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The Linux-based Tizen mobile operating system seems to be ready for a new handset that has just surfaced on FCC as Samsung SM-Z400F/DS. Sadly, there are no specs and features to talk about yet.
Litebook laptop brings Linux at low cost
The $249 laptop runs elementary OS, a Linux distribution. The Litebook looks to compete with Chromebooks while offering a full desktop operating system.
System76 Galago Pro Ubuntu laptop coming next month
Unlike its heavy and powerful high-end siblings, the Galago Pro is thin and light, packing a 13.3-inch display and a Kaby Lake processor. This Linux-powered machine is scheduled to hit the market in April, starting at $899 USD.
Pinebook prototype appears in photos online
The Pinebook, a $99 laptop made for Linux, was delayed last month. Pine64, the group behind the laptop, hasn't said anything since they missed their February goal. However, photos have recently surfaced of an Pinebook prototype.
Linux on Kaby Lake: System76 now offers 7th generation Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GTX 10-series GPUs
System76 sells laptops running Ubuntu, an open-source Linux distribution. The company has recently started selling modern notebooks with Kaby Lake CPUs and the latest graphics cards from NVIDIA.
Canonical launches Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
The new point release is available for the desktop, server, cloud products, as well as other Ubuntu variants with long-term support. Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS comes with many security updates and corrections for high-impact bugs.
7-inch subnotebook GPD Pocket starts crowdfunding February 15
GPD has released more details on their ultra-mobile PC, the GPD Pocket. The Kickstarter campaign will open on February 15th.
Slimbook releases notebook running KDE Linux
KDE and Slimbook have partnered to released the KDE Slimbook, a thin-and-light notebook running either the KDE Neon or KED Plasma distro of Linux.
Wine 2.0 open-source compatibility layer now available
Wine 2.0 is the first in a line of annual releases. The compatibility layer includes support for Microsoft Office 2013 and 64-bit Windows apps to be run in Mac OS X, among other features.
Samsung Pride with Tizen 3.0 in the works
The handset also known as SM-Z250F is expected to become the first smartphone to run Tizen 3.0 out of the box and is known internally as Pride. It is anticipated to launch in the same areas as the Samsung Z2.
MintBox Mini Pro mini desktop PC with Linux now available
This compact desktop PC has a fanless design, using a low-power AMD Mullins chip, 8 GB RAM, 120 GB SSD storage, and running Linux Mint 18 out of the box. Announced back in September, it can finally be acquired for $395 USD via Amazon.
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