The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has announced a high school-focused version of its low-cost XO laptop which includes the Gnome interface.
Canonical is preparing a version of Ubuntu Linux aimed at tablet PCs, a company executive said this week.
Kno has unveiled a giant (literally) dual-screen tablet PC that it is hoping will make inroads into the educational arena.
Chipmaker ARM and a group of allies have joined forces to back a non-profit Linux company to develop tools for cellphones, tablet PC and similar small devices.
Despite MeeGo Linux being a joint initiative between Nokia and Intel, the first MeeGo device to be shipped will be an ARM device and not an Intel one.
Patent threats from Microsoft against Linux are not new. But now that bastion of proprietary software appears to have a new, more insidious, strategy in its quest to undermine open source software. It is now getting its partners – companies that want to and need to be on its good side – to license Linux [...]
Google’s Android operating system gave Linux-on-mobile sales a healthy boost in the fourth quarter of 2008. In its latest report on the state of smartphones, IT analysts Gartner said that Linux-based mobile sales increased from 2.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2007 to 3.2 million units at the end of 2008. This was despite a general slowdown in growth for the entire smartphone sector over the same period.
Nokia finalises Symbian deal and foundation says 2010 is the target date for releasing a full open source version of the operating system.
Mobile market leader Nokia says it is looking to use Linux for more of its high-end mobile phones.
Open source phone maker Openmoko ships the Linux-powered Neo FreeRunner to distributors.keep looking »