A ton of Linux-powered hardware is out there, ranging from supercomputers and space rovers to more down-to-earth products like laptops, desktop PCs, smartphones, tablets, and more.
It's a System 76 Sable complete PC. Getting unboxed.
Ubuntu 12.10 is being ported to the 'Rikomagic' USB PC, thanks to the work of a third party developer. The Rikimagic MK802 III, which costs £59, ship with Android 4.0 by default, but the powerful innards have proved too tempting for Ubuntu developers not to take advantage of:
It's so-called "Black Friday" today, an annual US event in which adults gather en-mass online and at retail stores to fight each other for discounted electric whisks, George Foreman grills, and plasma TVs. But are there Ubuntu-related bargains to be had?
The Sputnik is Dell's cleverly code-named latest laptop endeavour. It's a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook that has a line up of hardware that Dell feels will lure developers away from competing vendors. I spent just over a month testing out the Sputnik, having been sent a unit directly from the good folks at Dell. And here are my thoughts...
Ubuntu hardware sellers System76 have today unveiled their latest laptop: the Bonobo Extreme. System76's CEO and Founder, Carl Richell, boasts that the Bonobo Extreme is the 'world's fastest Ubuntu laptop', citing Steam's impending Linux arrival as reason for launching a 'new benchmark in gaming performance'.
Linux hardware re-sellers ZaReason have debuted their 'Zimo 930' PC - an all in one desktop computer that has more than a whiff of familiarity about it. The Zimo 930 is a good looking, well-specced PC but it's had its thunder stolen by last months launch of the System76 Sable. And I don't mean because both are 'all-in-ones'.
Canonical's VP of Sales and Business Development, Chris Kenyon, shared some interesting stats on Ubuntu's uptake in the world during the recent Ubuntu Developer Summit.
The Ubuntu-based Linux Mint distribution have announced a new tie-up with small American hardware reseller ThinkPenguin. For every Mint-branded computer sold by ThinkPenguin 10% of the total sale will be given back to the project.
“ThinkPad” the revered laptop brand of techies, whether under IBM or Lenovo, has been a long-time friend to Linux users. But how does the Lenovo ThinkPad E530, which went on sale earlier this year, fare under Ubuntu?
The first all-in-one PC to ship with Ubuntu pre-installed has gone on sale. System76's 'Sable Complete' packs a powerful set of internals behind a 21.5" HD display with edge-to-edge glass, aluminium trimming and a 'sleek, industrial design'.
Apple aren't the only company dropping new products: Ubuntu computer makers System76 are also gearing up for a new product release. They tweeted this image of an 'all-in-one' PC earlier today, but no other details are yet known.
Ubuntu's shift onto tablets and mobiles is now afoot, as a new video demoing Ubuntu on a Nexus 7 shows.