Valve is apparently trying to increase the appeal and usability of Linux PC gaming, but that won’t require installing SteamOS or investing in a new kind of steam engine. The approach this the weather is more reasonable and frankly exciting. I have now spent a month exclusively using Ubuntu as my daily driver, and for …

SteamOS has technically been around since 2013, but it really grabbed some attention back in November 2015, when developer Valve launched Steam engines. This machine was almost looking to bridge the gap between traditional PC games and console gamers who could play from the comfort of their couch. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, there was …

In April, game maker and online retailer Valve promised it wasn’t over with his Steam machine PC gaming platform, determined to create Microsoft’s alternative to Windows. Now Valve has found a shortcut: emulate Windows games. Smart Reddit users discovered in the Steam Client GUI files, via a “Steam Tracker” via the GitHub open source codebase, …

Maybe Valve’s Crusade Against Windows Isn’t quite finished yet. After Valve quietly removed the Steam Machines page from its storefront earlier this year, it felt like a silent surrender to Windows 10. Perhaps Valve’s tactics have changed, as evidenced by details reviewed by the subreddit / r / linux_gaming (via Ars Technica) this week: Steam …

A new prototype USB drive called SuperSpeedBlazer is said to turn a Mac into a Windows 10 machine capable of running the latest games. The device is supposed to boot Windows in about 10 seconds, which runs natively on the Mac – rather than in a less efficient virtual machine as it does with a …

Far from being “legacy” software, Windows desktop applications are making a comeback as users seek a foothold for their work. The Wrike desktop app has tabs for multiple views. Image: Mary Branscombe / TechRepublic Wrike is part of a new generation of modern business applications that aren’t about document creation – like traditional business tools …

One of my favorite features in Windows 10 is the compact overlay. It allows you to watch videos in resizable floating boxes so that you can easily multitask. Unfortunately, fewer apps support this feature than I would like. WebToApp wraps web pages in Compact Overlay mode and does an impressive job. It’s a bit complicated, …

Web applications are everywhere on the Internet these days. Whether it’s your email, a to-do list, or a social network, everyone offers their service as a web app accessible from a web browser. But if you’re someone like me who prefers native apps over some essential web apps, then this guide is for you. We’ve …

Bank of America is preparing to kill its app for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices. According to a message sent in the app, the app will no longer be available from “end of July” (via Latest version of Windows). Instead, Bank of America directs users to its website. Although the message seems to imply …

If you’ve been playing on Valve’s Steam service for a while, you’ve probably heard of Steam engine. This is a great tool to transfer your multi-gigabyte Steam games to different hard drives in your system, in case your primary hard drive runs out of space (or overflows). What we love about Steam Mover — and …

We’re launching a few new weekly features on Lifehacker: Must-Have App Profiles, usually free. We’ll be breaking them down by platform throughout the week, just in case you’re a Windows or macOS devotee and have sworn never to (already) use the other operating system. To kick off our Windows coverage, we’re looking at Rufus, a …

Recently we saw the photos app first and then a number of other apps give insiders the ability to access the apps pre-release features for testing purposes. In today’s blog post, Microsoft made the program official and also announced some related details. Called the new Windows App Preview program, that would mean insiders wouldn’t need …

Microsoft will allow users to try out the latest version of applications without necessarily needing to use the most advanced – and potentially unstable – version of Windows 10. The Windows App Preview program will offer Windows Insiders – members of the software testing program open from Microsoft – to get your hands on the …

Microsoft will allow users to try out the latest version of apps without necessarily needing to use the most advanced – and potentially unstable – version of Windows 10. to get their hands on the company’s newest software, without necessarily going all the way with their operating system. Currently, if you want to try out …

The Xbox on Windows app installed on your Windows 10 PC is a gamer’s dream. With it, you can turn your laptop, desktop or tablet into an Xbox One, with Xbox games, achievements, community management, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about the Xbox app on Windows to get the most out of …

Chromebooks don’t normally run Windows software, that’s the best and worst thing about them. You don’t need any Windows antivirus or other junk files… but you also can’t install Photoshop, the full version of Microsoft Office, or other Windows desktop applications. Fortunately, there are ways to use Windows desktop programs on a Chromebook: either by …

