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DIN-rail PC gets CAN interfacesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Axiomtek announced a rugged, fanless DIN-rail computer with dual CAN 2.0 A/B interfaces, redundant components, and SNMP-based & AXView& remote management software. The rBOX103 is equipped with the extended-temperature Intel Atom Z510PT and Z520PT processors, dual isolated Ethernet ports, and dual power paths accepting from 12 to 48VDC, says the company.... (Embedded)

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Linux Foundation tips 2012 schedule, sends LinuxCon to San Diegoview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Linux Foundation posted a calendar of its 2012 conferences, starting with the Android Builders Summit Feb. 13-14, co-located in Silicon Valley with the Embedded Linux Conference, Feb. 15-17. The Linux Kernel Summit will be held Aug. 26-28 in San Diego, where it will be co-located with the larger LinuxCon North America event and the Linux Plumbers Conference, both held Aug. 29-31.... (Embedded)

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Texas Instruments demos OMAP 5 processorsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – TI (Texas Instruments) used this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to demonstrate its freshly minted OMAP 5 processor, which it claims will be the first ARM Cortex-A15 product on the market. Shown off on an Android 4.0 smartphone reference platform, the SoC (system on chip) will support both tablets and thin-and-light notebooks, the chipmaker promised.... (Embedded)

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Android Design site brings UI designers up to speed on Ice Cream Sandwichview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google launched an & Android Design& website that offers an in-depth style guide for Android 4.0 app developers. Explaining how to create apps for both smartphones and tablets across multiple vendors and devices, the guide gets down and dirty on details such as themes, notifications, typography, navigation, multi-pane layouts, and much more.... (Embedded)

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Parrot unveils new auto systems, updates quadricopter with Android supportview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Parrot announced three new versions of its Android-based Asteroid in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) platform: a 3.2-inch Asteroid CK Bluetooth hands-free system, a five-inch Asteroid Nav navigation system, and the Asteroid 2DIN multimedia car radio. (Embedded)

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Android 4.0 tablet sells for $170view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – At CES, ViewSonic announced a seven-inch ViewPad E70 tablet that runs Android 4.0 on a 1GHz processor and costs a mere $170. The company also unveiled a 9.7-inch ViewPad 10e tablet for $270, a 10.1-inch, dual-boot Windows/Android model (the $849 ViewPad 10pi), and a 3.5-inch ViewPhone 3 (Latin America-bound with Android 2.3).... (Embedded)

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Intel's educational PC gets dual cores, 12-hour batteryview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Intel announced the fifth generation of its reference platform for education-focused portable PCs. The Classmate now features a dual-core Atom N2600 processor, delivering battery life of up to 12 hours, plus optional capacitive multitouch functionality, according to the company.... (Embedded)

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Unity-based Ubuntu TV takes on Google TVview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Canonical used the Consumer Electronics Show to demonstrate an IPTV platform -- Ubuntu TV -- that will directly compete with Google TV. (Embedded)

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Asus spins more Tegra 3 tablets, starting at just $249view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Not content with shipping the world first quad-core Android tablet, Asus is now showing two more Nvidia Tegra 3 models at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). (Embedded)

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Google TV powers Sony, Vizio Blu-ray players, media streamersview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Several companies have announced Blu-ray players and media streaming boxes for Google's Android-based Google TV TV platform. Sony has its NSZ-GS7 Network Media Player and NSZ-GP9 Blu-ray disc player, Vizio tipped its VBR430 3D Blu-ray player and VAP430 Stream Player -- as well as several Google TV-enabled R Series HDTVs -- and E Fun will provide its Nextbox set-top.... (Embedded)

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OLPC's XO 3 tablet uses 1GHz ARM SoC to run Sugar Linux or Androidview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – One Laptop per Child (OLPC) demonstrated a & fully functional& version of its long-delayed XO 3.0 tablet, equipped with a 1GHz Marvell Armada PXA618 processor running Sugar Linux or Android 3.x. (Embedded)

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Toshiba's 'world's thinnest tablet' heads statesideview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Toshiba announced & the world's thinnest 10-inch tablet,& measuring 0.3 inches (7.7mm) thick and weighing 1.18 pounds (535 grams). Heading for a 1Q U.S. release, the Excite X10 runs the & latest& Android build on a 1.2GHz TI OMAP4430 processor, has 1GB RAM and either 16GB or 32GB of storage, offers a 10.1-inch, 1280 x 800 IPS display, and includes five- and two-megapixel cameras.... (Embedded)