Category Archives: Hardware

Dell’s Latest Laptop is $100 Cheaper If You Buy It With Ubuntu

dell Precision 3520 with ubuntuDell love Linux. That’s not a bit of marketing fluff designed to look good writ large on a conference banner, but actual, tangible fact. Today the company announced the immediate availability of the Dell Precision 3520 mobile workstation (that’s “professional laptop” to you and I). Better yet buyers can save over $100 by choosing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS pre-loaded instead of […]

This post, Dell’s Latest Laptop is $100 Cheaper If You Buy It With Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Meet the GPD Pocket, a 7-inch Ubuntu Laptop

Do you have small hands? Are you a Borrower? Do you consider 10-inch netbooks to be monstrous? If so, the GPD Pocket may be right up your (miniature) street. GPD Pocket, 7″ Laptop The GPD Pocket is a 7-inch laptop that’s small enough to fit in to a pocket — and it will apparently be available with […]

This post, Meet the GPD Pocket, a 7-inch Ubuntu Laptop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

This $90 Kit Converts an ODROID board into a Touchscreen Ubuntu PC

odroid-touchscreen-kitWe’ve seen what the Raspberry Pi can do when you throw in some extra hardware, and we recently heard about what the Pine64 is going to do once it’s inside a laptop casing. But what about that other popular single-board PC , the ‘ODROID‘, created by open-source hardware company HardKernel? Well the answer is here, and it has a […]

This post, This $90 Kit Converts an ODROID board into a Touchscreen Ubuntu PC, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Nintendo’s $60 NES Classic Runs Linux

nes-classic-mini-linuxChances are you’ve seen (and cooed over) the Nintendo NES Classic, a $60 re-version of the 1980s gaming console legend. It’s cute, cheap and comes with 30 NES games pre-loaded. You also get everything you need right in the box, including a control pad and a HDMI cable. The NES Classic is the nostalgic must-have for gamers of a […]

This post, Nintendo’s $60 NES Classic Runs Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Orange Pi PC 2 Is a $20 Quad-Core Ubuntu PC

orange-pi-pc-2-boardIf I told you that you could buy a 64-bit quad-core PC that runs Ubuntu for just $20 you’d presumably ask me what the reward tiers are, cos it sounds like a crowd-funding pitch. But it’s not. Meet the Orange Pi PC 2,  a 64-bit quad-core single-board computer from Shenzhen Xunlong. And it only costs $20. The biggest use […]

This post, Orange Pi PC 2 Is a $20 Quad-Core Ubuntu PC, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.