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Embedded Linux powers first handheld software-defined radio

Epiq Solutions, an engineering firm specializing in the development of versatile wireless communications systems, has declared Matchstiq, which it claims is the world’s smallest commercially offered Software Defined Radio (SDR). Matchstiq includes an Atlas-I-LPe pc module developed by iVeia inc, that combines a Xilinx® Spartan®-6 LX45 FPGA with a Texas Instruments 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8

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ViewSonic VTablet 101

Let’s take a second to understand Viewsonic’s new Android tablet before it gets crushed within the tsunami of coverage that a specific other tablet’s debut will get next week. And it’s got some things worth appreciating! The VTablet 101 will come equipped with: Tegra T20 graphics a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor an 8.9-inch (1024×800) display

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Linux Device Showcase

This display guide offers summaries of LinuxDevices stories about devices that use embedded Linux. Arranged by category of device, the guide includes phones that are mobile netbooks, PDAs, MIDs, networking gear, video and audio gear, robots, and far more. It generally does not protect larger systems that operate desktop and server Linux distributions. The guide

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Replace Unity and Move to GNOME 2.x

After Ubuntu introduced Unity, it received its fair share of hate from GNOME lovers. Though Ubuntu ships with Unity by default, we learned from a DeviceGuru’s tutorial that switching to Gnome 2.x was still possible. Why UNITY? Unity is the default desktop environment that Ubuntu provides which provides a significant move from the old gnome

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GeniVi meets Meego

The Linux Foundation, the organization that is non-profit to promoting Linux, has announced that the GENIVI Alliance has chosen the MeeGo software platform as the basis of these next reference release for In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI). The distribution that is linux-based mobile devices is caused by the February decision to merge Intel’s Moblin platform and Nokia’s

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ZT Systems R1801e

Key Features: Up to Eight ST SPEAr 1310 microprocessors with twin ARM Cortex™-A9 cores Total system energy budget <80W High efficiency 250W 80+ Bronze Power Supply High performance, energy saving SSD storage Efficient design enables optimal levels that are thermal without system fans ZT Systems R1801e Data Center Host The ZT Systems R1801e breaks ground

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Linux Mobile Phones

Have a look at the best Linux mobile phones released until now. The specifications and their features are listed down below. ZiiLabs Zii Trinity — Dec. 1, 2009 — This mid-range smartphone development platform from imaginative Technology subsidiary ZiiLabs aids both Android and ZiiLabs’ Linux-based “Plaszma” stack. The Zii Trinity is centered on ZiiLabs’ double

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