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The MajorsHouse Show Episode #15: Bash On Ubuntu On Windows

  1. Gaming News
    1. Battlefield 1 announced (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/06/battlefield-1-wwi-october-21-release/)
    2. Microsoft UWP apps now allow you to use the fancy features of your fancy graphics card (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/05/10/microsoft-universal-windows-platform-finally-lets-you-unlock-frame-rate.aspx)
    3. New Pokemon Sun/Moon details (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/10/pokemon-sun-moon-release-date-starters-gameplay-trailer/)
    4. You can now play Oculus Rift and and Virtual Boy games on Google Cardboard thanks to app (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/09/oculus-rift-virtual-boy-google-cardboard/)
    5. NBA Live coming out in early 2017 (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/10/11652962/nba-live-17-release-date-early-2017)
    6. Mass Effect Andromeda officially delayed to 2017 (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/05/10/mass-effect-andromeda-moves-to-2017-update-coming-at-e3.aspx)
    7. Titanfall 2 release confirmed for this fall (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/10/11653142/titanfall-2-release-date-fall-2016)
    8. Disney pulls out of the game(s business) (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/10/disney-infinity-being-shut-down/)
    9. Next Star Wars Battlefront coming next year (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/05/10/next-star-wars-battlefront-confirmed-for-2017.aspx)
    10. Nintendo 2DS dropping to $80 on May 20th (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/11/nintendo-2ds-new-price/)
    11. Nintendo confirms next two mobile apps will be free-to-play (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/05/11/nintendo-confirms-animal-crossing-fire-emblem-mobile-games-will-be-free-to-play.aspx)
  2. Tech News
    1. Uber and Lyft roll out of Austin (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/09/uber-and-lyft-austin-texas-suspension/)
    2. PayPal no longer offers protection for crowdfunding among other things (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/08/paypal-drops-crowdfunding-protection/)
    3. FCC wants to know what takes so long to get software updates to smartphones (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/10/fcc-ftc-slow-phone-updates/)
    4. Twitter is blocking US spies from analysing your tweets (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/09/twitter-blocks-us-spies-from-analyzing-your-tweets/)
    5. Qualcomm engineers develop possibly the best router to combat WIFI congestion (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/10/portal-router-aims-to-deliver-us-from-congested-wifi/)
    6. Congressional IT department warns congress about ransomware attacks (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/10/congress-ransomware-threats/)
    7. Google now directly posts OTAs (http://9to5google.com/2016/05/10/nexus-ota-images-download/)
    8. Instagram upgrades itself (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/11/instagram-ui-update/)
    9. Android VR to get announced at Google I/O with standalone headset (http://9to5google.com/2016/05/11/android-vr-dedicated-headset/)
    10. Sunrise calendar sunsetting August 31st (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/11/sunrise-calendar-shutdown/)
    11. You can claim Windows 10 entitlement without actually using Windows 10 (http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-lock-in-your-free-windows-10-upgrade-and-keep-using-your-old-windows-version/)
  3. Software Updates
    1. May cumulative updates for Windows 10 PC and Mobile (https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/67062/may-cumulative-updates-now-available-windows-10-pcs-mobile)
  4. Betas
    1. Fedora 24 Beta now available (http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Fedora-24-Beta-Released)
    2. Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14342 released early (https://twitter.com/GabeAul/status/730224381293518848) (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/05/10/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-14342/)
  5. Software Pick
    1. Dark Sky for Android (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/12/dark-sky-android-weather-app/)

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