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ubuntu battery saver app

A Handy Battery Optimizer for Ubuntu Laptops

A new battery saver app for Ubuntu by Linux laptop vendor Slimbook can optimize your laptop to let you get longer battery life on Ubuntu.

3 May 2019
the "ataribox" Atari VCS console runs Linux

Ataris VCS Delayed, But I’m Not Sure Anyone Even Cares At This Point…

Shipment of the Ataris VCS Linux games console has been put back to December 2019 at the earliest, despite an original release date of July 2019.

22 April 2019
ARM laptop with Fedora logo

Things Are Looking Up for Linux on ARM Laptops

Red Hat developers announce plans to bring desktop Fedora Linux to Windows-based ARM laptops using the 64-bit ARM Snapdragon 850 SoC.

8 April 2019

eBuyer Sell a Range of Affordable Ubuntu PCs

Online retailer eBuyer sells a selection of cheap Ubuntu desktop PCs, ranging from modestly powered machines to high-end gaming rigs all loaded with Ubuntu.

1 April 2019
A Lenovo laptop with the Linux mascot

Must Read: The Linux Vendor Firmware Service Marks a Major Milestone

LVFS makes it easy to update firmware on Linux for hardware from the likes of Logitech, Lenovo and Intel. Now the service is celebrating a major milestone.

31 March 2019
nexdock with Samsung device

NexDock 2 Turns Your Android Phone or Raspberry Pi into a Laptop

The NexDock 2 has hit Kickstarter. The goal? To deliver a 13.1-inch laptop shell, NexDock lets you use your Android smartphone or Raspberry Pi as a laptop.

21 March 2019
jetson nano computer

NVIDIA Jetson Nano is a $99 Computer Built for AI, Powered by Ubuntu (Updated)

Meet the NVIDIA Jetson Nano, a $99 developer kit with support for Ubuntu 18.04, NVIDIA CUDA toolkit, and open-source machine learning tools like TensorFlow.

20 March 2019
the "ataribox" Atari VCS console runs Linux

Atari VCS Release Delayed, But At Least There’s a Good Reason

The Atari VCS release date has been pushed back to late 2019. The Linux-powered games console will now use an AMD Ryzen APU for better performance.

19 March 2019
Windows ARM laptop with Ubuntu

Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019

$79 PineTab: The First Real Linux Tablet?

I dream of owning a proper Linux tablet, one running something like Ubuntu — and that dream just took a step closer to reality. Pine64 plan to release a 10-inch Linux tablet later this year […]

31 January 2019
Pinebook Pro laptop with linux mascot

Pinebook Pro Linux Laptop Coming This Year Priced $199

The Pinebook Pro is a new 64-bit ARM powered Linux laptop from computer makers Pine64. Priced at $199, the 14.1-inch laptop will run Linux.

30 January 2019
raspberry pi compute module 3+

Raspberry Pi’s New Compute Module 3+ is 10x Faster, Still Just as Cheap

Mmm, I can smell the sweet, sweet arrival of a brand new Raspberry Pi… The Raspberry Pi Foundation has unveiled the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ (also known simply as the CM3+), a sizeable update […]

28 January 2019