Articles Filed Under Hardware

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New App Makes Linux Firmware Management MUCH Easier (Updated)

It’s trivial to update firmware on Linux these days thanks to the LVFS, the fwupd tool, and integration within the GNOME Software app (aka Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu). But there are times when a user […]

28 August 2019
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You Can Buy the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux Laptop Right Now (Updated)

Pinebook Pro, the hotly-anticipated $199 Linux laptop from Pine64, is now available to order. Members of the Pine64 messaging board have been able to buy the ARM-based 14-inch notebook over the course of the past […]

26 August 2019
GPD Micro PC with Ubuntu MATE review

GPD Micro PC: Can a 6-inch Ubuntu Laptop Really Be Usable?

When I first heard about the GPD Micro PC, the 6-inch laptop crowdfunded into reality earlier this year, my overriding impression was one of confusion. I thought a laptop this small wouldn’t be usable …but […]

22 August 2019

New Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Announced, Powered by Ubuntu

If you're in the market for a powerful Linux laptop you definitely want to check out the new 9th generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, announced today.

21 August 2019
Librem 5 linux phone

Purism Confirm Final Specs for the Librem 5

The finalised specs of the Librem 5 Linux phone have been confirmed by Purism ahead of the phone's general release later this year.

29 July 2019

Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Alpha Arrives, But Only for the GPD MicroPC

An Ubuntu MATE 19.10 alpha snapshot is available for testing on the GPD MicroPC, a 6-inch compact laptop crowdfunded on IndieGoGo.

19 July 2019

Our first look at the finalised design of Purism Librem 5?

The crowdfunded Purism Librem 5 promises to be the most Linux-y Linux smartphone there has ever been — but nearly 2 years on from reaching its funding goal we still don’t really know what the […]

7 July 2019
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Pinebook Pro Sets Date for Pre-Orders, Adds ‘Killer’ New Feature

Pinebook Pro sets a date for pre-orders (July 25) and reveals a crop of interesting changes that make the $199 Linux laptop even more attractive.

5 July 2019
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The 8-inch Chuwi MiniBook Touts Support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fans of diminutive computers will no doubt of heard of the Chuwi MiniBook by now — but chances are they haven't seen it running Ubuntu!

4 July 2019
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NexDock 2 Hands-On Video

A hands-on video showcasing the NexDock 2, a 13-inch laptop shell that lets you use your Android smartphone or SBC as a fully-fledged computer.

3 July 2019

Linux Mint’s New Mintbox PC is Powerful (And Pricey)

Linux Mint's MintBox 3 PC is nearing release with high-end specs and a price tag to match! Built by Compulab, the MintBox 3 will be cost from $1.5k.

3 July 2019

Updating 8BitDo Firmware on Linux is a Game in Itself

I did it guys: I finally bought myself a decent game controller to use on Linux! Specifically the 8BitDo SF30 Pro controller — level up! 🍄 As well as enjoying the weighted feel of quality […]

29 June 2019