LinkSprite launched a gig-Ethernet version of its PCDuino3 SBC, featuring the same dual-core Allwinner A20 SoC, plus SATA, WiFi, and Arduino compatible I/O.
Like Hardkernel’s Odroid project and a few others, LinkSprite’s pcDuino community has been churning out ARM hacker boards over the last year with generally lower prices and improved features. The newly shipping pcDuino3B barely qualifies for the above description, but it should please pcDuino fans looking for a faster Ethernet connection.
Canonical, through Adam Conrad, announced a few hours ago, February 20, the immediate availability of the Ubuntu 14.04.2 maintenance release for its current LTS (Long Term Support) operating system, the Trusty Tahr, which includes Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Kubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu Kylin 14.04.2 LTS, Edubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Mythbuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04.2 LTS, and Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS.
We have to admit that today’s flash sale of Ubuntu phones was a successful one, especially because we managed to get one too and because we saw a lot of happy people posting tweets about purchasing the first-ever Ubuntu-powered smartphone. The Ubuntu Phone flash sale is now over, as announced by BQ on their Twitter account, and confirmed by Canonical.