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Samsung: Don't install Windows 10. REALLY

Microsoft and Samsung celebrate Windows 10 year of driver FAIL

Surface Book nightmare: Microsoft won't fix 'Sleep of Death' bug

Hands-on How a weird system crash has plagued expensive lap-slabs for months

Microsoft won't back down from Windows 10 nagware 'trick'

Redmond assumes closing nagware dialog means 'yes', says that's by design

Android might be on the way to the Raspberry Pi

A new tree sprouts on

90 days of Android sales almost beat 9 months' worth for all flavours of Win 10

WinPho has 0.7% market share

Hate Windows 10? Microsoft's given you 'Insider' powers anyway

Redmond's Feedback Hub is now open to all Windows 10 users

Microsoft shifts Windows 7 and 8.1 fixes to 'rollup' bundles

Surprisingly, 'rollup' not just code for a Windows 10 installer

Apple's iOS updates brick iPads

Update crushes low-level lockscreen hole ... then wreaks havoc

The Windows 10 future: Imagine a boot stamping on an upgrade treadmill forever

Windows-as-a-service will require more frequent testing of everything you run

Work begins on Russian rival to Android

Sailfish derivative targeted at Russian users and regulators

ZFS comes to Debian, thanks to licensing workaround

Debian will put source code, not binaries, in contrib archive of contentious code

Linus Torvalds releases Linux 4.6

Dirty drivers delayed release by a very useful week

Windows 10 build 14342: No more friendly Wi-Fi sharing

Edgier and Linuxier, too

This is what a root debug backdoor in a Linux kernel looks like

Allwinner's all-loser code makes it into shipped firmware

Android's security patch quagmire probed by US watchdogs

Feds finally wake up to sorry state of firmware fixes

Linux Mint to go DIY for multimedia

Users to choose own codecs

Microsoft half-bricks Asus Windows 7 PCs with UEFI boot glitch

You can always update to Windows 10. Eh? Eh?

Official: Microsoft's 'Get Windows 10' nagware to vanish from PCs in July

Will suddenly give up and take off like War of the Worlds aliens

Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends on July 29th

300 million of us slurped it for free. Anyone left willing to pay US$119/£99.99?

'I thought my daughter clicked on ransomware – it was the damn Windows 10 installer'

Reg readers share their tales of spontaneous OS upgrades

Microsoft kicks out fix for buggy Win Server 2012 WSUS updates

Patch aims to alleviate issues with unpacking downloads

Microsoft: Why we tore handy Store block out of Windows 10 Pro PCs

How about dat Enterprise upgrade, huh?

Microsoft sets Feb 2017 date to kill last SHA-1 zombies

But you've already removed it from your servers, haven't you?

Web site admins: Brace for weekend traffic surges from iOS devices

Analysis of US government traffic trends suggests Androids sleep on weekends

3-in-4 Android phones, slabs, gizmos menaced by fresh hijack flaws

Another month, another round of critical vulnerabilities patched by Google

US data suggests Windows 10 adoption in business is slowing

Can the Windows XP soufflé rise again and maintain its lead over Windows 8.1?

Chap runs Windows 95 on Apple Watch

It takes an hour to boot and you need to tickle the Watch with a stick while it loads

Linux greybeards release beta of systemd-free Debian fork

Devuan 'Jessie' betas debut in the name of 'Init freedom'

Unisys releases its ClearPath MCP OS for VMs or x86

End of a long era as mainframe-sourced OSes will no longer require companion hardware

'Feature-complete' Windows Server 2016 preview 5 lands

Contain yourself: Nano install now possible as System Centre's new look also arrives

Microsoft's Windows 10 nagware storms live TV weather forecast

Well, this blows

Boffins believe buggy Binder embiggens Android attack surface

Punching holes in problematic private APIs

BlackBerry wakes up, dunks Priv in Marshmallow

Hub, keyboard and email also updated

A perfect marriage: YOU and Ubuntu 16.04

But Richard Stallman might object

If Android’s wings are clipped, other Google platforms may gain

Drones, balloons, AI... you won't see the back of Alphabet

Bypass the Windows AppLocker bouncer with a tweet-size command

Video How to go off script on office, school desktops

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS arrives today complete with forbidden ZFS

The Xenial Xerus want to get cloudy, but first: let battle be joined in GPL hell

Not OK, Google! FTC urged to thrust antitrust probe into Android

Google could feel heat stateside after Europe laid down the law

Red Hat bets on RHEL to sell its OpenStack elastic enterprise

Reputation versus the Amazonian hordes

Official: EU goes after Google, alleges it uses Android to kill competition

Amongst all the jargon, forks must thrive

Four hundred MILLION vulnerable Androids are out there

Only 71 per cent of devices run security-supported versions of Alphabet's OS

Windows 10 Mobile races to summer with useful facelift

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