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Who buys a Mac mini? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 04 2009 @ 01:29 PM EST
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Apple on Tuesday updated its $599 Mac mini and said that the box is faster and greener than before a no brainer since its been ages since the line was refreshed (a year and a half) and this update was something that Mac watchers have fretted over. But what kind of customer buys a Mac mini? I say: Mac and Linux geeks.

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Six new netbooks on test Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 03 2009 @ 01:51 PM EST
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Netbooks are the hottest, cheapest thing in personal computing, but which ones really measure up?

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$100 Linux wall-wart launches Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 24 2009 @ 04:58 PM EST
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Marvell Semiconductor is shipping a hardware/software development kit suitable for always-on home automation devices and service gateways. Resembling a "wall-wart" power adapter, the SheevaPlug draws 5 Watts, comes with Linux, and boasts completely open hardware and software designs, Marvell says.

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Kogan promises a Linux Netbook by the end of March Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 23 2009 @ 02:20 PM EST
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Ruslan Kogan is, it's arguably fair to say, something of a tech geek, and has been for some time. When you open a conference presentation with the statement that "one of the best days of my life was upgrading to 1MB of ram so I could run Windows 3.1", it's pretty hard to argue anything different.

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Samsung intros tiny W-USB chip Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 19 2009 @ 01:50 PM EST
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Samsung has introduced a tiny W-USB (wireless USB) chip for mobile devices. Claimed to transfer data at up to 120Mbps, the "S3CR650B" uses an ARM9 core, and provides wireless and SD/MMC interfaces, flash memory, and a USB 2.0 interface, the company says.

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Windows device house comes to Linux, Android Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 16 2009 @ 01:56 PM EST
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A company specializing in featurephones and PNDs (portable navigation devices) based on Windows CE has taken a turn toward the Linux-based Android phone stack.

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Telefonica signs up to Linux phones Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 10 2009 @ 03:56 PM EST
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MOBILE LINUX has been given a boost after the largest mobile operators in the world joined the wireless Linux foundation LiMo.

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Vendor touts two million Linux IP-STBs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 10 2009 @ 03:27 PM EST
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A vendor of Linux-based IP set-top boxes (STBs) announced that it has sold its two millionth unit. Meanwhile, Amino's latest "AmiNet130M" model, which offers MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 in HD (1080i) resolution, has recently won two industry awards, says the company.

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Linux-ready 3G modules target netbooks, MIDs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 10 2009 @ 01:43 PM EST
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InterDigital is readying an HSPA "wireless engine" baseband module that connects to application processors via PCIe, and thus targets netbooks and other PC-style devices and boards. The SlimChip Half-Mini PCIe module uses InterDigital's SlimChip HSPA baseband IC, which is also available in a SlimChip MID module that connects serially.

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HP drops netbook Linux in blighty Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 05 2009 @ 01:53 PM EST
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Ink outfit HP has decided that Brits don't want Linux on their nice new shiny netbooks.

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