SteamOS is an operating system that lets you run Steam games without the need for a Windows operating system. Based on Debian (a Linux distribution), SteamOS offers the entire catalog of Steam games, as well as all compatible Debian applications accessible on a TV. Although it's still in the very early stages, SteamOS has plans to become a major operating system for gamers that will be compatible with PCs and Steam Machine game consoles.
Install SteamOS on your PC
SteamOS is currently in a test version, and not all of the features are activated yet. The installation can also be quite daunting, so we'd advise you to refer to the official FAQs.
Logitech Gaming Software is a handy way to manage your gaming hardware.
Its clean interface allows you to tweak each of your Logitech devices for better game performance. You can then map these to a profile which can, in turn, be tied to a specific title to give you the best personalized play experience.
It may be fiddly at first but if you have lots of Logitech devices it's well worth the effort.
Google Drive is the hub for all of Google's online document editors, so you might end up with a lot of stuff in there. Google is rolling out some improvements to search that will make it easier to find what you're looking for. The updates will apply to the web and Android (and iOS).
Using the search box, you'll soon be able to specify a file type in your search. So if you've got a number of docs and a spreadsheets with similar names, you'll be able to find the right one. Read More
Google Drive Is Getting Search Query Improvements Including File Types, Shared File Owner, And More was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Like the original Chromebook Pixel, the Pixel C (which became available on the Google Store for a starting price of $499.99 yesterday) leaves many people scratching their heads. The usual criticism is that the device is too expensive for what it is, a high-end tablet hybrid meant for productivity—only one that lacks the requisite software. You could say this dichotomy is part of the Pixel brand.
Today the Pixel C team held an hour long Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) from 11 to 12 PM PT. Read More
Pixel C Team Holds Reddit AMA, Discusses Name, Android N, Multiwindow Support, "OK Google" Hotword Update, And More was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Are you bored of the endless parade of touchscreen slabs that smartphones have become? Do you want a new idea, a strike of genius, something to foam at the mouth for? Then look no further than the Japanese market. The companies there are just scrubbing every assumption we have and building weird products to appeal to their awesome and quirky market, like this Kyocera DIGNO rafre. Let's pretend that we all know how this name is pronounced and move on to the highlight feature of the phone: it's hot water and soap washable. Read More
[Soapractical] Kyocera Makes A Hot Water And Soap Washable Phone And I Have 10 Urgent Questions About It was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Over the last few years, Bethesda Game Studios has been expanding and building itself up as one of the biggest developers out there. This growth continues as the studio has today announced that […]
If you have more than a dozen friends on Facebook, odds are pretty good that at least one of them has started tagging every person on Earth with suspiciously misspelled advertisements for knockoff Ray-Ban sunglasses. Facebook would really prefer that this not happen, or at least not happen quite so often. To that end the company introduced the Security Checkup feature to the web version of the social network, and now it's available on Android as well. Read More
Facebook Introduces 'Security Checkup' To Its Android App, Including Remote Log Off was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Unless you own an Asus phone, you probably didn't know the company bundles in a themes app. Inside you can find all kinds of ways to drastically the tweak the appearance of your phone. Some looks are free, while others cost money.
This isn't a novel idea, as we've seen it from the likes of HTC and Samsung. But that's not the point. Asus has uploaded its Theme app to the Play Store where it can push out future updates. Read More