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Two Linux tablet projects take a step forward

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pcworld.com: Between the tiny PC phenomenon and the growing number of PCs shipping with Linux preloaded over the past year, there's been no shortage of hardware announcements for Linux fans.

5 Unique Linux Based Products at CES 2013

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techdrivein.com: January has come to an end and the highlight of the month was undoubtedly, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held annually at Las Vegas. Here's a quick roundup of 5 very unique Linux based devices introduced during CES 2013.

$17,000 Linux-powered rifle brings “auto-aim” to the real world

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arstechnica.com: CES is about technology of all kinds. Austin-based startup TrackingPoint isn't typical Ars fare, but its use of technology to enable getting just the perfect shot was intriguing enough to get me to stop by and take a look at the company's products.

Ubuntu Phone OS Demonstration by Shuttleworth at CES

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twil.tv: I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Shuttleworth tonight, and this was a quick demonstration he gave me of the Ubuntu Phone OS running on top of a GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Firefox OS finds a new way to app

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  • Firefox OS finds a new way to app
  • Firefox OS shows up on a mystery phone, we go hands-on
  • OLPC XO-4 to sell starting at $206, production commencing March
  • Hands-on with the 7-inch XO Tablet, OLPC's first consumer device
  • Before Ubuntu Phone OS: The checkered history of open source phones

Ubuntu Phone Spotted in a Bar, Supposedly

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softpedia.com: Ubuntu on phones is a bold move from Canonical and they will need a lot of money for the marketing campaign. They can also start by forgetting or taking pictures of their phones in a bar, somewhere.

Designing the new Ubuntu for phone pages

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  • Designing the new Ubuntu for phone pages
  • Components Growing
  • And . . . ?

Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support

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  • Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support
  • Samsung And DoCoMo Reportedly Team Up To Offer Tizen Smartphones In 2013

The Linux Tablet is the Future - and always will be

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theregister.co.uk: The year of the Linux tablet is, like the year of the Linux desktop, destined never to arrive. That doesn't mean we won't see Linux on a tablet, but you'll see Linux on a tablet the way you see it on the desktop - clinging to a tiny percentage of the market.

Open Source Notebook Novena Gets First Motherboard

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  • Open Source Notebook Novena Gets First Motherboard
  • Turning a Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux notebook
  • KDE's Plama Active Running On Nexus 7
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Microsoft Demonstrates Why Proprietary Software Cannot be Trusted

  • This Windows file may be secretly hoarding your passwords and emails
    If you're one of the people who own a stylus or touchscreen-capable Windows PC, then there's a high chance there's a file on your computer that has slowly collected sensitive data for the past months or even years. [...] The handwriting feature is there since Windows 8 which means the vulnerability has been there for many years. However, if you don’t store valuable information like passwords or email on your PC, you aren’t much likely to get affected much.
  • This Windows File Might Be Secretly Collecting Sensitive Data Since Windows 8
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The best editor for PHP developers who work in Linux OS

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Variscite’s latest DART module taps headless i.MX6 ULZ

Variscite is prepping a headless version of its Linux-friendly DART-6UL module with NXP’s new i.MX6 ULZ SoC, a cheaper version of the i.MX6 UL without display or Ethernet features. Variscite is spinning out yet another pin-compatible version of its 50 x 25mm DART-6UL computer-on-module, this time loaded with NXP’s headless new i.MX6 ULZ variant of the single Cortex-A7 core i.MX6 UL. Due for a Q4 launch, the unnamed module lacks display or LAN support. It’s billed as “a native solution for headless Linux-based embedded products such as IoT devices and smart home sensors requiring low power, low size, and rich connectivity options.” Read more