Posts tagged with: dual-boot
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    I remember how free I felt the first time I dabbled in alternative operating systems on my old family PC. After growing tired of using Windows Vista, I started looking around and asking friends what I should do. One suggested trying Windows XP Black Edition, a hacked version of XP, and another suggested trying various builds of Linux. Ultimately, I gave Ubuntu a try. I never looked back. From that day, I stopped using Windows. It felt incredible to load whatever software I wanted onto my hardware. This instilled a certain mentality in me that carried over to smartphones, which were ...

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    Over the last little while we've heard that various devices (typically tablets) may be released that have the ability to dual-boot into your choice of operating systems. Some may know what dual-booting is, and others may not. The majority are probably scratching their heads and asking, what is dual-booting, and what are the pros and cons. What is dual-booting? Let's start with something basics. What is "booting" when it comes to smartphones, tablets, and even computers? The basic explanation is "turning on" or "starting up".  In more detail, "booting" is loading a set of instructions ...

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    "I wish Nokia would make an Android phone!" Well, that one didn't turn out quite like we expected, did it? Nokia X is not at all the mashup of Windows Phone hardware and Android we wanted. Obviously, enthusiasts wanted something more along the lines of a Lumia 1020 or Icon running a pure Android, not a barebones, entry-level phone with Android hacked up beyond all recognition. But the hopes of a lovely mixture of the gorgeous hardware of Windows Phone and considerably more developed Android OS isn't totally dead in the water. A report out of The Times of India on Monday suggested some OEMs ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talked about the Samsung Galaxy Round and what we should expect from it. We then go through HTC's new 18K Gold One, and the fact that we'll never buy one. Apple is next as we have some leaked high-quality photos of the iPad 5 and what to expect. We then go through Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1, and the design limitations that Microsoft is imposing on OEMs. We end today's show by talking about how Microsoft is now encouraging OEMs to offer options to dual-boot Android in their Windows Phone and Windows RT products. All this and more after the break. ...

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    We live in a world where people can own tangible "things" as well as intangible "things". These intangibles include copyrights, trade and service marks, patents, and other kinds of Intellectual Property. This leads to some problems as one company brings its innovations to market, only to find out it has somehow infringed on another's IP. When this happens the two try to work it out though a settlement or licensing agreement. If  those negotiations fail, complaints are submitted to national and international regulatory bodies, and lawsuits are filed to enjoin the other from selling or ...

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