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ARM Cortex-based netbooks due soon

Technologically it’s great but the only thing is who will buy a linux netbook ( am assuming linux is the only OS that will run on this ) , I don;t see winXP for ARM coming soon…

http://news.zdnet.co.uk/hardware/0,1000000091,39527261,00.htm

Maybe a good alternate for the Loongson processor based notebooks as the ARM cortex will be more powerful.

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November 1, 2008 Posted by | embedded systems, Hardware | , , | 2 Comments

Pro Click here to find out more! TouchKit: the open source, multi-touch screen developer’s kit

This is a alternative to microsoft surface technology.

raises interesting possibilities…maybe for window shoppers to check out price’s in the window itself ..?

http://www.gizmag.com/touchkit-the-open-source-multi-touch-screen-developers-kit/9852/

October 31, 2008 Posted by | embedded systems | , | Leave a comment

Contiki

Hi Guys ,

Anybody tried to use this event driven OS … seems to have very small footprint about 2KB and has network stack …

http://www.sics.se/contiki/

October 19, 2008 Posted by | embedded systems | , | 2 Comments

Embedded Linux Nightmare

Hi Guys,

This is a nice article about embedded linux vendors like montavista and others ,

http://lwn.net/Articles/230831/ , what he says is absolutely true .

October 11, 2008 Posted by | embedded systems | , , | 1 Comment