Intel's Moblin2 Starts Netbooks Faster

Jan 30, 2009

With Moblin2 Intel is taking another shot at developing a distro that runs on mobile Internet devices and netbooks. The first alpha of the small distro boots up fast.

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AMD/ATI Publishes GPU Documentation

Jan 28, 2009

ATI has released the complete 3D register reference guide for Radeon 6XX/7XX chips, greatly simplifying the work of the open source Radeon HD driver project

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Phenomenon Redux: AMD Phenom II in Linux Test

Jan 28, 2009

A recent Linux Community test compared the AMD Phenom X4 with a Turion X2 and Intel P9400. Meanwhile AMD has sent us its new Phenom II processor, prompting a new test. These are the latest benchmark results.

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Asus Kickoff: Eee Keyboard with PC

Jan 22, 2009

Asus introduced a PC-in-keyboard model at the CeBIT 2009 show in Munich. The device, with its five-inch side-mounted touchscreen, targets home theater users.

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Asus Kickoff: Eee Videophone with 7-Inch Display

Jan 22, 2009

The kickoff session at the CeBIT 2009 show in Munich included a presentation of the new Asus Eee Videophone with Skype certification.

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Ultralight Windows Netbook from Sony with Linux Instant-On

Jan 22, 2009

Sony has brought a new mini-notebook to the market that is small, light, stylish and with Windows Vista, although its instant-on feature is Linux-powered.

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Seagate Promises Firmware Update for Barracuda Drives

Jan 21, 2009

In the past weeks, Seagate hard drive users have been experiencing failures with their Barracuda drives. Seagate responded with updates, then with a recall, and now promises a resolution.

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Shuttle Linux Minis to Come with VIA

Jan 20, 2009

Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer Shuttle has released a series of mini-desktops running Linux. The next generation will have power-efficient VIA Nano processors.

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