Running Legacy Software and Hardware

When Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was first released, it was already compatible with a wide range of hardware and software applications, largely because  Canonical Ltd and various third-party developers had been working together to ensure the widest possible customer uptake of the OS.

You should generally stay away from old software, but there’s a limit to even what Windows can do. Some hardware may have depended on ancient drivers that are no longer included in Windows or Linux.

When used as a machine emulator, QEMU can run OSes and programs made for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on your own PC. VirtualBox is also a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

The Nokia 6: Nokia’s First Android Smartphone

Shipping with a SnapDragon 430 system on chip (SOC) and aluminium unibody the new device features 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of on-board storage alongside microSD support, a 16 megapixel main camera, and a 3,000 mAh battery. Nokia 6 runs on Google’s Android Nougat platform with Dolby Atmos sound processing and is manufactured by Foxconn. It will be sold exclusively in China through online retailer

HMD in December took over the Nokia feature phones business and struck a licensing deal that gave it sole use of the Nokia brand on all phones and tablets for the next decade and HMD will pay Nokia royalties for the brand and patents, said Yahoo! Finance.

Recommended computer operating system for personal computers with x86 and ARM architectures

Apple chose to do away with the OS X name in favor of the traditional “macOS” name. The main new feature in macOS Sierra is Siri integration, bringing iPhone’s personal assistant to the Mac for the first time.

Even if you are new to Linux distros, you probably know that is generally not a good idea to use the same tools for domestic purposes and for professional work.

General Purpose:

macOS, Windows, Ubuntu, Fedora, Remix OS


Android, iOS, Windows, Ubuntu, Sailfish OS

Alternative workstation:

Mint, Phoenix OS, Debian, openSUSE, CentOS

Fast operating systems for PC:

Porteus Kiosk, Chrome OS, Android-x86, Q4OS, BunsenLabs

ARM architecture:

Raspbian, Armbian, Retropie, OpenELEC, Windows IOT Core


Honorable Mentions:

Manjaro, Zorin, Lubuntu, TrueOS, Sabayon

Nokia plans to acquire Withings

“We have said consistently that digital health was an area of strategic interest to Nokia, and we are now taking concrete action to tap the opportunity in this large and important market,” said Rajeev Suri, president & CEO of Nokia.

In the future, uneducated people might be able to aid healthcare professionals and manage illnesses and health risks, as well as promote health and wellbeing.

Microsoft Lumia 950

Camera, design and most importantly performance is spot-on at this price point. Continuum is a group of features on Windows 10, which makes sure you always have the best interface for your device at all times. Lumia 950 is a pocket-sized device that transforms any display into a Windows PC. When choosing between the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, in the end, it’s a matter of personal preference.