Gadgets

Devices such as tablets, phones, etc.

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

Linux Developers Promise Better Touch Support

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thevarguy.com: If all goes according to plan, future versions of the open source operating system may come with significant touch support built in, according to developers. And if that happens, it could have major implications throughout the channel.

Wishtel to launch sub-Rs 3,000 tablet

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indiatimes.com: Mumbai-based Wishtel said it will launch computing devices, tablets and netbooks, starting at $50 later this month. The company has developed a Linux-based platform PrithV, which will be used for the tablets and netbooks, PCs, it said in a statement.

Dell ships XPS 13 laptop with Ubuntu

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  • Dell ships lightweight XPS 13 laptop with Ubuntu
  • Dell releases powerful, well-supported Linux Ultrabook
  • HP Pavilion dm1-4310e: Swapping Windows 8 for Linux
  • OLPC cancels XO-3 tablet, downplays need for new hardware
  • Linux in Lilliput

Buyers Surprised By Coolness of Linux Powered Refrigerator

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muktware.com: The Linux powered refrigerator is alive, and wants to run all your internet-enabled apps. Samsung has developed a custom Busybox Linux for their $3500 refrigerator.

Linux on a Nspire CAS CX Calculator

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hackaday.com: It’s great to see Linux running on a device in a way that was never intended. [tangrs] has successfully run a Linux kernel on the ARM based Nspire CAS CX graphing calculator.

Can Plasma Active Beat Ubuntu on Linux Mobile Computing?

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thevarguy.com: As we saw last week, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth envisions the advent of Ubuntu phones, tablets and TVs in the near future. But the open source world’s best hope for conquering emerging hardware arguably lies in Plasma Active, a young project which has quietly been making huge progress lately in the world of mobile platforms. Will it beat Ubuntu?

Linus Torvalds promises 'no fingers' to Nvidia - just don't ask him about Nokia

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zdnet.com: Torvalds would not be drawn on Nokia's choice of Windows Phone over the Linux-based MeeGo smartphone platform.

'Cotton Candy' Linux PC-on-a-stick ships at last

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pcworld.com: There's been a seemingly endless parade of tiny, Linux-powered PCs. It's nothing short of a revolution in computing, as I've noted before, and recently one of the earliest contenders to be announced.

PC-in-a-Keyboard Comes with Ubuntu Linux Preloaded

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pcworld.com: The past six months or so have seen a veritable flurry of tiny, Linux-powered PCs descend upon the market, including not just the widely embraced Raspberry Pi but also the Mele A1000, the MK802, and the Oval Elephant, to name just a few.

Pandora: The Handheld Console for Linux Tweakers

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semiaccurate.com: We here at S|A recently got a chance to interview Micheal Mrozek, one of the core members of a small company named OpenPandora, which produces the Pandora handheld gaming console.

mintBox runs on a Linux variant operating system

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ubergizmo.com: It seems that the folks behind the hugely popular Linux Mint operating system have come up with an announcement that you will soon be able to pick up a Mint-branded computer that is aptly known as the mintBox.

Vivaldi nearly here

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aseigo.blogspot: After another long "getting the details sorted" session on the phone with our manufacturing partner this morning, it looks like I'll be able to sign the purchase order sometime next week so that the first shipments of Vivaldi tablets can be put together.

A Linux user’s Nook experience

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linuxgrrl.com: I’ve been trying to pare down my possessions in a manner Leo Babuta and Erin Doland would most certainly approve of over the past couple of years. A love of books doesn’t work so well with having few possessions.

vivaldi ordering delay

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aseigo.blogspot: We had expected to be able to pull the lever on orders for Vivaldi by a couple of days ago. Last month there were some developments that have consequently pushed back the project by about a month.

Can Willow Garage’s “Linux for Robots” Spur Internet-Scale Growth?

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xconomy.com: Robot builders have a lot to learn from Internet entrepreneurs. That’s one of the main arguments you’ll hear from the engineers at Willow Garage, a unique startup in Menlo Park, CA, that’s developing hardware and software for a new generation of personal robots.

Researcher publishes specs for real Linux-powered Star Trek tricorder

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arstechnica.com: The Star Trek tricorder has become a reality, thanks to the hobby project of a cognitive science researcher. Dr. Peter Jansen has developed a handheld mobile computing device that has a number of sophisticated embedded sensors.

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