Game publisher and developer Square Enix has published a new benchmark application for Windows users (64-bit). The official Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition reference app is now available for download. Square Enix’s app offers native 4K and HDR10 support and weighs in at around 3.37 GB. The game this benchmark is based on uses GameWorks …

When people switch from Windows to Linux, they often experiment with Wine. If you are not familiar, this is a compatibility layer that can sometimes make Windows software work on Linux and BSD. I say “sometimes” because it’s not a seamless experience. In fact, it can be quite frustrating to use. I suggest using native …

Nvidia announced a beta version of its GeForce Now game streaming service for Mac last year, and it’s finally coming to Windows PCs. Starting this week, beta users of the GeForce Now Mac client will be able to install and run the Windows application. This takes the beta service far beyond its roots as exclusive …

Installing apps on Windows is a tedious process. The user should check for the recent version of the app, download the installer file, then manually install the app (following several times) and uncheck unwanted bundles. The problems don’t end there. Software installers in Windows have different ways of configuring applications, registries, and configurations. With so …

Prices and availability of the offer may change after the publication date. As Mick Jagger once moans into a microphone, you can’t always get what you want – and computers are no exception. Windows-based computers are still among the most popular models that money can buy. But with their sharp aesthetics and user-friendliness, Apple’s multitude …

Some time ago there were rumors that Microsoft was building some sort of tab-based version of Windows Explorer for the next version of Windows 10. The first versions were released, but there was still no record of it. that. Indeed, with the release of the Creators Update also came the confirmation that after all, maybe …

CodeWeavers now offers a beta version of an app called CrossOver for download through the Play Store, which effectively enables several Windows apps to run on Chrome OS. This means Chromebook users who are willing to pay for a subscription will soon be able to download and run alternatives to Google’s suite of desktop apps …

The real estate listing service has started sending emails to users alerting them to the impending closure. According to the message, the Windows Realtor.com app will no longer be supported after October 27. Thank you for using realtor.com. We would like to inform you that after October 27, the realtor.com Windows application will no longer …

It’s not often that I’m really excited about software. I guess I’m jaded. But not today; today i’m here to report on something that really makes me say ‘wow, finally! And I bet, if you’re like me, you’ll say the same. Winulator is an Android application that provides a runtime environment for Windows DirectX API …

There are a myriad of apps designed to improve your productivity, but choosing the best from the crowd can be a daunting task. The Premium PC Power Bundle is 10 top rated Windows apps, a loaded collection of everything from firewalls to data recovery tools to help you get the most out of your PC, …

Microsoft’s LinkedIn division has created a new Windows 10 desktop version of the LinkedIn app, which it is rolling out this month. Credit: Microsoft The app, which will be available in the Windows Store by the end of July for everyone, is only for PCs and tablets, not Windows phones. Microsoft will be dropping the …

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is finally ending its web application development tool, Windows App Studio. No need to be alarmed, however, because the Redmond giant has already prepared a replacement. The Windows App Studio started out as a Windows Phone app. It then morphed and became available for PCs and the end goal was to include …

News Microsoft Killing Windows App Studio Low-Code Tool, Offers Open Source Replacement Microsoft is closing its free wizard-based online tool for building Universal Windows Applications (UWAs) in favor of an open source replacement. After a four-year period, Windows App Studio will close on December 1, after which the new open-source Windows Template Studio project – …

Stephen Brashear, Getty Images Microsoft is closing the Windows App Studio app builder and urging developers to switch to the new Windows Template Studio. Microsoft launched Windows App Studio in 2013 to help novice developers build Windows Phone apps through a series of web templates. The tool was in part intended to help fill the …

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, For Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Microsoft today announced the discontinuation of its Windows App Studio service. The free web-based tool, designed to allow anyone to build Universal Windows Platform …

Earlier this week, the research team that is part of the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection system, detected several attacks on the software update system whose name has not yet been revealed – All that is known about the software is that it is a well-known editing application and the creator or seller of the …

