Operating system articles
You can now turn your old Mac or PC into a Chromebook with the public release of ChromeOS Flex
Native CD ripping returns to Windows 11 in latest Insider build
Valve could optimize SteamOS for the GPD Win Max 2 gaming handheld
China has a renewed plan to make a homegrown OS that could replace the need for Windows
Google's iOS app for switching to Android is now compatible with all Android 12 phones
Microsoft will soon start warning Windows 8.1 users about looming end-of-support date
Microsoft's internal rollout of Windows 11 took five weeks, a massive 190,000 devices were upgraded worldwide
One survey says Windows 11 adoption hasn't even surpassed Windows XP yet
Some iPhone users say iOS 15.4 update is killing their battery life
Dual Booting: Windows and Ubuntu
Dual booting is a great way to get the best of both worlds of Windows and Linux. It's relatively straightforward and it's a great opportunity to learn more about computers and how software works.
Unsupported Windows 11 devices could soon get a desktop watermark
Google wants you to try Chrome OS on your old PC or Mac
Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit finally exits beta, available for download
Microsoft: Windows needs a minimum of 8 hours online to update successfully
Apple begins iOS 15.4 public beta rollout with a long list of new features, including Face ID with a mask
Microsoft's first big Windows 11 update lands in February
Microsoft is bringing a redesigned Task Manager to Windows 11
Google looks to improve connectivity between Android and Windows
Android 13 "Tiramisu" set to bring improved battery management, per-app language settings and opt-in notifications
How to Make Windows 11 Look and Feel More Like Windows 10
If you've made the jump to Windows 11, chances are you won't like some of the changes made to the Taskbar, Start Menu, and File Explorer. However you can fix many of these with a few tweaks and tools.
Explainer: What is a File System?
There are many different ways to organize files and directories in a computer, but in the abstract of how that happens at the hardware and OS level is typically assigned to the file system. This is how it works.
New zero-day vulnerability in Windows Installer affects all versions of Microsoft's OS
Android 10 is the most popular version of Google's OS, but Android 11 isn't far behind
Intel Alder Lake: Windows 11 vs. Windows 10 Performance
After reviewing all 12th-gen Intel Core CPUs, today we're taking a look at how these new processors compare when using Windows 10 and Windows 11, plus Windows 11 running VBS (Virtualization-Based Security).