Tag Archives: linux

Chrome OS now supports installing arbitrary Linux packages

Samsung recently presented the Galaxy Tab S4 as the ultimate productivity portable device but initial reviews have been rather scathing. Thanks to its timing, Samsung’s premium tablet is being compared to the likes of the cheaper iPad, the cheaper Surface Go, and, closer to home, Chromebooks. The latter, especially, is getting more and more talented and the latest experimental feature … Continue reading

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Stardew Valley multiplayer just got a PC release date

Since the moment Stardew Valley launched back in 2016, multiplayer has been one of the most anticipated additions to the games.

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Chrome is about to start eating more RAM, and we have Spectre to thank

While Chrome is a pretty solid browser, it’s known for its tendency to be a bit of a resource hog. Its well-known appetite for all the RAM you’ve got is about to get worse, and we’ve all got Spectre to thank for it

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Segway Drift W1 e-Skates wants to bring back the 90s

When was the last time you seriously saw kids and adults (OK, mostly adults) on roller or inline skates? While skateboards never truly disappeared and continue to have a sub-culture, skates have mostly gone out of fashion long ago.

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18 Chromebooks get Linux app support

If you thought Chrome OS was just a boring glorified web browser turned OS, then your impressions are woefully outdated. Next to still unofficial, or even unconfirmed, platforms like Google Fuchsia or Microsoft Andromeda, Chrome OS is shaping up to be one of the most exciting operating systems of late.

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Gemini PDA gives Jolla’s Sailfish OS a second chance

What do Planet Computers’ Gemini PDA and Jolla’s Sailfish OS have in common?

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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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