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Re: Dual-core Linux Devices Keep Coming Out

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____/ 7 on Friday 09 Sep 2011 21:02 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Sony Ericsson Nozomi Rumored to Come with Ice Cream Sandwich, 720p
>> Display, Dual-core Processor
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Earlier reports told of an upcoming Sony Ericsson Nozomi, said to come
>> | with a 1.5-GHz single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and to be
>> | released before yearend. Recent buzz at the IT68 forums, however, reveal
>> | rumors of more powerful specs than initially reported for the Sony
>> | Ericsson Nozomi and a release date slated for first quarter of next
>> | year.
>> `----
>> http://www.androidauthority.com/sony-ericsson-nozomi-rumored-to-come-with-
> ice-cream-sandwich-720p-display-dual-core-processor-24004/
> My entrenched belief is that tablet makers and netbook
> makers need to switch to quad core
> to keep up with appil, and do a six core as the higher end model
> to grab the higher end market for gaming. ARM doesn't heat
> up when the cores are switched off, which they can be when not needed.
> The hardware manufacturers doing well out of Android need
> to pool their resources to make sure Linux is ported
> to ARM and its many flavours so that ARM and Linux can continue
> to develop on the netbook and desktop fronts
> and then let that feed them with the basic raw ideas for tablets
> and future products.
> There are more ARM gadgets out there than you can shake your
> fist at. I randomly typed in a search for 7" monitor with HDMI thinking
> it would be a good idea to have one for my Genesi smarttop and out
> popped something even more fantastic!!! A 7" $80 TV with HDMI,
> touch screen, and USB socket to play photos and movies!!!
> Made in China,
> I'm sure Korea, Japan and Taiwan hasn't even had a chance
> to think about such toys before they get made.
> So it is very important for all the players to focus
> their energies on building up core Linux desktop and
> netbook software so that it can be broken into
> smaller products that come out of this soup of hardware
> and software that is already working and in the hands
> of serious developers.

Have you seen a video of Freescale's recent demo/s of a quad-core
tablet machine for games? It has GPU acceleration and Android.
Coming next year to the market...

Sucks to be a proprietary software company now...

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