MNT Reform open source, modular laptop crowdfunding campaign launches in February

The MNT Reform is a modular, fanless laptop designed to run free and open source software and to be easy to repair, upgrade, or customize. It’s been under development for a few years, and now the developers of the project have finalized the design. You’ll likely be able to pre-order one in February when a […]

DIY laptop made from an Intel NUC mini desktop with AMD graphics (video)

Intel’s NUC line of computers are compact PCs designed to take up a lot less space than a typical desktop computer… but due to their small size, they typically have the kind of hardware you’d expect from a laptop. So maybe it’s not surprising that someone decided to build a DIY laptop powered by an […]

DIY, modular MNT Reform Laptop gets spec bump as it inches toward reality

It’s been a few years since developer Lukas Hartmann and designer Ana Dantes unveiled their plans for a DIY, modular laptop designed to run free and open source software. Since then, the folks behind the MNT Reform project created a small number of early prototypes, introduced new hardware with beefier specs and some other improvements, and […]

Olimex Teres I is an open source, DIY laptop kit for $240

There are laptops that run open source software. And then there’s the Olimix Teres I laptop, which is not only designed to run Linux-based software, but which features open source hardware: you can find the CAD files necessary to build your own laptop at the project’s github page. In fact, even if you buy the […]