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The most popular AMD Ryzen CPUs are finally getting optimized Linux support

The latest AMD driver has posted patches to the Linux kernel that’ll enable users to get better per watt performance from their AMD Zen-based CPUs.

Asus Chromebook CX9 review

This tough, lightweight Chromebook from Asus is speedy and deserves a better OS The Asus Chromebook CX9 ($749.99 to start, $1,149.99 as reviewed) might be

Intel Alder Lake has a special treat for Windows 11 users, but Linux may be left in the lurch

Intel has announced the launch of Alder Lake, but it might not be good news for non-Windows users. Intel Alder Lake is the latest processor

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 LHR graphics cards receive a 40% crypto mining performance boost with updated tool

NVIDIA’s Lite Hash Rate algorithm has been broken again, but not by the company itself this time. Instead, a new version of NBMiner has improved

Windows 11 will soon be supported by the Steam Deck

Valve is reportedly working with AMD to ensure that the handheld gaming PC will support Windows 11. We have known for a while that the

Why does the Steam Deck run Linux? Blame Windows

Gabe Newell in 2012: “We’re trying to make sure that Linux thrives.” Valve’s “Steam Deck” handheld PC has caused quite a stir among PC gaming

Steam Deck’s popularity could be getting more gamers to try Linux

Linux usage is spiking upwards according to the latest stats from Steam, and it seems likely that this is down to the Steam Deck driving

What is Valve Proton? The Steam Deck’s live-or-die Linux software, explained

The Steam Deck’s success will hinge on Proton, a Valve technology that lets Windows games run on Linux. Here’s what you need to know. Looking

How to install Linux apps on your Chromebook

The versatility of Linux on a Chromebook Chrome OS has become one of the most popular desktop operating systems thanks in large part to its

Computer scientist showcases world’s first RISC-V-based Linux PC coupled with an AMD RX 6700 XT GPU

René Rebe managed to patch the Linux kernel to support the RISC-V processor along with the AMD RX 6700 XT card in around 10 hours.

New Windows 10, Windows 11 and Linux flaws could let hackers access all your data

Windows 10 and Windows 11 users, along with Linux users, face two huge security vulnerabilities it’s been revealed, which could allow hackers to get their

What is Valve Proton? The Steam Deck’s live-or-die Linux software, explained

The Steam Deck’s success will hinge on Proton, a Valve technology that lets Windows games run on Linux. Here’s what you need to know. Looking

Ctrl-Alt-Delete: The Steam Deck has oodles of potential beyond gaming

The Steam Deck looks like a very exciting gaming portable, with inevitable comparisons being made to the Nintendo Switch. However, I believe that thinking of

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld is like a Nintendo Switch built by PC nerds

Here’s hoping it does better than Steam Machines did. The rumors were true. Valve officially pulled the curtain back on the Steam Deck on Thursday—a

JingPad A1 Linux tablet launched for consumers on Indiegogo

There have been Linux tablets in the market for years if you consider that Android is Linux-based. There have also been attempts to put “proper”

Tuxedo Infinity Book Pro 14 Linux laptop launched with 3K LTPS LCD display option and Tiger Lake-U CPUs

The new 14-inch Linux-based business laptop from Tuxedo weighs around 2.2 lbs and is fairly thin. CPU options include the i5-1135G7 and i7-1165G7 Tiger Lake-U

Huawei Qingyun L410 Review

The world of laptops based on ARM chips is getting livelier. Qualcomm and Samsung are preparing chips in this direction, and even Microsoft and Google

Acer Chromebox Enterprise CXI4 Review

A Chromebox—a small desktop PC running Google’s Linux-based Chrome operating system—is an ideal choice for many niche business needs. Hook it up to a 60-inch

Intel Core i9-11900K is even worse on Linux than Windows 10

Intel’s Core i9-11900K was found to be somewhat slower running a set of benchmarks on Linux compared to its performance on Windows 10, which is

JingPad A1 wants to claim first consumer Linux tablet title

There was a surge of interest in open source-friendly smartphones that ran “true” Linux operating systems in the past few years. Those haven’t exactly disappeared

JingPad A1 Linux Tablet PC Released: 2K+ display screen, Support 5G/4G

Previously, Jingling released the Jingos system, which is the world’s first ARM-based Linux designed for tablets. We learned that now its official website shows that

Ubuntu Studio review

Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia creator offshoot of the popular Linux Ubuntu Operating system: Is it for you? For many years, Ubuntu Linux OS has

Anbernic RG351P Review

If you want to play classic games on the go (and don’t mind navigating the gray and churning emulation waters), an emulation-based gaming handheld is

Ryzen 7 5700G boosting to 4.6 GHz offers unspectacular results on Geekbench compared to Ryzen 7 4700G but it’s early days for the AMD desktop APU

An AMD Ryzen 7 5700G desktop APU has been spotted being tested on a Linux (Ubuntu) system on Geekbench 5. The Ryzen 7 5700G utilized

Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Tiny Review

With a diminutive size, the Lenovo ThinkStation P330 Tiny may not seem like a fast or flexible machine. Indeed, the unit we purchased had an

Cyberpunk 2077 is playable on Linux at launch thanks to Steam Play

Linux gamers won’t be left out in the cold with Cyberpunk 2077, as the game is now playable on Linux thanks to an update for

Planet Computers Cosmo Communicator Review – It’s all about the keyboard

The next time someone tells you all new smartphones look the same, show them Planet Computers’ Cosmo Communicator. Promising the typing convenience of a physical

MINISFORUM X35G Review: The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux Experience

Although not as common as towering desktops, the mini PC form factor has enjoyed increased popularity in recent years as consumers looked towards more general-purpose

Papalook PA452 PRO webcam review

The Papalook PA452 PRO is a webcam with a built-in microphone. It can capture at 1080p and at up to 30 FPS (frames per second),

Lenovo ThinkPads, ThinkStations can now have Ubuntu Linux pre-installed

While the year of the Linux Desktop remains a dream, awareness and adoption of this open source operating system has perhaps never been better. That’s