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Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Update specs tease details of Nokia's next mobes

New screen sizes, dual SIMs, voice over LTE, and more
Neil McAllister, 29 Jul 00:48

Cloudy CoreOS Linux distro declares itself production-ready

Lightweight, container-happy Linux gets first Stable release
Neil McAllister, 28 Jul 23:34

KDE releases ice-cream coloured Plasma 5 just in time for summer

Review Melty but refreshing - popular rival to Mint's Cinnamon's still a work in progress
Scott Gilbertson, 28 Jul 13:37

Secure microkernel that uses maths to be 'bug free' goes open source

Hacker-repelling, drone-protecting code will soon be yours to tweak as you see fit
Darren Pauli, 28 Jul 07:31

iOS slurpware brouhaha: It's for diagnostics, honest, says Apple

Hidden packet sniffer claims hit Cupertino
Iain Thomson, 24 Jul 00:34

Apple: We'll unleash OS X Yosemite beta on the MASSES on 24 July

Starting today, regular fanbois will be guinea pigs, it tells Reg
Shaun Nichols, 23 Jul 23:42

Speaking in Tech: Microsoft DOES have a stake in Android, y'know

Podcast Ever been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not
Team Register, 23 Jul 16:35

Samsung looks to up Tizen market share ... by upgrading Galaxy Gear

Android-powered smartwatches get Tizen makeover in US
Neil McAllister, 22 Jul 01:58

Apple said to be prepping public beta for OS X Yosemite

New Mac OS set to open to the masses
Shaun Nichols, 22 Jul 00:58

HIDDEN packet sniffer spy tech in MILLIONS of iPhones, iPads – expert

Updated Don't panic though – Apple's backdoor is not wide open to all, guru tells us
Iain Thomson, 21 Jul 20:24

August Patch Tuesday to bring Windows bug fixes AND FEATURES – report

Windows 8.1 Update 2 said to arrive in three weeks
Neil McAllister, 21 Jul 19:49
Microsoft Nokia logo

Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months

Analysis The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jul 18:14
Chrome OS Athena screenshot

Google shows off new Chrome OS look

Athena springs full-grown from Chromium project's head
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jul 02:57

Opinion

Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen

The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?

Second Look As good as it gets, for now

Windows Phone: Just as well Microsoft bought an Android maker, RIGHT?

Comment Can nothing halt little green robot's march over mobes?
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Apr 10:54

Nothing's as SCARY as an overly aggressive SOFTWARE PIMP

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Ha ha... you’ve been UPGRAYEDDED!
Alistair Dabbs, 04 Apr 12:28
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

How Microsoft can keep Win XP alive – and WHY: A real-world example

Sysadmin blog Redmond needs to discover the mathematics of trust
Trevor Pott, 02 Apr 00:18

News

Firefox OS lands in Germany – with France, Asia, and more to come

Mozilla's thrifty, browser-based smartphone OS continues expansion
Neil McAllister, 17 Jul 20:34

EU dons gloves, pokes Google's deals with Android mobe makers

Exclusive El Reg cops a squint at investigatory letters
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Jul 13:50

OpenWRT gets native IPv6 slurping in major refresh

Also faster init and a new packages system
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Jul 02:58

Nokia emits Windows Phone 8.1 'Cyan' upgrade for Lumia gear

Finnish phones get bonus features on top of OS upgrade
Neil McAllister, 15 Jul 20:22

Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops

WPC Redmond's chief salesman: We're taking 'hard' decisions
Gavin Clarke, 15 Jul 11:33

New leaked 'Windows 8 screenshot': The Start Menu strikes back

Revamped launcher could arrive in update this year
Neil McAllister, 15 Jul 01:28

July 14, 2015. Tuesday. No more support for Windows Server 2003. Good luck

2.7 million systems in Europe must make the switch
Paul Kunert, 14 Jul 12:02

Microsoft wants to lure biz users with fondleable Windows 8.1 'Apportals'

Custom Start Screens lump enterprise apps and data in one place
Neil McAllister, 11 Jul 22:56

Samsung Z mobe a NO-SHOW at Moscow Tizen Developer Summit

More launch delays for Samsung's Android-alternative smartphone OS
Neil McAllister, 11 Jul 19:47

Dodgy Google, Yahoo! SSL certs nuked in Windows – finally

Tools for snooping on google.com, gmail.com and yahoo.com users knackered
Iain Thomson, 10 Jul 21:59

Apple OS X Yosemite 4 TIMES more popular than Mavericks

Big Data crunching? Nope. Big advertising spinning
Shaun Nichols, 09 Jul 21:04

The Windows 8 dilemma: Win 8 or wait for 9?

Second Look As good as it gets, for now
CentOS

Free Red Hat clone CentOS-7 is full of Linux Container love

All the glitter of RHEL 7 – without the price tag
Neil McAllister, 07 Jul 20:53
Happy woman at a computer

That AMAZING Windows comeback: Wow – 0.5% growth in 2015

Whoooah, my face is going all floppy with the speed
Paul Kunert, 07 Jul 08:02
NSA parody T-shirt

Use Tor or 'extremist' Tails Linux? Congrats, you're on an NSA list

Penguinista mag readers, privacy-conscious netizens and more targeted, claims report
Iain Thomson, 03 Jul 17:49

Windows 7, XP and even Vista GAIN market share again

Windows 8.x failure to launch confirmed
Simon Sharwood, 03 Jul 04:02
Auto Grade Linux example screen

Linux turns the crank on code for cars

Got a feel for your automobile
Richard Chirgwin, 02 Jul 03:30
Same-faced children from the film "Pink Floyd: The Wall"

Conformist Google: Android devices must LOOK, WORK ALIKE

Demands watch, TV, and car makers stick to default UI
Neil McAllister, 01 Jul 02:01

Apple ships security fixes for iOS, OS X, Safari ... basically EVERYTHING

Here comes the next big slew of WebKit bug fixes
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Using Android 4.3? Don't let malware snatch your private login keys

Bad news: One in ten devices suffer KeyStore flaw. Good news: It's hard to exploit
Iain Thomson, 30 Jun 21:04
money trap conceptual illustration

VMware ends free SUSE for vSphere customers offer

The cost of running virtual appliances may just have gone up
Simon Sharwood, 26 Jun 03:58