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Chromium to be default browser for Ubuntu 10.10 UNR

June 9th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , , ,

Google’s Chromium browser will be the new default browser for the 10.10 release of Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR), replacing Firefox.

One Laptop Per Child project jumps on tablet bandwagon

May 28th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

On the back of the growing popularity of tablet devices the One Laptop Per Child project is now hoping to produce a sub-$100 tablet device.

Ubuntu ships 9.04 netbook beta

April 3rd, 2009 | 6 Comments » Tags: ,

The Ubuntu team this morning announced the release of a beta edition of its Netbook Remix 9.04 operating system. Netbook Remix has a customised interface designed to be easier to use on the smaller screens of netbook devices. Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 is the first release to be “fully integrated into the Ubuntu family, fully up to date with the latest applications and hardware support”. In addition to the customised interface UNR also sports a speedy boot time.