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Korenix Unveils New JetBox5300-w Embedded Linux Computer with
- -40 to 80°C Operating Temperature

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| Korenix is pleased to release the brand new 
| performance-optimized JetBox 5300-w embedded 
| Linux computer with -40 to 80°C wide operating 
| temperature for front-end industrial control 
| deployments. The RISC-based computer with low 
| power consumption brings flexibility and 
| reliability to the industrial networking market 
| through its rich interface, featuring 2 LAN 
| ports, 2 USB ports, 2 RS232/422/485 and 2 RS232 
| serial ports. In addition, the compact JetBox 
| 5300-w carries 4 DI & 4 DO channels allowing 
| users to integrate alarms, indicators, and 
| sensors into their complex networking system.


PrismTech Releases Software Defined Radio (SDR) Benchmarks for
Wind River Linux and VxWorks at MILCOM 2009



Temp-resistant data terminal runs Linux

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| German industrial computer manufacturer Solcon Systemtechnik has released a 
| highly customizable industrial terminal PC that runs embedded Linux. The 
| touchscreen-equipped Unidat 6.5-inch Terminal offers options including IP67 
| protection against dust and water, and resistance to temperatures ranging 
| from -22 to 158 degrees F.    


Mil-spec computer resists heat, runs Linux

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| Quantum3D has announced a rugged, battery-operable computer aimed at 
| video-intensive military applications. The Thermite TVC 3.0 runs Linux, 
| according to the company, and features Core 2 Solo or Duo processors and a 
| variety of video capture and graphics options.   


Ultra-rugged laptop targets off-road apps

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| Kontron in January will ship an "ultra-rugged" laptop aimed at
| "off-road" applications. The 13-pound NotePAC is based on an
| Intel Core Duo processor, runs Linux, and tolerates rain,
| blowing dirt, temperatures well below zero, and atmospherice
| xplosives, Kontron claims.


Black Diamond Launches Rugged Ultra Mobile PC

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| Black Diamond Advanced Technology (Black Diamond), a technology
| development firm specializing in the design and implementation of
| rugged electronic systems, today announced the launch of its flagship
| product the SwitchBack, a rugged UMPC (Ultra Mobile Personal Computer).

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Lessons for Nook from Zune ,----[ Quote ] | 1. The Kindle isn't a monopoly | The Kindle, on which I was unduly harsh when | it first appeared, has been the most popular | e-reader. But it does not yet have the | massive market presence that the iPod did by | the time the first Zunes came out. (Amazon | has not released sales numbers, but | TechCrunch estimates it somewhere north of a | million.) This matters because lending and | borrowing are only attractive if you believe | there will be other people near by you whose | taste you trust to borrow from. | | The tide was clearly against the Zune by the | time it came out, which did not give | consumers confidence that there would be | other Zune users to get music from. In that | case, it was just safer to stick with the | leader, the iPod. `---- http://news.cnet.com/8301-13641_3-10384838-44.html Recent: OpenInkpot: free software for e-book readers ,----[ Quote ] | OpenInkpot (or OI) intends to be a full alternative, | free software stack for e-ink based readers. It comes | with a "bookshelf" menu to handle your collection of | e-books and brings the popular FBReader and Cool | Reader to display most e-book formats, among them | epub, fb2, txt, html, rtf, pdb, plucker and | mobipocket. PDF files are handled by OI's own locoPDF | and madeye is a simple viewer for images. A sound | player application for audio books will join the OI | software...

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WEEE directive threatens Microsoft OEM sales ,----[ Quote ] | There's a possibility Microsoft may well dump the OEM scheme and that | could prompt small firms that don't want to be WEEEing to install Linux | or even pirate OSes. `---- http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=40305 Related: Thad, in a post from yesterday... ,----[ Quote ] | Actually, this one is sort of true (or at least used to be). A while | back, MS sent letters to various VARs and OEMs warning them that | computers purchased with Linux were being purchased just so pirated | Windows could be instal...

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Fit-PC2 review: The world’s smallest desktop PC ,----[ Quote ] | My review unit was a ‘fit-PC2 Linux’ with the following specs. It retails for | $359 when ordered directly from CompuLab. `---- http://www.roytanck.com/2009/07/29/fit-pc2-review-the-worlds-smallest-desktop-pc/ Recent: World’s Smallest Computer Runs on Ubuntu ,----[ Quote ] | If you had been wondering what would the future of computers be, the answer | seems to lie in their sizes. The future PCs would be smaller, more economical | and of course very efficient. With that in mind, CompuLab’s Fit PS2 is | already being touted as the world’s smallest PC. `---- http://trendsupdates.com/worlds-smallest-computer-runs-on-ubuntu/ Omatek Unveils World’s Smallest Desktop PC ,----[ Quote ] | The global technological stage received a boost yesterday in Lagos with the | launch of Omatek handtop Personal Computer (PC). | | Disclosing that it is the world's smallest PC, the Group Managing Director of | Omatek Computers Limited, Engr. Mrs. Florence Seriki, said it was in | continuation of the company's trail blazing efforts on the global | technological stage. `---- http://leadershipnigeria.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3155:omatek-unveils-worlds-smallest-desktop-pc&catid=18:business-news&Itemid=77 Linutop 2 - Linux PC review ,----[ Quote ] | The Linutop 2 is one of the smallest PCs on the planet. We examine its | potential a...

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