Sure, all the software--right down to the firmware!--is free and open in the LibreBoot X200. But it's still a refurbished 2008 laptop, and indicative of deeper problems in the state of truly open hardware.
Details about glNext, the next-gen OpenGL successor, will be revealed at GDC in March. Should DirectX 12 and AMD's Mantle be scared?
Purism reaches its fund raising goal and will build laptops that could eventually be free of proprietary software.
Purism, the creator of the freedom-obsessed Librem 15 laptop, says it has figured out way to get new Intel CPUs to play nice without proprietary firmware.
Purism wants your help making an uncompromisingly high-end Linux laptop with uncompromisingly free software inside.
“When open alternatives are available, no citizen or company should be forced or encouraged to use a particular company’s technology to access government information.”
GIMP is a great open-source alternative to Photoshop if you're not willing to spend the big bucks on Adobe's software. Here are three common tasks you can accomplish with it.
If it looks like an Android phone and works like Android OS, it must be an Android clone.
Crucial open-source projects including OpenSSL will get at least $5.4 million in funding over three years.
The Heartbleed bug was a wake-up call for the tech world: major companies benefiting from open source projects like OpenSSL are better off paying a pittance to support their development.