According to an online report, HTC is busily engrossed in developing a new device that features two touchscreen. Yes, two touchscreens and to us, it appears to be a huge clamshell phone or a netbook with two displays. The reports further say that when the two screens are opened together, the contents are merged and it works as a slate tablet. Also, when the user is using only one screen, the other screen works as a virtual QWERTY keyboard.
We are sure that the folks that love to do some gaming-on-the-go have waited for a long time for this. For those who don’t know about Pandora, it is a portable gaming console that runs Ångström Linux; sports a 4.3-inch WVGA display and is powered by ARM Cortex A8 CPU. It comes with 512MB of storage, two, yeah, two SD slots, TV output jack, USB OTG and a USB host.
There have been countless Linux distros tailormade for the netbooks (firefly, eeebuntu 1, eeebuntu 2, eeebuntu 3, Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Jolicloud etc). Leeenux is not much different. Immediately after the Leeenux is loaded you will find striking resemblance with the Ubuntu Unity / Netbook Remix which has been bluntly copied by the folks at Jolicoud.
Kaifu Lee, who is the ex-president of Google China and most importantly has worked for Apple before has unveiled some interesting facts about the Apple Tablet. On sina.com.cn, a microblog, he said that Apple Tablet looks like a bigger iPhone that sports an awesome UI packed in a beautiful 10.1-inch screen. The tablet combines the functions of both netbook and kindle, an ebook reader. It has virtual keyboard for text entry and a webcam for video conferencing.
Alpha version of Opera 10.5 browser was earlier released before Christmas for both Windows and Mac, which caused a bit of upset in the Linux community. But, now we have come to know that it was delayed for a good reason.
Linux Mint 8 is the newest Linux distro on the block. We, at Gadgetmix, have been testing the new Mint from the past few days on a variety of netbooks. So, does this distro offers something newer, better than the popular Linux distros like the amazing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. Can it be used as Windows alternative? How user friendly it is? Get all these questions answered in this review.
We have seen plethora of Linux variants based on Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch and so on. The people behind JOLICLOUD, a Linux OS say that we, the netbook owners will soon be ‘Jolicloud-ed’. But, is being Joliclouded beneficial at all? Let’s see how is the new Jolicloud OS from a viewpoint of a die-hard Linux user.