GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features

1 - GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features
2 - GNOME Goes Multi-touch
3 - Search for Calculations
4 - Search for Time
5 - Get the Latest Weather Forecast
6 - Find Your Way With Maps Navigation
7 - Photos App Gets Google Support
8 - Use Boxes to Take Snapshots of Virtual Images
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GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features

by Sean Michael Kerner

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GNOME Goes Multi-touch

The modern desktop is no longer just about the interaction of the user's mouse and keyboard. With GNOME 3.14, there is expanded support for multi-touch gestures to support touch-screen and touch-pad interfaces.

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Search for Calculations

In a bid to further improve the practical utility of GNOME's integrated search capability, users can now do simple calculations directly in the search field.

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Search for Time

In addition to being able to do calculations in the search field, search results will now also provide the current time for a searched location.

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Get the Latest Weather Forecast

The Weather application has been improved to GNOME 3.14, with a new interface and forecast outlook.

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Find Your Way With Maps Navigation

The integrated Maps application now includes navigation routing to help users find their way.

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Photos App Gets Google Support

The Photos application in GNOME 3.14 now enables users to get their Google photos. The Photos app also includes support for Facebook and Flickr images.

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Use Boxes to Take Snapshots of Virtual Images

The Boxes virtualization application included with GNOME 3.14 now has the ability to take snapshots of virtual machine images.

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