Entroware, the UK-based Linux hardware vendor have released a new laptop named 'Aether' and it's quite the little beast.
AMD will be officially releasing their Ryzen 7 CPUs on March 2nd, so there's not long to go! They can be pre-ordered right now too if you're that excited about it.
System76, the Linux hardware vendor sent out a press release announcing a refresh of their most powerful laptops, which now boast 7th Gen Intel CPUs.
In another push towards Mesa finishing OpenGL for all vendors where possible, Intel Haswell chips now have support for OpenGL 4.5 with Mesa on Linux.
Lars Doucet, developer of Defender's Quest has written up a reddit post requesting Valve to open source the Steam Controller software.
System76, the Linux hardware supplier for laptops, desktops and more has been working with NVIDIA on fixing up their drivers.
Stefan Achatz, the developer who had been working on supporting Roccat devices on Linux has stated why he's stopping.
AMD have released more information about Zen, but the official name is now AMD 'Ryzen' (pronounced as Rye-zen). Their livestream event just finished, so here's a quick overview for you.
Sad news for fans of Roccat hardware as the sole developer working on Roccat device support, Stefan Achatz, is stepping down from his work.
This isn't exactly surprising, but Razer have joined The Khronos Group to back open standards. While not surprising, it's still awesome news.
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The Steam Link isn't something I write about often, but it has just gained a new Beta which adds full support for customizing the PS4 controller and it also now allows you to pair an XBox One S controller.
As always, I am massively impressed with the progress the Mesa developers have made. The open source Vulkan driver 'radv' has continued to evolve recently.
Valve have changed the USB/Bluetooth communication the Steam Controller uses, so on Linux you will need to update your udev rules.
The latest Nvidia driver 375.20 is now available. The interesting change is that it increases the OpenGL shader cache size, which may help with games like Deus Ex Mankind Divided on Linux.