linuxdevices.com: NorhTec announced a netbook that operates on eight AA batteries, has an internal power supply, and runs Linux on a 1GHz x86-based SoC (system on chip).
linuxdevices.com: The 15-inch Protege 15 and 8-inch Protege 8 respectively offer 1GHz Via Eden or 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processors, and both include gigabit Ethernet connectivity.
reghardware.co.uk: French vendor Linutop's original model of its eponymous machine was the size of a Nintendo DS, with no on-board storage at all – it booted from a USB stick. It's now been replaced with the Linutop 2, essentially a rebadged Ion A603 MiniPC from First Computer – but with European support.
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- Linux netbooks expected to reach 50% market share
news.cnet.com: Jay Last and Gordon Moore, two of the most famous surviving men of the team that first created the planar integrated circuit, celebrate the IC's 50th anniversary at the Computer History Museum.
pcmag.com: Dell has added Ubuntu as an option to its Inspiron Mini 10 netbook, a Dell spokeswoman wrote in a blog post this week. Also on Dell's to-do list: a 2-Gbyte RAM option, and an ATSC TV tuner.
toolbox.com/blogs: Almost every aspect of our daily and business lives are stored on hard disks. But the hard disk is a mechanical device with moving parts. You know what that means. Eventually they will fail.
linuxdevices.com: Intergraph announced a Linux-compatible workstation designed to withstand punishing environmental conditions for military, industrial, and marine applications.
lockergnome.com: How difficult is it to get NVIDIA or ATI cards working with the latest Ubuntu releases? When it came to using restricted drivers for my video cards, I opted to use the Envy utility.
phoronix.com: The Razer Arctosa is a moderately priced gaming keyboard that offers macro keys, media keys, 1000Hz Ultrapolling, and other features to entice gamers. The big question though is how well this keyboard with all of its functionality works under Linux.