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[News] Linux is Beating Apple and Microsoft at Television Market

  • Subject: [News] Linux is Beating Apple and Microsoft at Television Market
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 21:31:14 +0100
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Linux evolves: TVs, smartphones, tablets

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| Linux rules supercomputers. It's vitally 
| important to servers. And, Linux is making 
| gains on the desktop. Where Linux is really 
| going to shine in the next twelve months 
| though is in devices: tablets, smartphones, 
| and TVs.
| For example, more than a dozen Apple iPad-
| like tablets made their first appearance at 
| the Computex computer show in Taipei, Taiwan. 
| The vast majority of these devices run 
| Android Linux or other embedded Linuxes such 
| as the latest MeeGo embedded Linux.


Steve Jobs blunders on the Internet TV market



Google TV is 'un-Sony-like'

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| Sony embracing an open platform like
| Google TV for its home electronics
| business is a pretty big change for the
| company.
| And Sony's Chairman and CEO tends to
| agree. "It seems very un-Sony-like," Sir
| Howard Stringer allowed at a press
| conference Thursday afternoon following
| the introduction of Sony Internet TV, the
| first TV with the Google TV platform.
| Sony's TV will run Android OS and use
| Google search to allow users to browse and
| watch programming from the Web and from a
| channel service provider.


Google, Sony and Android: TV and much, much more

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| In the wake of Google's announcement of
| the Google Android-based TV, Google and
| Sony have unveiled plans for Android-based
| entertainment products that go well beyond
| TV. And other partners have joined the
| Google TV bandwagon.


Amazon jumps into Androidland

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| ONLINE BOOKSELLER Amazon will be offering
| an app that will allow users of Android
| smartphones to read books in the Kindle
| format.


Android mobile phones get streaming TV

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| MOBILE TV OUTFIT Yamgo has released beta
| software for Android users so that they
| can see live streaming of high-quality
| mobile TV and video on demand.

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