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Windows 10 On Steam Has Already Surpassed Gamers On OS X & Linux

08/03/2015, A report from yesterday revealed that Windows 10 is on a steady rise and already commands about 2.47% of the operating system market. This is pretty impressive but what about games? How does Windows 10 fare when it comes to the gaming scene? As it turns...

Windows 10 Now Has 2.47% Of The OS Market

08/02/2015, A couple of days ago, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 has been installed on over 14 million devices which is a pretty impressive figure, but in terms of overall market share, exactly how much does that 14 million and more represent? The folks at...

Skype For Web Now Supports Chromebooks & Linux (Sort Of)

06/15/2015, A couple of weeks ago we reported that the Skype for Web beta was now open to all. However at that time, the web app basically supported your usual array of browsers and platforms like Windows and Mac, but there was no mention of Chrome OS. Well the good...

System76 Meerkat Linux PC Sports A Broadwell CPU

03/05/2015, When one is about to embark on a computer purchase, there are many different models out there that can be picked up – so which of the lot is worth the price? A lot of that depends on your budget, not to mention what kind of operating system you...

Chromebooks Now Capable Of Running Linux In A Window

12/30/2014, There is great news today for folks who use a Chromebook and like to run Linux on it. Google evangelist François Beaufort confirmed today that Chromebook owners will now be able to run Linux in a window on their notebooks by using a special extension....

Netflix Support Officially Comes To Linux

10/12/2014, Linux is a widely used operating system and yet it has taken considerable time for it officially receive support for Netflix. The world’s largest online video streaming service could not be accessed through Linux machines previously, unless some...

Newly Discovered Bash Bug Could Be More Dangerous Than Heartbleed

09/25/2014, Earlier this year, a security vulnerability called Heartbleed made the headlines. According to the reports at that time, the vulnerability was so bad that security researchers believed that it could have affected as many as two thirds of the internet....

Linux Foundation To Offer Free Linux Course This Summer Through EdX

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...

Valve Steam Box Might Be Announced Next Week

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...

Left 4 Dead 2 For Linux Exits Beta

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...

Half-Life 2 For Linux Makes Its Way Out Of Beta

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...

Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded Expected To Release On May 31

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...