News Category: Embedded/Mobile

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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Go to Toys 'R Us for Your Linux Netbook Needs

Article Source Cyber CynicJuly 2, 2009, 6:11 pm One of the most annoying things, thanks to Microsoft strong-arming PC manufacturers, is finding a Linux netbook to buy at a store-front retailer. But, it turns out that there's at least one store that still carries Linux netbooks: Toys R Us. Why...
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Moblin: A First Look at Intel's Open-Source OS

Article Source ComputerWorldJuly 2, 2009, 10:00 am Moblin is an Intel-created open-source operating system for netbooks and, specifically, the kind of people who use them. On a technical level this means Moblin is built for the Atom x86 chip found in many netbooks, while on a practical level...
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Can Mozilla Catch Up on Mobile? Beta Fennec Builds Say Yes

Article Source Linux MagazineJuly 2, 2009, 8:07 am While the world is watching Firefox 3.5, the Mozilla team continues to work on getting its mobile strategy together. Last week Fennec 1.0 beta 2 for Maemo and 1.0 alpha 2 for Windows Mobile were released. Can the Moz folks get a foothold on...
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Group Pitches Linux for Free Netbooks from Mobile Carriers

Article Source Good Gear GuideJuly 2, 2009, 4:10 am Mobile carriers may start giving away netbooks for free, and Linux-based application stores could help them profit by doing it, the head of a Linux advocacy group told Chinese companies on Monday. The move by carriers to sell netbooks at a...
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Is Dell Building an Android PDA?

Article Source LinuxInsiderJuly 1, 2009, 4:00 am Here's one of the many questions facing device makers targeting the mini notebook and netbook markets: When business users or consumers want to access the Web on the go, will they be willing to set aside a smartphone or cellphone and instead log...
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Low End Linux Netbook Prices Continue To Drop

Article Source ONLampJune 29, 2009, 5:06 pm Last month I wrote about netbooks powered by the MIPS processor, originally developed by SGI. I also pointed out that the price for the Belco Alpha 400 had dropped to $149 last December and January. That is now the regular price for the lowest of low...
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Could There Be an AndroidFox?

Article Source Linux JournalJune 29, 2009, 4:15 pm Google's Linux-based mobile operating system — Android — has become a popular choice for phonemakers worldwide. Now, if Firefox developers are getting what they think they are, we may finally see the combination of Google's power OS with...
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The Pros and "Conns" of Intel's ConnMan for Linux

Article Source Ars TechnicaJune 28, 2009, 9:00 pm Intel's Linux-based Moblin platform for netbook devices has much in common with conventional Linux distributions. Intel has adopted many standard components of the Linux desktop stack and has made modifications where necessary in order to...
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The Long March of Androids to the Enterprise

Article Source LinuxInsiderJune 24, 2009, 4:00 amÂ¬â  T-Mobile's Tuesday announcement that it will offer a new Android smartphone in August has raised interest in the possibility of greater competition for enterprise adoption. The new Android-powered smartphone, the myTouch 3G, will come loaded...
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