Closed Source vs. Open Source Hardware Drivers: Why It Matters

Computer device drivers are what enable your operating system to tell the hardware inside your computer and the peripherals that you've plugged in what to do.

Like apps and operating systems, these hardware drivers can consist of openly available source code hidden behind binary blogs and a lengthy end-user license agreement.

So, what are the differences between closed and open-source hardware drivers? Furthermore, how do these differences impact you? Read more