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Open source media player embraces HDview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – VideoLAN is shipping version 1.1 of its cross-platform, open source VLC media player, adding hardware acceleration, WebM support, and faster HD decoding, but deleting Shoutcast support. Meanwhile, several industry reports suggests possible reasons for Adobe's temporary suspension of its beta 64-bit Linux version of Flash.... (Embedded)

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MontaVista spins Linux development platform for Cortex-A9view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – MontaVista Software, LLC, announced the availability of what's claimed to be the first commercial Linux distribution and toolchain optimized for ARM Cortex-A9 processors. Offered as a market specific distribution (MSD) package for MontaVista Linux 6 (MVL6), the software includes a toolchain optimized for the multicore-enabled Cortex-A9 architecture, says the Cavium subsidiary.... (Embedded)

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Adobe ships final Flash Player 10.1 for mobile devicesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Adobe Systems announced it has released the mobile version of Flash Player 10.1 to its platform partners, and the media player will & soon& arrive on Android 2.2-ready phones. Meanwhile, Brightcove has released a web video player SDK for Android based on Flash 10.1.... (Embedded)

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Slimline PC piggybacks on digital signsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Axiomtek announced a digital signage computer designed to hang from, and power, large digital signage displays. The DSA-200 supports Intel Celeron M or Core 2 Duo processors, accepts up to 4GB of DDR3 memory, includes a PCI Express Mini Card slot, and has both DVI and VGA outputs, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Embedded Linux development platform adds PowerPC supportview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Mentor Graphics announced a version of its Mentor Embedded Linux development platform that supports Freescale's PowerPC-based QorIQ and PowerQUICC processors. The multicore-ready Mentor Embedded Linux for QorIQ and PowerQUICC includes an Embedded System Builder build engine, an Eclipse-based Mentor Embedded Edge IDE (integrated development environment), and debug tools, says the company.... (Embedded)

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EPIC SBC gets SUMIT expansionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Adlink announced a EPIC-format SBC that incorporates both PCI-104 and SUMIT (Stackable Unified Modular Interconnect Technology) expansion interfaces. The & Ampro by Adlink& ReadyBoard 850 supports Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs up to 2.26GHz, includes dual gigabit Ethernet interfaces, and offers both 18/24-bit LVDS and a VGA output, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Freescale spins new QorIQ models, first 64-bit PowerPC coreview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Freescale announced new P3 and P5 families within its QorIQ system-on-chip platform, as well its first 64-bit Power Architecture core, clockable to 2.5GHz. The single-core QorIQ P5010 and dual-core P5020 processors offer the 64-bit e5500 core, which uses 30 Watts while clocked at 2.2GHz, and the QorIQ P3041 integrates four e500 cores, using 12 Watts at 1.5GHz, says Freescale.... (Embedded)

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Android e-reader drops price, as Wi-Fi only version debutsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Barnes Noble is shipping a cheaper version of its Android-based Nook e-reader without a 3G modem. Except for broadband, the $149 Nook Wi-Fi offers all the features of the original Nook, now reduced in price to $199 and called the & Nook 3G,& and both versions now have free access to AT T's nationwide Wi-Fi network.... (Embedded)

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Toshiba launches Tegra-powered Android 2.1 netbookview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Toshiba announced a netbook that runs Android 2.1 on a 1GHz, ARM Cortex-A9 based Nvidia Tegra 2 processor. The Toshiba AC100 is equipped with a 10.1-inch, 1,024 x 600 display, and offers eight hours battery life, seven days standby time, and suspend from resume of less than one second, claims the company.... (Embedded)

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Fedora 13 praised for security and permissions enhancementsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Fedora project's community-driven Fedora 13 Linux distribution has been reviewed by eWEEK, which was impressed with its cutting-edge enterprise features. The review praises Fedora's new security and permissions features such as the AccountsDialog user management utility, and author Jason Brooks also likes the new command line interface for NetworkManager.... (Embedded)

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Tiny embedded device server offloads Ethernet networking choresview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Lantronix is shipping a new member of its MatchPort family of embedded device servers that supports Ethernet networking. The MatchPort NR is a dedicated co-processor serial device server module based on a Lantronix DSTni x86 processor that manages network activity, thereby offloading the device's host microprocessor.... (Embedded)

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Atom-powered controller has eight-bit digital I/Oview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Aaeon announced an Intel Atom-based & system controller& that includes 8-bit digital I/O and four serial ports. The FES-5120 includes a 1.6GHz N270 CPU, a CompactFlash slot and dual 2.5-inch bays for SATA drives, six USB 2.0 ports, and gigabit Ethernet, the company says.... (Embedded)