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How to use a Chromebook: 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better. When Google first introduced Chromebooks in

Linux phones need to succeed and it isn’t just about privacy

Android and iOS may be the mobile platforms today but there have always been attempts to push other horses into the race. Most of them

You can’t do real work on Android, at least not all of it

While not an Apple hater, I personally prefer more open or at least less restrictive platforms and devices. That primarily translates to Linux and open

PinePhone Linux phone can somewhat run regular Linux desktop apps

When smartphones first arrived, it was perhaps not that strange that the devices ran programs that were vastly different from the ones our computers. The

Purism Librem 5 Linux phone delayed a bit due to CPU thermal problems

Making smartphones is hard business, especially if you’re not a giant like Samsung or even someone smaller like Motorola. It becomes even more difficult when

Samsung Linux on DeX is dead, here are open source alternatives

Over the weekend, Samsung sent a relatively small number of its customers an email that they probably didn’t want to read on a weekend or

Galaxy Tab Active Pro brings Samsung DeX to rugged 10-inch slate

It seems that Samsung is truly invested in its DeX platform (whether or not Linux on DeX is a passing fad is a different question).

Purism Librem 5 open source Linux phone latest news, official specs, release date, price and where to buy

Purism released the final specification of Librem 5 on its website and said it would go on sale in the third quarter of 2019. Librem

How to Install Linux on a Chromebook

Chromebooks are so simple to use and maintain that even a young child can handle them. However, if you want to push the envelope, you

Galaxy S9, S10, and Galaxy Tab S5e now have Linux on DeX

Samsung’s latest flagships are so powerful you could almost use them as a portable PC. Actually, you already can if you don’t mind running Android

Reasons to Abandon Windows For Linux

Had enough of Windows 10’s hassles? Unless you plan to install Windows 7, which is going to lose support from Microsoft on January 14, 2020,

Surface Go with Linux Review: almost the perfect open source notepad

You have probably had your fill of Surface Go reviews that seem to split the tech world in two. You’ve also most likely seen the

Microsoft needs to clean up its Windows update act ASAP

Almost everyone has a smartphone these days,perhaps more than a PC. That means almost everyone uses Android or iOS. Linux runs the tech world behind

Samsung Linux on DeX beta hands-on: do almost everything on your phone

Google seems to be pushing Chrome OS as the one platform to rule them all. Samsung now seems to be singing a slightly different tune,

Chrome OS might be Google’s future but it still needs one thing

Since time immemorial, OK maybe just a decade or so ago, people have imagined what a Google OS would be like. At one point, it

Chromebooks dual-booting Windows 10 is a terrible idea

After years of being ignored, if not ridiculed, Chromebooks are slowly becoming more interesting and more appealing. Chrome OS, combined with Android and Linux, is

Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly

QSAN XCube XT3002T NAS review: Classy, clean, and fast—but better suited to the enterprise

Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it’s missing a few features consumers will

Asustor AS6404T review: A high price, but great performance

A brilliant powerhouse NAS, albeit for a chunky price Asustor’s four-bay NAS impressed us last year and is still a contender nearly one year on,

Samsung Gear S4 with Wear OS: Tizen is dead

Although they have never really disappeared, traditional smartphone manufacturers have more or less backed out of the smartwatch market. It has become the territory of

Android Chrome OS unified: what Andromeda could have been

Google is known, in fact notorious, from casting its net wide to catch as many fish. A more appropriate metaphor, however, might be throwing as

Samsung DeX Dock review

The Good: Compact size doubles a charging dock. USB, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-C ports support keyboards, mice and monitors. Samsung’s clean computer-like layout works well as

System76 Galago Pro review

The current king of high-end Linux laptops is the Dell XPS 13 (Kaby Lake) Developer Edition, but independent reseller System76 has launched its own lightweight

Purism Librem 15 review

People who want a laptop pre-installed with GNU/Linux are a niche market (sadly), and people who want that GNU/Linux to be entirely free – no

Synology DiskStation DS1817 review

Those who have tracked Synology NAS hardware over the past 13 years since its first NAS box was released may have noticed a subtle evolution.

Hands on: Sunvell T95P review

The past decade has seen a number of manufacturers attempt to squeeze a working computer into a plug. Marvell kick-started the trend with the Linux-based

Dell XPS 13 9360 Developer Edition review

Last October Dell quietly updated its suave XPS 13 range of ultraportables. Pretty much since their inception, these beasts have been the undisputed champions of

Living with Asteroid OS – The open source Android Wear alternative

Asteroid OS is an open source, Linux-based smartwatch OS developed primarily by a French student and hoping to take on the might of Android Wear

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Hands-on Review : Is This Linux Laptop Worth $1,500?

Thanks to its lightweight chassis, gorgeous screen and epic battery life, the Dell XPS 13 has been our favorite laptop overall for more than 18

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet Review

If there’s ever been a niche device, it’s a tablet running Ubuntu. The BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition is the first slate to run the