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Why Ubuntu plans to replace traditional Linux packages with something better

Ubuntu will embrace smarter, stand-alone Snappy images instead of relying on Deb packages and apt-get.

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Crytek's powerful CryEngine is the latest gaming engine to embrace Linux

CryEngine powers top-name titles like Crysis, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Star Citizen, and now it's coming to Linux.

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Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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New build of Windows 10 mobile brings Cortana, camera improvements

The slightly tricky upgrade, Windows 10 Mobile Build 10136 also adds performance improvements and UI tweaks.

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Xbox One-to-PC game streaming launched Monday

Preview program members can send games to their Windows 10 PCs ahead of public launch later this year.

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Next build of Windows 10 Mobile coming Tuesday, but it won't be simple

Upgrading to the latest Windows 10 build for phones won't be a straightforward process. You may want to downgrade from Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Phone 8.1 today.

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Terix to pay Oracle $58M in settlement over Solaris support

It also can no longer distribute Solaris patches to its customers

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Windows 10: The votes poured in for these 10 features, and Microsoft delivered

Last October, we looked at the list of Windows 10 features that Microsoft's users were demanding. And you know what? Since then, some of them have been added to Windows 10.

Apple will let developers build native apps for its Watch with new update

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New tools will make it possible to run applications on Apple Watch

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Dell's affordable Ubuntu-powered Inspiron laptops take aim at Chromebooks

Dell's Ubuntu Edition Inspiron laptops may not have the sexiest specs, but the price is certainly right.

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Mandriva Linux is dead, but these 3 forked distros carry on its legacy

Let's be honest: Mandriva Linux itself has been dormant for years now. But these offshoots will keep its legacy alive now that Mandriva is officially dead as a company

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Fedora 22 arrives with faster package management, new features, and polish

After the year-long development cycle of Fedora 21, which saw Fedora divided into Workstation, Cloud, and Server editions, the project is back to a standard six-month release cycle. Here's what you'll find in Fedora 22.

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Future Windows 10 support won't come with sneaky charges, Microsoft clarifies

Forget about it. A 'Windows 365' model is not in the cards for Windows 10.