Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 is now available as the first point release to the major "Plavsk" release. This new version offers minor new features, fixes, and other improvements to our open-source benchmarking software.
To complement existing notification and reporting mechanisms built into the Phoronix Test Suite, OpenBenchmarking.org, and Phoromatic are some very simple but handy push notifications to your Android and iOS devices of real-time test results and notifications when testing is complete -- should you want to immediately analyze your results or need to swap out your graphics card or any other PC components.
Here's a look back at the most popular Linux and open-source content on Phoronix in March.
Users of the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org can now easily fire-up Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Valve's Portal for some new Linux game benchmarking.
With Q1'2014 quickly coming to an end, here's a look back at the most popular Linux stories and hardware reviews/articles so far this calendar year.
Don't forget that we're still giving away three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world. We've also added some free Phoronix Premium subscriptions for this Linux giveaway.
Don't forget that we're still giving away at least three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world.
A semi-common request by Phoronix readers is that they would like to see more images and photographs in news stories and other articles... Well, with now having the new site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system, more photos are next on the agenda.
This month on Phoronix there were 294 news articles and 28 featured-length articles covering various interesting open-source and Linux related topics. Here's a look at some of our most striking content over the past month.
With the recent news of Linux's overall web traffic doubling to about 2%, here are some Phoronix web statistics for those interested.
For new readers to Phoronix.com and/or new users of the Phoronix Test Suite might not be familiar with PTS Desktop Live, our Linux distribution used for benchmarking that provides a fully-standardized software stack. This Linux benchmarking operating system will soon see a new major release.
Made live today were a few minor tweaks to the new Phoronix.com site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system. A few visual bugs were squashed and other small enhancements committed.
Here's your chance to win an Amazon gift card by taking a few minutes to help us out.
As most Phoronix readers will have noticed, the new Phoronix.com site design is now live for all users as of a few hours ago.
Here's a look at the latest Phoronix.com site redesign. The evolutionary improvements to the site will soon begin rolling out.
Last summer we were working towards a new version of our in-house content management system and a brand new site layout developed by a German Phoronix reader. Due to mixed reactions that proposed layout wasn't launched, but work has been underway on a new version of Phoronix.com.
You may have noticed yesterday on Phoronix there were a lot of articles -- three multi-page featured articles and sixteen news stories. All of this content was authored by your's truly while in the next few days will be even more interesting and exciting Linux articles.
Arch Linux, Debian, LLVM/Clang, and Mesa users rejoice! There's new automated, daily benchmarks of these important open-source projects coming on a daily basis.
With Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk you are able to remotely manage your Linux/BSD/OSX systems with ease and easily execute new benchmarks and analyze existing results. The HTML5 user-interface is coming along nicely and here is a preview of the latest pre-alpha state, which makes it easy from an Apple iPhone to easily facilitate new Linux benchmarking.
A lot of new and interesting content is inbound on Phoronix, besides all of the exciting work on Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 and other open-source Linux hardware activities.
The launch of the SteamOS 1.0 Beta and the continued Linux graphics improvements and new hardware were among the most exciting content on Phoronix for December 2013.
Merry Christmas, Happy New Years, and/or Happy Holidays to any other occasions. Best wishes from Phoronix.
There's several things for Phoronix readers to keep in mind this holiday season.
While November was a great and very busy month, December will hopefully be even better. Here's a look at some of the exciting Linux / open-source milestones to be conquered this month.
If you have some extra CPU time this weekend, why not try out one of our new/updated test profiles and share your Linux hardware/software performance benchmarks with the community?
Merge activity for the Linux 3.13 kernel and the many graphics card benchmarks on Phoronix were some of the most exciting happening events for November, but let's not also forget about continued open-source driver innovations.
If in recent Linux graphics card reviews and driver articles you have been wanting to see other Linux games benchmarked, you should definitely read this article.
There's been some more site updates on Phoronix this week along with more features for Phoronix Premium subscribers. This includes continued log-in improvements, bolding external links, and a look at upcoming content.
There's been a number of new and updated benchmarks appearing on OpenBenchmarking.org for use by the Phoronix Test Suite.
Google has put out Chrome 31 and with it comes a good few new features for the cross-platform web-browser.
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