Category: Hardware

  • How to: Create a Linux Box for Your Mom (50 Resources)

    For most computer literate children, a request from mom to get her set up on "this web thing" is met with panic and a feeling of drudgery. Here, we've compiled over 50 of the best resources to help you get your mom on Linux without a whole lot of trouble.
  • Top 5 Sub-$300 Laptops Compared

    Whether you're looking for a child's laptop, or just want a cheap piece of hardware to play with, the sub-$300 laptop category has a lot to offer. With a field full of open source plaforms and rugged designs, you're sure to find something you'll like. Here we'll take a look at 5 of the best.
  • Build Your Own Computer: 100 Tools, Tips & Resources

    These days, it's easier than ever to build your computer. There are so many places to buy and comparison shop for individual computer parts that you almost have to try not to get a good deal on a homebuilt PC. Even better, there are a number of resources out there that offer step by step instructions, buying guides, and support, so you've got help every step of the way, even if you're a beginner. We've compiled 100 of these resources, as well as some of the things you'll need to get the job done.