Hardware News and Articles


Creating the Free-Licensed Semiconductor Market


As many would-be open hardware manufacturers have discovered, free-licensed computer chips are nearly non-existent. However, SiFive, a recently announced startup in San Francisco, is hoping to change that with its custom chip designs.

GNOME and KDE: Financials and culture

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


KDE and the Naming of Parts

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


KDE Plasma 5: A New Awareness of Design

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


Migrating your system disk to an SSD

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Bringing a free software product to market

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


Reading Weather Data with Software-Defined Radio

Waverider – Software Defined Radio


Armed with a US$ 20 hunk of hardware and a free software-defined radio tool, we start the hunt for radio-transmitted data from a weather station.

KDE Open Hardware

Dot-Org Mobile Hardware


KDE starts a crowdfunding campaign for open hardware.

Desktop trends in 2013 according to LinuxQuestions

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


The Raspberry Pi as a motion-sensing webcam

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Issue 27: Raspberry Pi Adventures/Special Editions

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