Author Archives: Sam Tran

HackerTray Brings ‘Hacker News’ to Your Menu Bar

HackerTray is a recently released app that brings the popular social news site Hacker News to your menu bar.

8 December 2013

Humble Jumbo Bundle Arrives with 3 Games for Linux

The Humble Jumbo Bundle has arrived with three titles available for Linux gamers.

3 December 2013

Experimental Ubuntu Touch Emulator Released

An experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator has been released today.

20 November 2013

Get Amazon Prime, 4oD and Other DRM-Protected Flash Working in Ubuntu 13.10

Getting Amazon Prome, 4OD, Demand 5, or Google Play Movies to work on Ubuntu 13.10 requires a little bit of effort, but it can be done.

25 October 2013

Beginner-Friendly Book ‘Instant Ubuntu’ Review

With 13.10 hot off the presses, you might be hankering to show some friends what they're missing out on, and Instant Ubuntu is exactly what it says on the tin: a fast introduction to Ubuntu.

23 October 2013

‘Corebird’ – New GTK3-based Twitter App In Development

Corebird is a new Twitter app with an interface reminiscent of Twitter's official app for OS X.

11 October 2013
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XMir Dropped from Ubuntu 13.10 Default Due to ‘Technical Difficulties’

The goal to enable XMir by default for supported graphics cards in Ubuntu 13.10 has been pushed back.

2 October 2013

Historical Strategy Game 0 A.D. Looks to Crowdfunding for Future Development

The team behind the cross-platform game 0 A.D. is asking for donations to drive continued development of the free and open source realtime strategy title.

30 September 2013

We Review Indie Game Fez on Linux – Is It Worth The Hype?

Whether you’re looking for laid back platforming or artistic verve, indie title FEZ is bound to gain new fans in its Linux debut. Playing as an unidentifiable creature named Gomez, your goal is to find […]

16 September 2013

‘Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs’ Linux Review

From the makers of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther comes the next title in the Amnesia series: A Machine for Pigs.

9 September 2013
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Intel Remove XMir Support From Xorg Driver

Intel has pulled XMir support from their Xorg driver branch just days after Canonical submitted it - a decision that has sparked controversy.

8 September 2013

5 Cross-Platform Editors for Web Developers

We love Linux, but sometimes we need to use Windows or OS X and a cross-platform editor can be a home away from home. We've got 5 that might be just the productivity boost you've been looking for.

1 September 2013