Phoronix News Archives
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have Been Definitely Exciting

This month on Phoronix has been more than 320 original news stories and 22 featured Linux hardware reviews. Here's a look at what has been exciting readers the most this month, which includes the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launch, Linux 4.16 maturing and Linux 4.17 being around the corner, Windows vs. Linux benchmarks, and much more.

31 March 2018 - March Highlights - 7 Comments
Spectre & Meltdown Defined January 2018

A majority of last month was spent looking at and testing/benchmarking the Linux code to mitigate the much talked about Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities.

1 February 2018 - All The Talk - 9 Comments
HTTPS By Default For Everyone

Just a quick heads up for those that haven't noticed yet, HTTPS is now used by default across all of as of this week.

23 September 2017 - HTTPS - 29 Comments
Ryzen, NVIDIA & Unity 8 Abandonment Topped H1'2017

With the first half of the year in the books, here's a look back at our most popular articles on Phoronix for H1'2017. Written in the first six months of the year were 1,710 news items and 187 featured articles/reviews.

3 July 2017 - H1-2017 - 3 Comments
An Early Look At Our 2017 Linux Laptop Survey Results So Far

On Friday we launched the 2017 Linux Laptop Survey and as of this morning we're at nearly 12,000 results so far (11,879 as of writing). While there's still more than one week left to fill in the survey, here's how things are looking so far.

25 June 2017 - 2017 Linux Laptop Survey - 21 Comments
2017 Linux Laptop Survey

It has been a few years since last running any Linux hardware surveys on Phoronix, as overall the ecosystem has rather matured nicely while of course there are still notable improvements to be had in the areas of GPUs and laptops. (Additionally, provides a plethora of analytic capabilities when not seeking to collect subjective data / opinions.) But now we are hosting the 2017 Linux Laptop Survey to hopefully further improvements in this area.

23 June 2017 - Laptop Survey - 42 Comments
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years

One week from today marks Phoronix's 13th birthday and for the occasion will be a number of recap articles plus a number of new, large hardware comparisons, some special benchmarks, and more. But for getting things kicked off this week, let's begin by looking back at the most popular articles in the past 13 years on Phoronix.

29 May 2017 - Most Popular - 10 Comments
Phoronix Turns 13 In Two Weeks - What Shall We Benchmark To Celebrate?

Two weeks from tomorrow will mark the 13th birthday since starting and also nine years since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0. What better way to celebrate than by running more of our big, annual benchmarks from Windows vs. Linux comparisons to other interesting hardware tests.

21 May 2017 - Birthday Benchmarking - 30 Comments
AMD Ryzen, Valve, Linux 4.10~4.11 & Kabylake Dominated Q1

With the first quarter of 2017 drawing to a close next week, here's a look back at the most popular news stories and articles so far this year on Phoronix. Year to date on Phoronix there have already been 842 original news articles and 91 featured articles and Linux hardware reviews.

26 March 2017 - Q1 2017 - 1 Comment Crosses 22 Million Benchmark Test/Suite Downloads, the cloud component to the Phoronix Test Suite for providing a centralized results storage location for analysis as well as hosting all of the test profiles and test suites so they can be downloaded independently of the Phoronix Test Suite version, has reached a new milestone. Just moments ago, crossed the threshold of delivering 22 million test profile and test suite downloads since the Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 premiere in February of 2011.

11 February 2017 - 22 Million - 3 Comments
Kabylake, GCC 7, Binary Blobs, Vulkan & Other Highlights From January

There's been a lot of exciting events so far in 2017 from the rapid progress of Mesa's OpenGL and Vulkan drivers, other significant Vulkan milestones, Intel Kabylake desktop CPUs hitting the market, Linux 4.10 nearing release, Linux 4.11's merge window being right around the corner, and much more. Here's a recap.

31 January 2017 - January 2017 - Add A Comment
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News Ended Out 2016

While we've already shared the most popular news and reviews on Phoronix for 2016, here's our usual monthly recap for those wondering what dominated the headlines in December. Of the 3,336 news articles on Phoronix in 2016, December yielded 323 original news articles and 32 featured articles/reviews for Linux enthusiasts.

2 January 2017 - December 2016 Highlights - Add A Comment

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