Lenovo brings Ubuntu to ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs

Lenovo is expanding its line of Linux-friendly PCs. Last month the company began offering a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook with Fedora Linux. Now the company says it will offer Ubuntu Linux on a range of ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkStation desktops. The first of these computers will be available starting this month, with additional models […]

Microsoft Edge coming to Linux, and Linux GUI apps are coming to Windows

Microsoft’s relationship with Linux has changed a lot in recent years. The company includes a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that lets developers and power users run a Linux terminal within Windows, and Microsoft has become a major contributor to many open source projects. The latest versions of Microsoft’s Edge web browser are built on […]

Lilbits: Amazon Sidewalk, Microsoft buys Bethesda, and game streaming on Linux

Amazon is diving deeper into the connected home space… by preparing to move just outside your home. Amazon Sidewalk will use a combination of wireless technologies to let your security cameras keep sending alerts even if your WiFi is out, or let your connected lights or other sensors work even if they’re beyond the range […]

Slimbook Essential is a Linux laptop with 10th-gen Intel Core for € 499 and up

Spanish PC maker Slimbook’s latest Linux laptops are thin, light, and affordable models powered by 10th-gen Intel Core processors. The Slimbook Essential 14 ships with a choice of Intel Ice Lake processors, while the Slimbook Essential 15 sports Intel Come Lake-U processor options. Both feature full HD displays, compact designs, and support for a variety of […]

PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition coming soon for $149 and up (Linux smartphone)

Most smartphones are designed to ship with a single operating system, usually Android or iOS. But the PinePhone is a smartphone designed to support a wide range of GNU/Linux distributions — so far there are 17 different operating systems listed on the PinePhone Software Releases wiki. But if you’d rather not have to load your […]

Lilbits: A handheld Nintendo Wii, a $200 OnePlus smartphone, and TuneIn drops out (one of its Pro features)

Some folks like to play classic console games by using emulators on smartphones, tablets, or handheld game systems with modern hardware. And then there’s the community of Nintendo Wii hackers who literally cut Nintendo’s 2006 game console down to size and stuff the components inside of custom cases. We’ve seen projects that put a Wii […]