FeaturePak gets SUMIT-ISM adapter, I/O moduleview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Diamond Systems announced a SUMIT-ISM adapter board and a digital I/O module compatible with the recently minted FeaturePak expansion standard. The SUMIT/FP adapter lets FeaturePak modules work with systems providing SUMIT-ISM expansion, while the FP-GPIO96 offers 96 buffered digital I/O lines, the company says.... (Embedded)

Fennec pre-alpha released for Android as Flash waits in wingsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Mozilla has released a pre-alpha version of its Mobile Firefox (code-named & Fennec& ) web browser for Android 2.1. Meanwhile, Google's VP of engineering Andy Rubin told The New York Times that Adobe Flash will be available on Android 2.2 (& Froyo& ) later this year, and that Android will inevitably surpass the BlackBerry and the iPhone.... (Embedded)

HTC settles with Microsoft in Android patent dealview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Microsoft and HTC have signed a patent agreement protecting the handset maker from Microsoft patent lawsuits over its industry-leading Android smartphones. HTC will have to pay royalties to Microsoft, which for the first time is enforcing its alleged Linux-related patents on an Android-based product, but the agreement could help it defend against a lawsuit from Apple.... (Embedded)

Google nixes Verizon Nexus One launchview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google announced yesterday that it would not offer its Nexus One smartphone on Verizon's network, referring consumers instead to the HTC Incredible, reports eWEEK. In other Android news, Motorola is offering Skyhook's location technology on its Android phones instead of Android's native tools, potentially representing a major loss of valuable location-based information for Google.... (Embedded)

MontaVista targets OMAP and MIPS SoCs with Android kitview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – MontaVista announced a & rapid deployment program& offering software reference platforms for Android development on Texas Instruments's ARM Cortex-based OMAP3x and MIPS Technologies' MIPS processors. The reference platforms include a system-wide Automated Test and Validation Suite, as well as integrated IPTV, DTV, and video on-demand engines, says the Cavium subsidiary.... (Embedded)

Japanese tech giants tip Linux-compatible mobile OSview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Six Japanese technology firms have announced they are developing a new application platform for mobile phones that will be compatible with Linux, Symbian, and possibly Android. Developed by NTT DoCoMo, Renesas, Fujitsu, NEC, Panasonic, and Sharp, the unnamed, multimedia-focused mobile platform is scheduled for arrival in phones in early 2012, say the partners.... (Embedded)

Fanless PC supports Core i5/i7 CPUsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Advantech announced a fanless industrial computer that supports Intel Core i7 or i5 CPUs. Sporting six programmable function keys on its front panel, he ARK-3440 has two 2.5-inch drive bays, two gigabit Ethernet ports, four expansion slots, and six USB 2.0 ports, the company says.... (Embedded)

Multi-core-ready network acceleration stack tackles growing IP trafficview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Wind River announced a networking acceleration stack for Linux and VxWorks aimed at accelerating IP packet forwarding on carrier-grade telecommunications equipment. The Wind River Network Acceleration Platform manages processing operations over multiple cores to accelerate control and data plane activities and deliver & multiple gigabit Ethernet wire-speed performance,& says the company.... (Embedded)

Seven-inch tablet runs Androidview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Shenzhen-based Eken announced a seven-inch tablet computer that runs either Android or Windows CE 6.0. The M001 has a 600MHz ARM-based processor, 128MB of RAM and 2GB of flash storage, an SD slot, stereo speakers, and 802.11b/g wireless networking, the company says.... (Embedded)

1GHz SoC touted for single-Watt consumptionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Marvell is shipping a new member of its Linux-ready Armada line of system-on-chips touted for delivering up to 1GHz performance while consuming less than a single Watt. A slower but more power-efficient version of the Armada 300, the Armada 310 offers 256KB L2 cache, plus PCI-express, gigabit Ethernet, and USB 2.0 connectivity, says the company.... (Embedded)