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Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Although it's based on the popular Linux distro, Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) is not a pruned down version of Ubuntu. Instead, this lightweight OS was built mostly from the ground up; its developers discarded old, legacy code not relevant to netbook system specifications. As a result, UNR is supposed to run with less memory and processor requirements than its desktop counterpart.
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Microsoft Windows 7 OS

With its Windows 7 OS, Microsoft gets the basics right. It just works, and after Windows Vista that may be enough to make it a winner.
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Snow Leopard: The in-depth review

Apple has spent the last decade building and improving Mac OS X, fusing the classic Mac OS and technology acquired from Steve Jobs's Next into an impressive mainstream operating system that's widely considered the best in its class. But after a decade of constant advancement and regular operating-system upgrades, Apple has taken a pause with the release of Snow Leopard, also known as Mac OS X 10.6. Instead of adding hundreds of new features, Apple has chosen to use Snow Leopard to cut ties with the past, plan for the future, and take dead aim on its present competition.
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Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Although positioned as an under-the-hood upgrade to Leopard, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard offers a lot of changes on the surfaces as well.
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Review: Windows 7 RTM - Hands on with the OS release

Now that Microsoft's Windows 7 has reached the release to manufacturing (RTM) stage, it's time to take a close look at all the features of the upcoming operating system.
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Microsoft Windows 7 review - First look at the new OS

The long wait for Microsoft's next operating system is nearly over as the company releases its Release to Manufacturing version. The verdict? A mixture of the good and bad, jumbled up with the unknown.
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Xandros Presto Linux

Presto promises the 'instant-on' OS experience and it delivers it with remarkably little fuss or danger. Now why couldn't Windows have been made like that?
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Microsoft Windows Vista Computer Management software

If you're not familiar with Microsoft Windows Vista's own disk management tools, don't beat yourself up over it. They're not exactly lying around the desktop in plain sight. But they are worth checking out.
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Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope opeating system

The new edition of the friendly Linux desktop OS - Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope - is more maintenance release than upgrade.
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Windows 7 RC1 review

Windows 7 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is a polished piece of work, ready for prime time. UPDATED 29 APRIL 2009.
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