By the time you read this my Nokia N900 will be packed up and on its way back to the kind folks who let me test it. As a last hurrah I spent my evening yesterday seeing how far I could push it; the results are fairly spectacular…
linuxfordevices.com: Marvell announced its intent to deliver a $100, Android-ready tablet computer built around a 1GHz Armada 600 series processor. Aimed at students, the "Moby" will offer WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, an FM receiver, and Adobe Flash compatibility.
phoronix.com: Last month David began on a project rampage by bringing hybrid graphics to Linux via code he called "vga_switcheroo" to switch between ATI/NVIDIA/Intel GPUs without rebooting the system. Last week another David Airlie project was multi-GPU rendering support for Linux.
Here's a screen grab of the Nokia N900 phone dialer. It’s the only part of this super high-powered Linux phone that has a vertically-oriented display.
And for yours truly, that’s a bit of a problem.
redmonk.com/sogrady: Dell shipped me a loaner top of the line workstation to test, the Dell Precision T7500. I’ll have more on what, specifically, the machine is for later. For now, a quick rundown on the specs, setup and software choices.
tenshu.net: For a while now I’ve been thinking about some ideas for a project that will require a scanner. No problem you think, scanners of various kinds have been supported in Linux for a long time.
theregister.co.uk: The NanoNote is a £90 portable computer, sporting open source hardware and software, but no wireless and little more than a Vi editor in the way of applications.
apcmag.com: Due to debut a week before the iPad, the Linux-powered tablet sports an Atom processor, Nvidia’s Ion graphics engine, 3G radio and a new UI.
expertreviews.co.uk: Despite all the money companies spend on research and development, they still manage to trundle out some absolute junk. There are thousands of bad products out there, but here's the ten worst that we've encountered in all of our years of reviewing products.
community.zdnet.co.uk/blog: As those who are familiar with me know, I enjoy buying some of the latest gear available, and seeing how it is handled by a variety of Linux distributions. Sometimes, though, it is possible to get a bit too far ahead of the general development/release cycle.