Freescale's Netbook Plans Gain Steam
Feb 17, 2009, 17:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"t was earlier this year that Freescale announced a netbook
reference design that focuses on two things: 3G connectivity and
all-day battery life. And instead of running an Intel Atom
processor, Freescale will be using its own: the new i.MX515, which
is based on ARM's Cortex-A8 technology and promotes energy
efficiency more than anything else. But this is old news.
"Expanding its netbook ecosystem, Freescale has added support
for additional operating systems including Phoenix's Hyperspace
pre-boot shell and Xandros Linux. (It had previously been announced
with just Ubuntu.)"