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Homemade Raspberry Pi tablet, PiPad, with wood finish and Linux OS will set your sweet tooth tingling

Homemade Raspberry Pi tablet, PiPad, with wood finish and Linux OS will set your sweet tooth tingling

By 14 January 2014

Meet the Raspberry Pi tablet, named PiPad by its owner and creator Michael Castor. The tablet was built by maker-enthusiast Castor as a Maker Faire project. He used a 12V, 10-inch touchscreen with a 5V HDMI to LVDS adapter, since the Raspberry Pi runs... >>

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

By 5 September 2013

Google has released a substantial update to Chrome apps with a new "For your desktop" feature. First available on Windows and Chromebooks, Chrome apps will no longer feel like they're a web app, carrying a native feel instead, if the developer chooses... >>

Ice Cream Sandwich coming to Raspberry Pi

Ice Cream Sandwich coming to Raspberry Pi

By 1 August 2012

The Raspberry Pi  - a tiny, inexpensive, Linux-based computer designed to teach kids and adults programming techniques - is to get a port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. One of the project's team has been working on getting the open source operating... >>

Microsoft no fan of 'big boobs', deletes hidden code

Microsoft no fan of 'big boobs', deletes hidden code

By 23 July 2012

Microsoft has had to change some software code it has been using for a while after it was discovered that a hexadecimal string hidden inside spelt the phrase "big boobs". The code in question connects the Linux kernel to Microsoft's HyperV virtualisation... >>

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

By 20 May 2011

The world is a big place, and it seems of no coincidence that Canonical’s offices sit 27 floors up in the Millbank Tower with a 360-degree view of it right in the middle of London. Canonical is the parent company of the most popular distribution free,... >>

Ubuntu 11.04 brings Unity to Linux

Ubuntu 11.04 brings Unity to Linux

By 29 April 2011

Canonical, the business side to several open source Linux platforms, has announced the arrival of Ubuntu 11.04. The release, which has the codename Natty Narwhal, brings with it a number of key features, most notably the introduction of the new Unity... >>

Ubuntu wants Unity across PCs

Ubuntu wants Unity across PCs

By 26 October 2010

Canonical's founder Mark Shuttleworth, has announced that Ubuntu versions in the future, starting with 11.04, will be ditching the Gnome desktop environment in favour of the Unity platform that is present on the current netbook version. The announcement... >>

Ubuntu 10.10 flies Linux into the cloud

Ubuntu 10.10 flies Linux into the cloud

By 7 October 2010

Canonical, the business side to several open source Linux platforms, has announced the arrival of Ubuntu 10.10. The release, which has the codename Maverick Meerkat, brings with it a number of key features, most notably cloud integration and compatibility... >>

MeeGo heading for your BMW

MeeGo heading for your BMW

By 26 July 2010

MeeGo, the joint Intel/Nokia OS hosted by the Linux Foundation, has been chosen by the GENIVI Alliance to be the system for its next release of its in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). The Alliance, which includes the BMW Group, Delphi, GM, Intel, Magneti-Marelli,... >>

Spotify for Linux previewed

Spotify for Linux previewed

By 12 July 2010

Penguin people rejoice - because Spotify has finally made its way onto Linux. It's just a preview version for now, and as such is unsupported, and there's no local file support either. Plus, you'll have to be a Spotify Premium user to be able to use it... >>


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