Tag Archives: linux

Chromebooks with Linux can run Windows apps but it’s not easy

It really seems that Chrome OS is being groomed to be the one OS that runs them all.

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Notion now on Android to revolutionize your digital workspace

Few apps and services have changed the way we do work or collaborate with colleagues that they have become household names in the industry. There was Skype for voice and video calls, Evernote for note-taking and data collection, and Slack for text-based team chats. Notion, one of the newest contenders in the space, is trying to carve out a name … Continue reading

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Microsoft buying GitHub is reportedly a done-deal

Microsoft has reportedly inked a deal to acquire GitHub, in a huge purchase that could be announced as soon as Monday. The acquisition would be an unexpected twist in the story of the popular code version control system, with GitHub the largest host of source code worldwide.

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AsteroidOS 1.0 release brings hope to forgotten smartwatches

Wear OS by Google, the wearable platform formerly known as Android Wear, is based on Android and, therefore, technically and legally open source. But just like Android itself, development doesn’t exactly happen in the open completely and there are some parts that are proprietary to Google

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Android P support might mean squat

Although Android P has been in developer preview for about two months now, Qualcomm nicely timed its announcement of support for the next Android release on Google I/O 2018. Its commitment to Android P is both reassuring and, at the same time, puzzling.

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Android App Bundles to make apps lighter, install faster

App developers have always dreaded Android’s fragmented device ecosystem because of the burden of supporting multiple device types and sizes, which often means generating and managing multiple APKs for those different types.

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Chrome learns to mute sites based on your web history

Right now, your web browser's response to auto-playing content tends to take one of two extremes: either it mutes everything or blasts your ears. But there are some times you do want sound right away, such as a livestream or a game -- do you have to...

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Steam Spy returns from death, but admits data is less accurate

Earlier this month, the popular third-party tool Steam Spy was essentially left dead in the water after Valve announced new privacy settings for Steam users, including hiding libraries and profile data from public view by default. This meant Steam Spy, which tracked stats like games’ sales numbers and play time, wasn’t able to access the data it needed, and was … Continue reading

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Chrome OS Terminal app hints at upcoming Linux support

Who needs a combined Android and Chrome OS when Chrome OS can pretty much run it all. There’s native Chrome OS, of course, and official Android support via Google Play Store

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Steam Spy may die as Valve rolls out new privacy policy

Today, perhaps prompted by ongoing concerns about data privacy online, Valve announced a new privacy update for Steam.

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