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Google launches Nearby Share beta for transferring files between Windows and Android

TechSpot

It was during January 2022's Consumer Electronics Show that Google announced its plans to improve connectivity between the Android and Windows operating systems. In addition to Fast Pair for quickly setting up and pairing devices, there was Nearby Share for sharing photos, text messages, and more. Read Entire Article

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Google releases Chrome 110, parts ways with Windows 7

TechSpot

Released on February 7, Chrome 110 is the first version of the most popular web browser that won't run on Windows 7. Google is following Microsoft's lead in finally abandoning the old operating system for good, with Chrome now requiring Windows 10 at minimum. It's not the only change brought. Read Entire Article

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How Google is bringing Windows apps to Chromebooks

The Verge

Chrome OS will run Android and Windows apps side by side Google revealed earlier this year that it’s planning to support Windows applications on Chromebooks thanks to a partnership with Parallels. In an exclusive interview with The Verge , Google is now detailing how and why Windows apps are arriving on Chrome OS.

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Windows is under new management after Microsoft AI reshuffle

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft is reuniting management of its Windows operating system and its Surface devices, as the leader of its Windows and Web Experiences team has quit his current role and may leave the company. To read this article in full, please click here

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Microsoft unveils new ‘Copilot + PC’ initiative in new bid to revitalize Windows with AI

GeekWire

Microsoft showed new integrations between its Copilot artificial intelligence technologies and its Windows PC operating system, and previewed a new class of personal computers designed to further build AI capabilities into its longtime software platform. GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) REDMOND, Wash.

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Running Windows apps on ChromeOS just got easier thanks to Cameyo's virtualization platform

TechSpot

Cameyo recently introduced ChromeOS Virtual App Delivery (VAD), a novel virtualization service that empowers ChromeOS users to operate "all" of their applications directly within a Chrome browser window. Read Entire Article

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DOJ suit over Apple iPhone cites failures of Amazon Fire Phone and Microsoft Windows Phone

GeekWire

That’s due in part to repeated references and comparisons in the suit to the DOJ’s prior antitrust case against Microsoft over its Windows monopoly in the late 1990s. Today, only Samsung and Google remain as meaningful competitors in the U.S. performance smartphone market.

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