News tagged ‘linux’
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013
A post on Dell Web Vertical Director Barton George's blog has revealed that the Dell Linux Ultrabook, called the Developer Edition, will be getting an upgrade in the form of a 1080p screen. All other specifications for the product remain unchanged.
Friday, 15 Feb 2013
Valve has officially launch its Steam client for Linux and the company has announced a week-long sale for Linux games with discounts up to 75% off the listed prices.
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012
AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.
Monday, 23 Jul 2012
Dell's aim to produce an ultrabook targeted at software developers for the Linux operating system Ubuntu, has been given the green light. The idea was under consideration since May 2012.
Friday, 22 Jun 2012
At a recent Q & A session to an audience at the Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland, Linus Torvalds who is the brain child behind the Linux kernel project, complained harshly about the lack of Linux support from NVIDIA. NVIDIA has issued their diplomatic response to his outburst.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
The new Linux-based open source mobile OS can run Android applications via a program called Application Compatibility Layer (ACL), reports the Handheld Blog.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Dell has launched their own project Sputnik, which looks to bring the Linux operating system to their XPS 13 ultrabook. The six-month pilot program will look to produce a product that would satisfy the requirements of mobile and web developers.
The 2012 Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco saw several companies carrying out demos of the open source mobile platform on reference devices. The specs of the device include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display and 16GB storage capacity.
Friday, 27 Apr 2012
Work has started on bringing the popular game distribution channel Steam onto the open source Linux OS.