Operating Systems News

Keeping up with the latest operating system news is important for staying on top of new patches, updates, and upgrades. Read about what's new in operating systems and how it impacts your organization.

Windows 10 is getting more and more popular

It turns out when you offer something for free (or mostly free, anyway), people line up to get it. And according to the latest figures, that’s just what’s happening with Windows 10. 

Is this a good thing? iPhones will soon tell users if you’re monitoring them

There are a few ways to interpret a recent report about the newest iOS version: One is that it’ll give users a constant reminder to be careful on company devices. Another is that it’ll freak them. Big time. 

Microsoft keeps pushing Windows 10 on customers

Get ready to hear this question more often: “Should I be downloading Windows 10?” 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

You can delay Windows 10 updates – but not forever

Businesses seem pretty satisfied with Windows 10 overall. But there’s one feature that’s still confusing and confounding IT pros regularly: the update cycles. 

Almost 90% of Android devices are exposed to critical vulnerabilities

The reputation Android devices have for being less secure than their iOS counterparts is well-known by now, but researchers from the University of Cambridge have some shocking numbers on just how many of these devices suffer from security shortcomings. 

Malicious code sneaks through App Store’s defenses

Usually when you hear about malicious applications, it’s a case of hackers evading Google Play’s defenses. But it was recently discovered thousands of App Store apps have potential security flaws. 

Lock screen flaw found in Android devices

One of the most basic security steps for mobile devices turns out not to be secure after all. 

What’s in your Windows 10 update? Answers could be coming

Microsoft’s shift away from updates released once a month to automatic updates for Windows 10 has won some in IT over. It’s also caused some headaches, though. Fortunately, we could soon be seeing a solution to one of the biggest drawbacks. 

Navy paying tens of millions to keep Windows XP afloat

Far too many organizations are still clinging to Windows XP machines – including a branch of the U.S. military.