As we head deeper and deeper into Winter, more people are going to stay indoors to avoid the cold weather. Eventually, people will get bored and will start killing time on the Internet. To make things a bit more pleasant for those who happen to be bored, never fear!
Our weekly links will have you laughing, crying, and cursing multibiollion dollar corporations all at the same time. With that said, here’s this week’s links.
Valve Joins the Linux Foundation: Gaming was such a contentous issue on operating systems other than OS X and Windows until Valve came along to port their Steam Client. The company that brought one of the most successful game distribution services is now an official member of the Linux Foundation.
Foolish users brick their XBOX One consoles (Daily Dot): Thanks to a convincing looking image via 4Chan, a number of uses enabled the developer mode on their XBOX One consoles in the hopes that they’ll be able to play their XBOX 360 games. Unfortunately, the instructions rendered said consoles inoperable. Remember, kids…. never follow instructions from an image board, and for crying out loud, stay out of /b/!
I founded The *Nixed Report in 2005 after realizing that there were so many forms of entertainment out there that was either being ignored, minimized, or misrepresented. I use *nix-like systems to this very day and that includes Android and Chrome-based devices.