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Test 15 different PinePhone operating systems with Megi’s latest multi-distro demo image

Trying out different operating systems on the PinePhone is as simple as flashing a bootable disk image to a microSD card, inserting it in the phone, and powering it on and the instructions for installing an OS to built-in storage are almost as simple. Not sure which operating system you want to install though? That’s […]

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Video: Megi’s multi-boot image for the PinePhone (with 17 Linux distros)

The PinePhone is designed to make distro hopping easy. Whether you order a model that comes with Ubuntu Touch, postmarketOS, Manjaro, or KDE Neon pre-installed, the phone is designed to boot first from any properly prepared microSD card. That means you can install an alternate OS on a card, insert it, and turn on the […]

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p-boot is a tiny, crazy fast PinePhone bootloader with multi-boot support

There’s a new bootloader available for the PinePhone, and it’s small, speedy, and has a graphical user interface that allows you to choose between different operating systems when you start up the phone. The new p-boot utility takes up less than 32KB of space and boots in less than 60 milliseconds. Once loaded, it takes […]

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Hackers bring multi-boot support to newer iPhones and iPads

Apple makes it easy to upgrade an iPhone or iPad to a new version of iOS and often boasts about the high-percentages of users running the latest version of the operating system. A few things the company doesn’t make easy? Downgrading to an earlier version of iOS, installing an alternate operating system, or dual-booting. Or […]

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Geeksphone Revolution smartphone with Mozilla software launches Feb 20th for $400

The Geeksphone Revolution is a smartphone designed to run the open source version of Firefox OS… or other operating systems. It’s a 4.7 inch phone with mid-range specs — but that could be enough to make it the most powerful phone designed to run Mozilla software so far. And if you’re not happy with that […]

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Ekoore Python S3 convertible tablet triple-boots Windows 8, Android, Ubuntu

Can’t decide if you want a tablet or a notebook? No problem. There are plenty of hybrids that you can use either way. But what if you also can’t decide if you want a model that runs Windows, Android, or Linux? It turns out there’s at least one hybrid tablet designed to run all three. […]

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Load multiple operating systems on the Nexus 7 with MultiROM

The Google Nexus 7 is a versatile little tablet that can run Android, Ubuntu, and potentially other operating systems. But you don’t have to wipe the stock Android software that comes with the tablet to load Ubuntu, CyanogenMod, or another OS. Instead, you can use a new tool called MultiROM to load more than one […]

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Triple boot Android, webOS, and Arch Linux on the HP TouchPad

The HP TouchPad is capable of running a number of different operating systems. It ships with HP webOS software, but we’ve also seen Google Android and a number of Linux-based operating systems ported to run on the 9.7 inch tablet. But you don’t have to pick just one operating system and stick with it. You […]

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How to multi-boot Windows, MeeGo, or another OS on an ExoPC tablet

The ExoPC is a slate computer with an 11.6 inch, 11366 x 768 pixel display and an Intel Atom processor. The computer ships in the US and Canada with Windows 7 preloaded, but in Germany a version of the same computer is sold under the WeTab brand name with a modified version MeeGo Linux. If you can’t decide […]