How open source software took over the world

Mike Volpi Contributor Mike Volpi is a general partner at Index Ventures. Before co-founding the firm’s San Francisco office with Danny Rimer, Volpi served as the chief strategy officer at Cisco Systems. It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business […]

Windows 10 is now the most popular desktop operating system in the world

Microsoft ended 2018 with a bang thanks to Windows 10.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-01-02 15:58:45 UTC Microsoft finished 2018 by hitting another major milestone. Windows 10, the company’s newest desktop operating system, is now the most popular in the world. It surpassed 9-year-old Windows 7, according to Net Applications via The Verge. Windows […]

How to Run a Different OS Without Buying a New Computer

You don’t have to stick with Windows.Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) Maybe you’ve grown tired of your current laptop or desktop operating system and you just want to try something different. Or maybe you need to use multiple OSes for work. Either way, the need for a new operating system doesn’t mean you need a whole […]

This Right Here Is an Incredibly Annoying Thing About Android

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) Everything to love about Android, there is still one deeply annoying problem. One that can be so annoying it could make you swear off the OS altogether. It takes forever for the Google’s OS updates to trickle down to products manufactured by companies like Samsung, OnePlus, and Huawei. So while Samsung […]

Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction

Apple has filed an appeal to overturn a court decision that could ban iPhone sales in China, the company said on Monday, adding that all of its models remain available in its third-largest market. The American giant is locked in a legal battle in the world’s biggest smartphone market. On Monday, Qualcomm announced that a […]