Touch Me: Ubuntu to Improve Touchscreen Support in 9.10

Aug 17, 2009

Ubuntu wants to get as many touchscreens working as possible for Karmic Koala. The developers are asking for help by collecting vendor and product IDs for USB touchscreens out in the market.

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Dell Linux vs. Windows Netbook Return Rate "Non-Issue"

Aug 13, 2009

The return rate for Linux netbooks are no higher than that for Windows, says a Dell product manager, declaring Microsoft's claims otherwise as a "non-issue."

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Windows 7: Microsoft Takes Netbook OEMs on Short Leash

Aug 12, 2009

When Windows 7 comes to market, the Starter Edition will be conceived especially for notebooks. As they did for Windows XP, Microsoft has come up with a list of technical limitations.

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OpenCL in Beta SDK for GPUs and Multicore CPUs

Aug 07, 2009

Chipmaker AMD has integrated the open standard OpenCL specification for parallel programming into its ATI Stream development environment.

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Classmate 8.9-Inch Netbook Convertible with Linux

Aug 07, 2009

Intel announces the availability for use in schools of the Classmate PC Convertible.

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Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000: First 3.5” Disk with 2 Terabyte

Aug 06, 2009

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has started shipping what they say is the first 3,5-inch disk with a 2 terabyte capacity: the Deskstar 7K2000.

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ATI Graphics Driver Can Compiz

Aug 05, 2009

Four weeks ago, open source developers at AMD succeeded in running glxgears on R600/R700 GPUs for the first time. Now they've got Compiz also running on the Mesa driver.

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34-Nanometer Flash Solid State Drives from Intel

Jul 23, 2009

The chipmaker announced its new consumer series of 34-nanometer solid stated drives (SSDs), resulting in a significant flash memory price reduction.

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