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First look: Hands on with Ubuntu on Windows 10

First look: Hands on with Ubuntu on Windows 10 So I couldn’t wait to try out Canonical’s Ubuntu for Windows when Microsoft announced it would become part of Windows 10.Presumably this will be easy once the final “Anniversary Edition” of Windows 10 ships, but for now it involves a few steps.

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.

You can now buy Ubuntu’s first flagship, octa-core phone

You can now buy Ubuntu’s first flagship, octa-core phone China’s Meizu is one, and they’re finally ready to sell you a Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition.The Pro 5 features a 5.

New Windows 10 build kills controversial password-sharing Wi-Fi Sense

New Windows 10 build kills controversial password-sharing Wi-Fi Sense When Microsoft announced Windows 10, it added a feature called Wi-Fi Sense that had previously debuted on the Windows Phone operating system.Here’s how Microsoft described the feature last year: “When you share Wi-Fi network access with Facebook friends, Outlook.

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.

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.

Best laptops for engineers and engineering students: When work requires a real workstation

Best laptops for engineers and engineering students: When work requires a real workstation Not every engineer will make the same compromises, but there are a few laptops that stand out for use by engineers, depending on their specific needs.This year we’ve also included a couple options aimed a little more towards Engineering students — who are usually on a more limited budget, and may also need something smaller and lighter.