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Re: Dual-core Linux Devices Keep Coming Out

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____/ 7 on Friday 09 Sep 2011 23:08 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ 7 on Friday 09 Sep 2011 21:02 : \____
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>>> 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-
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>>> 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...
> 
> I saw this a while back:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0lkZlDTq8Q
> They need to get all the codecs working on ARM
> and start kitting out the universe with ARM and hardware
> accelerated media and gaming and then work now on 6 cores.
> 
> (I heard someone was working on 1 million core ARMs!)

It shows the same guy, but he does no live demo.

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