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  • It is not all Android and iOS

    May 23, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on It is not all Android and iOS

    Within a few weeks, Mozilla – the not-for-profit company that has largely made a name for itself in the Internet space – is set to make waves in the mobile industry with the launch of a new Firefox operating system for mobile phones. The company is...

  • Kaspersky Lab developing own operating system

    October 17, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab developing own operating system

    IT security solutions and antivirus developer Kaspersky Lab’s founder has Eugene Kaspersky confirmed that the company will be developing it’s own operating system to be deployed in industry systems that might fall victim to hacking attempts....

  • Windows 8 Pro will allow for downgrading of OS

    September 3, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Windows 8 Pro will allow for downgrading of OS

    Users who purchase Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8 and find that they are unsatisfied with its performance will be able to downgrade the OS to Windows 7 or Vista without paying for additional licences. “Instead of using the Windows 8 Pro...

  • Mozilla Operating System gaining market traction

    July 2, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Mozilla Operating System gaining market traction

    Industry support is growing for Mozilla’s plans to launch a new fully open mobile ecosystem based on HTML5. The operating system, which Mozilla today confirmed will use its Firefox brand, will power the launch of smartphones built entirely to open Web...

  • SA users can now upgrade to BlackBerry 7.1

    June 13, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA users can now upgrade to BlackBerry 7.1

    BlackBerry 7.1, the latest version of the BlackBerry smartphone OS, is now available for customers in South Africa. The update is available for the BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Torch 9810, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and 9380 smartphones, and the Porsche Design...

  • Want to know what’s draining your battery?

    March 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    According to the BBC, Recent research shows that three quarters of your battery power is used for uploading advertisements and tracking user data on unpaid apps . Purdue University computer scientist Abhinav Pathak in Indiana, USA and his colleagues made...

  • The benefits of OS virtualisation

    February 24, 2011 • FeaturesComments (2)

    Virtualisation as a technology is not new, and has in fact been in existence since the 1970’s when it was pioneered on IBM mainframes, allowing the machines to run multiple operating systems on a single physical system with shared hardware resources....

  • The importance of third party support in an enterprise OS

    February 18, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on The importance of third party support in an enterprise OS

    As networks of computers have become an integral part of the modern business world, the infrastructure required to run these systems has become increasingly complex. The operating system that runs individual computers has become part of a far larger network...

  • Red Hat sets a new standard for the next generation of operating systems

    November 12, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Red Hat sets a new standard for the next generation of operating systems

    Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the latest major release of the company’s flagship operating platform, setting the scene for its server operating...

  • RIM launches new BlackBerry 6 operating system

    August 5, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on RIM launches new BlackBerry 6 operating system

    Research In Motion has announced BlackBerry 6, a new operating system for BlackBerry smartphones. According to the company, the new OS features a redesigned interface that seamlessly works with a touch screen and trackpad, an advanced multimedia, a convenient...

  • Windows 7 to be available in 10 African languages

    November 18, 2009 • Enterprise ITComments (2)

    It’s estimated that more than half of all South Africans lack access to modern computer technology — and even if they had access, they would not be able to use it, as the interface would not be in a language they could understand...