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Neofonie WeTab does Android apart from MeeGo Linux

09/21/2010, While we all know that the Neofonie WeTab 11.6-inch tablet is running on a custom version of MeeGo Linux, it also ain’t too shabby to know that Google’s Android operating system will also run just fine – as long as it is a virtual...

$170 Insignia Infocast Photo And App Viewer Turned Into A Tablet

09/16/2010, You might not have heard of the Insignia Infocast before, but the latest hack will probably bring it to your attention. The device is originally touted as a photo and app viewer that can view Chumby apps and share photos. Despite its limited capabilities...

Pandora gaming handheld device pre-order is back

09/14/2010, The Linux-powered gaming handheld known as Pandora is now available for pre-order, ever since the first 1,000 pre-orders have already been shipped ever since they became available back in May. Why Linux? Well, it was done so in order to take advantage of...

Neofonie WeTab powered by MeeGo Linux

09/03/2010, The Neofonie WeTab that has some birth pangs features hardware specifications which would put the Apple iPad to shame – after all, who can argue with a 11.6-inch display at 1,366 x 768 resolution, HDMI output support, two (yes, not just one) USB...

Triple boot your Mac machine

08/27/2010, Own a Mac machine but do not want to limit it to just Mac OS X? Well, here’s a tutorial on letting your Mac run on more than one operating system – we’re talking about a triple boot process, where an Intel-based Mac will be configured to...

Dell will open source Streak code

08/26/2010, Dell has promised to open source its Streak code, where Dell’s official blogger Lionel Menchaca stressed that the Texas-based company will adapt to “all applicable requirements” in due time. This would fit in perfectly with the GNU...

Acer ZGA Chrome OS Netbook Mentioned In Linux Kernel Changelog

08/25/2010, Acer previously shed some light on its upcoming Chrome OS netbook, and now an Acer ZGA system has surfaced in a Linux kernel changelog, hinting at the possible codename of the device. Details are still pretty scarce, but word is that the ZGA netbook is...

Gmail Voice And Video Chat Comes To Linux

08/20/2010, Good news for users of Debian-based Linux distributions out there. Google has just announced that the long-awaited voice and video chat for Linux has arrived, and users will be able to pop by gmail.com/videochat to download the plug-in and start yakking...

Multitouch gesture support heads towards Ubuntu 10.10

08/17/2010, Multitouch gesture support is so common these days across a plethora of devices, even Windows 7 comes with it without the need for additional add-ons. Apart from that, Apple OS X and iOS, Google Android, Palm WebOS alongside other mobile operating systems...

EeeBuntu NetBook OS Renamed To Aurora

06/28/2010, Eee PC owners who have dabbled in Linux for their netbooks will probably have heard of EeeBuntu Linux before, which is one of the more popular linux distros for netbooks. Originally based on Ubuntu Linux, it has since switched to using Debian Linux as its...

DIY: Build Your Own Tablet For $400

06/18/2010, If you think that Apple and other tablet manufacturers out there aren’t coming up with the tablet device of your dreams, maybe you might want to take a crack at it, and show them who is the boss? Liquidware, an open source hardware company, is...

ARM, Freescale, Samsung And Some Others Form Linaro

06/03/2010, Technology giants ARM, Freescale, Samsung, IBM, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have come together to form a non-profit organization called Linaro. The goal of the company is to develop and distribute technology that will make it easier for...

Qbo open source code robot runs on Linux OS

05/21/2010, What’s so special about the Qbo robot? Well, it runs on the Linux operating system and will offer open source code for avid programmers to take full advantage of it. Whenever it is about to run out of juice, it will head towards its autocharging...