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Sub-$500 industrial PC runs Linux on 3rd Gen Celeron

Monday 17th of August 2015 08:19:24 PM
Acnodes unveiled an under $500 “FES8685″ computer with a dual-core Ivy Bridge CPU, plus SATA, serial, USB, GbE, HDMI, VGA, mini-PCIe, and optional WiFi. With the FES8685, Acnodes has taken a trip down memory lane, replacing the Intel 4th Gen Core “Haswell” CPUs of the FES8680 released earlier this year with a 3rd Gen “Ivy […]

Samsung tips Android Phablets, round watch, Tizen for IoT

Saturday 15th of August 2015 09:00:39 PM
Samsung tipped two Android phablets, teased a round Tizen watch amid rumors of a “Z3″ Tizen phone, and touted a $100 million investment in Tizen for IoT. Around the time of the iPhone’s 2007 release, Intel convinced OEMs to try out a new 4- to 6-inch tablet form-factor called Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). These Linux- […]

Touch PC dual boots Android and Windows on Baytrail

Friday 14th of August 2015 09:44:45 PM
PiPo has launched an “X8″ PC and media player with WiFi, Bluetooth, and a 7-inch touchscreen, that dual-boots Android and Windows on an Intel Atom Z3735F. Chinese manufacturer PiPo sells a wide variety of Android and Windows tablets, as well as Windows notebooks, and Android phablets and media players. The new PiPo X8 is very […]

Android based IR gizmo creates touch enabled TVs

Friday 14th of August 2015 08:05:45 PM
Touchjet’s Android-based, quad-core “Touchjet Wave” media player attaches to the top of your TV and IR scans your gestures to approximate touch control. Indiegogo has gone Indiegaga over the Touchjet Wave finger-tracking device, which has more than doubled its 100K goal to surpass $273,000 in funding, with 28 days remaining. Touchjet, which previously released the […]

Rugged box-PC runs Linux on new quad-core Via Eden CPU

Thursday 13th of August 2015 09:30:23 PM
Via announced a compact, rugged, fanless box-PC based on an unpublicized 1.2GHz quad-core Eden X4 CPU, with numerous I/O and wireless options, including 3G. At 151 x 110 x 48mm, the “AMOS-3005″ is nearly identical in size and appearance to the company’s earlier AMOS-820 system. But unlike the earlier model’s i.MX6 ARM core, the AMOS-3005 […]

Six-port net appliance runs Yocto on Braswell

Thursday 13th of August 2015 12:09:05 AM
Aaeon’s rugged “FWS-2260″ network appliance runs Yocto Linux on a 14nm Intel “Braswell” SoC and has six GbE ports, SATA and CFast, and dual mini-PCIe slots. The FWS-2260 desktop networking appliance was briefly announced last month in conjunction with Aaeon’s 3.5-inch GENE-BSW5 SBC, which similarly runs Yocto Linux on Intel’s new 14nm Pentium and Celeron […]

Hardkernel tweaks its popular Odroid-C1 Pi clone

Wednesday 12th of August 2015 05:04:25 PM
Hardkernel launched a $37 Odroid-C1+ SBC that updates its $35 C1 with a full-sized HDMI, heatsink, I2S audio, and USB power, but keeps the quad-core SoC. Hardkernel’s Odroid project is shipping a replacement for its community-backed Odroid-C1 single-board computer, which debuted last December, and came in fourth place in this June’s LinuxGizmos/Linux.com Linux/Android SBC reader […]

Quad-core Snapdragon COM offers three dev kit options

Monday 10th of August 2015 09:58:08 PM
eInfochips announced Arrow distribution for its “Eragon600″ module and development kits, which run Android or Linux on a quad-core Snapdragon 600 SoC. We missed Qualcomm’s announcement of the eInfochips Eragon600 in June. Now eInfochips has announced a global distribution deal with Arrow Electronics, which will bring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 based computer-on-module and several carrier […]

Industrial and DAQ controllers run Linux on quad-core Atom

Thursday 6th of August 2015 06:55:25 PM
NI unveiled new CompactRIO and CompactDAQ controllers that run NI Linux Real-Time on quad-core Atom SoCs, and also upgraded its FlexRIO and RIO controllers. NI (National Instruments) has upgraded its line of industrial and data acquisition controllers, which run the company’s hardened NI Linux Real-Time Linux distribution and use its LabVIEW reconfigurable I/O (RIO) architecture. […]

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