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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...