Microsoft Xbox One: Try a game, any game. Sarah Tew/CNET There’s nothing worse than buying a game, especially a $60 game, only to find out it’s not what you expected. (See: No Man’s Sky.) For PC gamers, digital download platform Steam already offers a refund window where you can “return” a game digitally. Now, a …

Short bytes: If you use certain Windows applications more frequently than others, you can create custom keyboard shortcuts for those applications in Microsoft Windows. It can save you precious time when you regularly use various Windows applications and software. The custom Windows keyboard shortcut for an application can be enabled by visiting the properties of …

The dreaded days are when you are working on a masterpiece and then all of a sudden your Windows computer crashes, loses power, or an application launches and quits. Well now there is an app for it. According to MakeUseOf, with an app called Automatic economizer, you can automatically save the file you are working …

XMEye for PC is now available and can be easily installed on a Desktop PC / Laptop functioning Windows XP / 7/8 / 8.1 / 10 and MacOS / OS X. Let’s learn a bit more about this brand new app and then take a look at the installation method via BlueStacks or BlueStacks 2. …

It might not be NaNoWriMo yet, but it’s never too late to start working on your magnum opus novel. While there are plenty of apps for this – Scrivener, Celtx – and many more, most of these apps are expensive, and while very functional, won’t work with Windows phones. ScribePad is a Windows 10 application …

One of the biggest hurdles for people wanting to switch from Windows to Linux or macOS is reliance on software that requires Microsoft’s operating system. However, this is becoming less and less of a problem, as more and more programs become cross-platform. Not to mention that many software solutions are web-based these days, which means …

by Radu Tyrsina CEO and Founder Radu Tyrsina has been a Windows fan ever since he got his first PC, a Pentium III (a monster at the time). For most kids his age, the internet was a… Read More Trakt is a universal Windows 10 application, which has just been released on Windows Store as …

The story of Microsoft’s Universal Windows Apps seems to be paying off for big media companies looking to get gaming console space. Fox has now brought its new Windows 10 version of its Fox Sports GO to Xbox One. . It’s the Well new. The bad news is that the launch has unintended consequences. First …

There is a tool available at Microsoft this will help you to troubleshoot Windows 10 issues and problems. Called the Windows Software Repair Tool it is available as a standalone application from Microsoft servers and will automate the task of executing a few commands. Software Repair Tool for Windows 10 When you download the tool, …

While Microsoft loves to brag about productivity in Windows 10 and Mobile, there’s no reason we can’t have fun too. Monocle Giraffe is a relatively new app that has become my new waste of time when I need a good laugh. Deep down, Monocle Giraffe is a simple creation. It is a browser for the …

Windows software will work on Chromebooks using CrossOver for Android. With Android compatibility on Chromebooks, it will soon be possible to install Windows software like Steam as well as the many games only available for Windows. Wine is coming to Chromebooks CrossOver for Android is a commercial project carried out by CodeWeavers. It takes code …

Microsoft just took a big step forward for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) on Xbox One, releasing the first-ever UWP app for the console. But moving Windows applications to Microsoft’s console takes small steps; this first application is not very exciting and is not yet available to everyone. The new UWP app is a version …

Quantum Break : not available on Steam. “/> Quantum break: not available on Steam. While some of the older game titles from Microsoft, such as Age of Empires II HD (a 2013 update of a 1999 game) can be found on Valve’s Steam platform, its latest top titles, such as Forza 6 Apex and Quantum …

Malware is the bane of the Internet. Seriously, few things on the web are as dangerous as contracting malware, and few things take as long as the malware removal process. Avoid at all costs. But here’s the problem with malware: It’s not enough to install a top-notch security suite. You will need to change your …

through Radu Tyrsina CEO and founder Radu Tyrsina has been a Windows fan since he got his first PC, a Pentium III (a monster at the time). For most children his age, the Internet was a … Read More Microsoft first released Windows Phone App Studio, a web application for the development of Windows Store …

When Microsoft announced Xbox One three years ago, he said he plans to let owners of his next-gen gaming console use their boxes as “development kits,” allowing them to build and test their own Xbox One games. During its Build conference, Microsoft said it will finally happen today, although it isn’t quite what you expected. …

