IBM, Canonical to sell Ubuntu-ready netbooks in Africaview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – IBM, Canonical and Simmtronics today announced they will market a low-cost, Intel Atom-based Simmtronics netbook in emerging markets. The Simmbook will be preloaded with the IBM Client for Smart Work Linux distro, based on Ubuntu Netbook Remix, and will first be made available in Africa for just $190, says IBM.... (Embedded)

All-in-one thin client has 21-inch screenview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Igel announced a new all-in-one thin client that runs Linux. The UD9 includes a 21.5-inch display, a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, plus an optional touchscreen, wireless networking, and a smart card reader, the company says.... (Embedded)

Linux tablet plays 1080p videoview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Fusion Garage is shipping a the Linux-based tablet formerly known as the CrunchPad. Rights to the & JooJoo& are still being legally contested by TechCrunch, which claims to have co-developed the device, but the 12.1-inch tablet is available anyway for $500, complete with a 4GB solid state drive (SSD), WiFi, Bluetooth, and a nine-second boot-time.... (Embedded)

Serial device server monitors over 3G networksview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Opengear announced a new version of its Linux-based ACM5000 line of serial device servers, claimed to be the first to offer remote monitoring over 3G cellular network devices. The ACM5004-G is equipped with four serial ports, an Ethernet port, and a USB port, and supports EDGE, GPRS, GSM, HSDA and HSUPA networks.... (Embedded)

Lenovo spins WiMAX-enabled ThinkPadsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Sprint announced that 3G cellular models supporting its network will be available across Lenovo's ThinkPad product line, with some models supporting 4G (WiMAX) as well. The notebooks will come with SIM cards already installed, and will be able to switch from 3G to 4G via Lenovo's Access Connection tool, the company says.... (Embedded)

Nvidia's next-gen GPUs set for launchview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Nvidia will launch new GeForce GPU (graphics processing units) tomorrow using its next-generation & Fermi& architecture, The Wall Street Journal reports. It's said the products will include 512 cores and three billion transistors, doubling the amounts in the company's previous chips.... (Embedded)

Android virtualization platform taps security-enhanced hypervisorview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs) announced the availability of a mobile virtualization reference platform for its Android version of the OKL4 microkernel hypervisor (& Microvisor& ). The Android & One Core& platform appears to be the first implementation of version 4.0 of OKL4, which offers security and performance enhancements, says the company.... (Embedded)

HD-ready PC offers PCI expansionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – BVM is shipping an Intel Core 2 Duo based PC with a PCI expansion slot. The fanless ECK-161B targets embedded applications with dual-display capability, supporting VGA, component, S-video, and composite video at up to 1080p, and also provides dual gigabit Ethernet ports, plus USB and serial connectivity.... (Embedded)

Unlocked Linux smartphone swivels 180 degreesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – ChinaGrabber is selling an unlocked, quadband GSM cellphone that runs Linux on a 624MHz Marvell PXA310. The $570 BPhone features a 5-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen with 180-degree rotation, plus WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and up to 16GB flash expansion.... (Embedded)

Wind River extends partner validation program to mil-aeroview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Wind River expanded its partner validation program for Wind River Linux and VxWorks to the aerospace and defense market. (Embedded)