View Full Version : A developers laptop and some gaming info.

July 26th, 2012, 06:06 PM
First, this is not an advertisement. I just happen to run across this blog entitled "Introducing Project Sputnik: Developer laptop" and found it very interesting that Dell was planning on doing this. I wish more OEM's would start playing the Ubuntu game. For more info see the blog by going HERE (http://bartongeorge.net/2012/05/07/introducing-project-sputnik-developer-laptop/).

Another thing I read today was what Gabe Newell former Windows guy; who now works for Valve had to say:

ďThe big problem that is holding back Linux is games. People donít realize how critical games are in driving consumer purchasing behavior.

We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2,500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well. Itís a hedging strategy. I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.

I think weíll lose some of the top-tier PC/OEMs, who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people.

If thatís true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality.Ē
For more information go HERE (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/07/valve-windows-8-a-catastrophe?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28OMG%21+Ubuntu%21%29).
I posted this here because it is good information for Developers.