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ZaReason UltraLap 430 – First ‘Ultrabook’ with Linux

We’ve gotten our hands on quite a few Ultrabooks but we’ve never had the pleasure of seeing one based on Linux, the ZaReason UltraLap 430.  It comes with a 14.1-inch display that has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 2 USB 3.0 ports and…

Dell XPS 13 Goes Open Source – Linux Lands on Ultrabooks

It was only a matter of time before open source made it’s way on to Ultrabooks.  Dell will be the first to release a Linux edition of their Ultrabooks, the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook… will be available with Ubuntu 12.04LTS preloaded in certain select geographies.

Ex-Nokia Employees Join Jolla to Keep MeeGo Alive

Key members of the MeeGo team left Nokia last week essentially sealing the fate of the open source operating system.  And then Finnish stat up Jolla confirmed that it’s planning carrying the torch of this once loved Intel Nokia love child. The company includes important…

Raspberry Pi Gets Camera Add On – Check out the Picture Quality

Everyone has their eye on Raspberry Pi, and not it seems that Raspberry Pi can keep an eye on you with a 14MP camera addition.  The units are barely out the door and already we’re seeing upgrades being issued, a 14MP camera was used in…

Tizen 1.0 Larkspur Hits the Streets – Open Source Lovers Rejoyce

About a year ago MeeGo threw in the towel and launched a new project called Tizen which left many in the open source community wondering if the project would yield an actual project. Today new news has surfaced and Tizen has now achieved a 1.0…

Raspberry Pi Finally Shipping, A World of Possibilities is Unleashed

Raspberry Pi is finally shipping, it’s definitely had a few bumps on the road but the company announced that the first batch of Raspberry Pi single-board Linux computers has finally arrived at distributors and begun to ship worldwide. To remind you the Raspberry Pi is…

Motorola Lapdock Now Running Android 4.0 instead of Linux

The Motorola Lapdock is an accessory for Motorola smartphones like Atrix…, it is a netbook like device that allows you to have a more robust experience by providing a desktop version of Firefox and a customized Linux operating system called Webtop.  Previously the Lapdock

Open Source Tablet “Vivaldi” (Formely Spark) Delayed by a Month

The open source community has been very enthusiastic about the Spark Open Source tablet running KDE Plasma. The Spark tablet has gotten a name chance to Vivaldi and will be the first 7 inch tablet to ship with Mer Linux and KDE Plasma Active software…

Spark Open Source tablet developer Aaron Seigo on his KDE Plasma Device

The open source community has been very enthusiastic about the Spark Open Source tablet running KDE Plasma.  The Spark tablet will be the first 7 inch tablet to ship with Mer Linux and KDE Plasma Active software when it launches in May.
We got to…

Ubuntu Desktop for Android Smartphones [Video]

Turning your phone into a desktop computer has been an ambition of many handset makers for years,Motorola has their Webdock and ASUS is coming out with the Padfone.

Canonical’s Ubuntu for Android takes a different approach by seamlessly integrate Android with the Linux-based Ubuntu distribution.…

Ubuntu for Android: Desktop in Your Pocket Prototype Hands On Video

Turning your phone into a desktop computer has been an ambition of many handset makers for years,Motorola has their Webdock and ASUS is coming out with the Padfone.

Canonical’s Ubuntu for Android takes a different approach by seamlessly integrate Android with the Linux-based Ubuntu distribution.…

Ubuntu for Android: A Desktop in Your Pocket

Turning your phone into a desktop computer has been an ambition of many handset makers for years, Motorola has their Webdock and ASUS is coming out with the Padfone.
Canonical’s Ubuntu for Android takes a different approach by seamlessly integrate Android with the Linux-based Ubuntu…

More Spark Linux Tablet Details Available, Pre-Order February, Shipping in May for $265

Just a few days ago we reported on a 7-inch, Linux-based tablet called the Spark that would be available “soon” at a decent price of $265 USD. More details have been released about the hardware and software the device will be running, as well as…

Humble Bundle Lets Users Pay What They Want for Games, Give to Charity at Same Time

The Humble Bundle offers three cross-platform games that work on Android, Linux, Windows, and Mac at one price that you choose. And depending on the minimum amount that you choose to pay, you can get a fourth game for free.
The bundle offers the popular…

Spark, a 7-Inch Linux Tablet with KDE Plasma Active UI, Available Soon for $265

The 7-inch tablet space is heating up this year, with the Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (a slight stretch in the size requirements, but close enough), and the Barnes and Noble NOOK Tablet at the front of the pack. Are you interested in…