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Purism Librem 14 brings hardware kill switches to a bigger laptop

Recent events have put privacy-conscious people in a dilemma. The need to protect their privacy from both corporations and governments has become even more critical

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Dell debuted a few laptops aimed at gamers but it also has one that caters more to users doing some serious work. At least when

System76 Serval WS crams desktop CPUs and GPUs inside a laptop

As powerful as laptops have become, they have always been limited by their size and the laws of physics. That’s why hardware, especially processors, are

Windows 10 May 2020 Update review: Microsoft boosts Linux and Your Phone, but Cortana slips hard

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 May 2020 Update incrementally builds on features you know and use. Update, 05/27/2020: Microsoft launched the May 2020 update on May

Windows 10 May 2020 update goes live – here are the key new features

Microsoft’s bi-annual Windows 10 update is now rolling out to mainstream PC users. The May 2020 update features an update to the longstanding Notepad app,

Civilization 6 Frontier Pass – huge new update adds new civs, game modes and more

Civilization 6 is getting a sizeable season pass update, adding new leaders, new civilisations and more to the three-year-old strategy title. Here’s the full rundown of

Major Thunderbolt security flaw found in Macs and PCs: Should you be worried?

A series of vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt 2 and 3, collectively called ‘Tunderspy,’ can leave your Mac open to hacking. Security researcher Björn Ruytenberg with the Eindhoven

New Thunderbolt hack exposes your files: How to check if you’re safe

A new Thunderbolt vulnerability could allow hackers to bypass a laptop’s security and access its files – regardless of your password – in a matter

Philips OLED754 4K TV review: The best OLED TV for under a grand

While OLED remains a pricey TV upgrade, there is some Ambilight at the end of the tunnel for savvy buyers. Because this entry-level 55-inch Philips

PinePhone UBports Community Edition brings back an old but ongoing dream

Linux phones like the PINE64 PinePhone and Purism Librem 5 may be the hot topic in the free and open source community but they are

Purism Librem Mini is a privacy-focused Linux mini PC

It seems that we have gotten past the obsession with dongles that gave rise to small HDMI PC sticks. Thanks to the popularity of set-top

How the Linux kernel will work in Windows 10’s next big update

Windows Subsystem for Linux is an optional feature, which you can choose to enable or not. Microsoft confirmed Friday that it will ship Windows Subsystem

AMD looks to court Linux gamers by making its GPU driver even better

AMD is hiring a new Lead Linux Kernel Developer to work on its AMDGPU driver for Linux. The position will be based at AMD’s campus

Windows 10 20H1 Update review: Microsoft boosts Linux and Your Phone, but Cortana slips hard

What may be called Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2020 Update incrementally builds on features you know and use. Our review of Microsoft’s Windows 10 20H1

Cosmo Communicator Android PDA can now run Linux side-by-side

There has been a recent uptick in interest in Linux-based smartphones but the newest breed of such devices is targeted at early testers and developers.

What to expect in Microsoft’s new Windows 10 20H1 release, due soon

There’s far more to talk about than there was in recent prior releases. Windows 10 20H1 (version 2004) looks like it’ll finally be giving Windows

Dell XPS 13 gets a tempting upgrade for CES 2020

With CES 2020 on the horizon, it seems that Dell has decided to get out ahead of the pack with some of its announcements. Today

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