After half a year of work, Godot, the most advanced open source self-contained game development environment reached version 1.1. This game engine is a community developed effort to produce an open (and no strings attached) alternative to large commercial software such as Unity and Unreal. This release focuses on improvements to the 2D engine so all features used by modern 2D games are implemented.
The rise of Linux on the desktop is always just around the corner, right? Most recently it was Valve’s new focus on Steam-powered Linux gaming that was supposed to boost the open source OS to new heights. However, the most recent Steam Hardware & Software Survey shows a big drop for Linux. It’s now less than 1% of Steam systems.
Seven years after the unofficial fan sequel to the 80s classic Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders was released in German for Windows, a director's cut has been made available in English for Linux.
I’ve been living like a savage barbarian the past week and I don’t like it one bit. In fact, my life has been inconvenienced more times than not, it’s been filled with various frustrations, and from time to time certain tasks that were once simple have been much harder.
Experts have argued that the recently released Android Lollipop is the best performing operating software that Google has ever produced. The software, which was first released in October 2014 and updated with Android 5.1 in February 2015, boasts a sleeker, faster and more beautiful display. Its kinder on the battery and is fit to be used not only on phones and tablets, but also on watches.
We suspected it was going to be released this weekend and here it is, the Android 5.1.1 OTA is starting to roll out to some T-Mobile users. The update's approval was confirmed by the operator's product evangelist Des on Twitter and Google+ a few hours ago and it has appeared on T-Mobile's product support pages.
Twitch is now offering video-on-demand (VOD) service to users of their mobile apps. However, if you're using the Android version, you actually need to do more than just receive an update from the Google Play store.
In less than a week, San Francisco's Moscone Center will host Google's annual I/O developer conference – geeks from all around the world will gather to polish their coding skills and see Google's latest technologies in action. Needless to say, we'll be also keeping a close eye at the event as many of the announcements made there will be of great interest to us and our readers. To be more specific, Google is likely to preview a new version of its Android operating system. Major announcements regarding Android Wear, Android TV, and Android Auto, among other Google products and services, are being rumored as well.