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April 1, 2013
by sjvn01
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Why Torvalds loves the Chromebook Pixel: It’s all about the display

Yes, the Google Chromebook Pixel, at $1,299 for the Wi-Fi-only model, is quite expensive. But, in Linus Torvalds, Linux’s creator, it’s found a powerful friend. Why? Torvalds explained, “To make a long story short: it’s all about the screen.“ Torvalds … Continue reading

March 19, 2013
by sjvn01
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Chromebook’s biggest fan: Linus Torvalds

Google’s already popular Chromebooks are getting more popular than ever. Not only has HP recently joined in selling these Linux-based, lightweight netbooks, but now Acer, HP and Samsung Chromebooks are available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. … Continue reading

March 6, 2013
by sjvn01
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The secret origins of Google’s Chrome OS

Google’s Chrome OS, thanks to the growing popularity of Chromebooks, is being used by more and more people. Many people know that Chrome OS has a Linux foundation. But how Chrome OS developed from Linux, and exactly what is in … Continue reading