Operating Systems

Operating Systems

Windows Phone 8 vs. Android 4.1 Jellybean

Two of the leading software giants Google and Microsoft have unveiled the much awaited versions of their mobile operating systems- Windows Phone 8 Apollo and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Both the versions come with some impressive improvements in performance as well as aesthetics. If you wish to compare the two, following points can be taken into consideration:

Interface
Talking about the interface, Android 4.1 has totally revolutionized the customizability of its operating system with Apps and widgets automatically resized to fit across multiple users’ home screens.

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Best Data Recovery Software

It happens to all of us. At some point, something goes wrong within one of our trusty machines, and it suffers a bit of technological amnesia. All the data and information, music, books, programs, or whatever else you may be storing on your device disappears, seemingly without a trace. Even an iPhone or iPad that’s encased in the most sturdy and battle-proven case can still get jarred from a fall and shake up its memory. While it’s horrible that so many have had to experience data loss, it’s good that there have been so many advances in data recovery. Now, a wealth of Outlook data recovery software and backup options make recovering data across many devices far easier than it once was.

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Is Chrome OS coming on December 7?

Chrome OS

Ever since search engine giant Google revealed its plan of coming out with cloud based OS, Chrome, the same has created a huge buzz in the PC and internet market. With Google claiming the Chrome will be the future OS, powering notebooks, million of netbook users have been waiting eagerly as to when the OS will finally hit the market.

It was anticipated that the OS would be launched this year, but addressing Web2.0 Summit earlier this year in November, Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, said that it will take some more time for the OS to be launched. However, rumors have flown thick and fast that Chrome OS will be launched by Google on December 7 in San Francisco, in the upcoming Google Chrome OS event.

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Top iOS 4.2 Features for Business

iOS 4.2

There is no doubt that Apple iPad has been the most innovative invention of the year. However, it has received a lot of criticism as well for not living up to the standards and missing out important features that might help the people to use Apple iPad in a better way. Hence, to make the users happy Apple has now come up with its first major iPad update. The iOS 4.2 update is not just another update from Apple, but it brings a lot of improvement and new features that users will be able to use on their Apple iPad which might help in zooming up the overall sales figures in the market. Here we will take a quick look at some of the important features that business people can use on their Apple iPad.

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Mac OS X Lion – The Eighth Major Release of Apple’s Mac Operating System

Mac OS X Lion

Apple has just introduced its latest operating system the Mac OS X 10.7. Nicknamed as the ‘Lion’, the OS X 10.7 comes with tons of cool, new features.

About The Software

The Lion is going to be the eighth major release of Apple’s Mac Operating System. The software was introduced on 20th October, 2010 in San Francisco in a special Apple media event. It is going to be officially released in summer 2011.

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The New Apple Release

Apple Safari 5

Apple has recently released the Safari 5.0.1, turning on Safari Extensions and introducing the Safari Extensions Gallery. In June, extensions support was introduced by Apple in Safari 5, so that developers could start creating extensions with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript web standards. With the help of Safari Extensions Gallery, users would quickly be able to find extensions that add powerful enhanced new features to Safari – from the toolbars which display live web feeds to sophisticated programs thatyt filter the web content. Through Safari 5.0.1, users are allowed to download and install extensions either from the Safari Extensions Gallery, or even from a developer’s site, directly.

Brian Croll, the Vice President of OS X Product Marketing of Apple, said that Safari 5 had been a big hit, and the user response to the new Safari Reader has been equally good. Thus, it’s great that so many leading developers have been creating amazing extensions – this means that the Apple users would be able to further customize Safari.

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New Linux Kernel adds File-System support

The most awaited Linux kernel version 2.6.30 has been released finally adding support for more File-systems, performance improvements and hardware driver support. The new kernel was made final in a newslist post by the developer, Linus Torvalds himself. It is to be made a note this kernel is the core that is used by the all GNU/Linux Operating System distributions from major companies like Red Hat and Novell.

The release has targeted the support for the two major file systems namely the NILFS2 and POHMELFS. It also supports other file systems like EXOFS and FS-Cache file system.

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