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CERN Releases 300TB of LHC Data to the World

Do you remember the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) run by CERN? The device that people feared would create a black hole? In a move that’s rarely done, the organisation has now released terabytes of data onto the…

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Microsoft Demo Linux Bash Terminal on Windows 10

At Build 2016, Microsoft showcased something almost unbelievable, the Linux Bash shell running natively on the Windows 10 operating system, using Ubuntu binaries. Kevin Gallo, director of the Windows Developer Platform ran the demonstration during the keynote he…

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Welcome The First Ubuntu Tablet

When it comes to tablets people are often faced with the decisions between Windows and iOS operating systems, but that could soon be coming to an end with the first official Ubuntu tablet coming soon. The…

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How Dell Plan to get More People Using Linux

When you buy a new PC, it’s almost certain that it’ll be running one of two types of operating systems, Microsoft Windows or Mac OSX. Despite this market dominance, Dell plans to get more of their…

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AMD Crimson Performance Gains on Linux are Disappointing

AMD recently overhauled the Catalyst Control Center software suite and created a more visually appealing design entitled, “Crimson”.  Furthermore, the latest driver includes a whole host of new features and optimization enhancements. If you’d like to…

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New Raspberry Pi Rival Costs Just $15

The Raspberry Pi has revolutionised the budget micro PC market, packing in some impressive computing power for a $35/£25 board. While the Raspberry Pi has already spawned some imitators, like the similarly priced Banana Pi, there’s…

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Should You Build Your Own Steambox?

Introduction Steambox has been a topic of much debate in the PC gaming community, promising a more gamer-centric PC experience, removing the need for the Windows operating system by providing you with a free alternative, while also…

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Ubuntu Phone with Desktop Capabilities on the Way

Parts of Ubuntu Edge, a Linux based smartphone operating system that failed in its crowdfunding effort two years ago, may be making a comeback in the form of a new device. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has…

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Ubuntu Smart Phones Will Finally Go on Sale next Week

The Ubuntu powered smartphones have been a long time coming, but the first one is finally ready for the European market. The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition will be available next week for €170 through a series of…

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Librem, an Impressive Open Source Laptop

If you’ve a spare $1,949 and are in the market for a new laptop, you could do worse than investing in a Librem, the new open source PC from San Francisco-based company, Purism. Currently seeking crowdfunding…

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Android Devices Could Dual-Boot Sailfish OS

The Jolla smartphone barely reached the market and it looks like it already wants to take a drastic approach with its Sailfish OS. Jolla’s CEO, Tomi Pienimäki, is already talking about a dual-boot capability between the…

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Stable Ubuntu 13.10 Available For Smartphones, Nexus 4 and Galaxy Nexus Included

Canonical has launched the newest iteration to their rapidly evolving and rapidly progressing Ubuntu OS. Last year, Canonical introduced Ubuntu for Android tablets and Smartphones, and later even attempted to make the first Ubuntu phone, the…

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Canonical Confirms Ubuntu Touch For October 17th

Canonical have confirmed that the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system will be coming out on October the 17th 2013. This means the stable release of the Ubuntu Touch OS is still on schedule. Version 1.0 of…

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Ubuntu Edge Now World’s Biggest Crowd-Funded Campaign, Still Won’t Make Target

Ubuntu’s Edge has just passed the crowd funding record of $10,266,845 previously set by the Pebble Smartwatch. The Ubuntu Edge has now raised $10,448,255 but that still leaves it a huge way behind its target of…

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Canonical’s Founder Appeals To Potential Backers As Ubuntu Edge Struggles

Canonical’s founder, Mark Shuttleworth, has posted a personal update letter on the IndieGoGo campaign page appealing to potential backers to contribute to the scheme. Canonical started out with a mammoth expectation of raising $32 million but…

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Ubuntu Edge Will Not Be Bootloader Or Carrier Locked

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone will reportedly not have a locked bootloader or locked carrier network. That is according to the developers from Ubuntu for the Edge smartphone, on an AMA (ask me anything) session on Reddit.…

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Canonical Drops Price Of Ubuntu Edge To $695

A few days ago we brought you the news that the Canonical project on IndieGoGo to raise $32 million for the Ubuntu Edge was running out of steam and in-danger of failing to meet its target…

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Windows 8 Growing In Popularity With Gamers Shows Steam Hardware Survey

The Steam Hardware Survey always gives a good indication of what PC gamers are doing in terms of hardware and software trends. The monthly survey reveals details on all the hardware and software inside Steam users’…

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Ubuntu Edge Passes 20% Crowd-Funding Milestone

Ubuntu’s new “Edge” smartphone got off to a flying start generating nearly $3.2 million in under a day of its Indiegogo campaign. Canonical’s new smartphone has now passed 22% of its funding target. Currently $7 million…

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Ubuntu Edge Phone Raises $3.2m Funding In Less Than A Day

Building a smartphone and taking it to market is no easy task, although it does get a lot less complicated when you raise a huge pile of money to help you and Canonical has done just…

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China inks a deal with Ubuntu makers for their own OS

The Chinese government is looking forward to have their own version of an open source operating system as they’ve signed a 5 year contract with the company that made Ubuntu, Canonical. The new open source operating system…