Some file types require proprietary software to open, even for review, while others are simply mysterious to first-time users. Open Freely is a free app that lets users check out many common files, including those associated with Microsoft Windows.
CNET goes hands on with the Japanese version of the PlayStation Vita. It's sleek, sexy, and boasts a gorgeous 5-inch OLED screen, but Sony's use of proprietary media is already holding it back.
Saying the platform is completely under Oracle's control, the Apache Software Foundation resigns from the Java Community Process Executive Committee.
Why good open-source companies turn to proprietary value to make a living.
Looking at recent earnings announcements, it may well be that open-source software vendors are making the most money from software while proprietary vendors retreat to services revenue.
Proprietary Wi-Fi dongles are generally a bad buy, since they're too expensive and there are alternatives, like power-line adapters.
Open source breaks down walls to collaboration by putting code front-and-center.
Vendors of proprietary software are discounting their products in order to keep up with the pricing pressure exerted by open source.
Proprietary software is getting its license fees kicked around. Sob.
The ZDX offers nothing special for the price. There are plenty of better values elsewhere.