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Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea?

by John Callaham 2 days ago37 comments

The current state of custom ROM development

by Dane O'Leary 2 days ago36 comments

Meizu M3 Max review

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Samsung Galaxy S8: all the rumors in one place

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Allwinner launches $5 quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor for tablets

The Allwinner A64 is a quad-core Cortex-A53 64-bit processor with built-in support for H.264 and H.265 at 4K resolutions. The chips will only cost $5 each!
by Gary SimsJanuary 8, 20156

Chromebooks can now run Linux in a window

A tweaked version of the Crouton extension now allows Chromebook owners to run Linux (Debian or Ubuntu) in a window on Google's Chrome OS.
by Robert TriggsDecember 31, 20148

Material Design hits the desktop with Quantum OS Linux distro

Quantum OS aims to bring Material Design to the desktop. Though it's not ready for distribution yet, we should see some progress soon.
by Jimmy WestenbergNovember 23, 2014109

Developers asking for Omate smartwatch source code, MediaTek stalling?

A campaign has started on the Internet asking MediaTek to release the source code for the Linux kernel which is used on the Omate.
by Gary SimsMarch 21, 201424
 
 

New indiegogo project to turn your Android device into a full Linux desktop computer

Zac Powell, the lead developer of the Complete Linux Installer app which allows you to install Linux alongside Android on your smartphone or tablet, has launched a new indiegogo project ...
by Gary SimsDecember 17, 201327

Ubuntu coming to high-end smartphones during 2014

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, has revealed that the company has signed its first agreement to ship Ubuntu on high-end phones. The mobile version of the Linux-based OS ...
by Gary SimsDecember 11, 201333

With $12.8M raised, Ubuntu Edge campaign fails, but it’s not all in vain

The Indiegogo campaign for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone failed to raise its goal of $32 million. While the project won’t go ahead, the campaign succeeded in raising public awareness of ...
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 22, 201324

Google adds seven new security features to Android

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean includes a variety of internal changes that make it more difficult for hackers (and the NSA) to exploit security vulnerabilities. Plus Google is rolling out its ...
by Gary SimsAugust 6, 201316

SELinux coming to CyanogenMod

Ricardo Cerqueira has teased a new CyanogenMod build integrated with the SELinux kernel modification, for improved security.
by Robert TriggsJuly 15, 20135

Yes, the NSA contributed code to Android. No, you don’t have to freak out about it

Android contains code written by the NSA, but there’s nothing nefarious about it. NSA's code contributions are publicly accessible, which makes it hard, if not impossible, to insert a ...
by Bogdan PetrovanJuly 4, 201316
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