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Magellan GPS takes Android for an RV adventure

Jul 30, 2014
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Magellan unveiled an Android-based navigation tablet for RVs with a 7-inch, 800 x 480 touchscreen, WiFi and Bluetooth, and real-time traffic updates.

Palm-sized mini PC projects display, uses IR for touch

Jul 30, 2014
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TouchPico is prepping an Android 4.2 mini-PC that doubles as a pico-projector and approximates touch input via an infrared stylus and camera.

Dev board targets Atom Z3000 tablet designers

Jul 29, 2014
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[Updated 3:15PM] — Intel and Microsoft launched a community-backed, quad-core Atom Z3735G-based “Sharks Cove” SBC aimed at designers of Windows or Android tablets.

Tiny Raspberry Pi-compatible SBC targets wearables

Jul 29, 2014
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Hardkernel launched a $30, 60 x 36mm Raspberry-Pi compatible “Odroid-W” wearables oriented SBC, adding eMMC, ADC, RTC, a fuel gauge, and step converters.

Tiny Linux SBC web-enables DIY IoT modules

Jul 28, 2014
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LittleBits launched a tiny $59 ARM9-based “CloudBit” SBC that adds Internet access to the company’s collection of 60+ electronics modules for DIY projects.

Autonomous sub powers up with Wheezy on Haswell

Jul 25, 2014
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Cornell University’s “Gemini” AUV will compete in next week’s 2014 RoboSub competition. The sub runs Debian Linux on an Intel Core-based computer-on-module.

Wireless speakers stream audio from web and WLAN

Jul 25, 2014
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Denon debuted a line of Sonos-like wireless multi-room HiFi speakers that stream audio from both Internet and local sources, and run on embedded Linux.

Raspberry Pi-based signage player sips 7 Watts

Jul 24, 2014
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TinyGreenPC launched a Raspberry Pi and Linux based digital signage player that runs on just 7 Watts, and offers optional WiFi and an OPS interface.

Gaming oriented Nvidia Shield Tablet wins early praise

Jul 23, 2014
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The Android 4.4.3-based Nvidia Shield Tablet won early praise with its Tegra K1 SoC, Kepler-based graphics, new stylus, and WiFi Direct gaming controller.

Project fosters free, open, secure public hotspots

Jul 22, 2014
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The EFF’s Open Wireless Router project is developing an open source CeroWRT-based Linux stack for secure, WiFi routers that can publicly share data.

23-inch Android display shows HD digital art

Jul 22, 2014
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Electric Objects has achieved Kickstarter funding for its Android-based EO1, a wall-mounted, 23-inch HD signage computer for displaying digital art.

Atom-based industrial PC has five gigabit ports

Jul 21, 2014
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MPL’s CEC10 industrial PC is a fanless, Linux-ready Atom E3800 model featuring -40 to +85°C support, five gigabit ports, and numerous expansion modules.

$25 MIPS SBC extends Arduino with WiFi and OpenWRT

Jul 18, 2014
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The Arbor Linux Shield combines a V-Solution COM running Linux on an Atheros AR9331 with a baseboard that can act as a Linux SBC or as an Arduino shield.

Rugged SMARC module toughens up Atom E3800

Jul 18, 2014
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Adlink unveiled a ruggedized “LEC-BT” full-sized SMARC module based on the Atom E3800, featuring a camera interface and industrial temperature support.

New wireless mesh standard hatches from Google’s Nest

Jul 17, 2014
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Nest, Samsung, Freescale, ARM, and others have formed a Thread Group to foster a 6LoWPAN-based “Thread” wireless networking standard for home automation.

Heterogeneous multicore dev platform targets Linux

Jul 17, 2014
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Mentor Graphics has released a heterogeneous multicore development platform for combining Linux, Nucleus, and bare metal OSes on a single multicore SoC.

OpenWRT adds IPv6, preps for IoT future

Jul 17, 2014
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The OpenWRT project has released version 14.07 RC1 of its lightweight router and IoT oriented Linux distribution, adding IPv6 support and faster startup.

Cheery social robot owes it all to its inner Linux

Jul 16, 2014
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An MIT spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign for a $499, Linux-based “Jibo” robot billed as a social, self-learning companion for families.

Intel unveils second generation Galileo hacker SBC

Jul 16, 2014
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Intel announced an updated, slightly larger “Galileo Gen 2″ version of its Arduino-compatible Galileo SBC, and expects to start shipping it in August.

Rugged Android tablet boasts all-day battery

Jul 16, 2014
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Via’s “Viega” is an IP65-ruggedized, 10.1-inch tablet that runs Android 4.2 on a Via dual-core SoC, providing 9-hour battery life and optional 3G and GPS.