IF , , , there are any remaining club members looking for new hardware (probably not as about a half-dozen of us have upgraded this year or the last couple years) but if still looking . . . savings of $155 (Meerkat) to $910 (Silverback) are pretty awesome!
Plus TCO (total cost of ownership) is generally less for Linux based systems – – especially for setup and update support.
Chris Hoffman puts out excellent technology blogs and articles.
See here: Link to HTG article by Chris Hoffman
Ever increasing list of Chromebooks that support running Android Apps via Google Playstore.
Chromium Project – Devices Supporting Android
Coolest Name Yet . . ! !
The next LTS (Long Term Release) is due out as usual in April of even years . . (supported from April 2018 to April 2023).
Bionic Beaver Link on OMG!Ubuntu
Link 2 Mark Shuttleworths Blog re the “Beaver”
(Samsung was taken by Ubuntu’s idea of “Convergence”) . . devices driven by OS’s that will run in multiple modes (phone and when docked, full PC).
When combined with Dropbox or other 1st class cloud sync – this adds yet another tool for computing (especially for the gainfully employed).
OMG!Ubuntu Article on Samsung Phone 2 PC