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Dell is to offer Ubuntu on its latest batch of '2-in-1' Inspiron laptops, marking the first time the OS has been sold on a mainstream hybrid device.

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Review Port authority for the MacBook masses

I remember the days when Elgato was busy knocking out clever telly and video capture gadgets for Macs and PCs. It still does, and for fondleslabs, mobiles and game consoles too, but in the last couple of years the company has obviously caught some kind of Thunderbolt bug.

SUSE, Red Hat and Canonical, the “Big Three” of the Linux desktop (and server) world, have all chosen OpenStack as the base for their new “cloud distros.”

More reference designs, hooray

Yet more ants are flocking to the Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) picnic, with announcements of tie-ups and reference designs from Telefonica and Netronome.

One-third of a square mm

This GPU isn't going to get Bitcoin enthusiasts worked up, but from a “wow that's small” point of view it's interesting: Vivante is shipping a range of GPUs that ranges from 0.3 mm2 up to 1.6 mm2 in size for IoT and wearables applications.

Amongst the multitude of changes shipping in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite is a search feature that Ubuntu users will find vaguely familiar...

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A month ago we announced the Core Infrastructure Initiative, a project to help fund critical open source projects that we all rely upon but that are in need of support. We moved quickly to organize the initiative and the industry reaction was swift and enthusiastic. I am proud to report on significant progress that I believe matches the quality of the reaction to the formation of the project.

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We show you how to install Linux on a Chromebook.

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Speaking of the tiny Pi, we also show you how to design and build a Raspberry Pi case using Python, FreeCAD and a 3D printer.

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The very first Tizen-powered smartphone is to go on sale in Russia later this year.

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2.3GHz quad-core mobe to tempt coders away from iOS, Android

Samsung has unveiled the Samsung Z, a quad-core Tizen OS smartphone that's fuelled the rumour mill for months.