Preboot environment turns PC into CE

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| DeviceVM demonstrated a Linux-powered PC preboot application environment that
| lets users instantly run several Internet-based applications — including Web
| browsing and Skype messaging — at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
| last week.
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http://www.deviceguru.com/2008/01/18...ns-pc-into-ce/


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SplashTop Running On Prototype ASUS Notebook

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| This next version of DeviceVM's SplashTop ships with Corel's LinDVD, in order
| to provide legal DVD playback capabilities. We had briefly watched a DVD
| inside SplashTop and it had indeed worked, all without ever touching the hard
| drive / primary operating system. In addition, SplashTop has provided their
| own music player with support for MP3 files. * *
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=965&num=1


CES 2008: DeviceVM's Splashtop

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| We caught up with DeviceVM at CES to see what's new with their Splashtop
| embedded Linux environment, which we first saw on the ASUS P5E3 Deluxe
| motherboard. As we found out, development has been steady with many new
| features implemented and ready for deployment with notebooks. *
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http://techgage.com/article/ces_2008...evms_splashtop


Embedded Linux goes Open Source

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| DeviceVM, the maker of Splashtop software which features embedded Linux "Fast
| Boot" products like featured in the Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi-AP @n has just
| released the source code to its software under GPL. *
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http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2007/11..._open_source/1


SplashTop Source Code Released

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| These patches are for Bootsplash,
| DVM, getting the CMOS time, adjusting the max loop, the sk98lin networking
| driver, and SquashFS. Presently, the Linux kernel that SplashTop uses is
| Linux 2.6.20.11. * *
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=915&num=1


ASUS add WiFi-N, quick-boot Linux to P5E3 motherboard

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| hat last part is perhaps the most interesting; ASUS are calling it Express
| Gate, but it’s basically a fast-boot alternative that, in just five seconds,
| bypasses Windows and gives you a web-browser running in a custom Linux OS. *
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http://www.slashgear.com/asus-add-wi...ard-267643.php