World Beyond Windows The Web Bluetooth support in Chrome 53 makes it possible to control your smart appliances from within a browser rather than relying on a smartphone app.
World Beyond Windows Apache OpenOffice has taken a backseat to LibreOffice, but its community of contributors is not ready to give up on the project.
World Beyond Windows Because Fuchsia is open-source, anyone can take a look at its code, even though Google isn't saying much about its new operating system.
World Beyond Windows Many PC game developers have touted future support for SteamOS and Linux, but far too often that support has never arrived. The list of games that failed to make good on that promise may surprise you.
World Beyond Windows In its 25 years of existence, Linux has taken the world by storm, powering millions of servers, a countless number of embedded devices, and most of the smartphones in the world (thanks to Android).
World Beyond Windows Microsoft's been showing Linux the love, but don't expect the company to start making much open-source software available to Linux desktop users.
World Beyond Windows In order for Firefox for Linux to play encrypted HTML5 video, some closed-source code is required, which could rankle open-source purists.
World Beyond Windows Presently, Bash in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is based on Ubuntu 14.04, but Microsoft is working on support for the newer Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, too.
World Beyond Windows In a settlement with TP-Link, the FCC clarified its stance on open-source router firmware: It's not totally against it.
World Beyond Windows Vulkan, the cross-platform alternative to DirectX 12, was recently released, but Vulkan Next is already in the works. That’s big news for Steam Machines, Linux, Android, and even Windows gaming PCs.
World Beyond Windows Microsoft promised to update Skype for Linux Alpha every two weeks, and so far it's following through, promptly adding some new useful features to the client.