Report: Microsoft Could Ditch IE For a New Browser Named "Spartan"

Windows 10 should bring lots of changes to Microsoft's operating system, including a possible overhaul of Internet Explorer. Many believed the beleaguered browser would be getting an update with codename "Spartan," including much needed additions like extension support. Now, ZDNet reports that Spartan may in fact be a… »12/29/14 12:57pm12/29/14 12:57pm

Here's the List of Macs Compatible With OS X Mavericks

Yesterday's announcement of OS X Mavericks unveiled some pretty cool new features coming to your Mac—but Cook and co forgot to explain just which computers would support the new OS. Fortunately, Apple Insider has chatted with people familiar with the Mavericks Developer Preview to draw up a list of the Macs which are… »6/11/13 5:51am6/11/13 5:51am

IBM's Failed Operating System OS/2 Is 25 Years Old—But It Still Powers ATMs and Checkouts

On April 2 1987, IBM launched its plan to revolutionize the PC industry: a next-generation operating system called OS/2. Co-developed by IBM and Microsoft, it was designed to replace DOS and change the way we used computers. Sadly, it didn't. But it still crops up in some of the weirdest places. »4/03/12 5:56am4/03/12 5:56am