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June 5, 2013

AMD now open to make Hondo chip for Android tablets

Last fall AMD said it didn't see a need to make its new "Hondo" chip for tablets running the Android operating system and would focus on Windows 8 as well as Linux. 

But now AMD looks ready to branch out. AMD Senior VP Lisa Su told PC World at Computex that while AMD is "very committed to Windows 8," the company also sees "a market for Android and Chrome developing as well."

There are few other details other than it does appear that the company is now working with developers on Android applications for AMD chips. 

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January 2, 2013

Update: Is this the year of the Ubuntu tablet? Canonical hints at touch-friendly OS

A countdown clock on the firm’s website carried the rather cryptic message of “so close, you can almost touch it”, which could be a reference to the operating system supporting greater touchscreen control (Ubuntu first introduced touchscreen support in version 11.04). The countdown is due to end at 1 p.m. EST (10 a.m. PST).

This isn’t the first time Canonical has hinted at smartphone and tablet support for its highly rated Linux OS.

PhoneNews reports that the company will unveil a ‘new breed of Ubuntu devices under the Ubuntu Touch banner’ later today and possibly with an OEM partner, while various representatives from the firm have [...]

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October 2, 2012

EFI’s PrintMe Mobile L100 Linux appliance for iPad gives enterprises more print options

Print vendor EFI addressed that issue last fall with the release of PrintMe Mobile software that let iPads and Android devices print securely over corporate networks and a later PrintMe Mobile 2.2 update released in June of this year.

Today, EFI released the PrintMe Mobile L100, a Linux-based appliance that gives IT departments the ability to offer guests and visitors secure Wi-Fi printing form their mobile devices even from outside the corporate network to printers behind the firewall.

The small L100 appliance, about the size of a paperback book, is designed to be placed on a wireless subnet where it can be used in conjunction with PrintMe Mobile software to [...]

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January 31, 2012

An open-source Linux tablet is heading your way

KDE Plasma Active is a community-based free software platform and team member Aaron Seigo, a key player behind the tablet, revealed the news in a personal blog yesterday.

Seigo said that the Spark will be brought to market under the ‘Make-Play-Live’ brand and will feature a 1GHz AMLogic ARM processor, Mali-400 CPU, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and an SD card slot. The slate has been designed with a 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen and will also feature WiFi connectivity.

The tablet is backed by open source software and the Plasma Active UI is said to be based on Mer, the community-driven fork of the Linux-based MeeGo operating system. The [...]

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January 16, 2012

Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen for mobile push

Forbes reports that, after integration is complete, Tizen will support mobile applications written with Bada’s software development kit (SDK), with this support extending to offer backwards compatibility for previously developed Bada apps. The news source adds that Bada and Tizen developers will be given the same SDKs and APIs to work with.

Both operating systems are Linux-based, but are on the fringes of the mobile market at present. Samsung’s Bada has primarily been used on a small pool of smartphones for the European market (market researchers say it represents 2% of the worldwide smartphone market), while the Intel-backed Tizen also features on a limited [...]

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