03/07/2014, While operating systems like Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s OS X are considered to be more mainstream, there are additional operating systems out there that not everyone might be familiar with, such as Unix and Linux. Now according to the 2014 Linux Jobs Report, it has been revealed that 90% of hiring managers are apparently interested in hiring a Linux professional in the next half-year or so, so for those looking […]
09/17/2013, There has been a lot of speculation about the Valve Steam Box recently, it is now believed an announcement might be made as early as next week. Gabe Newell, Valve’s co-founder, referred to Linux as “the future of gaming” during his speech at LinuxCon 2013. He further added that the company will reveal more information about “the hardware opportunities we see for bringing Linux into the living room” next week. […]
07/04/2013, Last week Valve took Half-Life 2 for Linux out of its beta, and now it looks like another Valve game has made its out of its Linux beta as well, this time in the form of Left 4 Dead 2. The Linux version of the game and the Extended Mutation System will be joining the full release of Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam, according to the Left 4 Dead […]
06/28/2013, Good news Linux gamers, it looks like Half-Life 2 for Linux has managed to make its way out of beta and is currently available for download on Steam for Linux, according to an announcement the company made earlier today. We know that Valve has been hard at work on Steam for Linux and has slowly been increasing the number of games that will support the Linux platform, and with the […]
05/22/2013, Leisure Suit Larry has been delayed until late June.
04/23/2013, Leisure Suit Larry has been expected to make his triumphant return to the current generation of gaming thanks to its successful Kickstarter campaign. Leisure Suit Larry HD has been said to launch this May, and today we’re hearing an official launch date for the upcoming title. Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded is expected to be released on May 31, according to Replay Games CEO Paul Trowe when speaking with Shacknews. “We should be […]
03/25/2013, When it comes to technology, more often than not we hear about China censoring the internet and whatnot. In fact for those unfamiliar, popular services such as YouTube and Twitter have their own Chinese counterparts, such as Youku and Weibo. China has also launched their own mobile operating system in place of Android (although it is based off Android), and even has a Google of their own in the form […]
02/28/2013, Sound the alarms! Man the battle stations! Word has gotten out that Google has already uploaded a spanking new Linux 3.8 kernel repository, and in this latest edition, it is said to come with features such as “Samsung Exynos DRM advancements, open-source NVIDIA Tegra driver inclusion and lowered RAM usage.” One ought to bear in mind that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean relied on the Linux 3.0 kernel as its base, […]
02/15/2013, Developers will be able to use their Google Galaxy Nexus and Google Nexus 4 devices to “flash” a developer-friendly version of Ubuntu Mobile from Canonical. Interestingly, Google gave away thousands of those devices during their Google IO developer events, and that’s probably why they were high on the list of devices to support for this release.
02/07/2013, Linux users probably have their own productivity suites which act as replacement or substitutes for Microsoft Office, but if you’re a Linux user and you just love the functionality and features of Microsoft Office, there are rumors suggesting that Microsoft could be working on porting their Office productivity suite onto the Linux platform come 2014. This rumor was thanks to a “source” who some speculate might be one of Microsoft’s […]
01/09/2013, [CES 2013] As a teenager, I played a lot of PC games. But one thing I couldn’t stand anymore was the amount of cheating that went on in popular first-person shooters like Counter-Strike. Players would be able to see through walls to know where exactly enemies were located at all times and even be able to kill enemies with an automatic headshot using an “auto-aim” cheat. But what if something […]
12/20/2012, If you are running a Linux computer, or have a Linux machine lying around somewhere, you might be interested to learn that the Steam for Linux beta is now open to anyone who might be interested in giving it a go. This was announced by Valve and according to them: The Steam for Linux repository (currently empty) is public, allowing anyone with a free GitHub account to create a new […]
12/13/2012, Ah, I have had fond memories of my time with the 80386 processor from Intel which first debuted in 1985. That would make it more than a quarter of a century old, now how about that? Since 1985, the venerable i386 processor has served numerous PC users worldwide, providing an unprecedented boost in speed and power, that playing Bitmaps Brothers’ Gods on it proved to be one lightning quick affair. […]
12/10/2012, We know that Valve is working hard at developing Steam for Linux, and it looks like they might be close to launching it as according to reports, it seems that requirements for Linux-based computers have started to appear for some of Steam’s games, as you can see in the screenshot above for Serious Sam 3: BFE (via Techgage). For the moment it looks like Ubuntu machines are the most supported […]