The operating system controls every task your computer carries out and manages system resources to optimize performance. Learn how your operating system handles it all so you can multi-task without a crash.
Operating systems help computer hardware and software communicate with each other. Although you're seeing some of what your OS does, it manages many more tasks. What's going on behind the scenes? See more »
There used to be a time when touching your computer screen would just lead to some smudgy fingerprints. Now, lots of computer users are carting around tablets that use touch-screen interfaces. See more »
For your average computer user, operating systems like Windows or the Mac OS are par for the course. But what if there wasn't an OS? Would the computer still, well, compute? See more »
When desktop computers crash, they often have a screen with information about the crash and what to do next. But tablets work differently -- is there a crash screen that lets you know that your device needs a reboot? See more »
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