News] Nova Ultra-mobile PC Runs GNU/Linux

News] Nova Ultra-mobile PC Runs GNU/Linux

Post by Roy Schest » Sat, 10 Jan 2009 10:38:43

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CES 2009: Nova Updates Rugged UMPC with New SideArm 2

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| It is being called the SideArm 2 and it will, depending upon the needs of the
| user, support either Windows Vista, Windows XP or Linux.


Otellini: 'MID revolution will be centred round Linux'

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| Intel CEO says Microsoft's insistence on pushing Vista will hand market to
| open source rival
| Intel's CEO has said that he sees the revolution that is about to happen
| around mobile internet devices (MID) such as the Eee PC and other Atom-based
| sub-notebooks will be "centred round Linux", in an interview with Associated
| Press.

Intel snubs Microsoft; offers Linux certification

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| Intel's enthusiasm for open source is gathering speed: now it is endorsing
| professional Linux certifications, snubbing the old Microsoft certification
| program.

Microsoft dropped Vista hardware spec to raise Intel profits

Microsoft 'Caves' To Intel

Intel Backstabs Microsoft by Abandoning Vista

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| The news that Intel has decided it won't upgrade its PCs to Vista must be
| especially bitter for Microsoft because court documents show that Microsoft
| may have launched its ill-fated "junk PC" Vista scheme at the behest of
| Intel. Is this the kind of payback that Microsoft expected?
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