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Nova Navigator "cloud computer" runs Linux, Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, September 22 2008 @ 02:33 PM EDT
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TechNovus' Nova Navigator aims to bring cloud computing to the masses, with a cheap Intel Atom PC designed to run apps over the Web.

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Toshiba releases Linux netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 18 2008 @ 02:54 PM EDT
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As we tipped two months back, Toshiba has stepped into the netbook ring. But this is no heroic vaulting over the ropes – the company’s NB100, released overnight in Europe, is a carefully-placed ginger step onto the canvas.

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$98 Linux laptop makes Netbooks look pricey Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 11 2008 @ 11:33 AM EDT
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Move aside OLPCs and Intel Classmate PCs, there's a new cheapo notebook in town. For a mere $98, Chinese manufacturer HiVision is offering a Linux-based laptop, the NB0700, which makes even Netbook buyers look like big spenders.

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Lenovo confirms ditching Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 10 2008 @ 01:57 PM EDT
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A day after it denied ditching pre-installed desktop Linux, PC giant Lenovo has confirmed to Stephen Vaughan-Nichols of Practical Technology that "customers will no longer be able to order Lenovo ThinkPads and ThinkCentres with pre-installed Linux via the lenovo.com website."

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Mini-ITX board targets graphics-rich apps Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 09 2008 @ 02:40 PM EDT
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Ibase Technology has announced a mini-ITX single-board computer (SBC) with an Intel 945GC Express chipset. The MI940 is equipped with an LGA775 socket supporting Intel Core 2 Duo or Pentium processors, and it provides a gigabit Ethernet controller, USB and serial ports, and other interfaces.

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Intel, Nokia and Google do battle in mobile Linux market Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 09 2008 @ 01:23 PM EDT
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The battle lines are being drawn in a contest that will almost certainly define the design of mobile phones over the next five years.

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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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