Gigabyte G1.Sniper2 Z68 Motherboard

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Hot Hardware — We've looked at our share of Z68-based motherboards here at HotHardware, and the Gigabyte G1.Sniper2 is another stand-out to consider. The G1.Sniper2 is in Gigabyte's line of Sniper/Guerilla/Assassin gaming motherboards, although it's currently the only one in the family with the Z68 chipset.

Mobile Flash is Dead, Long Live HTML5

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News, Open Source, Mobile, Web
After announcing an approximate workforce cut of 750 employees, Adobe announced it would refocus its efforts on digital media. Today it became clear that they will be ending development of new mobile ports of its Flash plug-in and focusing on HTML5 technologies.

14-Way Comparison Of NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Phoronix — Back in September I provided the most comprehensive AMD Radeon Linux graphics comparison that took 28 graphics cards from all supported ATI/AMD Radeon product families and tested them under Linux using the latest Catalyst driver as well as the open-source Mesa/Gallium3D driver.

Fractal Design Define Mini mATX Case

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
ThinkComputers — Not that long ago we took a look at our first case from Fractal Design, the Arc Midi Tower and were very impressed. It seems the Swedish case maker has really been making great headlines over the past few months and we are excited to take a look at our second case from them the Define Mini, which is a mATX case.

We're Back: The Status of

Posted on November 8, 2011 by Sean Potter | Announcements, Open Source, Linux, Site
It's been a long time since we've published new content, or had a fully functioning site here at Much of our past issues are to blame on a hardware failure near the end of 2009. It's been a long time coming, but we're just about back. We're once again ready to bring the Free and Open Source community new articles and reviews on the latest hardware and software. We want to you to come to our site to learn about the compatibility of the latest components and how to get the most out of your Free or Open Source software.

The Belated Linux 3.1 Kernel Is Released

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News
Phoronix — In the early hours of the morning, Linus Torvalds tagged the Linux 3.1 kernel final.