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Embedded database improves security, speeds storage retrievalview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – McObject has released version 4.1 of its Linux-ready, in-memory database for embedded and real-time transaction processing applications. ExtremeDB 4.1 is touted for improvements including the addition of CRC and RC4 encryption, faster on-disk storage and retrieval, a binary scheme option, support for custom collations, and improved transaction logging, says the company.... (Embedded)

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COM Express module supports Pineview Atomsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Aaeon announced a COM Express module featuring Intel's & Pineview& Atoms and NM10 I/O controller. The COM-LN supports up to 4GB of DDR2 memory, includes gigabit Ethernet, has eight USB ports and three SATA channels, and provides both PCI and PCI Express expansion.... (Embedded)

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Android sales said to surpass iPhoneview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The NPD Group says U.S. sales of Android smartphones have surpassed Apple's iPhone to take the second spot behind Research in Motion (RIM), with 28 percent of the market. Meanwhile, Sprint has joined Verizon in turning its back on Google's Nexus One, says eWEEK.... (Embedded)

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Pandora-ready Internet tuner costs $105view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Grace Digital Audio is shipping a Linux-based Internet tuner that offers Pandora access and costs only $105. The Solo Wi-Fi Receiver provides over 50,000 radio stations, podcasts, and on-demand programs over its 802.11b/g WiFi receiver, runs on two Watts of power, and according to one early DigitalGuru review, is & heartily& recommended as & a great little device at a very affordable price.& ... (Embedded)

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Forklift PC upgraded to Atomview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Roper Mobile Technology (RMT) has updated a panel PC intended for forklifts, pallet trucks, and other warehouse machinery. Now featuring a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM, and an available & multi-use& serial port, the Duros 1214 still offers an 800 x 600 touchscreen, up to 64GB of CompactFlash storage, and a built-in UPS, says RMT.... (Embedded)

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World's smallest PowerPC SoC runs on less than one Wattview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – [Updated: 12:15PM] -- AppliedMicro announced a system-on-chip (SoC) said to offer the industry's smallest form factor for a Power Architecture-based product. The APM801xx costs only $10 in volume, uses a PowerPC core clocked at 400MHz, 600MHz, or 800MHz, ships with a Linux eval kit, and enables networked embedded consumer devices that run on less than a single Watt, claims the company.... (Embedded)

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Linux software manages updates for remote embedded devicesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Lineo Solutions, Inc. announced Linux-based server and client software enabling remote updates of embedded devices over the web. The SmartU2 for Linux System consists of core management server software called & SmartU2 Manager,& as well as a 100KB & SmartU2 Agent& client that runs on embedded Linux devices, says the company... (Embedded)

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Linux-ready, open-platform ARM9/DSP SBC costs $89view story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Four distributors have begun shipping the open platform, Linux-ready Hawkboard single board computer (SBC) for as low as $89. Based on the Texas Instruments OMAP-L138 system-on-chip (SoC), which combines an ARM9 core and a DSP, the community-driven Hawkboard project is structured on the TI-sponsored BeagleBoard project, and is similarly designed for hobbyists and general testing.... (Embedded)

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3.5-inch SBC accepts expansion modulesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Avalue announced an Intel Atom-powered 3.5-inch SBC (single board computer) with six optional expansion modules. The ECM945GSE Plus has 1GB of onboard DDR2 RAM, six USB 2.0 ports, two SATA ports, and two Mini PCI Express slots, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Smartphones on a roll, IDC saysview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – IDC says the smartphone market & is in high-growth mode again,& with a growth rate more than double that of the overall phone market. Outpacing even the fourth quarter of 2009, 1Q 2010 shipments reached 54.7 million units, up 56.7 percent year-over-year, the market research firm says.... (Embedded)

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Panel PC offers extended temperature protectionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – WinSystems is shipping an open-frame panel PC that operates at temperatures ranging from -4 to 158 deg. F. Based on a PC/104-Plus single board computer (SBC), the PPC3-G-6.5 is equipped with a 500MHz AMD LX800, a 6.5-inch, 640 x 480 resistive touchscreen, an Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 ports, and four serial ports, among other interfaces.... (Embedded)

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Amidst 4G growth, Clearwire ponders move from WiMAX to LTEview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Clearwire Communications announced new markets and handsets for its WiMAX-based 4G mobile internet service, including a video-centric Android phone from Samsung. But, even as it announced a 94 percent increase in subscribers and 72 percent year-over-year increase in revenue, the service provider signaled a possible migration from WiMAX to the rival LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.... (Embedded)