Ubuntu 9.04: New Intel Graphics Drivers

Jun 08, 2009

There is hope for Ubuntu users with Intel graphics. As it appears, the current 2D drivers solve most of the recent graphics problems with Intel chips, according to Ubuntu developer Bryce Harrington in a developer mailing list. Jaunty users should profit it from them as well.

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Acer Targets Android Netbooks for Late Summer

Jun 05, 2009

Notebook maker Acer is of the opinion that Android will be spreading its wings in the netbook market over the next two years.

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Intel Buys Embedded Specialist Wind River

Jun 05, 2009

Chipmaker Intel has paid around $900 million for Wind River's know-how in things embedded and mobile.

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Plan B at OpenMoko: Remaining Developers Let Go

Jun 04, 2009

In a message to the community, OpenMoko CEO Sean Moss-Pultz explained how things with the open source mobile phone are to go from this point on.

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SanDisk to Streamline Solid State Drives for Netbooks

Jun 04, 2009

Data storage specialist SanDisk announced at Computex the redesign of its solid state drives. The flash memory is intended to be quicker and more precise than the first generation.

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Asustek Retracts, Puts Qualcomm Android Eee PC on Ice

Jun 04, 2009

June 1 Qualcomm presented its new superflat Eee PC with Snapdragon chipset and Xandros or Android to the public. But the enthusiasm waned shortly thereafter.

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Smartbooks on Their Way: ARM-Based Mini-Notebooks

Jun 02, 2009

When the Computex show opens in Taipei on June 2, among the announcements will be a series of Linux notebooks with ARM processors.

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First Glance at KDE 4 in Netbook Context

Jun 02, 2009

KDE hackers are working on a netbook user interface for KDE 4. First results are evident.

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