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Microsoft shipping Windows 8 to PC builders

According to several forum posters over at mydigitallife, Microsoft has started issuing Windows 8 to computer manufacturers via its Connect internal testing system — also known as the “Windows 8 and Server vNext >>

Nokia’s tablet venture may exclude Microsoft

According to a report filed by Reuters, Nokia’s future tablet products may be lacking in one area, Microsoft software. Speaking to a source familiar with the Finnish company’s plans, the publication writes that >>

Nokia weighs Android, MeeGo, and Windows Phone

Tomorrow is D-Day for Nokia. At the company’s Capital Markets Day, CEO Stephen Elop is expected to announce a major shift in Nokia’s smartphone strategy — by strategy, we mean operating system. Rumors >>

Windows Phone 7 update could be imminent

Microsoft on Thursday published a new knowledge base article to its support site that suggests the first update to the Windows Phone 7 operating system may soon be released. The article details troubleshooting >>

83% of Android devices now running OS 2.1 or higher

Here’s a bit of good news for Android enthusiasts: as of December 1st, 83% of Android devices are now running OS version 2.1 or higher. The numbers, which come directly from Google’s developer analytics >>

BlackBerry OS 6 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 leaks

We normally don’t cover BlackBerry operating system leaks, but we figured we’d make an exception. Why? Well, since we showed the world BlackBerry 6 on our 9700, people have been begging, emailing, and >>

Rumor: Chrome OS netbook due in November

Rumor mongering website DigiTimes is reporting that Google and its initial manufacturing partner Inventec could begin shipping Chrome OS netbook as early as this month. The report also details the manufacturers Acer and >>