It seems like an obvious question since new machines will have to be purchased. But the prevailing Facebook opinion is that it all depends on your apps. We take a deep dive. Come on in. The water's fine.
Redis creator Salvatore Sanfilippo steps back as the project's maintainer but he'll still be around as an ideas person.
Raspberry Pi brings the Khronos OpenVX 1.3 computer-vision API to its single-board computers.
Mozilla resumes rollout of Firefox version that drops support for connections over legacy TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 protocols.
As usual, Linux Mint's latest release, Mint 20, is better than ever, but its developers' refusal to make it easy to use Ubuntu Snap is a trifle annoying.
Microsoft says its new Pylance language server will make Python developers who use VS Code far more productive.
The proposed tablet -- complete with 8-inch display and carrying handle -- swiftly passed its funding request, with some discounts off the $229 retail price still available.
One of the keys to a successful hybrid or multi-cloud is being able to work with data across clouds. That's where the SODA Foundation comes in.
Baidu, China's Google, and a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company are joining the open-source and Linux patent protection group, Open Invention Network.
Dirk Hohndel and Linus Torvalds talked about Linux developers, hardware, and coding in their latest, and first virtual Linux conversation.
Almost 110,000 online stores are still running the soon-to-be-outdated Magento 1.x CMS.
System76's Oryx Pro Linux laptop is for developers who need power and appreciate open-source firmware.
Developers on GitHub demand an option to revert back to the old user interface.
Using developer-friendly Jupyter notebooks, IBM has built a toolkit designed aggregate and clean up authoritative COVID-19 data.
Did you know that there are many top-tier commercial games available for Linux? Here's the quickest way we know to get up and running.
If you've got an old PC or a super-small configuration, one of these Linux distributions should work for you.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
If you're a Windows user, there's tremendous choice when it comes to laptops. And sure, you can install Linux. But if you want to buy a laptop with Linux pre-installed and supported by the vendor, this is the list for you.
WordPress' first major upgrade in years is here, and it was worth the wait. New WordPress 5.0 comes with a revamped and totally gorgeous WYSIWYG editor.
While Creative Cloud has its strong benefits, it's also costly. If you want to accomplish most of what you can with Creative Cloud, but pay absolutely nothing, these products can help.
Fitted inside telephone cases, or even toy organs, these Speccy replicas were less expensive but arguably more creative than the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
There are many easy things you can do to improve your Android experience. Here are some of the best.
Black Duck by Synopsys has compiled the top new open source projects initiated in 2017.
See all the new features on the flagship Pi board.
If you've not explored the wealth of operating systems available for the Raspberry Pi then you're really doing yourself - and your board - disservice. Here are six of the best Raspberry Pi operating systems available, with their individual strengths outlined.
If you've not explored the wealth of operating systems available for the Raspberry Pi then you're really doing yourself - and your board - disservice. Here are five of the best Raspberry Pi operating systems available, with their individual strengths outlined.
These are the people who have been driving the open-source technology powering today's business world.
The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop.
The Raspberry Pi 2 is the single-board computer of the moment, but there are plenty of others out there. We've rounded up some of the most eye-catching offerings.
Tidepool has persuaded some of the biggest diabetes tech players to start opening up, which could offer diabetics new options.
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft's plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
According to the work cadence data of 40,000 paid organisation accounts on GitHub.
Firefox Private Relay add-on to help users safeguard their email addresses from spammers.
Dietmar Rietsch, CEO at Pimcore, talks to Tonya Hall about the e-commerce issues that were solved by the open source community, and what the future of an open source e-commerce world looks like.
A team of over 100 scientists who had been building a super-sophisticated detector to find the universe's dark matter had to suspend operations while in quarantine. But they didn't stop working. They developed a super-simple, super-cheap ventilator they hope to make in volume to fight COVID-19.
Google's open-source tool makes USB keystroke injections harder but it's no silver bullet.
Efforts to improve open-source security helped find 6,100 vulnerabilities last year – up over 10 times on a decade ago.
Brave deemed the most private browser in terms of 'phoning home.'
Microsoft's open-source code-sharing platform's latest report places freedom of expression above all else.
Who'da thought hiding passwords behind asterisks as you entered the characters could be a security problem?
Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was to be the first converged desktop/tablet/smartphone release. However, it's shaping up to be more of a typical Long Term Support release, with the emphasis on solid and stable, rather than radical changes.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Hot on the heels of Fedora 19 comes this everything-including-the-kitchen-sink derivative.
Some of the features that were to be included in Ubuntu 13.04 have been shelved in favour of presenting a polished and solid release, with most of the improvements residing behind the scenes. As a result, Raring Ringtail may seem a bit of a disappointment.
Ubuntu 12.10 contains more controversial changes than expected. If you can live with or work around those changes, it remains a powerful and useful desktop Linux operating system.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an extremely solid, usable, fast and secure desktop Linux OS. It continues to hone the Unity user interface introduced in earlier releases, and also migrates to a new version of the kernel.
If you are in the market for a blogging platform, content management system or a complete web platform, you can do far, far worse than choose WordPress.
OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 is a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's Office application suite. It is fantastic if you need basic office applications — such as a word processor or spreadsheet — at no cost. However, large organisations and power users may be disappointed by its lack of features and support.
Of the less well known open source browsers, Maxthon has been gaining attention as the second most popular Web browser in its home state of China. Based on IE's Trident engine, we found it to be highly customisable; however its lack of support makes it difficult to recommend for business.
InterSystems launches CACHÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â° 2007, the latest update to their post-relational database product.
Sugar Suite from SugarCRM is a comprehensive, streamlined tool which offers indispensable services to both a company's employees and its customers.
InterVideo DVD Copy 2.0's interface will please ambitious beginners, but its limited functionality may frustrate advanced users.