The PinePhone Pre-order has Arrived » Linux Magazine

Created by Pine64, the PinePhone is an affordable Linux phone with a price tag of only $149.00. This phone is targeted at Linux enthusiasts and developers looking for privacy-centric open source software and hardware kill switches.The specs for the PinePhone are humble (to say the least). The device includes an Allwinner A64 1.2 GHz quad-core A53 CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, a 5.9” IPS LCD display, a 2MP front-facing camera and […] Continue Reading…

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Released for Linux





Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is now available on Linux and macOS. The third entry in the rebooted Tomb Raider ‘origins’ series, Shadow pits Lara Croft against the “impenetrable jungles of Central America”, sees her explore […] Continue Reading…

Using FPGAs to Survive the Death of Moore’s Law, Part 1 | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community


One of the most cherished premises of the computing age, Moore’s Law, has been quietly eroding for years under the influence of another maxim, the law of diminishing returns. The tech industry has been operating as if Gordon Moore’s prediction regarding the doubling of processing power every 18 months were an immutable law. Many of its current innovations rely on this increase in server CPU power. Since it’s become obvious that this prediction no longer holds up, the […] Continue Reading…

SUSE Continues Working On Linux Core Scheduling For Better Security

SUSE and other companies like DigitalOcean have been working on Linux core scheduling to make virtualization safer particularly in light of security vulnerabilities like L1TF and MDS. The core scheduling work is about ensuring different VMs don’t share a HT sibling but rather only the same VM / trusted applications run on siblings of a core.
SUSE’s Dario Faggioli presented at the KVM Forum 2019 at the end of October in Lyon, France. Dario’s presentation covered the latest work […] Continue Reading…

Google Open Sources its Cardboard VR Platform





Low-cost virtual reality (VR) platform Google Cardboard is now available as an open source project to let developers create new VR-powered apps and adapt existing ones to new devices. Google’s announcement comes a few weeks after the discontinuation […] Continue Reading…