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[News] ARM Sub-notebooks Are Here and Upon Us (GNU/Linux-Only)

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Freescale Promises $200 Netbooks With New Chips

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| On Tuesday Freescale said it has tied up with additional partners to expand 
| operating system options for netbooks based on its processor. Freescale 
| processors will support Android and Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and 
| Xandros.    
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http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2009/02/freescale-promi.html


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ARM's Multicore Chips Aim for Netbooks

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| Ubuntu and Debian Linux both run on ARM chips, and Ubuntu for ARM will go
| public in April 2009, Bryant said. That version of Ubuntu may even run on
| existing ARM devices.
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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2341032,00.asp


Freescale Offers New Netbook Platform

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| Freescale has announced the expansion of its netbook offerings with a new
| connectivity and operating system options for netbooks based on its i.MX515
| processor. The company entered into the netbook market in January 2009 when
| it introduced its processor.
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http://www.i4u.com/article23256.html


ARM gets a fast boot Linux stack

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| PC BIOS giant Phoenix Technologies announced a new ARM version of its new
| previously x86-only Linux fast-boot add-on. HyperSpace has now been optimized
| for the ARM Cortex-A8 architecture running on netbooks, and is initially
| targeted at Freescale Semiconductor's new i.MX515 system-on-chip (SoC), says
| Phoenix.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5805419360.html?kc=rss


ARM and Adobe join up

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| Considering some of the most popular websites on the interweb today use FLV
| as a video format for their... uhm... videos, it’s no surprise that Arm and
| Adobe are teaming up to catch the mobile device choo-choo.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/11/17/arm-adobe-join


ARM Announces Support for Open Handset Alliance

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| ARM has been working with the open Android platform for some time and is
| committed to delivering a rich mobile experience based on the platform. As
| part of this relationship, ARM will contribute its ARMv6 and ARMv7
| architecture-based OpenMax DL libraries and insight on the ARM(R) CPU and ARK
| Mali(TM) GPU architectures to the Android Open Source Project
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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/ARM-Announces-Support-Open-Handset/story.aspx?guid=%7B3363CD9A-12B1-441F-B770-1E846316D681%7D


Why Ubuntu on ARM Could be a Rich Seam

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| ARM today announced that the total number of processors shipped by its
| Partners has exceeded ten billion.
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| [...]
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| A Nokia-sponsored project is porting Ubuntu Linux to the ARM architecture.
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http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2008/04/why-ubuntu-on-arm-could-be-rich-seam.html


Superscalar ARM SoC runs Linux

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| Freescale has launched a new Linux-ready system-on-chip (SoC) family based on
| ARM's Cortex-A8 core clocked from 800MHz to 1GHz. The HD-capable i.MX51
| integrates OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenVG 1.1 accelerators, and will be be
| delivered in several variants suitable for specific consumer electronics and
| embedded applications, Freescale says.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4076319239.html?kc=rss
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