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PS3 3.21 Firmware To Disable Linux Support For Older Models

03/28/2010, The upcoming PS3 firmware 3.21 will be available this Thursday, which should be good news for PS3 owners, unless you happen to be running Linux on your machine. This is because the update will disable the “Install Other OS” feature, which is...

HTC Touch Pro2 Runs Ubuntu Linux

03/09/2010, This is probably another development that Microsoft won’t be too happy about, but it’s not like they can stop you from tinkering with your phone, right? Now, after the HTC Touch HD has been hacked to run Android, we’ve got wind of a HTC...

Linpus Linux Lite updated

03/03/2010, Linpus Linux Lite for netbooks has been updated, where it sports an overhauled user interface to keep up with the times. There is the presence of tabs on the right side of the display, letting you add icons and shortcuts to favorite programs in various...

Google Chrome Now Offers Extensions And Bookmark Sync

01/25/2010, Google has raised the stakes in the browser wars again, and this time, it has announced a new stable release of the Chrome browser (for Windows) which includes extensions and bookmark sync. One of the major features of Firefox is that you can add on...

Sneak peek of Intel App Store on Moblin

01/18/2010, Check out what the Intel App Store on Moblin looks like, where it does not resemble a direct port of the Windows version (whether it is a good or bad thing, we leave that up to the user as different strokes work for different folks). The interface has...

Marvell Plug Computer 3.0

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] Marvell has just launched its Computer 3.0 platform based on the Armada 300 processor. New the system still uses an ultra-low power and thermal envelope, but manages to reach 2Ghz and includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and built-in 1.8″ hard...

Broadcom Crystal HD video decoder runs on Linux now

12/30/2009, The Broadcom Crystal HD video decoder is one card that most netbook owners might want to consider, since it enables HD video playback on a netbook that runs off the Intel Atom processor alongside an integrated graphics chipset. Well, the Linux version of...

Google Chrome OS, What’s New?

11/19/2009, Google has provided more details about its upcoming Google Chrome OS. If you missed the boat, Chrome OS is a stripped-down Linux that should boot quickly and launch a browser (Chrome). From there, everything that you do is web-based. In short, it’s...

Jolicloud operating system targets netbooks

09/09/2009, Jolicloud is a customized Linux-based operating system which was specially developed for netbooks, and it will run best on those that feature Intel’s Atom N270/N280 processors and GMA 950 graphics chipset – which pretty much covers the entire...

Marvell’s Plug Computing expands with no end in sight

08/12/2009, A few new Plug Computing applications were just announced and they include: WebTVPlug, Eyecon and TonidoPlug. WebTVPlug connects to WebTView (a video search service) to make WebTView videos accessible to a DLNA/uPNP home device. For example, your...

(Yahoo) Search becomes a priority in Splashtop

07/23/2009, DeviceVM is literally putting search at the forefront of the upcoming version of Splashtop, the quick boot Linux-based OS that is embedded in millions of PCs. In the new home screen, users will find a search box right on the main screen, making the search...

Intel Acquires Wind River Systems For $884M

06/04/2009, Intel is set to buy embedded software developer Wind River for $884M. If I remember correctly, Wind River has done a lot of work on Moblin, especially on the low-level Linux software, which is really the foundation for every other application that is...