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Purism reveal their powerful privacy-focused Librem 14 laptop

By Liam Dawe,
If you're after a laptop that's both powerful and privacy respecting, you may want to take a look over at Purism with their newly launched Librem 14 laptop.

Linux-powered Atari VCS ships for backers in October, full release by end of year

By Liam Dawe,
It seems the Atari VCS is not dead and will actually be seeing a launch this year, as Atari themselves have now confirmed.

Oryx Pro is the first System76 laptop with Coreboot, Open Controller Firmware and NVIDIA

By Liam Dawe,
System76 have today revealed a refreshed Oryx Pro laptop. The first to come from System76 that features both their System76 Open Firmware, System76 Embedded Controller Firmware and NVIDIA together.

Vulkan support for older Raspberry Pi models is now a thing

By Liam Dawe,
While work is underway officially to bring Vulkan API support to the Raspberry Pi 4, what about the older models? An NVIDIA engineer decided to get it done.

AMD announce the Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 5 3600XT

By Liam Dawe,
Expanding their reach across more of the market, AMD today announced the Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and Ryzen 5 3600XT as well as the the AMD B550 chipset availability and the new A520 chipset.

Chip designer Jim Keller has resigned from Intel

By Liam Dawe,
Jim Keller, something of a legend when it comes to chip design has formally resigned from Intel over 'personal reasons'.

It seems Coreboot and Open Firmware will come to System76's NVIDIA laptops

By Liam Dawe,
Back in April, System76 released the Lemur Pro laptop and one of the highlights was that it pulled in a lot more open source. It seems those clever engineers aren't stopping there.

System76 announce their 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen powered Serval WS laptop

By Liam Dawe,
Users have been pestering Linux hardware vendor and Pop!_OS distribution maker System76 for some time to make an AMD powered laptop, they listened and they've announced the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen powered Serval WS.

AMD slides show Zen 4 CPUs and RDNA 3 GPUs before 2022

By Liam Dawe,
AMD has released their latest set of slides going over the roadmap and it has some interesting tidbits inside.

Star Labs reveal their new Linux-powered Star LabTop Mk IV

By Liam Dawe,
Star Labs, maker of custom Linux hardware have revealed the Star LabTop Mk IV and it looks like quite the little powerhouse.

Vulkan API support for Raspberry Pi 4 is progressing well

By Liam Dawe,
The Raspberry Pi 4 is such a versatile device and it's set to gain support for the Vulkan API too, with an update on the progress now available and code in the open.

Xbox One wireless dongle driver for Linux 'xow' gets a new release

By Liam Dawe,
xow is another fantastic bit of open source, enabling the use of an Xbox One wireless dongle on Linux to be a much nicer experience overall.

Lenovo adding Ubuntu & Red Hat on their entire ThinkStation and ThinkPad P lines

By Liam Dawe,
Today, hardware vendor Lenovo announced something quite huge for the Linux community with the addition of more Linux devices becoming easily available.

Raspberry Pi 4 goes 8GB, plus new 64bit OS

By Liam Dawe,
The highly versatile Raspberry Pi 4 now has a new 8GB model and their official Debian-based operating system has a new 64bit version for you to play with.

AMD Zen 3 will work with older 400 Series motherboards

By Liam Dawe,
AMD recently announced that for Zen 3, it wouldn't work on older motherboard chipsets but they've taken on feedback and found a way around it.