linuxfordevices.com: Following Intel's announcement of its 32nm "Cedar Trail" N-Series Atoms, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI have all tipped netbook models equipped with the processors.
techworld.com: The super-cheap Raspberry Pi Linux computer has been given huge New Year boost with the news that the first beta development boards have been put up for auction on eBay.
raspberrypi.org: Here’s a little something to warm your festive cockles. These are populated boards from our first run of beta devices. They’re undergoing electrical testing alongside hardware and software testing at the moment, and if all goes well, the Raspberry Pi you’ll be buying in January.
phoronix.com: You've may have heard or seen that AMD introduced the Radeon HD 7970 graphics card this morning as their first product built in their "Southern Islands" family and is based on their new GPU architecture, but how well does it work under Linux for the open-source and closed-source AMD Catalyst Linux drivers?
linuxfordevices.com: Dell has discontinued making consumer netbooks and appears to be ready to phase out its Latitude business netbooks in favor of larger ultrabooks.
phoronix.com: In less than one minute, it's now possible to build the Linux kernel from source on a desktop. What's the magic behind this?
slackbook.org: The Raspberry Pi is being created by a charitable foundation. It is designed to “plug into a TV or be combined with a touch screen for a low cost tablet“. There is a thread on LinuxQuestions which shows that it may in fact not be hard to boot Slackware –
linuxinsider.com: Automotive electronics are becoming more sophisticated each year, and it's reaching the point at which some cars may soon need built-in operating systems in order for people to use them properly.
gnuski.blogspot: I recently purchased an External Drive Dock for work; this allows me to plug 2 SATA drives into my USB3 card, power on the dock, and mount (up to) two internal hard drives as if they were normal USB drives.
geek.com: Anyone who wants to game on the go has a number of choices. There’s the Nintendo DS and 3DS, the PSP or the upcoming PS Vita, and then the growing competition from App Store and Android Market games running on smartphones or media players. Is there room for yet another platform?
linuxfordevices.com: Amazon's Kindle Fire is the world's smallest vending machine disguised as a tablet. In other words, according to this eWEEK review, it's really a dedicated media device, not something you should expect to use for work.
- 4004 to Sandy Bridge, 40 years of Intel CPUs
- Raspberry Pi's printed circuit board
- Is Your SATA Cable Slowing Down Your Data Transfers?
blogs.gnome.org: For the past 3 weeks I’ve been working long nights on an open source colorimeter called the ColorHug. This is hardware that measures the colors shown on the screen and creates a color profile.
zdnet.co.uk: When I first saw this Aspire One advertised for 230 Swiss Francs (about £160), I thought it must have been some kind of mistake. I went and looked at it in the shop, and I still thought it was a mistake - it looked like a pretty nice little netbook for such a low price.
phoronix.com: Back in September I provided the most comprehensive AMD Radeon Linux graphics comparison that took 28 graphics cards from all supported ATI/AMD Radeon product families and tested them under Linux using the latest Catalyst driver as well as the open-source Mesa/Gallium3D driver. In this article is a similar comparison on the NVIDIA side.
phoronix.com: By now many of you have likely heard that AMD is laying off around 10% of its workforce by next year in a restructuring attempt to lower its operating costs, but will their open-source and Linux efforts be hampered by this move?
- Questions remain over $25 Raspberry Pi
- Raspberry Pi close to shipping $25 schools computer
- Dev Days 2011 - Qt 4.8, Qt 5.0 and Raspberry Pi
pcworld.com: An open-source hardware group on Monday announced a US$89 credit-card sized motherboard based on an ARM processor that could be used for robotics, gaming and medical devices.
phoronix.com: Here's the 2011 results looking at what Linux desktop end-users are running when it comes to graphics cards and drivers as well as their key concerns.
ulyssesonline.com: When I bought a 1TB hard drive last year, I had a decision to make. How would I slice up the new 1TB drive? I was running multiple operating systems on my computer desktop. I was using Linux 95% of the time and the other 5% on Windows, if at all.