Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
For those that are bound to running Windows applications on your Linux box through WINE or CrossOver Office, version 6.1 of CrossOver Office for both Linux and Mac has been released. New in CodeWeavers' CrossOver Office 6.1 is support for Microsoft Outlook users to work remotely using RPC over HTT and 3D game performance improvements. The CrossOver Office 6.1 press release can be read from CodeWeavers.