Jide Remix Mini Android PC to ship in October
Google Android is an operating system that was originally designed for smartphones, but these days it also supports tablets, TVs, smartwatches, and more. It’s not really designed to replace a desktop operating system like Windows or Ubuntu, but there have been a number of attempts to modify the open source Android operating system to make it feel more like a desktop OS.
This year Chinese startup Jide launched Remix OS, which a version of Android with a taskbar, support for multi-window apps, and other desktop-style features.
Leaked BlackBerry ‘Venice’ photos show Android-powered QWERTY slider in the flesh
If there has been one thing missing from the Android smartphone market over the past few years, it’s a great device with a physical keyboard. In fact, ever since the T-Mobile G2 (HTC Desire Z) hit the market in 2010, there’s been nothing worth paying attention to. That’s why — to me — the rumored BlackBerry Venice is the most exciting phone of the year so far. At least, the most exciting unreleased phone of the year. As each week goes by, the chances of it becoming a real product get stronger. For the first time, the Android-powered BlackBerry has been shown of in real, leaked hands-on photos.
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Nvidia Linux Driver 352.41 Offers Better H.265 Playback, Patches X.Org Server Crash
Just a few minutes ago, Nvidia published an updated version of the long-lived branch of its proprietary Nvidia graphics driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris operating systems, Nvidia 352.41.