Sharp Netwalker Z1: Mini-Netbook with Ubuntu

Aug 31, 2009

With the PC-Z1 Netwalker Sharp presents a first mini-netbook based on ARM chips. The device runs with a 5" touchscreen and comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 9.04.

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Tuxera Closes ExFAT Patent Agreement with Microsoft

Aug 28, 2009

Tuxera, the Finnish company behind the NTFS-3G open source driver, on its own initiative entered into an agreement with Microsoft over exFAT drivers.

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Nokia N900: Internet Tablet with Maemo Linux

Aug 28, 2009

Nokia has introduced the N900 as the newest in its line of Linux-based Internet tablets.

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Google Chrome in 64-bit Linux Version

Aug 24, 2009

Linux users can now get a 64-bit version of Google Chrome.

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Touch Me: Ubuntu to Improve Touchscreen Support in 9.10

Aug 17, 2009

Ubuntu wants to get as many touchscreens working as possible for Karmic Koala. The developers are asking for help by collecting vendor and product IDs for USB touchscreens out in the market.

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Dell Linux vs. Windows Netbook Return Rate "Non-Issue"

Aug 13, 2009

The return rate for Linux netbooks are no higher than that for Windows, says a Dell product manager, declaring Microsoft's claims otherwise as a "non-issue."

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Windows 7: Microsoft Takes Netbook OEMs on Short Leash

Aug 12, 2009

When Windows 7 comes to market, the Starter Edition will be conceived especially for notebooks. As they did for Windows XP, Microsoft has come up with a list of technical limitations.

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OpenCL in Beta SDK for GPUs and Multicore CPUs

Aug 07, 2009

Chipmaker AMD has integrated the open standard OpenCL specification for parallel programming into its ATI Stream development environment.

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