Gadgets

Devices such as tablets, phones, etc.

Chromebooks: A bright spot in the dark PC market

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OS
Google
Gadgets

zdnet.com: Yes, the PC market is going to hell in a hand-basket -- except for the sub-$300 market where the Linux-based Chromebook is leading the way to growth.

Matchbox computers: Small is beautiful (and powerful)

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Hardware
Gadgets

computerworld.com.au: If you like to build your own PC or just want something extremely portable, these tiny devices can be very useful.

The upcoming XO Tablet

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Hardware
Gadgets
  • The upcoming XO Tablet: A parent's perspective
  • Inventors Seek to Save Art of Handwriting With Linux Pen
  • The Open Source Automobile
  • TOP500 leaders announce new supercomputer benchmark

OLPC XO-Tablet coming to Walmart July 16th (maybe)

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OLPC
Gadgets

liliputing.com: The One Laptop Per Child foundation set out with an ambitious goal about half a decade ago, to deliver a $100 laptop that could change the face of education in the developing world. That never quite happened, but the OLPC team is ready to launch something a bit different… a cheap Android tablet from Walmart.

Opening the Box: Open Pandora Review

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Gaming
Gadgets

thepowerbase.com: There are a lot of really cool open source devices out there, but there has always been one particular piece of hardware that we’ve wanted to cover, one device that really sums up in our mind the concept of community development: the Open Pandora.

Novena open source laptop trades Raspberry Pi headers for power

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Linux
Hardware
Gadgets

h-online.com: Former Chumby developer Andrew "bunnie" Huang has shared more details about his Novena open source development laptop on his blog.

Install Linux on your x86 tablet: five distros to choose from

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Linux
Hardware
Gadgets

techradar.com: We're now almost midway through 2013 and the tablet is still growing, in numbers and in strength, and regardless of whether it's an Android or Apple device. So, as the old saying goes, if you can't beat them, join them. So, here's our roundup of tablet-ready Linux.

Here Comes Jolla, Yet Another Deviant Linux Smartphone

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Gadgets

readwrite.com: Meet Jolla, the smartphone that almost never came to be. Pronounced “yo-la,” Jolla as a company is the continuation of the “Mer” project.

$80 PC-on-a-stick runs Linux-based XBMC

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Linux
Gadgets

tgdaily.com: We've covered Android-powered PCs-on-a-stick extensively here on TG Daily. But what about a PC-on-a-stick specifically designed to run the Linux version of XBMC?

The first Firefox OS dev phones are on sale

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Moz/FF
Gadgets
  • The first Firefox OS dev phones are on sale
  • First Firefox OS phones now shipping worldwide
  • Firefox OS developer phones sold out

ARM says its chips and Linux will sweep the industry

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Linux
Hardware
Gadgets

theinquirer.net: CHIP DESIGNER ARM has said that vendors are looking to standardise on both one chip architecture and a single operating system such as Linux across their product lines.

Five Ubuntu Touch Facts

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Ubuntu
Gadgets
  • Five Ubuntu Touch Facts
  • Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview Released
  • How to make Ubuntu Linux look like Windows 7
  • 5 Must Have Apps For Ubuntu 12.10 – Part 2

Two Linux tablet projects take a step forward

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Linux
Gadgets

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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Gadgets

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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Gadgets

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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Ubuntu
Gadgets

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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Gadgets
  • 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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Ubuntu
Gadgets

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

Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support

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