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Chrome OS to test early GPU support for Linux apps soon

Chrome OS to test early GPU support for Linux apps soon

1 day ago   |   9to5Google

If you've kept up with Chrome OS in the past six months or so, you'll know that one of the more interesting new features to launch is Linux apps support. While this has...
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Now That's What I Call Ars Technica, Volume 1: Favorite stories from Ars' 20 years

Now That's What I Call Ars Technica, Volume 1: Favorite stories from Ars' 20 years

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Actually, I think that was a popular timepiece style when the site first started. It's true-Ars Technica is in the process of turning 20 years old throughout 2019...
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Purism 'PureOS Store' will be for both desktop and mobile apps, and that's a mistake

1 day ago   |   Beta News

Purism is a company that focuses on privacy, security, and open source ideology. What's not to love? It already manufactures Linux-powered laptops with cool features like...
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Emby Server 4 adds live TV guide data, boosts performance across the board

2 days ago   |   Beta News

Anyone who's got a load of digital media lying about needs a media server, and while the obvious solution is to install Kodi or Plex, you might be missing a trick. Although...
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Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files' folder

3 days ago   |   9to5Google   |   4 articles

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a serious player in the Linux field. Now, Google seems to be further integrating the Linux app support with the existing Android app support by...
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Deepin 15.9 Linux distribution is here with new multi-touch gestures and improved power management

3 days ago   |   Beta News

Since Microsoft will be ending Windows 7 support in less than a year, many computer users will have to decide if they will move onto the much-maligned Windows 10...
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Google's Chrome OS Team Finally Showing Some Love To Linux Apps

4 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Googlers on the Chrome OS repository are working to make finding and installing Linux applications more straightforward, based on recent changes spotted in the commits. The...
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Skype for desktop PCs now lets you blur the background when video chatting

Skype for desktop PCs now lets you blur the background when video chatting

4 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Skype just introduced a nifty feature for its desktop applications whereby the user can blur the background of a video call. The new capability hasn't yet hit the full release...
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Giant Board Linux mini PC in final stages of development

Giant Board Linux mini PC in final stages of development

4 days ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

Developers, hobbyists and Linux enthusiasts may be interested in a new development board called the Giant Board which is capable of running Linux on a form factor similar to...
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Microsoft is killing Windows 7, so you should switch to Netrunner 19.01 'Blackbird' Linux distro now!

5 days ago   |   Beta News

Windows 7 is an excellent operating system. It is a no-nonsense computing experience that just works. There are no ugly live tiles or forced updates. Conversely, Windows 10 is...
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