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What the Nintendo Switch OS Looks Like

What the Nintendo Switch OS Looks Like
It will be another couple of weeks before the Nintendo Switch officially starts shipping, but it looks like at least one lucky gamer already got the console/handheld hybrid in hand. Could be a shipping mistake or a hoax, so take it with a grain of salt.

Keon Firefox OS Smartphone: Orange Phone, Freshly Squeezed

Keon Firefox OS Smartphone: Orange Phone, Freshly Squeezed
While Chrome is fast and stable, I like using Firefox because of some of the specific extensions and plugins that work with it. If you still love Firefox, then you’ll love the fact that Mozilla has just announced a Developer Preview Phone that will come with the lightweight Firefox OS, which is still being developed.
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Xi3 ChromiumPC Runs Chrome OS in a Tiny Box

Xi3 ChromiumPC Runs Chrome OS in a Tiny Box
From some reason, I like small desktop computers, not that I have one, but I find the concept useful and want to have them everywhere so that I can slave them into some kind of personal mini-botnet.

Google Chromebooks for $20/Month: Revolutionary, or Just Financing?

Google Chromebooks for $20/Month: Revolutionary, or Just Financing?
Google just announced something that’s been rumored for a few weeks. They’re going to be releasing a paid subscription model for their Chromebooks, which are laptop computers from Samsung and Acer loaded with the Chrome OS.

Google Chrome Os Download, Almost Exactly the Same as the Browser

Google Chrome Os Download, Almost Exactly the Same as the Browser
Curious and/or impatient techies! An early developer build of Google (Google’s?) Chrome OS – which was just formally announced – has been unleashed on the Internet for those who want to take an early early early peek at what I like to call the BrOSer.

Microsoft (Mis)Educates Best Buy Employees About Linux

Microsoft (Mis)Educates Best Buy Employees About Linux
A Best Buy employee recently posted screenshots of what he claims is part of a training program about Windows 7. The screenshots show some Windows vs. Linux comparisons. You probably know where this is going. The employee is overclock.net

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card
Macworld Senior Editor Roman Loyola posted a video guide showing how one can install Apple’s OS X Leopard on an SD card. The new Macbook Pros (save for the 17-in) come with an SD card slot, so you can install apps on the SD card and boot from it if for instance you want to perform repairs on the internal hard drive.

New Windows 7 Build on Torrent Sites! There’S a New Wallpaper Zomg!

New Windows 7 Build on Torrent Sites! There’S a New Wallpaper Zomg!
Okay so maybe I shouldn’t be so sarcastic; the new build sports significant changes as well. Or should I say “builds”. But I’m getting ahead of myself: Build 7232 of Windows 7 was leaked yesterday, bringing with it improved driver support and application compatibility.

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta
Windows users, start your browsers. The folks from Sizzled Core are pointing the way! They posted direct download links to both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions of the beta version of Windows 7, also called Windows Vista Home Business Basic Premium Ultimate We Screwed Up Here’s The Right Version.

Windows Vista Easter Egg Discovered

Windows Vista Easter Egg Discovered
[NOTE : This post originally appeared on April 1, 2007, and was an April Fools Day joke. Vista does not include a copy of BOB, but if you scroll down to the comments, one of my readers has posted a link to a download of the original BOB installer if you really want to run it.]

PS3 System Uses 3x More Memory Than Xbox 360

PS3 System Uses 3x More Memory Than Xbox 360
Even though the Xbox 360 has an arguably much faster and easier to use operating environment than the PlayStation 3, it apparently uses significantly less memory than Sony’s big black box. According to this post by Ozymandias (who happens to work for Microsoft,) the Xbox 360 reserves approximately 32MB of it’s RAM for the System, including the kernel, device drivers, Xbox Guide, friends lists, voice/text messages, achievement lists, gamercards, Live Marketplace, 1-1 chat, virtual keyboard, and the music player.

Wii Os Front-End Running on Windows

Wii Os Front-End Running on Windows
Some guy with too much time on his hands developed this painstakingly accurate menu system based on the Wii interface, coined “WiiOS.” The menu system is a very faithful reproduction of the Wii menu system, and he’s got it all tied together with his Wii-mote to let him control some emulated console games on his PC.
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