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Developer Releases Windows 95 OS as an App For Windows 10, macOS and Linux (slashdot)

Mark Wycislik-Wilson, writing for BetaNews: Last year, developer Felix Rieseberg released Windows 95 as an Electron app to let 90s computer users relive their younger years. Now he's back with a second version of the Windows 95 app, and it's even better than ever -- gaming classics such as Doom and Wolfenstein3D are now included, for starters! Based on the Electron framework, Windows 95 2.0 is written in JavaScript, and is essentially a 500MB standalone virtual machine. The original release was ...
Tags: News, Electron, Netscape Navigator, Msmash, Mark Wycislik Wilson, Felix Rieseberg


Developer Releases Windows 95 OS as an App For Windows 10, macOS and Linux

Mark Wycislik-Wilson, writing for BetaNews: Last year, developer Felix Rieseberg released Windows 95 as an Electron app to let 90s computer users relive their younger years. Now he's back with a second version of the Windows 95 app, and it's even better than ever -- gaming classics such as Doom and Wolfenstein3D are now included, for starters! Based on the Electron framework, Windows 95 2.0 is written in JavaScript, and is essentially a 500MB standalone virtual machine. The original release was ...
Tags: Tech, Electron, Netscape Navigator, Mark Wycislik Wilson, Felix Rieseberg


Linux 4.17 Released

Mark Wycislik-Wilson, writing for BetaNews: In his weekly message to the Linux community on Sunday, Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 4.17. The release comes a couple of months after the first release candidate, and in his message Torvalds also talks about version 5.0 of the Linux kernel. Having previously said that Linux kernel v5.0 "should be meaningless," he said that this next major numerical milestone will come around "in the not too distance future." For now, though, it's versi...
Tags: Tech, Linus Torvalds, Torvalds, Mark Wycislik Wilson


Pandora Launches Unlimited Premium Family Plan For $15 Per Month

Mark Wycislik-Wilson, writing for BetaNews: Looking to better compete with the likes of Apple Music and Spotify, Pandora has launched a new Premium Family package. The new package offers unlimited access to all of Pandora's premium features for up to six people. The price is just $15 per month, but there's a 60-day free trial available so you can try it out for size first. Pandora explains that the new package offers "all of the features of Pandora Premium to up to six unique Pandora accounts si...
Tags: Tech, Pandora, Apple Music, Spotify Pandora, Pandora Premium, Mark Wycislik Wilson


Opera Kills Off Its Free Data-Saving App, Opera Max

Mark Wycislik-Wilson, writing for BetaNews: Opera Max -- the free data-saving and VPN-like tool from the team behind the Opera web browser -- is being killed off. The app has been removed from Google Play with immediate effect, and there will be no more updates. Opera is not really giving a reason for the sudden decision other that the fact that Opera Max had "a substantially different value proposition than our browser products." ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Max, Mark Wycislik Wilson