Lenovo puts Android 4.0 in dockable tablet and smart TVview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Lenovo announced two new devices that run Android 4.0 (& Ice Cream Sandwich& ) on a dual-core, 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060 processor. (Embedded)

HDMI dongle IPTV device supports Android 4.0view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Always Innovating announced a tiny open source, IP set-top box (STB) that runs Android 4.0 on a Texas Instruments OMAP4 processor clocked as high as 1.8GHz. The HDMI Dongle plugs directly into a TV's HDMI port, and provides up to 1GB of RAM, a microSD slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a remote control that offers NFC, accelerometers, and voice control.... (Embedded)

WonderMedia unveils Cortex-A9 SoCview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – WonderMedia Technologies announced a Cortex-A9 processor with support for Android 4.0 and Windows Embedded Compact 7. The Prizm WM8950 is limited to a single, 800MHz ARM core, but the system-on-chip also offers an ARM Mali-400 3D graphics processing unit, 1080p video decoders, a security engine, and support for peripherals including HDMI, LVDS, and DVI video outputs.... (Embedded)

Linux 3.2 goes bigtime on file systems, improves thin provisioningview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux 3.2 kernel, featuring file-system enhancements such as support for Ext4 block sizes up to 1MB, and faster scrubbing with Btrfs. (Embedded)

Google TV switches to Marvell's new dual-core ARM SoCview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google is switching its Google TV platform from the Intel Atom to a new dual-core ARMv7 processor from Marvell. The dual-core, 1.2GHz Armada 1500 HD Media system on chip (SoC) -- featuring a Qdeo video subsystem capable of processing 3D HD video streams -- will be built into Marvell's Foresight Platform reference design for Google TV, according to the chipmaker.... (Embedded)

Cortex-A9 hardware/softare dev platform supports Android 4.0view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Intrinsyc announced a hardware/software development platform for Freescale's Cortex-A9-based, dual-core i.MX 6 processor, offering support for Android 4.0 and Windows Mobile 6.5. The Open-6 Design and Production Platform combines a development kit, a wireless telephony stack, and a reference platform with a capacitive multitouch display, cameras, sensors, and wireless radios.... (Embedded)

Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI tip Cedar Trail netbooksview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Following Intel's announcement of its 32nm & Cedar Trail& N-Series Atoms, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI have all tipped netbook models equipped with the processors. (Embedded)

Advantech unveils 'Cedar Trail' embedded modules and SBCsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Advantech announced several modules and single board computers (SBCs) equipped with Intel's new dual-core N2000 and D2000 series of & Cedar Trail& Atom processors. (Embedded)

27 top Linux-powered Christmas giftsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – It's no longer hard to find a Christmas gift that runs Linux, thanks to the popularity of Google's Android. The Tuxy possibilities go far beyond tablets and smartphones, however, as we highlight in a list of 27 top gift picks for 2011.... (Embedded)

Review: Galaxy Nexus is top Android phone, but you'll need big handsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Samsung's Galaxy Nexus is now the & king fish& of Android communicators in screen size, speed, and operating system functionality, according to this eWEEK review. But, its 4.65-inch screen makes the $300 device a challenge to hold by those whose hands are average-sized or smaller, the author adds.... (Embedded)

Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet pushing Android tablet share to 40 percent, predicts IDCview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Android tablet computers will grow from 32 percent global market share in the third quarter to an estimated 40.3 percent through the fourth quarter, reducing Apple's iPad share to 59 percent, projects IDC. The growth in Android tablets is due largely to the popularity of the low-cost Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, says the study.... (Embedded)

CentOS and Oracle release their Red Hat 6.2 clonesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Only a week after releasing CentOS 6.1, the CentOS project finished up version 6.2 of its CentOS community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), while Oracle launched Oracle Linux 6.2 -- a RHEL 6.2 clone that adds the company's Unbreakable Enterprise Linux kernel. Meanwhile, Red Hat released a beta of its long-lifecycle RHEL 5.8 platform and announced strong third quarter earnings.... (Embedded)