HP Mini Mi Linux Netbook Released

Jan 10, 2009

Hardware provider Hewlett-Packard has released a Linux version for its mini-laptop. HP wants to be clear from the outset that disabling the Linux command line interface in the product is not an act of heresy.

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Android on Netbooks

Jan 05, 2009

The Android OS from Google is optimized for ARM processors and smaller displays, but, with some adjustment, can also run on netbooks.

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AMD Publishes R600 and R700 3D Code

Dec 30, 2008

Close to year's end, U.S. chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has released the Linux code for its ATI R600 and R700 microprocessors.

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Linux Graphics Survey: NVIDIA Leads, Intel Catching Up

Dec 29, 2008

More than 14,000 users participated in this year's Linux graphics survey from Phoronix. The results of the study are now out.

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Developer Kit from Sun with UltraSPARC Processor for Linux

Dec 17, 2008

Sun Microsystems have announced a Reference Design Kit for the Ultrasparc T2 with an E-ATX board and processor that works with Linux.

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Sierra Wireless Releases Linux SDK

Dec 16, 2008

Maker of embedded software Sierra Wireless has released a Linux software development kit (SDK) for its 3G wireless modules.

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Yet More 64Bit

Dec 16, 2008

It's been a good week for 64Bit. Following high Bit releases from Wine and Flash, Sun is now offering a Java Plug-In for 64Bit browsers.

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Intel's USB 3.0 for Linux

Dec 15, 2008

Chipmaker Intel is currently working on Linux support for its next generation of USB, version 3.0. The new bus specification promises a 5 Gbit per second transfer speed, ten times faster than USB 2.0.

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