SlimBook Titan is a Linux-friendly gaming laptop with Ryzen 5000H and NVIDIA RTX 3070

This week NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel all launched new chips designed for high-performance gaming laptops. And we’ve seen a lot of companies announce new notebooks powered by those chips. But so far most have had one thing in common: they ship with Windows 10. Now Spanish PC maker Slimbook has revealed new gaming laptop with […]

XMG Core 14 is a thin and light gaming laptop with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA graphics

The latest gaming laptop from XMG is designed to balance power with portability. The XMG Core 14 is a notebook that measures less than 0.7 inches thick and which weighs about about 3.3 pounds, but which packs a 28-watt Intel Tiger Lake processor, NVIDIA GeForce 1650 Max-P graphics, and a 14 inch, 120 Hz IPS […]

Lilbits: Linux laptops, RISC-V hardware, and a ransomware attack (maybe)

Purism has been selling laptops designed to emphasize privacy and software freedom for a few years. But the company’s new Purism Librem 14 is the first of its Linux laptops to feature a 14 inch display. The laptop went up for pre-order in July, but it’s taken Purism a while to get all the necessary components […]

Lilbits: Xiaomi’s telescopic smartphone camera, Purism’s Linux phone that’s also a PC

In order to keep smartphones thin while still offering versatile camera features, smartphone makers have largely taken the same approach in recent years – instead of using cameras with lots of moving parts, throw a bunch of different stationary cameras on a phone. That way you can have different focal lengths to mimic the kind […]

3.1 pound System76 Galago Pro Linux laptop with Intel Tiger Lake coming soon

The System76 Galago Pro is a thin and light laptop powered by either Ubuntu Linux or Pop!_OS, which is a custom Linux distribution developed by System76. While the company has been offering versions of the Galago Pro for a few years, the latest version will be one of the first System76 laptops sporting an 11th-gen […]

Tuxedo Aura 15 is a Linux laptop with Ryzen 7 4700U for about $935 and up

The latest Linux laptop from German company Tuxedo Computers is a 3.6 pound notebook with a 15.6 inch full HD display, an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U processor, and a starting price of 799 Euros, or about $935 in US dollars. Like most computers from the company, the Tuxedo Aura 15 is available with a choice […]

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 […]