Operating Systems

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Released

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Released

Canonical have today announce the release of the latest version of their open source operating system, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. I’ve heard very mixed reviews about 13.10, on the one hand, some people are saying that the performance if the best yet, but others are saying that they don’t like the Smart Scopes. Let’s take a look… Performance I’ve been testing Ubunt... »

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

There’s a lot of people who are concerned about the current privacy issues going around the Internet, with the revelations of the NSA and PRISM. That’s sparked a lot of people to question their allegiances to many online companies, and the data they have with them. The only way to ensure that your data is safe, if to take control of it. So, in this series, we will be showing you how yo... »

Steam Announces New Living Room Gaming Rigs – Steam Machines

Steam Announces New Living Room Gaming Rigs – Steam Machines

The guys over at Steam HQ are really on a roll, with announcements that just keep on coming. A couple of days ago, it was the announcement of SteamOS, and yesterday we saw the announce of official hardware to accompany SteamOS – Steam Machines. What Are Steam Machines? Steam Machines are a collection of high-powered gaming machines, built my multiple manufacturers, that are designed for use ... »

SteamOS Is Coming!

SteamOS Is Coming!

Yes, you heard me right people, the gaming giant Steam is bringing out their very own operating system – SteamOS, which will be totally free, and based on Linux. Now if this isn’t awesome news, then I don’t know what is! What Is SteamOS? SteamOS is basically an official Linux distribution that is being produced in-house by the Steam developers. The whole OS has a focus on gaming... »

The New HP Slate 21 – The Tablet That Thinks It’s a Computer

The New HP Slate 21 – The Tablet That Thinks It’s a Computer

HP have announced a new hybrid all-in-one touch screen device that runs Android. The HP Slate 21 is a 21.5″ tablet that is designed to work as a main computer, but can it actually compare to a “normal” computer? The HP Slate 21 is not unique in terms of it’s design, as there are many similar all-in-one devices out there from a number of manufacturers, but what is different ... »

Google Announces Intel Haswell Powered Chromebooks

Google Announces Intel Haswell Powered Chromebooks

Chromebooks are taking the laptop market by storm at the moment. With a 20-25% market share of the $300 or less computer market, it’s hard to ignore them. I myself am writing this very post from my Samsung Series 5 550 Chomebook. But things are only just getting started for Google and their raft of Chromebooks, as the new generation Haswell powered Chromebook has been recently unveiled by In... »

Intel Pulls Mir Support From Their Xorg Driver

Intel Pulls Mir Support From Their Xorg Driver

A commit on the Intel Xorg driver branch yesterday showed a very damning comment from “Intel Management” informing the world that Mir will no longer be supported by them. The commit came yesterday morning with the following message within the news section: We do not condone or support Canonical in the course of action they have chosen, and will not carry XMir patches upstream.   -The... »

Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1, the new flagship device from the Japanese company unveiled during the IFA at Berlin aims to go head-to-head with other super smartphones on the market like the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, with it’s 5-inch HD display and the monster 20MP of camera. Features Display The Sony Xperia Z1 sports a five-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS display with X-Reality for mobile, which allows a better ... »

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