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Top 4 open-source PCs

Single board or "open-source" PCs have open designs that can be replicated by other hardware companies and are inexpensive to manufacture and fun to use.

Review: Reddit Enhancement Suite makes Reddit browsing easier and more pleasant

Bring Reddit's page design up to date with browser add-on Reddit Enhancement Suite. With it, you can browse faster and follow discussions more closely.

OpenOffice 4.0

Apache OpenOffice gets a handy-dandy sidebar

In its first major revision in more than a year, the Apache OpenOffice suite now comes with a sidebar, from which users can launch their favorite tools.

Review: Open-source freebie jPDF Tweak gives you power over your PDFs

Add watermarks, combine PDFs, make printable booklets, and otherwise enhance your PDFs with this open-source program.

Review: LibreOffice 4 liberates you from Microsoft Office

LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.

Berlin won't migrate to open source, looks to open standards instead

The German city-state of Berlin won't migrate to open source software. Instead, its parliament decided in principle to choose workplace IT based on open standards.

Review: LiveCode Community is open-source HyperCard for the 21st century

LiveCode Community is the latest iteration of RunRev's cross-platform development tool. Inspired by HyperCard, it adds many features and, with the Community platform, a no-cost option.

Zorin OS 7: This may be the Linux distro you're looking for

This popular OS is designed to make the transition easy for Windows users.

Considering a Linux career? Four tips for new college grads

Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin offers suggestions for those just starting out in Linux.

$99 Linux stick turns any HDMI display into a virtual desktop

Similar in many ways to Dell's 'Project Ophelia' PC, this new device targets businesses with full-fledged manageability.