Computer History Museum releases Apple II DOS source code
I've always known this, and I'm sure most of you do too, but we never really talk about it. Every smartphone or other device with mobile communications capability (e.g. 3G or LTE) actually runs not one, but two operating systems.
Last Friday Oliver and I met up to discuss the state of things and how we intend to proceed.
An early build of Windows Blue, the next version of Windows, has leaked online.
The lead developer of a niche ARM-powered OS has written a string of in-depth articles on the design, implementation and testing of a commercial operating system.
From Linux User magazine: "The design of the Hurd was an attempt to embody the spirit and promise of the free software movement in code."
Icaros Desktop, the popular distribution of the AROS Research Operating System, has recently released its version 1.5 -> a new milestone
Expected, but still insanely cool: Canonical has just announced Ubuntu for phones.
Linux kernel 3.7 has been released. This release includes support for the new ARM 64 bit architecture, ARM multiplatform support and many more.
Haiku, the open source re-creation of BeOS, threatens to become 'The Duke Nukem of operating systems', joked long-time contributor Ryan Leavengood.
The Register is running a very interesting article by Dominic Connor, telling the insider story about OS/2 1.0/1.1 development in the old days.
Kaspersky is working on its own secure operating system for highly specialised tasks.
Contiki is a lightweight open source operating system designed for the 'Internet of Things': Networked, low-power embedded devices.
You are logged into your remote server via SSH and happily plucking along at your keyboard and then it happens. Suddenly, you get the dreaded 'Connection Closed' message.
A new version of Chrome OS has been released.