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Core i7 SBC's available in rackmount PC, tooview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Eurotech is readying a 5.25-inch single board computer based on Intel Core i5 or i7 processors up to 2.53GHz. The Antares -- also available inside an industrial rackmount PC called the Antares Ice -- supports up to four independent displays, and offers dual gigabit Ethernet ports, extensive USB and serial connectivity, PCIe and SATA expansion, plus extended temperature support.... (Embedded)

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GPL'd Linux driver released for MPEG-4 compressionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Bluecherry released an open source driver for version 2 of its Linux-based compression card for MPEG-4 digital video recording. Redesigned around the Linux kernel's API for Video (Video4Linux) and Audio (ALSA), the GPL-licensed driver primarily targets the Bluecherry compression cards and related Ubuntu-based video surveillance software, but can be used for a variety of video applications.... (Embedded)

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Toshiba spins 128GB NAND flash devicesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Toshiba has announced NAND flash memory devices said to offer the highest densities ever. The new 128GB and 64GB devices use chips built on 32 nanometer process technology, integrate controllers for standard interfaces, and target smartphones, tablet PCs, and digital video cameras, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Gaming box lets Linux play the slotsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Acrosser announced a PC that can run Linux inside arcade gaming consoles or slot machines. The ACE-S8700 includes golden finger and ccTalk interfaces, a VGA output, four serial ports, plus an intrusion logger and up to 512KB of battery-backed static RAM, the company says.... (Embedded)

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High-end Android phone crashes the iPhone's party at lastview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – AT T has finally sprung for a high-end Android phone, announcing that it will carry a version of Samsung's Galaxy S called the Samsung Captivate. The Captivate features Android 2.1 running on a 1GHz Samsung S5PC110 & Hummingbird& system-on-chip, a four-inch Super AMOLED display, 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and a five-megapixel camera, says AT T.... (Embedded)

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Android tugging on iPhone's capeview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Quantcast reported a 4.6 percent jump in Android-driven mobile web traffic in North America over the last three months, while Apple's iPhone dropped 4.7 percent. Meanwhile, Chitika, using similar measurements, found that the Motorola Droid still dominates Android handsets with 33.75 percent traffic share, while Verizon owns 48 percent share of Android traffic by carrier.... (Embedded)

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Google works on Gingerbread UI, preps Google Musicview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google's Android team will focus on user interface issues in the upcoming & Gingerbread& release of Android in an attempt to dissuade handset vendors from adding their own UI layers, writes Michael Arrington in TechCrunch. Meanwhile, Google is preparing an Android-linked iTunes competitor called Google Music, says CNET.... (Embedded)

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Remote device servers hardened for industrial workview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Opengear announced three new UCLinux-based remote management device servers, focusing on industrial applications. In addition to the general-purpose, $475 ACM5004-2-I server, there's a telecom-oriented ACM5004-2-I-SDC version with a 48V DC power supply, plus an extended-temperature ACM5004-2-T aimed at utility networks, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Netbooks still hot, but tablets starting to cut in, says studyview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – First quarter notebook PC revenues grew to $31.1 billion -- a six percent quarter-to-quarter increase, a 31 percent year-to-year boost, and the best quarter since Q3 2008, says DisplaySearch. Leading the way were mini-note PCs (netbooks), and slates (tablets), which together grew 56.4 percent year-over-year, says the research firm, but tablets are expected to start cutting into netbook sales.... (Embedded)

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COM Express modules to tap multicore PowerPC SoCsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Eurotech and Freescale Semiconductor announced a partnership to develop COM Express boards based on Freescale's multicore, PowerPC-based QorIQ system-on-chips (SoCs). Eurotech also recently announced a $1.5 million medical device win for its Linux-ready, ARM9-based Sphere II single board computer.... (Embedded)

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FPGA reference design includes Atom-powered moduleview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Avnet announced a Linux-ready product bundle for those wanting to experiment with Xilinx's Spartan-6 FPGA (field programmable gate array). The & Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA PCIe I/O Reference Design& includes an Intel Atom-powered module and baseboard from Kontron, a PCI Express-based Spartan-6 board, and a video output adapter, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Motorola, Sony Ericsson, and LG spin Android phonesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Motorola is prepping two high-end Android phones for summer release on Verizon -- the 4.3-inch Droid X and a keyboard-enabled Droid 2 -- say reports. Meanwhile, LG will ship 20 Android phones this year, and Sony Ericsson is readying a mid-range Xperia X8 Android model, say other reports.... (Embedded)