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Spark tablet is Linux powered

01/31/2012, With the gazillion Android-powered tablets out there in the market trying to jostle with the Apple iPad for supremacy in the tablet market, sometimes an alternative could prove to be rather refreshing. Case in point, the Spark tablet which runs off a...

Ubuntu introduces HUD control system

01/25/2012, Ubuntu must have taken a look at their application menus and decided that something needs to be done about the situation – and hence, took that out, replacing it instead with a HUD control system. This HUD control will replace the aforementioned...

Firefox 10.0 beta now available for Linux

12/23/2011, It was just the other day that Firefox 9 was released a day ahead of its intended release for Windows, Mac and Linux, but the good news for those running Linux systems is that it appears that the Firefox 10.0 beta is now available for all Linux platforms....

Linux spotted running on an iPad

08/29/2011, Everybody loves introducing operating systems to where they don’t belong. Case in point? The countless Android iPhones, Android TouchPad and even the Android HTC HD2. Well, now we’ve got one more device to add to the list: an iPad running...

ASUS Eee PCs to ship with Ubuntu

06/03/2011, If you’re tired of paying an extra $100+ for the Windows operating system on your netbook, you’re in luck. ASUS has announced that they will be releasing Eee PC netbooks with the Ubuntu operating system. In case you didn’t know, Ubuntu...

Stealth Little PCs pack a punch

04/15/2011, Stealth Company, a computer systems manufacturer known for their rugged hardware have announced a new series of powerful, small form factor PCs. Called the Little PC 670, these tiny computers are amazing space savers. If you’re constantly on the...

Silverlight works on Android

04/15/2011, At the recent MIX11 conference, there was even the presence of Android at the Microsoft event, but it wasn’t there to steal the limelight away from the Redmond giants. The folks who were behind the port for Silverlight to Linux have managed to port...

Windows 7 finally overtakes Windows XP’s desktop OS market share

04/08/2011, According to the latest results of the desktop OS market share in the US for April 2011 collected by StatCounter, it looks like people are finally leaving Windows XP behind and getting an upgrade to Windows 7. For the first time since it became the most...

Navisurfer II brings Ubuntu Linux to your car

02/21/2011, If you’ve always fancied having a computer dashboard in your car but weren’t satisfied with the current offerings you’ve seen available on the market, the Navisurfer II might be the computer for you. The Navisurfer II is a basically a...

NoteSlate detailed website launched

02/18/2011, The NoteSlate tablet that’s been designed to replace paper as a note-taking device now has a proper webpage that describes the tablet in complete detail. Its specs, how it works and more. The tablet packs a 13″ (760 x 1080) display that is...

NOOKcolor hacked to run Ubuntu Linux

01/11/2011, While Barnes & Noble probably didn’t intend for it to be that way, its NOOKcolor eBook reader is a popular device for hackers out there. When it comes to installing alternative operating systems, Ubuntu Linux is a popular choice, as the Nexus S...

Russian government planning to switch over to Linux

12/27/2010, While all the operating system news nowadays seems to center around iOS, Windows, Chrome OS, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Mac OS, let’s not forget that Linux still plays a very important part in the tech world and is the basis for many operating systems...

Apple AirPlay streams to XBMC Linux box

12/21/2010, We previously noted that Apple’s AirPlay would be a useful way to get videos running on various devices, including a Mac. Now it seems that Linux (Ubuntu) will be getting in on the game too as a video has surfaced, showing a person with XBMC...