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Only Windows gets mobile multitasking right
What's missing on all non-Microsoft platforms, as it turns out, is a formalized way to view at least two mobile apps side-by-side on screen. This is a feature that Microsoft added to Windows 8 and then improved dramatically in Windows 8.1, and while many desktop users scoff at its simplicity, (...)
[OSNews] Hands on: Apple's Mac Pro is the fastest Mac ever
One thing is certain: You won't mistake Apple's powerful new Mac Pro for any other desktop computer. And it has the computing chops to match its high-style look.
[Network World] Separated at birth: Why Apple won't merge OS X and iOS
Ever since Apple introduced the iPhone, one argument that continually rears its ugly head is that the company must somehow find a way to merge its desktop and mobile operating systems into a single product. Most recently, one analyst has claimed that the folks from Cupertino are working on an (...)
[Network World] Mac Pro ship date slips to April as profiteers mark up computer 50% or more
Apple continued to have problems meeting demand for its radically redesigned Mac Pro desktop computer, with ship dates today extending into April.
[Network World] PCs lumber towards the technological graveyard
Companies switch to tablets and laptops to cut costs and let workers feel benefits of mobile technology The headquarters of iCore Networks has not seen a desktop computer in five years. Instead, each of the McLean, Virginia-based information-technology firm's 160 employees relies on a (...)
[The Guardian] The future of the desktop is a tabletop
One day, the future of Intel's desktop business will lie within something that looks like the Microsoft Surface. No, not the tablet--the older, tabletop version. Remember that?
[Network World] What if… Instagram had been invented in the 1980s?
Film cameras, desktop computers and data cassettes in the post, Instagram would have been quite different in the 1980s. By Samuel GibbsSamuel Gibbs
[The Guardian] NBC Olympics' Digital Broadcast of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games to Utilize Adobe Primetime
Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced that NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Adobe Primetime, the industry's most advanced TV publishing and monetization platform for programmers and pay-TV service providers, to power the Games across desktops and mobile devices, (...)
[WebWire Internet technology] Apple's Mac at 30: still going strong despite 'post-PC' strategic shift
Desktop and laptop computers now minor portion of company's revenues, but still totemic part of its identity. By Stuart DredgeStuart Dredge
[The Guardian] Thorium Core: ReactOS "cloud" desktop
I'm not exactly a fan of reporting on Kickstarter projects, but I guess I can't really ignore this one any longer. Thorium Core is a commercial distribution of ReactOS, the Open Source Windows compatible operating system, targeted for cloud computing Thorium Core is an attempt to build a (...)