Lilbits 385: Laptops big and small

A few days ago we reported that a Dell XPS 17 laptop was likely on the way. Now we know what it’ll probably look like, thanks to an image spotted on Dell’s website. Meanwhile One Netbook continues to leak tidbits of information about the company’s upcoming mini-laptop designed for gaming. This time we have a […]

Canonical’s Anbox Cloud enables Android app and game streaming

While Canonical’s Ubuntu operating is one of the most popular desktop GNU/Linux distributions, the folks at Canonical have been pushing cloud services pretty hard in recent years (because that’s where the money is). The latest example? Canonical’s new Anbox Cloud solution, which lets developers host mobile apps in the cloud. Basically the idea is that […]

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Ubuntu laptop now available in more configurations

When Dell launched its latest XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu Linux and an Intel Comet Lake processor a few months ago, the laptop was only available with an Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core processor. Now the company has expanded the configuration options, which means you can pick up a version of this thin and […]

System76 launches two Linux with Comet Lake chips and Coreboot

Linux computer company System76 is updating its laptop lineup with its first two models to ship with 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processors. The new 14 inch Galago Pro and 15.6 inch Darter Pro  laptops also ship with the open source Coreboot firmware rather than a proprietary BIOS. As Phoronix points out, these laptops still have […]

Dell’s new web page makes finding Linux laptops and desktops easier

Dell currently offers 11 laptops and 6 desktop computers with Ubuntu and Linux. But up until recently actually finding those options on the Dell website could be a bit of a hassle. Now rather than hunting through configuration options to find out if Ubuntu is an option, you can just visit Dell.com/Linux to see the […]

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with Ubuntu Linux, Intel Comet Lake coming in September

Dell’s new XPS 13 7390 laptop with an Intel Comet Lake processor and Windows 10 software goes on sale August 27th for $900 and up. Want a model with Ubuntu Linux instead? You’ll be able to get one starting September 5th. Dell’s Barton George has announced that the company is updating its XPS 13 Developer […]