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Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package OEMs are building some impressively small computers these days, but not many of them pack an entire PC into a package the size of a Nintendo DS like this one does.It’s basically a miniaturized laptop — it has a full-color LCD display, QWERTY keyboard, and a battery — built around a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware

SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware The company’s products were struggling to find their footing in the mobile market and Intel’s smartphone and tablet division wasn’t performing as desired.To address this, Intel would partner with rival TSMC to build smartphone and tablet chips on the latter’s 28nm process technology.

Hacker group demonstrates Steam games running on PS4 via Arch Linux

Hacker group demonstrates Steam games running on PS4 via Arch Linux When the PS4 launched, there was no noise about any sort of Other OS compatibility — the system would play games, pure and simple.According to a YouTube video from April, modder OsirisX managed to get Arch Linux running on a PS4, and then managed to install the Steam client.

Red Hat Ansible 2.1 supports Windows and Azure to build hybrid, automated environments

Red Hat Ansible 2.1 supports Windows and Azure to build hybrid, automated environments Once again, Microsoft’s flirtation with the open source community is bearing fruit for both the company and its traditionally non-Windows based consumers.Specifically, the world’s foremost open source provider Red Hat Inc.

Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3

Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3 When the original Raspberry Pi launched, it was billed as a tiny low-cost computer useful to tinkerers, enthusiasts, and as a way to teach kids the basics of coding.Over the last four years, the platform has evolved and improved — the current version of the Raspberry Pi (the Raspberry Pi 3) is a quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU at 1.

Steam machine sales are abysmal, SteamOS may be dead in the water

Steam machine sales are abysmal, SteamOS may be dead in the water Yesterday, Valve announced that it has shipped more than 500,000 Steam controllers since unveiling them in November.Weak Steam Machine sales means lower developer interest and decreased willingness to launch on SteamOS.

Microsoft's Channel 9 demos SQL Server on Linux

The thousands of people that have signed up for preview and updates about Microsoft SQL Server on Linux are licking their lips today.With the tremendous response of interested parties, many were concerned that Microsoft wouldn’t “do it right” according to the interview.

Undead Darlings Details How It Improves Palette-Swapped Enemies

Players will see similar foes re-appear throughout Undead Darlings, the visual novel/RPG hybrid from Mr Tired Media.The developer intends to do much more than just palette-swap the enemies, though, but will instead add details to make each reappearance more interesting.

New Kickstarter PGS Labs claims it can provide ultimate handheld gaming PC

New Kickstarter PGS Labs claims it can provide ultimate handheld gaming PC The idea of a portable PC gaming system that could handle a wide range of games and operating systems is an attractive one.But a recent Kickstarter that claims it can deliver such a product should be taken with an extremely large grain of salt.

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10 Ever since Microsoft announced it would launch the Windows Store as part of Windows 8, it’s drawn criticism from certain quarters.Tim Sweeney, the Unreal engine developer, has also criticized Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store and the entire concept of the Universal Windows Platform.

Windows 10’s free upgrade expires very soon and you really ought to download it

Windows 10’s free upgrade expires very soon and you really ought to download it As of this writing, Windows 10’s free upgrade period ends in just a few hours — and with that time ticking away, I’d formally recommend taking advantage of it with the above link.It’s true that they’re making further changes to make Windows 10 less palatable.

What is the blockchain, and is it really about to change the world?

What is the blockchain, and is it really about to change the world? The blockchain is more properly called a distributed ledger, basically a way of securely and transparently storing information, and performing pre-programmed operations on that information.By far the most famous implementation of a distributed ledger is the transaction and tracking procedures for Bitcoin.

Three Classic 16-Bit Disney Games Re-Released For Home Computers

Three Classic 16-Bit Disney Games Re-Released For Home Computers Those who remember, or those who simply want to see what all the fuss is about, can now purchase three of those classic games for either Windows, Mac, or Linux – completely DRM-free.The Jungle Book, The Lion King, and the Sega Genesis version of Aladdin are available now on GOG (Good Old Games) with a small discount.

Microsoft leaks Secure Boot credentials, demonstrates why backdoor ‘golden keys’ can’t work

Microsoft leaks Secure Boot credentials, demonstrates why backdoor ‘golden keys’ can’t work The basic Secure Boot system can also be modified through the use of Secure Boot policies — special sets of rules that load during the boot process and modify it in some fashion.Now, what happens if you tell everyone to make a “secure golden key” system?

Google is working on a mysterious new OS called Fuchsia

Google is working on a mysterious new OS called Fuchsia Both these products are based in part on Linux, but Google is working on something completely new, and you can take a peek at it on Github.The Linux kernel has been around for about 25 years and is used in all manner of applications.

Microsoft VP Wim Coekaerts to keynote LinuxCon

Microsoft VP Wim Coekaerts to keynote LinuxCon This will be the first keynote ever for Coekaerts, who left Oracle to join Microsoft earlier this year.With the recent release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Coekaerts will go over the newest developments for the Linux platform at Microsoft.

Trend Micro shows that Linux systems not so bulletproof against trojans

Trend Micro shows that Linux systems not so bulletproof against trojans It also targets Linux and IoT devices, and also acts as a botnet for DDoS attacks.Mirai targets Linux and IoT devices, particularly DVRs running Linux Firmware.

New crowdfunding project promises an ATX motherboard for IBM’s Power8

New crowdfunding project promises an ATX motherboard for IBM’s Power8 A new crowdfunding project seeks to change that, with plans to build a completely open motherboard based around Power8.The hardware itself will support multiple Linux distros, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu.

Hell freezes over as Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

Hell freezes over as Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation Now, Microsoft announced it was joining the Linux Foundation.That’s not a completely unprecedented move, given that Microsoft has been getting steadily chummier with open source software over the last few years.