Articles Filed Under Hardware

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The Slimbook Eclipse: Powerful Enough to Put Other Linux Laptops in the Shade?

Is it too late to add stuff to my Christmas list? If not I’d love to find the latest Linux laptop from Spanish PC company Slimbook neatly wrapped and waiting for me under my not-so-neatly decorated Christmas […]

21 December 2018
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Samsung ‘Linux on DeX’ Enters Beta, Here’s How to Take Part

Do you dream of being able to use an Android phone as a Linux PC when connected to a big screen and full-size keyboard? If so, you’re gonna love Samsung. The South Korean tech giant […]

9 November 2018
Ubuntu MATE 18.10 running on the GPD Pocket and GPD Pocket 2

Ubuntu MATE 18.10 is Now Available for the GPD Pocket Laptop

It just got way easier to install Ubuntu MATE on the GPD Pocket mini-laptops. Announced alongside the standard Ubuntu MATE 18.10 release, project lead Martin WImpress has unveiled a set of bespoke images built specifically […]

18 October 2018

Google is Working on Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Linux Support

Google engineers are working to add Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Linux support to the mainline Linux Kernel. Although it’s been 3 years since Apple announced the Magic Trackpad 2 Linux users have needed to rely […]

30 September 2018
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Slimbook Kymera Aqua is a Powerful Water-Cooled Linux PC

A pair of powerful new Linux PCs have gone on sale from Spanish company Slimbook, including a high-end liquid-cooled illuminated rig. Best known for its range of Linux laptops, like the KDE-branded KDE Slimbook, the […]

14 September 2018

Dell Unveils its Cheapest XPS 13 Yet

The Dell XPS 9370 is now available with an 8th-en Intel Core i3 processor, making the laptop more affordable without shirking on decent performance.

29 August 2018
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The $99 Pinebook Laptop Can Now Run KDE Neon

A $99 laptop that can run KDE Neon and the full Plasma desktop? I’m intrigued! But that’s exactly what KDE Neon’s Jonathan Riddell has shared word of on his blog, highlighting a new collaborative version of the distro […]

23 August 2018
A Lenovo laptop with the Linux mascot

It’s Now Easier to Install ThinkPad Firmware Updates on Linux

It’s about to get a whole lot easier to install ThinkPad firmware updates on Linux. Red Hat’s Richard Hughes has revealed that tech company Lenovo, who produce the ThinkPad line of laptops, is joining the Linux Vendor Firmware […]

10 August 2018
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GPD Pocket 2 Crowdfunding Campaign Goes Live

The GPD Pocket 2 crowdfunding campaign is now live over on IndieGoGo — and it has already smashed through its $100,000 goal in less than 12 hours! It seems demand for the diminutive 7-inch laptop is just […]

30 July 2018

8BitDo’s DIY Kit Can Turn Your Fave Retro Gamepad into a Wireless Steam Controller

8bitdo make some magnificent retro-inspired wireless controllers that work well with Steam, Android, Nintendo Switch, and the Nintendo “Classic” series of mini consoles. But the company’s latest product is a bit different. The “8BitDo Mod Kit” […]

19 July 2018
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Atari VCS Console Runs a Custom Linux Distro Called “AtariOS”

If you backed the successful Atari VCS crowdfunding campaign last month you might be pleased to hear you’re going to get more bang for your buck. Following criticism of its mediocre internal makeup the Ataris VCS […]

16 July 2018
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MintBox Mini 2 PC: Industrial Chic Meets Linux Mint 19

Linux Mint has announced a new version of its popular mini desktop PC, the MintBox Mini. The MintBox Mini 2 is the 4th generation of the MintBox product line and comes with latest Linux Mint 19 […]

29 June 2018