Valve Introduces SteamOS, A Linux-Based Platform To Bring Steam To Your Living Room

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http://techcrunch.com – Valve just announced the first part of its living room strategy with SteamOS, a free Linux-based operating system that takes the ‘Big Picture’ feature one step further. In addition to playing your game collection, SteamOS allows you to watch movies and listen to music. The company has yet to announce a hardware partner for SteamOS, but this could certainly be the operating system behind the rumored Steam Box computer. OEMs will be able to use SteamOS to build gaming computers, as Valve states multiple times that it’s an open platform. When it comes to gaming, SteamOS will w (IT news)