Ashes of the Singularity developer working on Vulkan
Published in Games


Getting Vulkan API support soon

According to Stardock, it appears that the developer is planning to release a Vulkan version of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation in June.

Canonical throws in the towel on Unity
Published in News
Thursday, 06 April 2017 11:23

Canonical throws in the towel on Unity

Gnome alone

Today is a big day for hand wringing and woe in the Linux world as Canonical admits that its Unity project was a waste of space and it gives up on its convergence plans for devices like phones and tablets.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:02

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

Businesses that snub open source 'will fail'
Published in News


Linux Foundation warns


Companies who do not use open source software will eventually go tits-up according to a top open saucy type.

Dell getting more excited about Linux desktops
Published in News

Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop

A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.

Linux gets virtual GPU support
Published in News
Monday, 20 February 2017 11:59

Linux gets virtual GPU support


Kernel approved


Open source’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds announced the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which includes virtual GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) support.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
Published in News
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:19

Tech industry innovation is bullshit


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.

Apple tanking in PCs
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 09 January 2017 12:35

Apple tanking in PCs


Users giving up


While the Tame Apple Press is doing its best to claim that Apple will replace Microsoft as the world’s leading OS, it appears to be covering a story which shows that the fruity cargo cult is losing ground in in PCs.

Microsoft joins the Linux foundation
Published in News
Thursday, 17 November 2016 11:25

Microsoft joins the Linux foundation


Sorry Steve , the "cancer" won 

A few years ago, Microsoft’s shy and retiring CEO Steve “there is a kind of hush” Ballmer described Linux as a cancer on computing and spent a fortune trying to kill it. Now Vole has surprised the world by joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.

Linus explains why he prefers x86
Published in Processors
Monday, 10 October 2016 11:20

Linus explains why he prefers x86


Weak arm policy

It’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has been explaining why he is not a big fan of ARM chips.