Articles Tagged crowdfunding

the Astro Slide smartphone

Is it a Smartphone? Is it a PDA? It’s Both, and It Supports Linux!

The Astro Slide is an Android-based smartphone with sliding physical keyboard. And the device's makers, Planet Computers, say it'll support Linux too.

31 March 2020

Is the MNT Reform the Most Open Source Laptop, Ever? It Comes Close!

MNT Reform is an open source Linux laptop 99.9% free of binary blobs, running entirely on open source software. It's developed by Berlin-based MNT Research.

20 January 2020
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
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
purism librem 5 linux smartphone

Purism is Crowdfunding an Encrypted Linux Phone

Crowdfunding for a Linux phone that respects your privacy and keep your data secure is underway by Linux laptop maker Purism.

24 August 2017

Gemini PDA is a 5.7-inch, 10-Core PDA That Runs Android & Linux

I'm late; I've only just come across the Gemini PDA crowdfunder on IndieGoGo, which launched at the start of this month. And boy am I in love.

26 March 2017

RetroEngine Sigma Is a Linux-Powered Retro Games Console

A new Linux-powered retro games console wants to do for the Gameboy, SNES and Genesis, what the NES Classic has done for the NES. As a retro gamer I (quite naturally) was stoked to see the […]

7 December 2016
dock station for ubuntu phones

‘Station Dock’ To Help Drive Convergence on Ubuntu

You're looking at a proposed new 3D dock that, its creator hopes, will help bring the dream of Ubuntu convergence to more people.

22 November 2016

This is The Linux-based Tablet You’ve Been Dreaming Of

While we wait for a certain Linux-based mobile OS to arrive on phones before we start thinking about tablets, other entrants are upping their game.

19 November 2014

Open-Source Vs Groupon: GNOME Battle To Protect Their Trademark

This is a story all about how GNOME got twisted, turned upside down. If you'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you why a site called Groupon is being unfair...

11 November 2014

Pitivi Video Editor Launches €100k Fundraising Campaign

The development team behind open-source video editor Pitivi are seeking €100,000 to turn it into a 'flexible, high-end' application.

23 February 2014

Linux Twitter App ‘Birdie’ Hops Aboard Crowdfunding Bandwagon

Lightweight Twitter app 'Birdie' has jumped aboard the crowd-funding bandwagon. The project is seeking €5,000 to 'create the best Twitter client available' for Linux.

31 July 2013