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Native client now supports ARM

“Native Client enables Chrome to run high-performance apps compiled from your C and C++ code. One of the main goals of Native Client is to be architecture-independent, so that all machines can run NaCl content. Today we’re taking another step toward that goal: our Native Client SDK now supports ARM devices, from version 25 and onwards.” Read More »

Botanicula Set to Lauch Soon on Steam for Linux

Botanicula, a point’n’click exploration game created by Jaromír Plachý and Amanita Design, will be available on Steam for Linux. Botanicula is about five little tree creatures who set out for a journey to save the last seed from their home tree, which is infested by evil parasites. It features over 150 detailed locations to explore, funny animations, hidden bonuses, various ... Read More »

Canonical Might Launch Only LTS Distros Starting with Ubuntu 14.04

Canonical is currently following an interim release strategy, with a new operating system popping out every six months, but this strategy is about to change. Canonical is probably the only company capable, at this moment, to develop and deliver an operating system right on schedule. They are never late and just like clockwork, every six months a new OS is ... Read More »

RoboVM 0.0.1 released

The first preview release of RoboVM has just been made available. The primary goal of the project is to make it possible to develop native iOS applications in Java that use native iOS Cocoa Touch APIs. The RoboVM compiler translates Java bytecode into ARM or x86 machine code. The core classes (java.lang, java.util, java.io, etc.) are based on Android’s runtime ... Read More »

Canonical considers rolling release model for Ubuntu

“For the longest time Canonical has slapped an LTS moniker on some of their Ubuntu releases. Currently, a new major release of the operating system happens every six months, and is supported for 18 months after release. Whereas in the past when LTS versions received two years support or more, the current model – starting with 12.04 – supports new ... Read More »