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HTC HD2 One Step Closer To Running Google Android

05/18/2010, While we’ve seen Google’s Android OS ported to many mobile devices out there, one of the devices that folks really want Android to be running on is HTC’s powerful HD2. There have been various attempts before this, and now another person...

Ubuntu Light lets you boot up your netbook in just 7 seconds

05/10/2010, Just how fast do you want your netbook to get up and running? Well, for those who are used to the Windows platform, waiting for a couple of minutes ain’t too shabby, but folks who want something a whole lot speedier might want to consider Ubuntu...

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...

Sharp’s Linux-powered Netwalker Tablet To Hit Japan Next Month

04/19/2010, Folks over in Japan should be happy to hear that Sharp will be offering a new NetWalker tablet device in May, namely the Sharp NetWalker PC-T1. This Ubuntu-powered tablet is currently up for Pre-order at ¥61,200.00 ($665). Specifications of it include:

MeeGo OS gets Acer and Asus support

04/13/2010, The Linux Foundation recently unveiled additional supporters for the MeeGO operating system, where it is actually a merger of the Moblin and Maemo. A couple of more noticeable supporters would be Taiwan heavyweights Acer and Asus, making us wonder which...

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...

Mobile Phone Contacts Sync For Ubuntu One Users On iPhone

04/06/2010, Word is out that the Ubuntu One cloud service will soon be getting support for mobile contact synchronization, and it’s a feature that will be available to users who are paying for the higher tier of the Ubuntu One service. The mobile...

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...

Dell Mistakenly Charges $100k For Linux Netbook

03/01/2010, This is obviously a mistake on Dell’s part, but you can’t help but imagine the folks over at Microsoft laughing and saying “we told you the Linux Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is higher than Windows”. As can be seen in the...