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"Price-sensitive" CompactPCI board uses Celeron Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2008 @ 04:01 PM EST
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Kontron announced a 6U CompactPCI (CPCI) board for "price-sensitive" automation and IP switching applications. The CP6001-V has a 1.86GHz Intel Celeron M440, up to 4GB of RAM, four gigabit Ethernet interfaces, 2.5-inch hard disk support, CompactFlash, and a PMC (PCI mezzanine card) expansion site, says Kontron.

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TI adds ARM9, Linux to sound chip Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2008 @ 03:02 PM EST
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Texas Instruments (TI) is shipping a third-generation "Aureus" digital audio processor platform with a Linux software developer's kit (SDK). Available with an evaluation module (EVM) from Spectrum Digital, the DA830 and DA828 system-on-chips (SoCs) combine an ARM9 core with a digital signal processor (DSP).

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HP preinstalls Linux on SMB desktop Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2008 @ 03:57 PM EST
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HP and Novell today jointly announced that HP will pre-load Novell's SUSE LInux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) on its Compaq dc5850 desktop PC for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Additionally, Novell announced it will maintain a repository of educational software for SLED users, including dc5850 buyers.

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Linux, Windows 7 and Netbooks: It's On Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2008 @ 01:30 PM EST
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With the rise of new, ultra-small netbook computers, Linux has a chance to make its case to consumers. Windows Vista usually won't fit on netbooks, XP already has one foot in the grave, and many netbook buyers may give Linux serious consideration when choosing what OS they want pre-installed. Microsoft says Windows 7 will target netbooks, but until that OS is released, the ball's in Linux's court.

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Nokia looks to Linux for high-end mobiles Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2008 @ 02:10 PM EST
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Nokia continues to keep us guessing about their operating system plans. Just days after buying out the company behind the Symbian OS used in most of its mobiles, the Finnish company has announced that it plans to use Linux for future high-end mobile phones.

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IBM Launches Microsoft-Free Linux PCs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 07 2008 @ 02:20 PM EST
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IBM has introduced a line of business computers that eschew Microsoft's ubiquitous desktop environment in favor of an amalgam of open source software.

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Linux embeds itself in radio Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 27 2008 @ 02:50 PM EST
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Linux is embedding itself in lots of places, and I was surprised to hear that includes a Pure digital radio, the Pure EVOKE Flow, to be precise.

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Linux powers free-to-air (FTA) satellite box Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 25 2008 @ 05:11 PM EST
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CaptiveWorks has announced a Linux IP set-top box (STB) and digital video broadcast receiver that offers FTA satellite HD video reception, and media center features. The CW-4000HD Linux Media Center is based on Gentoo Linux and other open source projects, says the company.

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Rise of the (mini) machines - Dell Inspiron Mini, Acer Aspire One, MSI Wind Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 06:08 PM EST
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Even though shrunken notebooks have been kicking around for years, itís only recently that they seem to have come of age thanks to enough consumer interest to generate some serious sales.

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Tactical Linux computer muscles up Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, November 21 2008 @ 04:04 PM EST
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Eurotech subsidiary Parvus announced a more powerful version of its rugged tactical mission computer. The Parvus DuraCor 810-Duo runs Linux on a 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and targets "high reliability" military and homeland defense applications, says the company.

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