News Category: Embedded/Mobile

Open Source x86 Design Targets Failsafe Embedded PC

Article Source LinuxDevicesJuly 15, 2009, 11:03 am ZF Micro Solutions is shipping an open source reference design for a low-cost, low-power, embedded control PC. The Linux-compatible ZFx86 Easy Embedded PC System (EEPC) design is built around a "failsafe" ZFx86 SoC, consumes under five Watts...
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Linux Achieves 1 Second Boot

Article Source internetnews.com The race for the fastest Linux boot has been going on for about a year at this point and now we've got a new winner. Embedded Linux vendor MontaVista today is announcing the demonstration of a 1 second Linux boot. In contrast the fastest production Linux releases...
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Instant-on Linux Vendors Respond to Chrome OS

Article Source Ars TechnicaJuly 14, 2009, 10:30 am BIOS manufacturer Phoenix Technologies announced plans on Monday to launch a new version of its Linux-based HyperSpace environment that will use some components of Intel's Moblin platform. The move reflects Moblin's growing traction among...
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MontaVista Toasts 10 Years in the Embedded Linux Business

Article Source eWeekJuly 13, 2009, 8:20 am MontaVista Software has celebrated its tenth year in business as a provider of embedded Linux solutions. MontaVista officials announced the company's 10-year anniversary on July 13. Company founder and Chief Technology Officer Jim Ready started...
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The Recipe for Linux's Netbook Success

Article Source internetnews.com One of the key market pillars for Google's new Chrome OS is fact that it is targeting the netbook market. It's a market that is growing rapidly with one forecast pegging 2009 growth of nearly 70 percent in 2009. While Linux has been a player in the netbook market...
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223 Million Open Source Smartphones by 2014?

Article Source LinuxDevicesJuly 8, 2009, 3:26 pm Shipments of smartphones with open source operating systems (OSes) will jump from 106 million this year to 223 million by 2014, according to a Juniper Research report. Meanwhile, Research and Markets has released its own study on mobile open...
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Google Lists HP, Acer Among Chrome OS Partners

Article Source ComputerWorldJuly 8, 2009, 6:30 pm Â¬â  Google is already working with several companies to develop devices around the new Chrome OS, including Hewlett-Packard and Acer, the company said in a blog post late Wednesday. The list displays a vast regional spread among PC vendors, from...
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Palm Pre Dances Nicely with Linux

Article Source LinuxPlanet Summer releases of the latest smart phones from Apple, Blackberry, Google and Palm have excited geeks all over the world. The big question on the mind of Linux users has to be "Can I sync my Linux machine and my cool new phone?" We decided to find the answers...
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Maemo To Switch To Qt

Article Source FOSSBazaarJuly 7, 2009, 2:45 am OSNews reports that Maemo will switch to Qt: "As some had already anticipated when Nokia acquired Trolltech, the next version of the Maemo platform will have its application framework based on Qt instead of Gtk+. This news was announced at the...
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Moblin Project Launches Usability Survey

The Moblin Project invites you to participate in a brief usability survey for the Moblin website. We are very interested in your input. Please take some time to look at the website: www.moblin.org Then feel free to leave the website open while you take the survey at:https://intel.qualtrics.com/SE...
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