Intel Joins Taiwan on Linux OS for Netbooks



From PC World: ntel, the world's largest chip maker, created Moblin to use with devices that run on Intel Atom microprocessors. The open source software includes a Linux kernel, a user interface, a browser, developer tools and other resources that Intel will continue to optimize...

Intel, Asus partner on 'dream PC' design site



From CNET News.com: The site divides its focus into three "conversation groups," in which consumers work together to design Netbooks, notebooks, and gaming notebooks.

"Visitors to the site can share ideas, vote on submitted concepts and engage in discussions with other...

Microsoft Launches Windows Azure, New Free OS



From DailyTech: Well for a limited time, developers will get to use and test a unique new OS from Microsoft -- Windows Azure -- entirely for free. The new OS marks the release of Microsoft's long awaited cloud computing operating system.

For those in the dark about cloud...

Wal-Mart to sell G1 Android phone for less



From InfoWorld: -Mobile's G1 Android phone is about to get cheaper -- at least, if you look in the right place. Wal-Mart will start selling the Google-powered device at a discounted rate this week, the company has confirmed.

The G1 will become available Wednesday in select...

Will Android Be Motorola's Savior?



From PC World: With no popular phones released for this holiday season, and hardly any this year, Motorola is set to revamp its entire mobile phone division with the help of Google's mobile operating system, Android.

Sanjay Jha, the company's new handset division chief, is...

Ubuntu Ready to Launch 8.10 Later This Week



From DailyTech: As Canonical and Ubuntu prepare to launch its latest operating system later this week, Mark Shuttleworth is willing to continue to burn through his own personal bank accounts to keep the Ubuntu project running.

With the pending "Intrepid Ibex" launch looming...

Could a Mac Mini Refresh be Coming Soon?



From Tom's Hardware: For the past several weeks, the spotlight has been on Apple’s notebook line. With brand new MacBooks and MacBook Pros, as well as a MacBook Air refresh, nary a word was spoken about the Cupertino-based company’s desktops. While that is sure to change before...
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