Think Moto E is cheap? Try this: First Firefox OS smartphone is up for grabs for a measly 38 USD in India!


cheapest smartphone running firefox in india

When everyone was about to write-off smartphone market as a done deal, Moto G and Moto E were launched creating an entirely new segment catering to price and quality conscious customers. ASUS, Xiaomi and a host of other manufacturers soon entered the fray. But these ultra-cheap Firefox OS based smartphones are taking things to a whole new level. Spice has launched India's first Firefox based smartphone at an unbelievable 38 USD (approx).

In this video featuring Honda's ASIMO Robot, Ubuntu can be seen doing the dirty work behind the scenes



Robotics is not new to Linux. But it is good to see one in live action. Here in this video featuring Honda's ASIMO Robot, Ubuntu can be spotted doing all the dirty work behind the scenes. 

Android exclusive Humble SEGA Mobile Bundle comes with 6 blockbuster SEGA titles!

Android exclusive Humble SEGA Mobile Bundle

The latest pay-what-you-want Humble Indie Bundle, or rather Humble Mobile SEGA Bundle, is Android exclusive and comes with 6 blockbuster SEGA titles with more to be added soon. 

Watch Ranadheeran: India's first 3D animated video made almost entirely using open source software



It is a pretty well know fact that open source 3D graphics tools like Blender is not just a hobbyist software anymore. The fifth official open movie from Blender Foundation "Gooseberry" is already under active development. In that respect, Ranadheeran is one of its kind. It's probably the first "open" movie to come out of India, created with the sole purpose of showcasing the capabilities of open source 3D graphics tools such as Blender, GIMP etc.

Finally! Get Netflix to work in Ubuntu 14.04 (and Linux) the super easy way!


how to get netflix to work in ubuntu 14.04

This is a dream come true. Though there are ways to make Netflix work in Ubuntu 14.04 (like using Pipelight for example), this must be the easiest. All you need is the latest Google Chrome from dev channel and an extension called User Agent Switcher. That's it! Let's get started.

Borderlands: The Pre Sequel is coming to Linux!


Borderlands The Pre Sequel coming to Linux

The small trickle that started with the introduction Steam for Linux is a full on waterfall now. So many big game titles have already reached our shores, and more are on their way. After many high profile releases such as Civilization V and XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Linux, 2K Games is at it again. The Borderlands franchise is zeroing in on Linux!

Turin becomes the first Italian city to adopt Ubuntu and Open Office, saves millions of Euros!

turin adopts ubuntu over windows

Turin, Italy joins the French city of Toulouse and German city of Munich in the mass adoption of open source and Linux as the official alternatives saving millions of Euros in licensing cost and other charges. News like these are becoming more commonplace these days. Major cities in the world are choosing Linux primarily because of cost-benefits, and Microsoft is finding it harder and harder to explain the huge costs involved with its products.

Ubuntu caught in the wild, this time in a NASA video!

Ubuntu in NASA video

Ubuntu is popping up everywhere. Google's Project Tango video and driverless car project were recent examples. Then there was this news about French Armed Forces' adoption of Ubuntu en masse. Everything points to a brighter future for Ubuntu OS. It almost seems like Ubuntu and Linux are slowly becoming the de facto choice for enterprise users.


Intel Linux Graphics Installer updated, added support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, better Baytrail performance

Intel Linux Graphics Installer for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Although Intel graphics have always been the least troublesome for Linux users, things are a lot better now when it comes to the driver support for high-end graphics cards from Nvidia and others. But Intel's native graphics installer for Linux is truly one of a kind.

Rainbowstream: Fun to use Terminal based Twitter Client for Ubuntu & Linux


rainbowstream twitter client ubuntu

Rainbowstream is a fun little terminal based Twitter client for Ubuntu. It is similar to Twidge in so many ways and has every capability you expect from a basic Twitter client. 

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