Google then rolled out its $35 Chromecast dongle, a streaming device, in mid-2013. Google's new Android TV operating system is expected to make it easier for software developers to move apps from mobile devices to TVs.
Q4OS Is a Windows-Lookalike OS That Now Comes with LXDE and Xfce as Well
Q4OS, a Linux distribution built to offer a similar experience to Windows XP, is now featuring a couple of extra desktop environments that should provide some more options for users who want a different look.
The Humble Bundle website is now hosting a major sale and they have hundreds of discounted games available for purchase. A large number of those games are also available for Linux users and quite a few of them are actually very good. Here is a short list of Linux gems in that offer.
Akalabeth: World Of Doom is one of the best games you will come across. This game was the birth of the role-playing game (RPG) genre and the best part of it is that it’s now available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS thanks to GOG.com. This is how the story unfolds:
Welcome to the future, where the people of Earth need a new home. It’s your job to clear all the undesirable life forms from the planet on which we just dropped you. Start shooting and don’t stop until you’re the only thing left moving.
The OpenMW team is proud to announce the release of version 0.34.0! Grab it from our Downloads Page for all operating systems. This release features many bug fixes, improvements to installation and the launcher, and exciting updates to OpenCS. Our “1.0” release remains excitingly close!
There's been talk about Xonotic 1.0 plans going back years, but in reality, Xonotic 0.7 has been the current stable release for the past year and a half while Xonotic 0.8 is slowly coming together as the next version.
PlaneShift 0.6.3 has been released in time for Christmas for those pure open-source gamers wishing to engage with this community-based, open-source massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG).
Choice of Robots is a new text-based interactive novel developed and published on Steam for Linux by Choice of Games. The game consists entirely of text, so you should really be sure you know what you're buying before committing to it.
We've covered quite a bit on this topic in 2014. We started the year with OpenPandora, which further opened its hardware by releasing its designs. We looked at the Oculus VR, who acquired and open sourced their networking engine, and later in the year they released a software development kit. The Raspberry Pi is on the list, with emulating retro OSs. And we covered a few controllers, like the one from Steam, the Microduino-Joypad, and Gamebuino: an 8-bit 'maker movement' Arduino console.
This year was huge for Linux gamers with titles like Civilization: Beyond Earth, Metro Redux, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seeing native Linux game releases. There were also new milestones reached for SteamOS, Linux drivers for better handling OpenGL games, etc. Here's a look at the most popular Linux gaming 2014 milestones along with a call for feedback for what you view as most significant to Linux gaming this year.
Samsung has rolled out the Android 5.0 update starting with the new Galaxy S series flagship smartphone. Now it looks like the next device to get the Android dessert treatment is the third gen Galaxy Note, suggests a leak.
Our weekly round-ups of all the newest and best apps are as much a part of Giz UK's furniture as Mr. T extolling the virtues of PlayStation 4s in comments. So after 52 weeks of investigation, here is a selection of the best Android apps from each month, spanning the crazy year that was 2014.
After watching profits tumble this year due to increased competition from other Android phone makers, Samsung sits at an odd inflection point. It can pump out pricey, generic Android phones and watch cheaper phone manufacturers continue to eat its lunch, or it can start innovating in software and services and find new ways to differentiate its devices from the competition.
Android 5.0 Lollipop is already available on a bunch of non-Nexus devices, but there are still many more devices waiting to get updated to the newest version of Google’s operating system. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 phablet is one of those device, we’ve seen the beta ROM leak for the Exynos version of this handset and also a video showing off the preview of Samsung’s Lollipop update on top of TouchWiz. The update should officially land on the Note 3 rather soon considering the build of it has leaked and it is now available, read on if you’re interested.
After Kodak nearly went bankrupt in 2012, the company went looking for ways to stay afloat. Today, the brand announced it is partnering with the Bullitt Group to unveil a new range of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, at a CES event in January.
The Moto 360, Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch/G Watch R bring Android to your wrist thanks to Google’s Android Wear. These watches run a dumbed down form of Android, which recently received an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Nexus 7 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update is finally rolling out to owners of the aging former flagship as it takes the device from Android 5.0 Lollipop to a newer version of the software that delivers bug fixers for several Android 5.0 Lollipop problems.
Android smartphone users have been waiting for the newest software to hit their devices. Google successfully rolled out Android 5.0 Lollipop to a handful of units including the LG G3. Interestingly, a newly-leaked photo suggests that its predecessor, the LG G2, will get the update next.
Google’s Nexus 7 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update is currently rolling out to owners of the aging former flagship and it delivers several bug fixes meant to stabilize the software. With that in mind, we take a look at a few reasons why you might want to think about installing the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update when it arrives on your device.