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Linux-ready XScale net board ships Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 28 2009 @ 04:08 PM EST
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Gateworks Corp. is shipping the second of its power-sipping Cambria Network Platform boards. The Cambria GW2350 ships with an OpenWrt Linux-based board support package (BSP) and optional dev kit, and targets enterprise and residential network applications, says the company.

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Motorola ditching Windows Mobile? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 28 2009 @ 03:15 PM EST
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Motorola ditching Windows Mobile? Motorola's current range of Windows Mobile smartphones may be its last, if rumours of defection to the Android camp are true. Rumour has it that Motorola is ditching the Windows Mobile platform for its smartphone handsets in favour of Google's new Linux-based Android.

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Mojo check as embedded Linux turns 10 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 22 2009 @ 01:57 PM EST
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Some of the industry's top Linux luminaries will examine the state of embedded Linux on its tenth anniversary next week at the Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference in Santa Clara, Calif. The Jan. 29 panel "Embedded Linux Turns 10; How's its Mojo?" is free with registration.

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Shuttle Linux Minis to Come with VIA Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 21 2009 @ 05:53 PM EST
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Taiwan-based hardware manufacturer Shuttle has released a series of mini-desktops running Linux. The next generation will have power-efficient VIA Nano processors.

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ISV announces Palm Linux ports Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 21 2009 @ 01:45 PM EST
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Brazilian independent software vendor (ISV) Handcase says it is porting about 100 of its PalmOS applications to the Linux-based WebOS platform set to debut in Palm's forthcoming Pre smartphone. Handcase is also translating some 323 of its PalmOS apps from Portuguese to English, it says.

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Linux tablet emerges from blogosphere Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 20 2009 @ 02:11 PM EST
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Technology blog site TechCrunch has prototyped a WiFi-enabled tablet PC device that runs Linux. The "Crunchpad" is equipped with a Via Nano processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB flash, and a 12-inch, 1024x768 touchscreen, and appears to be aimed at Web-curious couch potatoes.

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TechCrunch Tablet Update: Prototype B Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 19 2009 @ 02:41 PM EST
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The idea is to get a new type of device into people’s hands for as cheap as possible (we were aiming for $200, it looks like $299 is more realistic).

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DPF design runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 12 2009 @ 02:11 PM EST
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Last week at CES, Chumby demonstrated a WiFi-enabled digital photo frame (DPF) hardware-software reference design developed with Marvell Semiconductor. The reference design combines Marvell's recently announced PXA168 system-on-chip and 802.11 b/g WiFi chipset with Chumby's Linux-based "push" info-tainment stack and website.

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Linux devices gain multimedia "Octopus" Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 17 2008 @ 06:56 PM EST
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Movial has joined the Khronos Group, and released an interesting "media engine" under the LGPL. The "Movial Octopus Media Engine" targets Linux devices such as MIDs and netbooks equipped with players, voice/video call applications, and other media applications.

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MIPS-like 32-core SoC runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2008 @ 04:30 PM EST
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Tilera is shipping a 36-core version of its 64-core Tile64 SoC (system-on-chip). Aimed at graphics-intensive embedded applications and networking devices, the TilePro36 clocks from 600MHz to 900MHz, consumes 9-13 Watts (typical), and runs Linux on each, some, or all cores.

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