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News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.

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Microsoft Windows RT

Windows RT is a strange beast. On the one hand, speed, security, and the best of Windows 8 make RT a pleasure to use. But app restrictions make Windows RT confusing, and the limited availability of apps undercuts the operating system's usefulness.

Nov. 12, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating Nov. 12, 2012

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RIP Windows XP: The last of the great operating systems (video)

With support for the 12-year-old OS coming to a close, Adventures in Tech delivers a video eulogy, and explains why no operating system will ever match the significance of Windows XP.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Parallels Desktop 8

Any Mac user who needs to use Windows or Linux software or needs to test software in different environments will appreciate Parallel Desktop's seamless integration, with plenty of little features that make the switching experience as smooth as possible.

Sep. 5, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating Sep. 5, 2012
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Sony SRS-X5

While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.

Jun. 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Jun. 17, 2014
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Synology flagship DSM 5.0 NAS operating system now live

Synology's latest version of its state-of-the-art operating system for DiskStation NAS servers, the DiskStation Manager version 5.0, is now live and available for free update for existing Synology NAS servers.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Install an operating system on the Raspberry Pi

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you the easiest way to get an operating system up and running on your Raspberry Pi.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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China Operating System sets sights on iOS, Android

The official operating system for the Chinese government is attempting to steal market share from American-based competitors Google and Apple.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Nokia's Android operating system pops up in leaked image

Earlier reports claimed Nokia is working on an Android phone, and now we get a peek at the operating system.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Bose SoundTouch 20

The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.

Mar. 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Mar. 25, 2014
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Intel says it bought ST-Ericsson's GPS operations

The chipmaker has agreed to acquire certain assets of ST-Ericsson's Global Navigation Satellite Systems business, and 130 employees from ST-Ericsson will join Intel as part of the deal.

By May. 29, 2013