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German PS3 Hacker Lashes Out at Sony Over €1 Million Lawsuit

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Hardware

ps3crunch.com: SONY you failed again, you took my equipment but my mind is still free. If you want me to stop then you should just kill me because I cannot live without programming, HV and Linux kernel hacking.

Atom E6xx PC is claimed to be world's smallest

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Linux
Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: Toradex announced a Linux-based single board computer (SBC) with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom E6xx, and also debuted a PC based on it that's claimed to be "the world's smallest." The "Topaz" SBC underlies the fanless, aluminum-housed "Xiilun," which measures 3.50 x 2.36 x 0.63 inches, features up to 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and offers a bootable microSD slot, DVI-D, and four USB 2.0 ports.

Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 On Linux

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phoronix.com: In this review today at Phoronix we are testing out the Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Vapor-X 1GB graphics card to see how this popular AMD Radeon graphics processor is performing under Linux.

The OpenPC project: Ready-made GNU/Linux Machines

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Hardware

freesoftwaremagazine.com: The Open Desktop communities Open-PC project is now offering three different models of open computers with turn-key GNU/Linux and KDE installations based on OpenSUSE (or Ubuntu). These systems could provide real competition with pre-installed Windows or Mac computers.

The iPhone Verdict + Ubuntu 10.10

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Hardware
Ubuntu

mylifeinlinux.blogspot: Having been very kindly loaned an iPhone for a week, I have been impressed by many of its features but I remain sceptical of certain aspects and will be returning it to its original owner.

Multi-Core, Multi-OS Scaling Performance

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phoronix.com: In this article we are looking at how Linux, OpenSolaris, and FreeBSD scale across multiple cores. Benchmarked are CentOS 5.5, Fedora 14, PC-BSD/FreeBSD 8.1, and OpenIndiana b148 as we see how the performance differs when running on one, two, three, four, and six cores, plus when Intel Hyper Threading is enabled.

Review: Recompute Cardboard PC

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Hardware

linuxjournal.com: Shawn shows us the Recompute PC from Sustainable Computers. It's a full blown workstation that you could use to start a camp fire. We don't recommend the camp fire part though.

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Intel Graphics On Linux Still Behind Windows

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Software
  • Intel Graphics On Linux Still Behind Windows, With Sandy Bridge
  • What NVIDIA's Linux Customers Want

How Old ATI GPUs Can Be Faster On Open Drivers

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Hardware
OSS

phoronix.com: A few days ago when publishing the results of benchmarking a lot of graphics cards on their Gallium3D drivers (about a dozen graphics cards) this left a number of people surprised.

Replacing my File/Print Server w/ Pogoplug

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ericsbinaryworld.com: PogoPlug is meant to be used to essentially create your own dropbox. That’s pretty cool, but I don’t care. I just wanted a cheap computer with low wattage.

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