The latest version of Fedora has just moved to beta and it includes the GNOME 2.x fork MATE desktop as well as the GNOME 3.x desktop.
A report from Taiwan states that Google is working on its own house-brand Nexus Chromebook with a touch screen. This, in turn, suggests that it might run a mixture of Android and Chrome OS.
After taking a design path that sent many of its users running to other desktops, GNOME seems to be giving its users what they want: a GNOME 2.x style desktop. But, is it too late? Will GNOME fans come back?
Thanks to Microsoft, the Linux Foundation's program for booting Linux easily on Windows 8 PCs protected with Secure Boot is still stuck in neutral.
Thanks to Microsoft's implementation of secure boot, installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs is tricky. Unfortunately, the Linux Foundation's plan to address this problem has been stalled.
The first open source Active Directory server with SMB3 support, now due in mid December, is ideal for business desktop and storage needs. Samba 4 was a big beneficiary of antitrust orders forcing Microsoft to open up key protocols.
Ever wonder why the phone carriers spent so much time on their own software apps and stores? So did Verizon, and, after due consideration, they're dropping out of the Android and BlackBerry app business.
If you buy a Windows 8-powered HP consumer PC, or from any other PC vendor, you'll get no help from them if you decide you'd rather have Windows 7. And Linux? Forget about it!
It used to be that the Linux desktop’s one real adoption problem was that it had comparatively few games. Now, with the Steam for Linux beta release, that's changing.
Well-known graphics expert finds that both the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7 have better displays than Apple's newly launched iPad mini.
Linux Foundation announces HP has become a Platinum Member of the Foundation.
After a multi-year effort, the much anticipated Samba 4.0 platform, with new support for Microsoft Active Directory, is now slated for release on November 27
There's a new version of Android, Android 4.2, coming from Google and here are its best new features.
The Apache Software Foundation has made OpenOffice a top-level project but will that be enough to make OpenOffice matter? Should OpenOffice remain an independent open-source project?
The new iPad Mini looks nice enough, but Google Nexus 7 nice? I don't think so.
OpenOffice's graduation to a top-level project at Apache now clears he way for faster cloud innovation, especially as Microsoft Office 365's debut nears. Plans for "Cloud Apache OpenOffice" will be discussed at ApacheCon Europe in weeks
If you have a Chromebook, any newer Samsung Chromebook, you can get a free 100GBs of Google Drive storage and 12 free Gogo in-air Wi-Fi passes. Here's how to get them.
The new ARM-based Samsung Chromebook is far more than an amazingly cheap, good lightweight laptop. It will revolutionize how we use PCs.
Ubuntu is going to do some Linux development behind closed doors for the next release, and that's not a big deal.
The newest version of Ubuntu Linux is almost here and it's looking pretty good, but it also has some quirks and it's slower than I'd like.