Firefox OS runs on this tablet



Mozilla’s Asa Dotler recently confirmed that the company has begun testing its flagship Firefox OS on tablets. 



This PC-on-a-stick runs Aliyun OS

We've covered a number of Android-powered PCs-on-sticks here at TG Daily in recent months. However, this is the first time we're talking about a PC-on-a-stick powered by Aliyun OS instead of Google's popular mobile operating system.

How Windows is slowly killing Microsoft's mojo

Oh, for goodness sake, Microsoft isn't going to die. It will continue to be a giant in the tech industry, but like the rich geezer on Viagra hanging on to a 20 something gold digger, the company isn't going to have much mojo.

Report: Tizen set to become fifth largest mobile OS

​A slew of new open source mobile operating systems are set to make an impact on the mobile industry.

Windows 8 tablets dogged by OS prices

Chinese white-box vendors will start churning out Windows 8 tablets in May and the ex-factory prices for 11.6-inch units are estimated at about $300. 

Analyst: HTML5 devs need stronger OS-chipset integration

Mobile devices with HTML5-compatible browsers remain on track to total 1.4 billion by the end of 2013.

Ubuntu-powered smartphones to ship in October

We last discussed the Canonical Ubuntu-powered smartphone a few weeks ago when it was confirmed the devices would use all four corners of the screen to provide a more immersive experience.

Linux Ubuntu is the latest smartphone OS

Canonical has introduced a smartphone-specific version of Linux Ubuntu which uses all four edges of the screen to render a more immersive UI experience.

Video: Ubuntu Linux hits Google's Nexus 7



It’s no secret that Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth wants the highly versatile Ubuntu loaded and running on mobile devices like tablets.

The perils of updating your smartphone OS

I was recently thinking about smartphones and how some of them, depending on age and model, won’t let you update the OS. Now some may think this poses a problem, but frankly, I wonder.

This Linux distro emulates the Commodore 64 OS

One of my all time favorite pieces of geek tech is the Commodore 64.

Anonymous-OS is here, download warnings abound

I'm sure we're all familiar with Anonymous by now. The hacker collective has claimed credit for numerous attacks on corporate, government, and law enforcement websites around the world including the Vatican.

RIM faces trademark dispute over BBX name

Just a couple of days after announcing its new BBX platform for smartphones and tablets, Research In Motion is facing a legal threat over the name.

BlackBerry announces new BBX OS

Research In Motion's announced its next operating platform for the BlackBerry, BBX, which it hopes will help it fight off competition from Apple and Android - and perhaps distract attention from last week's massive service outage.

Analyst: Facebook needs its own OS

An industry analyst says he believes Facebook will eventually find itself coding an indigenous operating system to optimize support for mobile versions of the popular site.

Video: LoseThos OS Demo

Terry A. Davis wasn't satisfied with DOS, Linux, Windows or OS X. So, he coded his very own 64-bit PC operating system.

Do developers prefer Android or Apple?

Do developers prefer working with Android's open ecosystem, or are they more interested in submitting programs to Apple's lucrative app store?

Apple says Android doesn't threaten the iPhone

Apple has disputed the accuracy of recent data published by the NPD Group which showed Android-based devices outselling the iPhone in the United States.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Google's Android triumphs over Apple's iPhone

Google's Android has finally managed to triumph over Apple's iPhone by capturing 46 percent of the US market share.
 Meanwhile, the iPhone's notoriously closed OS lost three percentage points as it dropped from 45 to 42 percent.