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Reports Say That Windows/Android Hybrid PCs Will Debut at CESview story

https://www.linux.com – Just as 2013 was beginning, I wrote a post called "Should Microsoft Embrace Both Android and Firefox OS?" The gist of the post was that Microsoft's entries into a couple of important product categories--including smartphones and tablets--have included many missteps and its best advice may be to embrace open source mobile technology, especially Android.  Just as 2013 was beginning, I wrote (Software)

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Chromebooks' Success Punches Microsoft in the Gutview story

https://www.linux.com – Chromebooks had a very good year, according to retailer Amazon.com and industry analysts. And that's bad news for Microsoft. Chromebooks had a very good year, according to retailer Amazon.com and industry analysts. And that's bad news for Microsoft. The pared-down laptops powered by Google's browser-based Chrome OS have surfaced this year as a threat to "Wintel," the Microsoft-Intel olig (Hardware)

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Death of an SSD. AKA wtf is wrong with this server?... ooohhh!view story

http://hardforum.com – I spent the last 3 weeks battling with one of my servers that was exhibiting the strangest set of symptoms I've ever witnessed during my 15 years in the IT industry. The server was one of my Hyper-V Hosts and my Exchange, Lync, and DC vm's were it's guests. It began with a random reboot 3 weeks ago, but there were no log events indicating a reason. In fact, there were no log events period. (Hardware)

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Windows app can't be acces againview story

http://superuser.com – I just followed the steps from here : How to get access to C:\Program Files\WindowsApps in Windows 8?. From the comments I read that If a virus gets on to your computer it makes no difference if it gives them easier access, your whole computer is already compromised. (HowTos)

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TalkAndroid Weekly Recap for December 23 – December 29, 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Due to the Christmas holiday, things were a little slower than usual, but we still had a few goodies. The LG G3 is still several months from being released, but things are already starting to leak regarding the device. LG also has a few wearable devices up their sleeve. Samsung will release a slew of tablets early next year with the hopes of boosting their market share. Will you buy one? (IT news)

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Next years laptops may be dual bootview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Slashdot reports that the hardware manufacturers are telling Microsoft that they will be providing dual boot systems out of the box. Android and Windows 8.xx Android, I presume, will use NTFS, though that was not specified. By using NTFS everywhere, you could choose to do something in one operating system, and complete it in the other. Imagine that it may not be an Intel laptop. (HowTos)

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Windows 8 Fast Boot or Hibernate not working? Possible solution inside. - 0xC00000D4view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – It seems that on Windows 8.1 (& maybe 8) if you have any devices disabled in device manager Fast Boot/Hibernation gets confused and sees them as a new device. You can't even disable a Bluetooth adapter in Network settings or set a disk to Offline in Disk Management. (Hardware)

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Fly Or Die: Microsoft Xbox Oneview story

http://techcrunch.com – Microsoft’s Xbox One is off to a great start, launching with cable TV control, bumped up graphics, and an all-new Kinect. But is upgrading worth it? Our own Greg Kumparak has said in his review that it’s a tough upgrade from the Xbox 360, after customers have grown accustomed to taking such huge technological leaps during earlier generational transitions. And John Biggs isn’t th (IT news)

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Could Get Native Support for Microsoft Silverlightview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Microsoft's Silverlight might get native support on the next Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version if the developers go through with the integration of a few upstream patches. It's unclear if Microsoft still has the same determination to promote Silverlight, but some people are using it and some of them have Ubuntu systems. This very issue is being discussed on the mailing lists, but it seems that Pipelight, (IT news)

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The Genius Of Linux Is Community, Not Technologyview story

https://www.linux.com – How did Linux spread to every corner of the world of technology? After all, Linux never truly realized its initial promise as an old-school desktop operating system destined to take down Microsoft and Windows. 2013 was the year of Linux in everything. Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin declared that Linux's ubiquity has reached every corner of computing. (Software)