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Man Builds Own Phone Using Raspberry Pi For $158

The Raspberry Pi computer is small, cheap and incredibly diverse in its range of applications. While the little Linux computer, which is small enough to fix in a cigarette packet, has been on the market for some…

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Indie Dungeon Crawler StarCrawlers Revealed, Brings A Sci-Fi Twist To The Popular Genre

Independent game studio Juggernaut Games have just announced their first title – StarCrawlers. The dungeon-crawling genre is one that has been done to death in the world of gaming, knights, wizards and more have graced our…

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ARM-Based CPU and Development Platform Announced By AMD, To Arrive This Quarter

AMD recently announced an interesting development platform for its first 64-bit ARM-based server CPU based on 28 nm architecture. AMD also announced that it will reveal the AMD Opteron A1100 Series ARM-based CPUs, and a development…

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Linux-based Mobile Operating System Launched By China

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvv-eXIcQug[/youtube] China has disclosed a brand new, government-blessed mobile OS. Dubbed China OS, or COS, the platform relies on UNIX system and is being developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with Liantong Network communications…

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Pakistani Hacker Hijacks openSUSE Forums

According to an article from Fudzilla, the openSUSE Forums were hacked recently by a Pakistani hacker going by the name of “H4x0r HuSsY”. The hack is said to have been based on a vulnerability in vBulletin…

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Red Hat Teamed Up With CentOS To Boost Innovation

Red Hat and CentOS are joining forces to develop a “new CentOS” in a bid to speed open source innovation. It is said that some CentOS teams will join the Red Hat payroll, but will continue…

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World’s First Chrome OS All-in-One Revealed By LG

LG Electronics has become the first company to announce an all-in-one PC based on Google’s Chrome OS cloud-powered operating system, a platform more normally associated with ultra-portable laptops. Based on Linux, Chrome OS eschews the traditional…

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SteamBox Tear Down In YouTube Walkthrough Video

SteamBox’s have been in users hands for almost a week now and we’ve been loving all the gameplay videos, OS walkthrough and tear downs that users have been uploading to YouTube. One of our favourite so…

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Beta Tester Gives SteamBox Video Walkthrough

It’s only been in the hands of the beta testers a couple of days, but initial impressions of SteamOS and the SteamBox are pretty good. Some users have been opening up the console to give a…

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Minimum Requirements For Steam OS Detailed

A recent FAQ posted by Valve answered many questions about the SteamOS that was released yesterday and while downloading the operating system has been tricky for some due to high demand, we can at least take…

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SteamOS Being Released For Download Today!

As of today (December 13th 2013) you will be able to download SteamOS and have a tinker around with it. However, it is early days and Valve have warned that only experienced Linux users should bother,…

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Google Compute Engine Drops Out Of Beta

Google, the company well-known for keeping products in beta for the longest time, has just announced that its Infrastructure as a Service offering, Google Computer Engine, has gone into “general availability”. Besides the announcement, Google is…

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Raspberry Pi Linux Computer Sales Reach Two Million At The End of October

The co-creator of the Linux computer, the Raspberry Pi, expected to sell about 1,000 of the boards, an estimate that turned out to be rather conservative. At the end of October around two millionth Raspberry Pi…

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Steam Reviews Now Available In Latest Beta

Valve have announced the beta launch of Steam Reviews, a features that will add more ways for Steam users to share their experiences with others and make more informed purchase decisions. Users considering a purchase on Steam…

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Hacking Group Installs Linux Onto Potato

We’ve all heard the joke of people running games on “toasters” and “potatoes” when they load slowly into a match, but is it actually possible to run a PC directly from a potato? A few hackers…

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The Humble Store: Epic Daily Deals

Humble Bundle gives us deal after deal. They started out small with Humble Bundles, giving us deals on independent games, music and even books. As they grew they started giving us bundles from large game producers,…

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Nvidia Is Withdrawing Linux 32 Bit Support

Nvidia has officially announced that it plans to withdraw support for 32 bit (x86) Linux operating systems at some stage in the future. Nvidia stated that “Future versions of the CUDA toolkit might not be provided…

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Nvidia Release Major Linux Update, Preparing For SteamOS Arrival

The relationship between Nvidia and Linux has come a long way since Linux founder Linus Torvald famously said “So Nvidia, F**k you” back in mid 2012. Linus Torvald’s response was due to the fact that Nvidia…

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Pear OS 8, The Mac OS X Imitation, Will Launch In 2 Days

While I am not a great fan of Apple products or Mac OS X, this is a familiar story among many consumers – you want a Mac OS X device but you simply have nowhere near…

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Valve Says It Will Never Make SteamOS Exclusive Games

Speaking with the Verge Valve’s veteran public relations manager Doug Lombardi said that Valve would never seek to make any of their games exclusive to the SteamOS. Of course what The Verge were trying to get…

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Windows Continues To Lose Desktop Market Share After Windows 8.1 Launch

The latest figures from market analytic firm Net Applications suggest that Microsoft’s Windows based operating systems are  continuing to lose ground to Linux, Mac OS and other operating systems. The figures clearly show a sharp drop…

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Football Manager 2014 Is The First FM To Hit Linux Operating Systems

The video game industry’s movement towards supporting Linux gaming continues: Sports Interactive and SEGA have revealed Football Manager 2014 has full support for Linux-based operating systems. The Football Manager series of games is probably one of…

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Battlefield Director Says Linux Only Needs One Killer Game

Linux is about to become bigger than ever, with SteamOS set to tip the balance of power in the PC gaming community with the offer of a rock solid distribution platform, a multitude of home entertainment…

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Dungeon Defenders II Drops MOBA Features After Fan Feedback

Trendy Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed tower defense title Dungeon Defenders, today announced it has hit the reset button in the development of its highly anticipated sequel, Dungeon Defenders II, removing the MOBA-elements and instead…

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Amazon Leaks Information About XCOM And Civilization V Arriving On Linux

If we’re to believe the information Amazon is posting up on its store then we can expect XCOM Enemy Unknown and Civilization V to arrive on Linux by the end of this month. Amazon are offering…

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NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors seen in Cray XC30 Supercomputers

Cray Inc. today announced the Company has expanded its support for accelerators and coprocessors. Cray is now selling the XC30 series of supercomputers with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPU accelerators and Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors. Cray’s Adaptive…

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Valve Announce SteamOS, Two More Announcement Still To Come

Valve have dropped one of the biggest gaming related announcements of the year, Steam OS, a dedicated Linux distro that is razor focused on gaming and entertainment and something that could revolutionise PC gaming almost overnight.…