Lenovo Skylight: First Netbook with ARM CPU

Jan 06, 2010

A year ago Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon platform with ARM processor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010. Now the first real devices are coming to market. The operating system is Linux.

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Clutter 1.1.4 Understands OpenGL Better

Jan 06, 2010

On the way to GNOME 2.30 and Moblin 2.2, the Clutter project has released a new developers snapshot version of its 3D toolkit with many improved details.

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Nexus One: Google Mobile Phone Takes Shape

Jan 06, 2010

The Google search engine folks officially presented their Nexus smartphone based on Android on January 5.

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Freescale Calls Up Second Generation Internet Tablets

Jan 05, 2010

Freescale drums at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Just as smart, but a bigger display than the Smartphone and costing less than $200 is what the next Internet Generation of 12 to 25-year-olds wants. At least the chipmaker has a fitting idea for it.

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26C3: Milkymist Visual Synthesizer Soon with Ethernet and USB

Dec 30, 2009

Initiator and main developer of the Milkymist project, Sébastien Bourdeauducq, showed a prototype of his visual synthesizer at the latest Chaos Congress and builds his own board for it.

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Greg's Kernel Report: Android Drivers to Be Dropped, Same Possible Fate for Microsoft Hyper-V

Dec 24, 2009

Kernel developer and Novell coworker Greg Kroah-Hartman manages new drivers in a separate tree for the Linux drivers project. He most recently reported that a few projects will have to depart from Kernel 2.6.33, among them also Google.

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Dell Mini 10 with New Atom and Linux Option

Dec 22, 2009

PC maker Dell has announced the Inspiron Mini 10 netbook that runs on the new Intel Atom CPU.

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Intel Atom Platform: Smaller, More Energy-Efficient

Dec 22, 2009

Intel's reworked Atom platform enhances netbooks and Internet devices with integrated graphics and memory controller.

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