Mobile

The best Linux laptops you can buy

Hunting down the best Linux laptops is nowhere near as overwhelming as seeking out the ultimate Windows-based PC. That’s likely due to the smaller number of manufacturers that support the open-source platform. HP and Dell are your well-known primary outlets, but there are a few others outside the spotlight, offering shiny Linux-flavored gems that are just […]

Gears & Gadgets

WireGuard VPN makes it to 1.0.0—and into the next Linux kernel

Enlarge / WireGuard will be in tree for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (pictured), as well as the upcoming 5.6 kernel. WireGuard We’ve been anticipating WireGuard’s inclusion into the mainline Linux kernel for quite some time—but as of Sunday afternoon, it’s official. Linus Torvalds released the Linux 5.6 kernel, which includes (among other things) an in-tree WireGuard. Phoronix […]

Gaming

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with disk space, Reset this PC, and Subsystem for Linux improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with improvements to disk space management, Reset this PC, and the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18309 (made available to testers on January 3) to build 18312. These builds are from the 19H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update […]