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First Linux on Everest Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 04 2008 @ 02:57 PM EDT
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Linux thin client specialist Igel has created a Linux operating system image for a rugged panel PC designed for vehicle-mounted and industrial applications. The Igel-5310 LX Premium Image works with Glacier's Everest PC (pictured), available with a 600 MHz Celeron or 1.4GHz Pentium M processor.

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"Olympics" phone runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 03 2008 @ 02:34 PM EDT
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China Unicom is distributing a Samsung Electronics phone that runs a mobile Linux stack from Mizi Research, a company that will soon be acquired by Wind River. Samsung's "Olympics" phone, also called the SCH-i859, is equipped with a Marvell PXA300 processor and a 2.8-inch touchscreen.

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MSI intros cut-price Linux mini-laptop Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, September 01 2008 @ 02:20 PM EDT
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MSI has made some modifications to its Wind line of Small, Cheap Computers, upping the storage capacity of the standard model and introducing a cheaper model.

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Linux Space Cube ready for blast-off Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 28 2008 @ 03:57 PM EDT
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Japanese manufacturer Shimafuji is readying a two-inch cubed computer that runs Red Hat Linux on 1GB of flash. The Space Cube is equipped with a MIPS-based NEC VR5701 processor, 64MB RAM, and numerous I/O connections, including a Firewire-like "SpaceWire" port designed for spaceflight.

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The rise of the all-conquering Liliputer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 28 2008 @ 03:00 PM EDT
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The number of models of "Liliputer" - low-cost ultraportable PCs running Windows or Linux - has exploded to more than 100 in less than a year, according to Liliputing.com, a site put together by the freelance journalist Brad Linder.

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PMPs run Linux on ARM Cortex Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 21 2008 @ 02:37 PM EDT
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Archos announced a new line of portable media players (PMPs) that run on ARM Cortex processors. The Archos 5 and Archos 7 (pictured) offer 4.8- and 7-inch touchscreens, respectively, and include WiFi, hard drives, HD (720p) video playback, and an optional 3.5G cellular connection.

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IBM targets Microsoft with open source PC Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 14 2008 @ 04:01 PM EDT
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IBM has laid out plans for a Microsoft-free PC by joining up with Canonical/Ubuntu, Novell and Red Hat to bring Linux systems to market next year.

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Mini-notebook shipments up sharply Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 14 2008 @ 03:03 PM EDT
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A Gartner study estimates 5.2 million mini-notebooks will ship this year, rising to 8 million units in 2009. Gartner pegs Linux and Windows XP as the two dominant operating systems (OSes) in the segment, which could hit 50 million shipments annually by 2012, says Gartner.

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5TB NAS server runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 13 2008 @ 04:00 PM EDT
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Qnap Systems announced a new member of its "TS" family of Linux-based network-attached storage (NAS) devices. The five-bay, hot-swappable TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS is equipped with a 1.6GHz Intel Celeron processor, 1GB RAM, and dual gigabit Ethernet ports.

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Geode ETX module runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 13 2008 @ 03:53 PM EDT
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UK-based embedded device manufacturer Datasound Laboratories (DSL) announced an embedded module based on Kontron's ETX "computer-on-module" form-factor spec. Based on an AMD Geode LX800 clocked at 500MHz, the Linux-compatible LX800-ETX Module supports displays with resolutions up to 1600 x 1200.

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