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Linux in Schools

http://scienceblogs.com

This is an excellent guest post by Scott Rowed on the use of Linux in K-12 schools, including strong evidence that school districts that do not have students using the Linux operating system are placing their students at a disadvantage, as well as a description of one outstanding success story in British Columbia.

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HP unveils printer with detachable Android tablet

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

HP announced a multifunction inkjet printer that incorporates a seven-inch, detachable Android-based tablet. Based on the HP All-in-One printer, the HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One adds web browsing, Barnes & Noble eBookstore integration, and access to HP print apps and widgets via the integrated, removable Android touchscreen, all for only $399, says the company.

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Linux Battle in Mobile Phones Becomes Primarily Legal, Not Technical, Due to Software Patents

http://techrights.org

With broken patent law in the United States and in far east Asia, winners in the mobile space are determined in the courtroom rather than the market

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Android 2.2 not optimized for tablets, says Google

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A Google executive has stated that Android 2.2 is not optimized for tablet computers, and that in particular, Android Market will not run properly on tablets. Meanwhile, the Android 2.2 based Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet will be offered by Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, say reports.

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Why Google Will Dominate the Browser Wars

http://techthrob.com

There can be no question that Google is the strong favorite to win the browser wars, and for Chrome to become the dominant web browser. Here’s 4 big reasons why.

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Hackable, Linux-based flying drone can be controlled by smartphone

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Parrot S.A. is shipping a hackable $300 "quadrocopter" flying drone that runs Linux on a 468MHz ARM9 processor and may be remotely controlled by an iPhone. The AR Drone uses Wi-Fi to receive navigation instructions and transmit video from one of its dual cameras, and it ships with an SDK for developing multiplayer augmented reality games.

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Mixed messages from Google: is Android ready for tablets?

http://arstechnica.com

Google's Android mobile operating system was designed for smartphones, but it is increasingly being adopted by consumer electronics companies to power a range of new devices, including tablets and e-book readers.

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Google Chrome OS is for Netbooks, Android for Smartphones & Tablets

http://www.itworld.com

We all know that Google is in the operating system business these days. What hasn't been clear is exactly what Google has planned for its Chrome operating system.

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Linux Desktops, Servers and the Future

http://scrye.com

Last night was the local Blug meeting, and as always it was a good and thought provoking talk. This month we had Bart Massey down from Portland talking about Linux history, where we are and where we need to go. He had some very interesting points.

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Android Might Be Top Mobile OS Globally By 2014

http://mashable.com

Gartner has released a report predicting that by 2014, Android will be second only to Symbian in mobile operating system marketshare worldwide, with the two platforms accounting for nearly 60 percent of the mobile OS market within the next four years. The news follows numerous recent bullish reports on the state of Android in the U.S.

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Smartphone Sales Will Surge: Android to Gain Big

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Smartphone sales will continue to exceed even the most optimistic expectations this year, according to the latest industry forecast by IT researcher IDC.

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Linux desktop market share: Small no matter how you measure

http://www.networkworld.com

It doesn't give me any pleasure in saying this, but the evidence is overwhelming that Linux is not huge on the desktop. Saying it has maybe 1% of the desktop marketshare is probably not realistic, but not as far off the mark as we'd like.

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The 6 dimensions of Open Source

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Why do people choose to participate in Open Source ? It’s always a mix of various reasons, so let’s try to explore and classify them.

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Created by born.again.linuxer 3 years 42 weeks ago
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GNU/Linux powers state-of-the-art hearing aid research

http://lwn.net

The next generation of digital hearing aids is being developed and
tested on real-time GNU/Linux systems from 64 Studio Ltd, using
dedicated multi-channel audio interfaces and standard Lenovo notebooks.

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This is Why You Do It: Open Source Software Saves Charity

http://ostatic.com

We love feel-good stories about how open source software helps improve living conditions in third-world countries or comes to the rescue in times of crisis, but this one really takes the cake.

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