Category: OS

Mathieu Poirier of the ST-Ericsson Landing Team at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Mathieu Poirier talks about how Android came up on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball platform.

Rockchip RK3066 is now Google Certified

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Rockchip announces:

RK3066 is ready for Google GMS on Android 4.0.4
– Android CTS ALL PASSED
detail: http://source.android.com/compatibility/cts-intro.html
– Google WIDEVINE DRM Supported
detail: http://www.widevine.com/
– OTA (over-the-air) Update Supported

Dell unveils ARM Powered servers

Posted by – May 29, 2012

Check out the articles on Google News.

The 3U rackmount chassis has 48 ARM servers with a total of 192 processor cores, with each ARM server drawing a maximum of 15 watts of power. Each server uses Marvell’s quad-core Armada XP 78460 chip, which runs at 1.6GHz, and has error correction features, networking and storage components.

Noritsuna Imamura and Akira Tsukamoto at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 29, 2012

Noritsuna Imamura of OESF hacks a heart rate sensor for Android and Akira Tsukamoto reaches out to open source developers at Linaro in Japan.

$74 Boxchip A10 HDMI stick

Posted by – May 28, 2012

This Boxchip based HDMI stick has been talked about over the past couple weeks on some blogs under the names MK802, Zero Devices Z802 etc. The Bill of Materials for this device might be as low as $20 but it’s being sold at around $70 at retail at the moment. Here’s a link to buy it for $70 on Amazon: http://amzn.to/MVjdxQ

Bernhard Rosenkränzer talks Linaro Android Toolchain at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 28, 2012

Bernhard Rosenkränzer (bero on IRC) works on the Toolchain for Linaro Android. In this video, he talks to Zach Pfeffer Linaro’s Android Tech Lead about the work being done on the Linaro Android Toolchain.

Patrik Klinger of ST-Ericsson at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 28, 2012

ST-Ericsson ramps up their work with Linaro. Patrik Klinger, Program Manager at ST-Ericsson talks to Zach Pfeffer Linaro’s Android Tech Lead about ST-Ericsson’s work with Linaro to improve development on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball development platform.

AllWinner Boxchip software engineers at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 28, 2012

3 engineers from http://www.allwinnertech.com talk about how they are using Linaro, what they are looking to get from Linaro, how they want to work with Linaro at the Linaro Connect Q2 2012 conference.

$55 AllWinner Boxchip A13 Tablet Factory Tour

Posted by – May 27, 2012

Watch this 7-minute Shenzhen factory tour, see how they are assembling the $55 (soon $49) Boxchip A13 7″ Capacitive tablet. This Shenzhen factory assembly line currently cranks out about 4000 such tablets in a days work. If you like this video, you should also watch my Shenzhen Speakers Factory video that I posted last month.

$55 7″ capacitive Boxchip A13 SMT line, mass producing the Boxchip A13 PCB

Posted by – May 27, 2012

Here they are cranking out a few thousand Boxchip A13 and Boxchip A10 motherboards every day.