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October 23, 2012

Ubuntu Linux ported to Google Nexus 7

Folks from Canonical have managed to successfully port the Ubuntu Linux OS on Google’s flagship tablet Nexus 7.

October 05, 2008

Is Linux failing the Netbooks?

Several Linux flavors attempted to go mainstream when they were introduced pre-installed into netbooks. It was free, performs well and doesn’t take up a lot of space. It made sense and seemed like a perfect fit. Or not.

August 18, 2008

Are netbooks making Linux more mainstream?

Ever since the netbooks (UMPCs, ultraportables and whatever else they call them) came into the market, Linux has had its share of exposures to the mainstream consumers. They’ve been received well, IMO, but the question remains — are the netbooks really making Linux more mainstream?

July 07, 2005

Linux on my iPod?

With the iPodLinux Project, you can. Been actually waiting for this for a couple of months already but support for the 4th gen iPod phot only came in recently. The project details of an open source venture into porting Linux onto the iPod. So far, there have been success in porting a customized uClinux kernel […]

August 21, 2014

Web Find: Mini Metro, a subway strategy game

It would be nice to actually challenge yourself in planning and creating multiple subway lines in times wherein our own Metro Rails are slowly deteriorating. Introducing Mini Metro by Dinosaur Polo Club.

May 23, 2014

“Ok Google” voice command now integrated to Chrome

Android users have been enjoying the hands-free voice search of Google Now but desktop Chrome users only have a simple voice search. The new update to Chrome stable puts desktop users on par with its mobile counterpart.

December 16, 2013

Valve starts seeding SteamOS Beta

Following the release of 300 Steam Machine prototypes to select beta testers, Valve has also released the Beta version of their free, Linux-based operating system called SteamOS.

December 11, 2013

Nokia Normandy could be an entry-level Android phone

Reports are floating around that Nokia’s upcoming entry-level offering, the Nokia “Normandy”, could be the Finnish company’s first Android-based phone.

September 30, 2013

What’s running this site fast and responsive?

For the several years now, this blog has been running on a heavily modified WordPress and it has taken a lot of toll on the site that caused a some downtimes and slowed access. This has prompted us to look for a number of options. One of the quickest and most logical route was to […]

August 18, 2013

50 things a geek should know

Do you consider yourself a ‘geek’? Are you sure? Then why don’t we put that to the test and see if you check out on the 50 things a geek should know.

August 12, 2013

ZTE Open running Firefox OS to be sold on eBay for $80

ZTE announced today that it will make the Firefox OS-powered smartphone, the ZTE Open, available directly on eBay for a selling price of jut $79.99.

August 09, 2013

SOL, a ruggedized solar-powered laptop

Canada-based WeWi Telecommunications Inc. has came up with a new laptop that is designed for use in military, education and developing nations where electricity is limited. Meet SOL, a ruggedized laptop that is powered by the sun.

July 31, 2013

Sierra Wireless 4G/LTE pocket WiFi review

While scouring the web for good gadget deals, my friend came across this rather inexpensive 4G/LTE pocket Wi-Fi from Sierra Wireless/NetGear that’s being sold for only Php5,000 at Sulit. But apparently, there’s more to it than meets the eye.

July 16, 2013

CompuLab Utilite, a tiny ARM-based PC for $99

CompuLab, an Israeli-based manufacturer of industrial miniature computers has recently introduced a tiny ARM-based desktop PC that can run Linux and Android OS – the Utilite.

July 10, 2013

DOTA 2 exits Beta, now ready for download

After spending two years in Beta, Valve has finally made second iteration of the Defense Of The Ancient (DOTA) available for download through its delivery platform Steam.

March 13, 2013

The race to break the OS duopoly

During the course of the past six months, several companies have announced their new mobile platform hoping to break the Apple-Google duopoly. Today we’ll take a closer look at 5 of those operating systems and see which one has what it takes to be the next big thing in the OS wars.

February 27, 2013

Samsung to merge Bada and Tizen

Looks like Bada is nearing the end of its road as Samsung recently announced that they will be merging their home-grown platform with Tizen, an open source, Linux-based platform currently spearheaded by Intel and Samsung.

February 05, 2013

Evasi0n iOS 6 untethered jailbreak now out

The untethered jailbreak for iOS devices running iOS 6.0 through 6.1 called ‘evasi0n‘ is now out and ready for download.

December 07, 2012

Xtreamer Prodigy Review

Even when several people are planning to get a Smart TV, some still want their traditional TV; just by adding a Smart TV box, they can already indulge on some features that Smart TVs offer. Now, we get a chance to take a look at the Xtreamer Prodigy. Check out our full review after the […]

September 02, 2012

Acer Aspire E1 hits the sub-Php20k laptop barrier

Looks like Asus isn’t the only one making decent-looking laptops under the Php20k price category. Acer’s entry in the budget laptop (student laptop) market is the Acer Aspire E1.

August 22, 2012

Neo Elan LD2LJ Ubuntu Gaming Laptop at Php36k

This is probably the first time we’ve seen a gaming laptop packaged with an Ubuntu operating system. The Neo Elan LD2LJ comes with an interesting hardware configuration for under Php36k.

July 20, 2012

Mozilla Firefox OS for smartphones revealed

Let’s do a quick headcount of the current major players, we have Google’s Android, Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s Windows Phone – the big three. Let’s throw in RIM’s Blackberry OS to the mix. Add those up and what you get is a very brutal and unforgiving mobile market.

July 17, 2012

AniDroid ROM with Linaro Kernel for Galaxy Note

We’ve previously shared about the Linaro Toolchain and all the good guys behind it. Thing is, 3D benchmarks and numbers are useless if all those impressive figures doesn’t affect real-life situations, right?

June 22, 2012

Unboxing the Krave Multimedia Soundbar

Got this interesting piece of equipment from Filmographia, a local developer and distributor of the Krave Multimedia Soundbar. It looks just like a typical soundbar that works like a 2.1 speaker and subwoofer set but there’s actually more to it.

May 25, 2012

Seagate to buy Lacie, HDD market consolidates

Seagate Technology and LaCie S.A., has just announced an exclusive agreement with the intent for Seagate to acquire a controlling interest in LaCie.

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