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In-Home STREAMING from Steam!

What can I say? This has to be one of the coolest things to happen to PC gaming in a long time. I do not really consider myself a diehard PC gamer but I have several titles on my PC that I do like to play from time to time. That said I am not always in front of my computer (the one with all they horse power) where I can really enjoy it. As most people now I spend more time in other rooms of the house on my laptop and although it’s a quick little i5 notebook with 8GB it’s not a gaming system. With this latest feature from steam you can now play your titles from you gaming system on another PC in the home running the Steam client. Like remote desktop for games. Now the video performance can be handled by the PC with the power...

SteamOS! Valve’s free Linux-based operating system.

Source: PCGamer.com The SteamOS beta has released to the public alongside the initiation of its beta program, which will put 300 prototype Steam Machines into the wild. For the estimated 7,129,999,700 of us not selected for that program, a living room machine running the new, free, Linux-based OS is still doable, though installing it may require some tinkering—Valve suggests you wait until 2014 unless you’re an “intrepid Linux hacker.” Challenge accepted. At the time of writing, Valve has not officially announced that SteamOS 1.0 “Alchemist” is available for download. We expect a page to go live at store.steampowered.com/steamos/beta/ later today. [Update: it’s live.] Steam Universe group officer Jvert (presumably Valve engineer John Vert), however, has confirmed that the correct download link is at repo.steampowered.com/download/. Unfortunately, that download will most likely fail right now. To help spread the data, Steamdb has created an unofficial torrent, but use caution when downloading from...