System76 Darter Pro is a 3.6 pound, 15.6 inch Linux laptop (coming soon)

System76 is adding a new laptop to its line of Linux-powered computers and, in keeping with recent trends in the PC space, it’s a relatively thin and light machine with a fairly big display and a big battery. The System76 Darter Pro sports a 15.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel matte IPS display, an Intel […]

Purism’s newest Librem laptops ship with newer (but still old) chips

Purism’s first smartphone is set to launch this year, but the corporation got its start making laptops that ship with free and open source software and privacy-oriented features like physical kill switches for the mic, camera, and wireless radios. Now Purism is updating its laptop lineup with new models sporting upgraded processors. And by upgraded, […]

System76 Galago Pro Linux laptop now comes with 13 or 14 inch display options

Linux computer company System76 is updating its smallest laptop. The Galago Pro first launched early last year, got a processor update in the fall, and now it’s getting a new display option. Normally when we talk about display options, we mean things like resolution or touch panel options. But System76 is offering two different screen […]

System76 launches a 4.4 pound Linux laptop with 6-core Intel CPU, NVIDIA graphics (Oryx Pro)

Linux computer maker System76 launched its first laptops with 8th-gen Intel Core processors last year. Those computers featured quad-core, 15 watt processors based on Intel’s Kaby Lake Refresh architecture. But now System76 is taking pre-orders for a laptop that packs much more power. The updated System76 Oryx Pro features an Intel Core i7-8750H hexa-core, 45 watt […]

System76 and ZaReason both sell Linux laptops with Kaby Lake Refresh chips

A few months after Intel launched its 8th-gen Core processors for laptops, there are still only a handful of Windows PCs shipping with the new quad-core processors. But what about non-Windows PCs? It turns out Linux laptop makers are already starting offer Kaby Lake Refresh CPU options. Both System76 and ZaReason are now selling some […]

Pinebook Linux laptop is ready to ship for $89 and up (plus shipping)

The Pinebook is a cheap, low-power laptop with an ARM-based processor. First unveiled in November, the Pinebook comes from the makers of the Pine A64 single-board computer and it uses the same processor as that tiny desktop. Now the company is getting ready to begin shipping laptops to customers. Prices start at $89 for a […]