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Canonical Confirms Ubuntu Touch For October 17th

Canonical have confirmed that the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system will be coming out on October the 17th 2013. This means the stable release of the Ubuntu Touch OS is still on schedule. Version 1.0 of…

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Gabe Newell Talks About Linux, Hints At Steambox Announcement

Gabe Newell, the founder and CEO of Valve gave a keynote yesterday at Linuxcon, where he went on to say that Linux is the future of gaming, which is interesting stuff indeed, but the real gold…

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Intel Pulls Support For Ubuntu’s New Display Server

Intel recently announced that it would be removing driver support for XMir which is Canonical’s new X11 display server that will be added into upcoming releases of Ubuntu. Intel removes this support from the “xf86-video-intel” open…

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Tropico 5 Teaser Trailer And Game Details Revealed

Kalypso Media have just revealed the teaser trailer for Tropico 5 which you can see below. The game will reportedly be available on Windows, Mac and Linux for PC, though will not be making an appearance…

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Rumour – Metro Last Light To Arrive On Steam For Linux Soon

Steam for Linux has been out for a while now but it hasn’t really brought any top-tier games as of yet. Apart from Valve games and some indie developers most developers haven’t been interested in offering…

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Windows 8 Growing In Popularity With Gamers Shows Steam Hardware Survey

The Steam Hardware Survey always gives a good indication of what PC gamers are doing in terms of hardware and software trends. The monthly survey reveals details on all the hardware and software inside Steam users’…

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Windows 8 Experiences Slowest Rate Of Growth In July

Windows 8 experienced a bit of a boost last month with the release of the Windows 8.1 preview but now that all the excitement has died down a bit the latest current OS from Microsoft has…

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Ubuntu Edge Passes 20% Crowd-Funding Milestone

Ubuntu’s new “Edge” smartphone got off to a flying start generating nearly $3.2 million in under a day of its Indiegogo campaign. Canonical’s new smartphone has now passed 22% of its funding target. Currently $7 million…

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Ubuntu Edge Phone Raises $3.2m Funding In Less Than A Day

Building a smartphone and taking it to market is no easy task, although it does get a lot less complicated when you raise a huge pile of money to help you and Canonical has done just…

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Windows Plummets In Global Computing Market, Android Takes Over

While we know Windows based operating systems dominates the “desktop market” with around 91% of market share, the world of computing is much more than that. It includes tablets, smartphones, consoles, servers and so on. With the…

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Windows Runs On 91% Of World’s Desktop Computers

Despite all the bad press Microsoft has had this year, and the bashing that Windows 8 has faced (rightly or wrongly so), Microsoft still dominates the desktop PC market and this shows absolutely no sign of…

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Systena Unveil Tizen-Linux Powered Full HD Tablet

The Tizen operating system is essentially a WebKit runtime running on top of the open source Linux Kernel and it was developed with some key players like Intel, Samsung and the Linux Foundation. The Source Developer…

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Compulab Reveal MintBox 2

Compulab have revealed their second incarnation of the MintBox according to FanlessTech. The MintBox 2 will run Linux Mint out of the box and comes equipped with passively cooled Intel Core i5 processors. The previous generation…

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Sony PlayStation 4 OS Is Modified FreeBSD 9

It looks like Sony has gone for the a super customised edition of Free DSB 9.0 to run the heart and mind of their new PlayStation 4 games console, an interesting choice for many reasons and…

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NSA Has Code Running In the Linux Kernel And Android

The saying “how deep does the rabbit hole go” has never been more appropriate with regards to NSA speculation as everyday people seem to pull up something new. With the USA’s National Security Agency, or NSA,…

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Indie God Sim “Reus” Is Out Now, Already A Steam Bestseller

Developer Abbey have successfully launched strategy god game Reus and it is available as a digital downloadable title on most popular platforms such as Gog.com and Steam. Reus is Abbey’s first ever release, but within hours…

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International Space Station Starts Using Linux, Not Windows

Good bye Windows XP and hello Linux says the International Space Station as the United Space Alliance, who manage the computers on the ISS state that “We migrated key functions from Windows to Linux because we needed…

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Portal For Linux Is Now Available Through Steam

It is one of the most popular Valve games in their selection and now Valve have announced that Portal has made its way to the Steam Linux platform. Portal (1) was released back in 2007 alongside…

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Left 4 Dead 2 Finally Arrives On Steam For Linux Next Week

The possibility of Left 4 Dead 2 arriving on the Linux platform has been around for well over a year now. Around 9 months ago Valve told us they could get Left 4 Dead 2 to…

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Minecraft Sells 10 Million Copies, Becomes 7th All Time Best Selling PC Game

Minecraft is an incredibly unique game and an indie sensation compared to what we normally see in the gaming market. The Java-based game has sold a whopping 10 million copies on the PC according to Mojang…

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Rasperry Pi Model A Arrives in the USA for $25

The ARM based mini computer, Rasperry Pi, had already arrived to Europe and the United Kingdom quite some time ago. However, as of a few days ago North America has finally gained access to the Rasperry…

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Google’s Chromebook Pixel spotted with Linux OS

Google’s Chromebook Pixel that was announced recently has proved that Google’s plans were very much real. Its was reported by The Wall Street Journal that the Chromebook Pixel will be using a touchscreen interface. Yesterday, Google’s Pixel…

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Users Brick Samsung Laptops by Booting Linux on Them

Upon taking ownership of a new computer, especially a laptop, may of us like to make radical changes. I, personally, install a fresh copy of Windows 7, free of the bloatware than many OEMs like to…