- Are HP and Dell giving up on netbooks?
- April Fools & Rumors
phoronix.com: There is one printer manufacturer though that as of last year has begun supporting Linux from top to bottom with their entire line-up of printers. Not only are they providing CUPS drivers, but also they are even printing Tux in the corner of every box they ship right besides the Windows and Apple logos. Do you know who we are talking about?
linuxplanet.com: Linux was a resounding failure on netbooks, so what makes this French start-up firm think it can succeed with a Linux derivative?
handlewithlinux.com: Making music on Linux used to be something for masochists. Luckily this is long something of the past, as nowadays lot's of cool Linux software and compatible hardware is available to musicians.
tomshardware.com: The JooJoo tablet (formerly known as the CrunchPad) started shipping last Friday and orders were expected to deliver on Monday. So how many people are this week playing with their shiny new tablet from Fusion Garage?
- Red Hat optimises Linux for new multi-core Intel and AMD chips
- Red Hat update supports the latest server chips
netsplit.com: Graphics cards from different manufacturers are very different beasts, in fact, often different generations of graphics cards from the same manufacturer can be pretty different too.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: My son’s hand-me-down motherboard recently gave up the ghost, and I decided that was a good excuse for an upgrade. Shopping around, I found that multi-core CPUs were finally in my price range, so I decided to build him a quad-core system. This build worked out extremely well, with almost no configuration problems.
Italy-based Ekoore is shipping a tablet PC that runs Ubuntu Linux or Windows on an Intel Atom N270. The Ekoore ET10TA10 offers a 10.2-inch, 1024 x 600 backlit touchscreen, as well as 1GB of RAM, flash expansion, a 160GB hard disk drive (HDD), and WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and USB connections.
I’m buying a new laptop in April, and I’m not exactly floored by a dizzying array of options. As if I already hadn’t come to the conclusion that I needed a new laptop, my old laptop completely locked up on me while I was writing this post today. So I’m definitely in the market. Read on.