Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
A new version of WINE is now out. New in WINE 0.9.17 is work on Direct3D shaders, now directly using the Gecko engine for MSHTML, better support for apps switching to full-screen mode, and support for multiple joysticks. As usual, there is also a lot of bug fixing involved. More on WINE 0.9.17 is available in the release announcement.