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System 76 EduBook Is Powered By Ubuntu Linux

04/20/2010, Linux computer builders System 76 have added a new Ubuntu Linux powered netbook to its lineup, the System 76 Starling EduBook, which is more or less a rebadged Intel Classmate PC. The main difference is that instead of using the usual Windows XP...

Chrome OS And Linux Get Multi-touch Support From Synaptics

04/19/2010, While Windows users have managed to get multi-touch running on their PCs, folks who were running Linux weren’t that lucky. There is good news, though, as Human interface solutions developer Synaptics Inc. has announced that it has made its Synaptics...

Lenovo Skylight Delayed To Compete With The iPad?

04/13/2010, Folks who have been thinking of getting Lenovo’s Skylight smartbook will undoubtedly be disappointed by the recent delay in the smartbook, but it seems like there is a good reason behind it. Word is going around that Lenovo delayed the launch of it...

PS3 3.21 Firmware To Disable Linux Support For Older Models

03/28/2010, The upcoming PS3 firmware 3.21 will be available this Thursday, which should be good news for PS3 owners, unless you happen to be running Linux on your machine. This is because the update will disable the “Install Other OS” feature, which is...

HTC Touch Pro2 Runs Ubuntu Linux

03/09/2010, This is probably another development that Microsoft won’t be too happy about, but it’s not like they can stop you from tinkering with your phone, right? Now, after the HTC Touch HD has been hacked to run Android, we’ve got wind of a HTC...

Linpus Linux Lite updated

03/03/2010, Linpus Linux Lite for netbooks has been updated, where it sports an overhauled user interface to keep up with the times. There is the presence of tabs on the right side of the display, letting you add icons and shortcuts to favorite programs in various...

Google Chrome Now Offers Extensions And Bookmark Sync

01/25/2010, Google has raised the stakes in the browser wars again, and this time, it has announced a new stable release of the Chrome browser (for Windows) which includes extensions and bookmark sync. One of the major features of Firefox is that you can add on...

Sneak peek of Intel App Store on Moblin

01/18/2010, Check out what the Intel App Store on Moblin looks like, where it does not resemble a direct port of the Windows version (whether it is a good or bad thing, we leave that up to the user as different strokes work for different folks). The interface has...

Marvell Plug Computer 3.0

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] Marvell has just launched its Computer 3.0 platform based on the Armada 300 processor. New the system still uses an ultra-low power and thermal envelope, but manages to reach 2Ghz and includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and built-in 1.8″ hard...

Broadcom Crystal HD video decoder runs on Linux now

12/30/2009, The Broadcom Crystal HD video decoder is one card that most netbook owners might want to consider, since it enables HD video playback on a netbook that runs off the Intel Atom processor alongside an integrated graphics chipset. Well, the Linux version of...

Google Chrome OS, What’s New?

11/19/2009, Google has provided more details about its upcoming Google Chrome OS. If you missed the boat, Chrome OS is a stripped-down Linux that should boot quickly and launch a browser (Chrome). From there, everything that you do is web-based. In short, it’s...

Jolicloud operating system targets netbooks

09/09/2009, Jolicloud is a customized Linux-based operating system which was specially developed for netbooks, and it will run best on those that feature Intel’s Atom N270/N280 processors and GMA 950 graphics chipset – which pretty much covers the entire...