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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, it’s 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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Amazon offers Linux XOs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 13 2008 @ 01:45 PM EST
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One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) confirmed it will start selling its XO mini-notebook on Amazon.com starting Monday, according to a report. The XO will go on sale Nov. 17 at Amazon in a reprisal of OLPC's "buy one, get, one" program from 2007, says the story.

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Linux smartphone shipments up 49 percent Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 11 2008 @ 02:10 PM EST
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Symbian was the only major operating system (OS) to lose share over the last year in a smartphone market that grew 28 percent, says a Canalys study. Other findings include big gains for Apple and RIM, and a 49 percent increase in sales of Linux smartphones.

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Linux fast-boot scheme targets TVs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 11 2008 @ 01:43 PM EST
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TriPeaks announced a new version of its "TP InstantBoot" fast-boot technology for Linux TVs and other consumer electronics devices. The company also announced a reseller relationship with CodeSourcery, and plans to integrate CodeSourcery's SourceryG++ development tools with its TP InstantBoot development kit.

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VMware goes embedded Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 10 2008 @ 06:12 PM EST
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Enterprise virtualization software giant VMware has launched its first virtualization product aimed at mobile phones. The Linux-compatible Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP) is based on technology that VMware acquired last month when it quietly bought French virtualization vendor Trango Virtual Processors.

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Customizable PowerPC board comes with Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 05 2008 @ 03:00 PM EST
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A company in Austin, Tex. is offering a customizable PowerPC 440 development board targeting low-powered embedded device and server applications. Available with hardware/software development services, the mini-ITX-format "Korat" board uses AMCC's 440EPx processor, and comes with an open source bootloader and Linux BSP (board support package).

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Intel gives Taiwan cash for Wimax Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 30 2008 @ 02:29 PM EST
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Intel plans to set up shop in Taiwan, peddling Linux software to the masses and doing its bit to globally promote Taiwanese produced laptops and mobile Internet devices (MIDs).

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