Tizen prototype

Posted by – May 31, 2012

I’m checking out a Tizen development kit prototype for the first time. I’m not sure I understand the meaning of it, it seems there is not coming much out of Maemo, Meego, Limo, Bada etc. At least not yet. This looks to be a semi-continuation of Intel’s and Nokia’s open source project which makes me extra dubious.

Arnd Bergmann talks Kernel at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Arnd Bergmann talks about his work on the ARM Linux Kernel and more.

Novacut Video Editor for Ubuntu Linux

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Novacut is a new Linux powered video-editing software system that provides for online and offline collaborative video-editing tools and workflow. It is open-source and free, available at http://novacut.com. The initial target is small indie filmmakers who need a fast efficient method for a web series or low budget film. People who have the flexibility to use a new program and build a work flow around Novacut. Eventually, Novacut plans to replace Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere and every other video-editing systems by providing better, faster and more advanced video-editing tools by being free and open source. Their business model is in the optional video distribution system that can go with the software.

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
detail: http://source.android.com/compatibility/cts-intro.html
– Google WIDEVINE DRM Supported
detail: http://www.widevine.com/
– OTA (over-the-air) Update Supported

Jon Masters of Red Hat talks Bootloaders at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 30, 2012

Jon Masters is in charge of Red Hat Fedora on ARM, he’s at Linaro Connect to discuss Linux on ARM Bootloaders and other Linux on ARM issues.

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.

Paul McKenney of IBM at Linaro Connect

Posted by – May 29, 2012

Paul McKenney talks about the ARM big.LITTLE Linux kernel work.

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