Category:  Devices

By RootGamer, February 17, 2016 0 Amd Ati, News, Nvidia, Vulkan

The Khronos Group has released version 1.0 of the Vulkan – api . At the same time AMD and Nvidia beta drivers released with Vulkan support. The API is the successor to OpenGL and will compete with Microsoft’s DirectX 12 and Apple’s Metal. In addition to the publication of the final specifications of Vulkan 1.0 Khronos has also released an SDK for developers. All documentation… Read More »

By Kereltis, October 22, 2015 0 Review, Zareason Zeto

I was lucky this week in that I got a chance to take a hands-on look at the Zareason Zeto. Zareason have been shipping quality Linux rigs since 2007. They concentrate mostly on the R&D side so that they are able to guarantee their customers the highest quality systems. Unlike other Linux PC builders, Zareason are extremely versatile when it comes to Linux.

By RootGamer, December 12, 2014 0 News, Oculus Rift

The creaters of virtual reality headsets Oculus has taken over former developers of Kinect, who worked on the observation of hand movements with the Oculus Rift. Oculus has also acquired a company that specializes in the sketches of 3D models.

By Kereltis, December 11, 2014 0 Amd Ati, News

AMD Catalyst™ OMEGA Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver Release Notes  This release note provides information on the latest posting of AMD’s Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver. This particular driver updates the Software version to 14.501.1003 The AMD Linux release notes provide information on the following: AMD Product Compatibility Linux Distributions Supported System Requirements System Recommendations New Features Resolved Issues AMD Product Compatibility: The AMD Catalyst Proprietary Linux… Read More »

By Kereltis, September 19, 2014 2 News, Nvidia

It’s always great to bring you news of another Nvidia Linux driver release and today is no different, here are the details! Driver Details Version: 343.22 Release Date: 2014.9.18 Operating System: Linux 64-bit Language: English (US) File Size: 73.00 MB   Added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GTX 970 GeForce GTX 980 Fixed a bug that prevented the “sync to vblank” setting from being… Read More »

By RootGamer, July 24, 2014 1 News, VolksPC

Many desktop distributions such as Debian are already available for ARM and x86. But Debian ARM does not support YouTube playback and because of a lack of drivers, HD video playback is just not possible. Android, on the other hand, does this very well and also has many applications not available on Debian.

By RootGamer, July 24, 2014 0 News, Steam, Steam Machine, SteamOS

With every new prototype or leaked news, the ‘Steam controller‘ seems to become more traditional. The uncovered image shows similarities with current devices and looks less alien compared to previous screenshots.

By RootGamer, June 25, 2014 0 Gigabyte, News, Steam, SteamOS

Gigabyte has added a new system to its Brix Gaming Series. The new Brix Gaming is a minicomputer that is standard equipped with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 graphics card and is available in both black and green.

By Kereltis, May 9, 2014 0 Devices, News, Nvidia

We’ve come to expect great performance from the proprietary Nvidia Linux drivers and here’s hoping that continues! About Version 337.19 – BETA Release Date Mon May 05, 2014 Operating System Linux 64-bit Language English (US) File Size 65.19 MB Release Highlights Fixed a bug causing mode validation to fail for 4K resolutions over HDMI in certain situations. Added nvidia-settings command line controls for over- and… Read More »

By RootGamer, April 14, 2014 0 News, Steam Machine

The Steam Controller comes out in October or November! That says a source from the game industry at exhibition game Pax East. Steam Machines would be available at the end of the year and is supposed to be compatible with over 500 games that support SteamOS.

By Kereltis, March 26, 2014 0 Devices, News, Oculus Rift

Is it the end of our VR hopes and dreams or the beginning of a beautiful relationship? Facebook are buying Oculus VR for $2 billion! About In the end, I kept coming back to a question we always ask ourselves every day at Oculus: what’s best for the future of virtual reality? Partnering with Mark and the Facebook team is a unique and powerful opportunity…. Read More »

By Kereltis, March 21, 2014 0 Amd Ati, Intel, News, Nvidia

The three amigos, Nvidia, AMD and Intel have shown why OpenGL can unlock 15% extra performance over its rival Directx! Report This is welcome news for Linux gamers who are anxiously awaiting the tidal wave of games that are sure to hit our shores in the not to distant future. It should also help allay any fears developers might have about the performance difference between… Read More »

By Kereltis, March 3, 2014 0 Amd Ati, Devices, News

AMD are infamous for the quality or lack of quality of their Linux Drivers but lately they have been making an effort to head in the right direction. Today sees the release of a new beta driver for the community to play with! About Last Updates: 2/25/2014 Article Number: RN-LN-B14.2 Installer Notes ​Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 14.2 Beta Driver for Linux: This release of… Read More »

By Ultimoore, January 7, 2014 3 CES, Steam Machine

About 16 hours ago, we shared with you that Engadget got a chance to see what companies would be throwing down with Valve in the Steam Machine department. Well now Valve has shown off all sweet little goodies that you and or friends and family can sink you teeth into. Valve also had this to say on their press release. Valve, creators of best-selling game… Read More »

By RootGamer, January 6, 2014 4 CES, Event, News, Steam Machine

According Endgadget several companies, including Alienware and Gigabyte, will announce a Steam Machine at the CES . They will additionally show their Steam Machines prototypes , according to Endgadget. Digital Storm and iBuyPower announced their Steam Machine last year.