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AirPlay alternative mirrors and streams to TVs and PCs

AirTame is developing an AirPlay-like protocol for PC-to-PC content streaming and screen mirroring, plus a Linux-based dongle for AirTame rendering on TVs.With 24 days left to go in its funding round for its AirTame HDMI dongle for TVs, Denmark-based AirTame has surpassed its initial $160,000 goal to reach $214,000. Funding packages start at $89, earning …

Why are there no recent posts on DeviceGuru.com?

May 28, 2016 Why has DeviceGuru.com had so few posts over the past several years? Blame it on the success of its offspring: LinuxGizmos.com! Here’s the scoop…By popular demand from LinuxDevices.com’s followers after Quinstreet inherited that site from Ziff Davis Enterprise and then discontinued it, I decided to create LinuxGizmos.com as a replacement for it. …

Microsoft Releases Skype as a Snap App for Linux Users

One of Microsoft’s biggest Linux contributions is Skype — the widely popular application used by millions of users globally to make free video and voice calls, send files, videos and instant messages. By offering that program to desktop Linux users, Microsoft enabled them to easily communicate with friends and family that aren’t on Linux, thanks …