Gaming is not the forte of Linux, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy great games. Here are some awesome open-source Linux games you should try.
Open-source games and Android apps are fundamentally brought to us by people who code things for the joy of coding, so it’s fitting that there are some great open-source games on the mobile platform.
One pastime of open source developers is cloning old or unplayable games into open source versions. The following are some of our favorite open source game clones.
RuneAudio is a powerful open-source media center that can turn your Raspberry Pi into a DIY Hi-Fi system. Learn the simple setup process.
Do you know that your data in Evernote is unencrypted by default? If you’re on Linux, and are looking for a secure, encrypted alternative to Evernote, Turtl is one such open source app you should check out.
New Pipe, a new Android app, is an open-source, front-end for YouTube. It copies a lot of features bundled with YouTube RED and is a very compelling YouTube replacement.
One of your decisions when you’re getting ready to download software is whether or not to use open-source or premium software. Do you prefer open-source or premium software?
It can feel like everything you download has some legalese attached to it. This article casts some light on the different open source licenses available.
Tagspaces is a non-cloud note and file organiser for all major platforms. It works offline, is open source, uses plain file formats & uses simple tagging. Here’s a closer look.
Citadel is a powerful email and collaboration suite that uses a ‘rooms’-based architecture for a unique workflow. Here’s an in-depth look at how it works.
There are advantages and disadvantages to open source software, but is open source software comparable to software sold commercially?
Technology myths are everywhere. On occasions, it costs you money and make you poorer. Let’s take a look at some of the technology myths that cost you money.
If you have a passion for free and open source (FOSS) software, F-Droid is a marketplace for you to find all the FOSS Android apps.
Free Software vs Open Source Software. Most people are always confused over them. Here are the differences between free software, open source and freeware
When it comes to using, developing and promoting software online, the numerous licenses that accompany them can be confusing for even the most adept computer user. Can Open source and proprietary license work well together or are they destined to drive developers and users even further apart?
Have you ever lost your computer? If so, you probably know how frightening of an experience it can be. Prey is here to help you find your lost computer or mobile device when it is lost.
Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.
You might have seen our article on Haiku, an open source implementation of BeOS. It’s not the only open source re-implementation of a classic computer OS. Icaros is a reimplementation of the classic Amiga OS for PCs. It’s based on AROS (the Amiga Research Operating System), but is available in a ready-to-run live version.