Larry Page-backed asteroid mining company launches CubeSat with experimental water detection tech

 Planetary Resources, the space mining company backed by Google’s Larry Page and Braintree founder Bryan Johnson, has taken another step in its quest to actually mine resources from asteroids and other planetary bodies. The company successfully launched its Arkyd-6 CubeSat, which is holding an experimental technology designed to detect water resources in space. Read More

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Hands-on

We go hands-on with the Dell XPS 15 2-in-1, a big-screen convertible powered by the brand-new 8th-gen Intel Core processor with built-in Radeon Vega graphics. We tested the new 2-in-1 out at CES 2018, so find out what we thought in our hands-on review.

How to Emulate Android Apps on Linux

If you’re a hardcore Android fan, you’re probably aware that your favorite mobile operating system descends from Linux. We’ve covered in the past how Android is based on open source components, and that the Linux kernel is one of those. It stands to reason then that if they’re so close, it should be relatively easy Read More …

3 Best Cheap Linux Laptops to Save Money

Linux often gets associated with being cheap. It’s a bit unfair, but it’s true that you can save some big bucks if you buy a computer with a free operating system. So how inexpensive can you go? Check out these best cheap Linux laptops to save money. Yes, you can install Linux on just about Read More …