Microsoft Makes Some Of Its Patents Open Source To Protect Linux

Patent trolls exist and what usually happens is that they take vague sounding patents and go after big companies in hopes that these companies will choose to settle so that they’ll go away. Unfortunately not all companies, especially smaller ones, have the resources to deal with patent trolls, and in such instances it can break a company.


Windows 95 Is Now An App That You Can Download

Back in the early days of computing, Windows 95 was considered to be the operating system of choice for many. Safe to say that we have all come a very long way since those days, but in case you wanted to relive those memories of the good old days, you’ll be able to because Windows 95 is now an app that you can run on your computer.


New Steam Play Update Lets Windows Games Run On Linux Machines

The other day it was reported that Valve could be working on something in which it would make it easier for developers to create Windows games that could also run on Linux on Steam. The good news for those running Linux machines is that it looks like Valve has something for you in the form of an updated version of Steam Play.


Valve Could Be Working To Get Windows Games Running On Linux

Valve’s Steam Machines and the Steam Controller seemed like a really interesting way that the company was going to shake up the gaming landscape. Unfortunately while the Steam Controller might be a hit with gamers, the Steam Machines haven’t really been met with the same levels of success.


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Chrome OS Gets Full Support For Linux Apps

This is something that many Chrome OS users are going to like. Google has confirmed that Chrome OS is getting full support for Linux apps. This means that devices such as Chromebooks will soon be able to run Linux apps and execute Linux commands without breaking a sweat. The company will release a preview of this for the Pixelbook first before rolling out the full Linux support to all compatible […]


Linux On Galaxy Brings Desktop Software To Samsung Smartphones

We have seen multiple iterations of PC-like experiences powered by smartphones. “Convergence” was a main feature of Ubuntu for smartphones and tablets but that software has since been discontinued. Samsung tried its hand at this with DeX last year, the DeX Station accessory enabled Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners to access Android apps on a larger monitor. Samsung is now taking this implementation one step further with Linux […]


Nintendo Switch Hacked To Run Linux

We’re sure that hackers and modders are pretty curious about how hackable the Nintendo Switch is. There are many reasons for this, such as piracy, or the ability to run mods on the system, or just for fun. Recently it looks like hackers were successful because in a tweet by fail0verflow\, they posted a photo of the Switch appearing to run on Linux.


Intel CPU Security Flaw Discovered, Fix Could Result In Performance Hit

In a recent report from The Register, it seems that a major security flaw has been discovered within Intel’s CPUs. While security flaws are discovered from time to time, what makes this particular flaw so huge is the fact that it will require a significant redesign of the Linux and Windows kernels, where the end result could actually result in a hit in performance.


How To Encrypt Files on Desktop, iPhone and Android

We live in a time where almost every bit of our everyday life has been digitized, and therefore we store a lot of relevant information on our computers or mobile devices. From social media and email passwords, to highly-sensitive info, such as banking records and social security number. With the increasing number of scammers and hackers looming around every corner of the internet, protecting your data is more necessary than […]


Netflix Now Supports Firefox On Linux

As good as a service might be, it can only do so much if its reach is limited. While Netflix has rolled out its service to more parts of the world, there are still some platforms in which support isn’t quite as robust, such as Linux for example where Netflix could only be streamed on Google’s Chrome browser.


Chrome 56 Rolling Out For Mac, Windows, and Linux Computers

Heads up Chrome users, Google has announced that a stable version of Chrome 56 is now available and should be rolling out to users on Mac, Windows, and Linux computers. “The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 56 to the stable channel – 56.0.2924.76 for Windows, Mac and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks.”


Google To End Support For Chrome Apps On Windows, Mac, Linux

Exclusives are what makes people flock to a certain brand. For example if you love the Halo franchise, then we guess it makes sense for you to keep purchasing the Xbox platform. Now Google for the most part has been pretty generous with its products and services and have typically made them available across the board, but no more.


Stardew Valley Now Available On Mac And Linux

The other day we brought word that popular indie game Stardew Valley would be launching on both Mac and Linux computers on the 29th of July, and for gamers who forget, it looks like the game has already been released according to a post on the Stardew Valley website, so gamers can check it out if they want.


Stardew Valley Will Finally Be Arriving On Mac And Linux July 29

The thing about indie games is that because there are no expectations, developers usually have free-reign when it comes to designing the game. This has allowed some pretty interesting creations, like No Man’s Sky, or if you aren’t a fan of that genre, it has also spawned some pretty fun games like Stardew Valley.