, according to a proxy statement filed by the company with

Published on: April 1st, 2013