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Valve's Steam Machine Gets iFixit Teardown
Dec 19, 2013 - in News
A detailed look at the components inside Valve's Steam Machine.
Steam Machine Prototype Tear Down on Video
Dec 16, 2013 - in News
There's a string of videos showing the unboxing of a Steam Machine prototype to disassembling the unit.
Didn't Get A Valve Steam Machine Prototype? Build Your Own!
Dec 15, 2013 - in Picture Story
Valve’s ambitious new Linux-based game console will be available from a number of vendors in a variety of configurations...that is, by next year. Unwilling to wait, we're building our own Steam Machine today, plus three more for a trio of lucky readers!
Valve's SteamOS Now Ready to Download
Dec 13, 2013 - in News
The SteamOS beta is ready to download.
Steam Machines Shipping to Beta Testers Friday
Dec 12, 2013 - in News
The Steam Machine prototypes are shipping to testers on Friday.
Valve Software Joins the Linux Foundation
Dec 4, 2013 - in News
Valve Software is now finally part of the Linux Foundation collective.
Valve's Steam Reviews Now in Beta
Nov 26, 2013 - in News
Steam users can now leave reviews.
Valve Beta Testing Local Game Streaming Soon
Nov 21, 2013 - in News
Beta testing will take place soon, so go join the Steam In-Home Streaming group.
Valve's SteamOS Not a Replacement for Windows 8
Nov 9, 2013 - in News
Engadget digs into SteamOS as part of its Steam Machine preview.
Steam Machine Partners to Be Announced at CES 2014
Nov 6, 2013 - in News
All partners will be revealed in January.
Valve Wants to Make PC a Better Entertainment Platform
Nov 5, 2013 - in News
The Seattle Times previews Valve's Steam Box.
Valve Demos Steam Controller with Portal 2, CS:GO
Oct 12, 2013 - in News
This looks like a controller that even old-school mouse/keyboard junkies will love.
Valve Announces Steam Developer Conference
Oct 11, 2013 - in News
Valve's developer conference will be held in the new year.
Valve: Steam Machines Won't Be Only Nvidia Hardware
Oct 10, 2013 - in News
Steam Machines will include all three main GPU vendors: AMD, Nvidia and Intel.
Valve Talks More About Nvidia GPUs Inside Steam Machines
Oct 7, 2013 - in News
Valve's Mike Sartaina briefly talks about Nvidia's involvement with the Steam Machines prototypes.
Valve Finally Reveals Steam Machine Prototype Specs
Oct 4, 2013 - in News
The prototypes will be based on Nvidia GPUs and Intel CPUs.
Valve Applies for Half-Life 3 Trademark
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Valve has applied for the Half-Life 3 trademark.
Microsoft Keeping Close Eye on SteamOS, Steam Machines
Sep 28, 2013 - in News
Microsoft is keeping a very close eye on this possible Windows 8 / Xbox One competitor.
Piston Steam Machine News Expected Monday
Sep 27, 2013 - in News
Ladies and gents, it looks as if we have our first official Steam Machine.
Valve's New Steam Controller Will Work With All Games
Sep 27, 2013 - in News
Here's the final piece to the Steam (Box) Machines puzzle.
Nvidia Played a Part in SteamOS Development
Sep 25, 2013 - in News
Nvidia helped Valve Software port its library of games over to SteamOS, reduce controller latency and more.
Valve Reveals Steam Machines Program, Protoype Testing
Sep 25, 2013 - in News
In the wake of Monday's incredible SteamOS announcement, Valve has now revealed Steam Machines, and the company wants you to test the prototype! In fact, the Steam Machine certification program is already accepting submissions on Steam.
SteamOS Uses Nvidia's Streaming Tech; Ref Design on Weds
Sep 24, 2013 - in News
A supposed Valve employee spills the beans on what to expect this week, and it sounds legit.
Valve Introduces SteamOS
Sep 23, 2013 - in News
Valve Software has developed its own operating system.
Valve CEO Gabe Newell Teases Linux Steam Box
Sep 18, 2013 - in News
Gabe takes to LinuxCon to tease Linux hardware in the living room.
Family Game Sharing Finally Comes to Steam
Sep 11, 2013 - in News
Steam users will soon be able to share their library of games to friends and family.
Shared Gaming May Be Coming to Steam
Jun 19, 2013 - in News
Code found in Steam points to possible game sharing with other members.
Valve Launches Steam Trading Cards
May 15, 2013 - in News
There's no Pokemon action going on but there is the opportunity to earn rewards-like coupons and other social goodies.
Valve Adds Support for Oculus Rift in Half-Life 2
May 10, 2013 - in News
Valve has added support for the Oculus Rift VR headset in the latest beta release of Half-Life 2.
Valve Experiments with Left4Dead that Responds to Sweating
May 8, 2013 - in News
Company believes how people respond to games can help develop better titles.