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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop now comes with a Core i9-14900HX processor and NVIDIA RTX 40 series graphics

The Kubuntu Focus M2 is a Linux laptop with an Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series discrete graphics, and a choice of 15.6 inch or 17.3 inch displays (both sizes feature screens with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolutions and refresh rates up to 240 Hz. When the Kubuntu Focus M2 Gen 5 launched last […]

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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop now comes with a Core i9-13900HX processor and RTX 40 series graphics

The Kubuntu Focus M2 Gen 5 is a laptop with a 15.6 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS LCD display featuring a 240 Hz refresh rate, an Intel Core i9-13900HX processor with 24 cores and 32 threads, and a choice of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 or RTX 4070 graphics. It’s also the latest in a line […]

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Kubuntu Focus Ir14 is a 3 pound Linux laptop with Core i5-12450H and Thunderbolt 4 for $895 and up

The Kubuntu Focus Ir14 is a compact notebook with a 14 inch FHD+ display, a 45-watt Intel Core i5-12450H processor, a Thunderbolt 4 port with support for 40 Gbps data transfer speeds and support for up to 64GB of RAM and 4TB of storage. The 3 pound notebook is also the latest in a line of […]

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Kubuntu Focus Xe Gen 2 is a 14 inch Linux laptop with Intel Alder Lake-P for $895 and up

The Kubuntu Focus Xe Gen 2 is a thin and light notebook computer with a 14 inch full HD display, support for up to up to an Intel Core i7-1260P processor, up to 64GB of RAM, and PCIe 4 NVMe storage. It ships with the Kubuntu 22.04 LTS GNU/Linux distribution pre-installed. An upgrade over the original […]

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Kubuntu Focus NX gets a spec bump (mini PC with Kubuntu Linux and 12th-gen Intel Core)

The Kubuntu Focus NX is a small form-factor desktop computer that ships with Kubuntu Linux software pre-installed. When the Kubuntu team first introduced the mini PC last year it was available with 11th-gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor options. But now there’s a new model called the Kubuntu Focus NX Gen 2 which features […]

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Kubuntu Focus NX is a compact desktop with Intel Tiger Lake and Kubuntu Linux software

The developers of the Kubuntu operating system have been selling a line of Linux laptops under the Kubuntu Focus brand for the past few years. Now the team is branching out into desktops. The Kubuntu Focus NX is a compact computer with a 28-watt, 11th-gen Intel Core processor and support for up to 64GB of […]

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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop now available with Intel Core i7-12700H Alder Lake-H

The Kubuntu Focus M2 is a high-performance laptop that ships with the Kubuntu operating system pre-installed. The first version of the laptop was released in 2019, and since then the makers of the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution have worked with their hardware partners on several updates. The latest version is powered by a 12th-gen Intel Core […]

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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop gets a spec bump (and a smaller, cheaper sibling: the Kubuntu Focus XE)

The Kubuntu Focus family of Linux laptops is growing. A 3rd-gen Kubuntu Focus M2 laptop with a 15.6 inch display, 45-watt Intel Core i7-11800H Tiger Lake processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series graphics is now available for $1945 and up. But if you’re in the market for something smaller and/or cheaper, the Kubuntu team also introduced the […]

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Lilbits: More chip shortage fallout, elementary OS turns 10, and the end of LG smartphones?

Another upcoming product has been delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage. This time it’s the Analogue Pocket, a handheld gaming device designed for retro gaming — it even uses cartridges from classic game consoles. Originally scheduled to ship in 2020, that date was pushed back to May 2021 due to global supply chain issues… […]

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Kubuntu Focus Linux laptop now available (for $1800 and up)

The Kubuntu Focus is a premium notebook with a 16.1 inch display, an Intel Core i7-9750H hexa-core processor, and NVIDIA RTX graphics. But the most unusual feature is that rather than Windows, it ships with Kubuntu — a version of Ubuntu Linux with the KDE desktop environment. First announced in December, the Kubuntu Focus is […]

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Plasma Mobile: Linux-based smartphone operating system

There’s a new player in the smartphone operating system space: the folks behind the KDE desktop environment for Linux-based desktop computers have just unveiled Plasma Mobile. Plasma Mobile is basically a mobile version of the desktop Plasma user interface. It’s free and open source software, and while there aren’t any phones that ship with Plasma Phone […]

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Lilbits (3-20-2015): Amazon Unlocked could be Prime for Android apps and games

Amazon Prime is a service that lets you pay an annual fee to get free 2-day shipping and access to thousands of streaming movies, TV shows, eBooks, songs, eBooks, and other content. Soon it could also include access to Android apps that would normally cost money. Or maybe Amazon plans to launch a standalone service […]