Android devices will soon be able to run Windows apps thanks to CodeWeavers CrossOver for Android, which will debut before the end of 2015. Wine for Android was first introduced a few years ago, and work has been going on ever since. You can run Android apps on Windows, and soon the reverse will also …

PlayOnLinux is a well-known application that allows its users to install and run games and applications that have been released only for the Windows platform, without breaking any laws. There is no denying that Windows has a large number of apps and games and some of them are actually quite good. In fact, until just …

Translator is finally coming to Skype’s Windows desktop app to increase usability. Skype Skype Translator Preview, the beta app that lets people of different languages ​​communicate by messaging or speaking, will soon not feel so lonely. Skype Translator will be bundled with the Skype desktop app for Windows by the end of summer, Microsoft announcement …

Microsoft wants to vacuum its Windows Store. Microsoft / Screenshot by CNET The Windows Store has been criticized for its line of cluttered, confusing, and unnecessary apps. Now Microsoft wants to clean up its act. Bernardo Zamora, Director of Windows Apps and Store at Microsoft, announced in a blog post on Wednesday a set of …

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, For Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Microsoft today updated Windows App Studio, its free web-based tool designed for anyone to build an app, with support for Windows 10 Insider Preview. …

The developers behind the popular PlayOnLinux project, an open source, cross-platform application designed from the ground up to serve as a user-friendly interface for the popular Wine project, has released PlayOnLinux 4.2.7. According to the internal changelog, PlayOnLinux 4.2.7 is here with support for script detection and abort when attempting to run 64-bit Windows apps …

Linux is more capable than ever. With over 1,000 Linux games available on Steam and a general move towards more web-based desktop software, Windows is less needed than ever. After all, now you can watch Netflix on Linux without any hacking, and you can even use Microsoft Office on Linux, at least a web version …

Enterprise IT departments will have a new tool to make it easier to deploy apps for their users in Windows 10. Microsoft revealed more details on its plans for the Windows Store in the new version of its operating system today, and said it will include support for enterprise-specific app stores that can be administered …

A few days ago we shared some of the Best Rainmeter Themes & Skins and today we are in front of you with something that no one can even imagine which is Android Jelly Bean Skin Pack for Windows. We all know Android users enjoy the Jellybean operating system on their smartphone, but the good …

Creating a universal app for Windows and Windows Phone is now a drag and drop process. Today, Microsoft unveiled a beta of its Windows App Studio, a web app that allows users to easily build apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone by dragging and dropping items onto an interface mockup. It is designed to …

If you are looking for a way to play Windows games on Mac, then this item is your cup of tea. As in this article, we are going to share with you different ways to use play a Windows based game on your Mac just by doing a little hard work. Mac might be the …

Join today’s top leaders online at the Data Summit on March 9. Register here. On Tuesday night, I drew a monocle on VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall. But this was no ordinary monocle, as the Adobe software I used to create it ran on servers 3,000 miles away and redirected directly to my web browser. This …

At the end of March, the first versions of Windows 8.1 were leaked on the web. Around the same time, Windows 8 app counts reversed several months of slow growth and recorded four straight months of app growth. Coincidence? It is certainly possible. And yet, Windows 8’s development slowdown reversed just when Microsoft needed it …

Microsoft released October 8 an updated version of its Kinect SDK for Windows which includes support for desktop applications running Windows 8. Company officials said in September that developers should expect the updated Kinect for Windows SDK to arrive today . The October SDK includes several new features, including: Exposing the infrared stream in the …

Back when Windows 95 was king, I remember many different issues with games on the OS. It was a nightmare to run some games, let alone play them over LAN with friends, as you had to make manual adjustments so often to get everything sorted. Today, gaming on Windows has improved, and while I still …

Along with updates to iTunes, GarageBand, and MobileMe Control Panel (exclusive to Windows users), Apple released an update to its QuickTime media player. By bringing the software to version 7.6.2, the Mac maker has increased the reliability, improved compatibility, and improved security of QuickTime on Mac and Windows. In the Support section of its website, …