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Samsung broadens Android, Bada phone familiesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Samsung announced two low-end Android handsets -- the 3.2-inch Galaxy 3 (I5800) and the 2.8-inch Galaxy 5 (I5500) -- as well as two Bada OS phones called the Wave 2 and Wave 2 Pro. Meanwhile, Samsung is prepping a keyboard version of its Galaxy S Android phone called the Galaxy S Pro, says AndroidCommunity.... (Embedded)

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Hobbyist kit turns BeagleBoard into a tabletview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Open source electronics firm Liquidware has released a kit for attaching a 4.4-inch Liquidware BeagleTouch OLED touchscreen to a BeagleBoard to construct a Linux-based, tablet device. The Beagle Embedded Starter Kit also incorporates a BeagleJuice battery module and a 4GB SD card.... (Embedded)

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Samsung tablet to use 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 SoC, says reportview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Samsung's upcoming, 7-inch Galaxy Tab Android tablet will offer a 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor, says Tinh te. Meanwhile ARMdevices.net reports on a five-inch, Android tablet from Acorp selling for $88 in volume, and one Canonical exec says it will release a tablet version of Ubuntu Linux early next year, while founder Mark Shuttleworth says it won't.... (Embedded)

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ARM11 dev kit supports Linux, Androidview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Witech Ltd. announced a low-cost ARM11 SOM (system on module), bundled with a development kit that includes a 4.3-inch display. The TE6410 and OK6410 feature a 667MHz Samsung S3C6410 processor, 128MB of RAM and 256MB of flash storage, USB host/slave ports, an SD slot, plus support for available Wi-Fi, camera, GPS, and GPRS modules.... (Embedded)

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Android phone offers latest HTC Sense UIview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – AT T and HTC announced a mid-range Android 2.1 phone due to ship exclusively on AT T's network this weekend. The HTC Aria offers a 3.2 inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, a five megapixel camera, HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, an optical joystick, plus the latest version of HTC's Sense UI layer, says AT T.... (Embedded)

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Android app controls Arduino devices via Bluetoothview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Amarino project has released source code for Amarino 2.0, a development kit that lets Android phones control mobile devices based on Arduino microcontrollers via Bluetooth. The Amarino 2.0 Android library enables control of multiple Bluetooth devices in parallel, says the project.... (Embedded)

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3.5-inch SBC offers choice of Pineview Atomsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Ibase released a 3.5-inch single board computer (SBC) built around the single-core Intel Atom N450 or dual-core Atom D510. The Ibase IB891 SBC offers two gigabit Ethernet ports, eight USB 2.0 ports, four serial ports, and dual-display capability, says the company.... (Embedded)

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DirectX 9 comes to smartphones -- and 3D's on the way, tooview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Imagination Technologies announced a graphics core that will bring DirectX 9 to smartphones and embedded devices, and can also support stereoscopic 3D displays. The Powervr SGX544 IP for GPUs (graphics processing units) can be implemented as a single core, or in multiprocessor configurations from two to 16 cores, the company says.... (Embedded)

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HP acquires Linux fast-boot technologyview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – HP has agreed to purchase the HyperSpace Linux fast-boot technology from Phoenix Technologies in a deal due to be completed later this month. In addition to purchasing HyperSpace, HP will acquire Phoenix's HyperCore and Phoenix Flip instant-on and client virtualization products, with all three products netting $12 million in cash, says Phoenix Technologies.... (Embedded)

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1GHz PowerPC SoC targets NAS, runs on 3.5 Wattsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – AppliedMicro is sampling the first member of a 1GHz Power Architecture (PowerPC) system-on-a-chip (SoC) family for network attached storage (NAS) devices and media servers. The APM 821xx processor uses just 3.5 Watts, providing RAID 5 acceleration and a TCP/IP offload engine for networking applications, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Acer spins Android dual-boot netbook and Ferrari phoneview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Acer is readying the Acer Aspire One D260, a dual-boot netbook running Windows 7 and Android on an Intel Atom N450 or new DDR3-ready N455, with a claimed eight hours of battery life. (Embedded)

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CompactPCI board offers Core i7 and a host of interfacesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kontron is sampling a 6U CompactPCI processor board based on the Intel Core i7 processor. The CP6002 boards come in three versions, including one ruggedized model, and offer up to 8GB of soldered DDR3 RAM, six RAID-enabled SATA interfaces, one or two XMC/PMC slots, one or two gigabit Ethernet ports, and six USB 2.0 ports.... (Embedded)