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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition now available with Tiger Lake (and Ubuntu)

Dell’s thin and light XPS 13 laptop is now available with 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake” processor options, and as promised that means you can buy any of these models with a Tiger Lake chip: Dell XPS 13 with Windows 10 for $1000 and up Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 with Windows 10 for $1100 and […]

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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 […]

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Ubuntu Web is an upcoming Firefox-based web OS to rival Chrome OS

Chromebooks have become popular alternatives to Windows and Mac laptops in recent years due to their simplicity, security, and ease-of-use, among other things. The fact that many entry-level models are super cheap probably doesn’t hurt. But Google doesn’t necessarily hold a monopoly on the idea of building an operating system that puts the web browser […]

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Linux on the OneGx1 mini laptop: Running Ubuntu 20.04

The One Netbook OneGx1 mini laptop is an unusual little computer that features a 7 inch display, an Intel Core i5-10210Y quad-core processor, and a physical design clearly inspired by gaming laptops. It supports an optional set of detachable game controllers that can clip onto the sides of the device. And One Netbook offers the […]

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops now ship with Ubuntu 20.04

The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is a thin and light laptop that’s identical to the standard version when it comes to hardware. But instead of Windows, it ships with Ubuntu Linux. Dell has been selling Ubuntu versions of the XPS 13 since 2012, and every few years the company updates the software that comes […]

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Firefly’s Station P1 mini PC runs Ubuntu or Android for $129 and up

The Station P1 Geek Mini PC is a compact computer with a 6-core, 64-bit ARM processor, 4GB of RAM, support for 4K video playback, a fanless design, and an aluminum alloy case. The system is designed to support Ubuntu or Android operating systems, as well as the Android-based Phoenix OS. It’s made by Firefly, a […]

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Lenovo now offers Linux on all of its workstation PCs (desktop and laptop)

After years of offering Linux as an option for some of its workstation computers, Lenovo has announced that starting later this month all of its ThinkStation desktop and ThinkPad P Series laptops will be available with a choice of Windows, Ubuntu LTS, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux. To be clear, there was nothing stopping customers […]

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PineTab Linux tablet goes up for pre-order this month for $100

The next inexpensive, Linux-friendly device from Pine64 is coming soon. The company already sells a $100 PineBook laptop and a $200 PineBook Pro. Early batches of the $150 PinePhone are available for customers willing to invest in beta hardware. And now Pine64 says it’ll begin taking pre-orders for its $100 PineTab Linux tablet later this […]

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Lilbits 392: Dell XPS 17, Google Pixel Buds 2, and a DIY handheld gaming PC

It’s no secret that Dell is planning to launch an XPS 17 laptop with a svelte design (as well as a Precision 5750 model aimed at professional). But it looks like someone at Dell France jumped the gun and set a website for the upcoming laptop live a little early. The page is gone now, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]