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Satellite STB streams HD video to smartphonesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Marusys is shipping a Linux-based, PVR-ready satellite set-top box (STB) with a DVB-S/S2 tuner and HDMI output. The initial MS630S and MS850S versions of the DVB-S/S2 HD PVR receiver design are equipped with a Magnum Semiconductor DX6225 transcoder chip, and offer HD recording, as well as WiFi streaming to the Apple iPhone.... (Embedded)

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Is Google prepping an Android tablet?view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google appears to be prepping an Android-based tablet device, says The New York Times. Meanwhile, a study by IMS Research predicts that at year's end, Apple's iPad will own 51 percent of the $3.6 billion tablet PC market, with Android taking 24 percent.... (Embedded)

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Reflective color displays are tablet-readyview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Qualcomm's reflective, power-saving color display technology will enter volume production this year in a version suitable for tablet PCs and e-readers, says the Taiwanese publication DigiTimes. The 5.7-inch Mirasol displays will offer XGA (1024 x 768 pixel) resolution, video at up to 30 frames per second, and extremely low power consumption, says Qualcomm.... (Embedded)

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$100 netbook has ten-inch screenview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Shenzen-based Science and Technology Co. Ltd. has released a $100 netbook that runs Android, Linux, or Windows CE 6.0 on a Via-manufactured ARM SoC (system on chip). The 1.87-pound device includes a 10-inch screen with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, from 1GB to 4GB of flash storage, and two hours of battery life, according to the Shanzhaiben.com website.... (Embedded)

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Apple unveils multiprocess web browsingview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Apple has unveiled WebKit2, a new version of the web technology used by its own Safari browser, as well as Google's Android and Chrome, and most mobile phone browsers. The new version changes the WebKit stack to build process management into the API (application programming interface) layer, potentially improving performance, stability, and security, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Android leads U.S. smartphone growth in sales, downloadsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Apple might have just tipped its iPhone OS 4.0, but Android has jumped to nine percent of the U.S. smartphone market, according to ComScore. Meanwhile, Nielsen says U.S. smartphone sales will eclipse feature-phone sales by 2011, and ABI Research predicts that over 800 million Android apps will be downloaded this year, making it the fastest-growing OS in app downloads.... (Embedded)

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Panel PC goes to seaview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Avalue announced a 12.1-inch touchscreen PC targeting marine applications. The LPC-1203 features a sealed front panel, a LED-backlit display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, and CompactFlash or hard disk storage, according to the company.... (Embedded)

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COM Express module maximizes PCIe expansionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Axiomtek is readying a Linux-ready COM Express Type-II module that supports up to 19 lanes of PCI-Express, plus up to four PCI slots. The CEM831 includes an Intel Atom N270, up to 4GB of DDR2 memory, gigabit Ethernet, and dual channel LVDS, says the company.... (Embedded)

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Hacker demos firmware update restoring Linux on the PS3view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – & Geohot& posted a video yesterday demonstrating a tweaked version of Sony's 3.21 firmware update for the PlayStation 3, apparently restoring the ability to load Linux on the console. It's said the CFW (custom firmware) may even work on the & Slim& consoles introduced last year.... (Embedded)

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OSCON sessions to cover Android, MeeGo, SheevaPlugview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) has posted sessions and keynotes for its annual conference. Scheduled for July 19-23 in Portland, OSCON features keynote speakers including Google's Chris DiBona, Facebook's David Recordon, and Canonical's Simon Wardley, with embedded sessions covering topics such as Android, MeeGo, Marvell's Plug Computer, and the BeagleBoard.... (Embedded)

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Linux-ready SoC touted for video analyticsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Texas Instruments has spun a new IP camera system-on-chip (SoC) that enables 1080p video and analytics for the video surveillance market. The TMS320DMVA1 SoC combines an ARM9 core, a new Vision analytics co-processor, and a codec co-processor, and is offered in a Linux-ready DMVA1 IP camera reference design, says TI.... (Embedded)

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ICD, HP tablets take shape as Nokia tablet rumors re-emergeview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) is prepping an 11.2-inch, Android-based & Gemini& tablet that blows away the iPad on specs, says Engadget. Meanwhile, HP has tipped more details on its Slate tablet, which may run Android, and Nokia is rumored to be readying a tablet that runs the Linux-based MeeGo.... (Embedded)