zdnet.com: Not having had enough abuse from my new HP Pavilion dm1-4310ez, I decided to swap the original disk for an SSD. Then the real fun started with EFI booting.
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phoronix.com: If you plan to upgrade your Linux desktop hardware in the near future or will be shopping for new PC hardware this holiday season, here's a few words of advice on recommended components and manufacturers to go with for the best Linux hardware experience.
omgubuntu.co.uk: It’s so-called “Black Friday” today, an annual US event in which adults gather en-mass at retail stores to fight each other for discounted electric whisks, George Foreman grills, and plasma TVs.
omgubuntu.co.uk: The Sputnik is Dell’s cleverly code-named latest laptop endeavour. It’s a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook that has a line up of hardware that Dell feels will lure developers away from competing vendors.
extremetech.com: The world’s oldest, original, still-working digital computer has been unveiled at the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park. The computer was originally powered up in 1951.
linux.com: Think Linux is just a hobbyist's platform for manual installation by experts who already know it well? Think again. As the following examples show, vendors are increasingly selling it preloaded and ready to go as a compelling Windows 8 alternative.
pcworld.com: On Monday, however, System76 unveiled another Linux-powered machine that some may find even more compelling: the 17.3-inch Bonobo Extreme featuring “the world's fastest GPUs."
hackaday.com: For years I’ve been dreaming of a streaming media device that could just be stuck to the back of a television. Since XBMC has been far and away my favorite set-top box software, I’ve closely monitored hardware developments that can run that package.
omgubuntu.co.uk: Linux hardware re-sellers ZaReason have debuted their ‘Zimo 930′ PC – an all-in-one desktop computer that has more than a whiff of familiarity about it.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): It used to be that gaming was Linux's "Achilles' heel" of sorts, cited by more than a few enthusiasts as justification for their reluctance to switch away from Windows. Fast forward to today...
infoworld.com: DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWRT, M0n0wall, PfSense, and Vyatta suit a wide range of devices and networking needs
arstechnica.com: There aren't many options for Linux users who want an Ultrabook that comes preloaded with their favorite distro. But the recently-introduced ZaReason UltraLap 430 aims to change that, pairing penguin power with the popular Ultrabook form factor.
omgubuntu.co.uk: The latest NVidia GeForce driver, released yesterday, gives Linux users ‘double the performance’ and ‘dramatically reduces game loading times’, according to the company’s press release.
computerworld.com.au: The outspoken creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds, called for laptop makers to follow the tablet world's lead in using the highest-resolution displays possible on mobile devices, in a post on Google Plus.
davestechsupport.com: Recently, Valve made an announcement that it will be porting Steam to Linux (with official support for Ubuntu Linux in particular) and is entering the Beta Testing phase as I write this. I believe Valve’s long term goal is to use Ubuntu as the basis for a new console system, similar to the Xbox.
zdnet.com: Efforts to bring new operating systems like Risc OS and FreeBSD to the cheap Linux board have been given a boost by a decision to fully open-source drivers for its ARM-based SoC.
liliputing.com: The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released the source code for the graphics core of the mini-computer’s Broadcom BCM2835. That makes the Raspberry Pi the first ARM-based system-on-a-chip computer with vendor-provided open source drivers.
techgage.com: No - your eyes are not deceiving you. Logitech has finally released a mechanical keyboard, going by the name G710+. It uses CHERRY MX Brown switches backed with sound dampeners, has 100% backlight coverage, includes six G macro keys and also dedicated media keys. Is it worth the higher-than-normal $150 price tag? Let's find out.