Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Tue 8th Jul 2008 19:39 UTC, submitted by snydeq
Hardware, Embedded Systems Decrying stasis in the laptop industry, InfoWorld's Tom Yager and crew have designed their ideal laptop for 2009 given the components are available currently. The project was subjected to the same limitations manufacturers face when whiteboarding a new notebook and introduced only those components that would increase end-user productivity manyfold. The resulting AMD Puma-based WorldBook Ether and WorldBook Meteor [specs, tour, pricing] include an 'Embedded Smartphone' system-in-system ARM microcontroller, flash-memory overlay for fast boot, and ATI/AMD Hybrid Graphics for power-saving switched mode.
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RE: Comment by Redeeman
by kragil on Tue 8th Jul 2008 21:43 UTC in reply to "Comment by Redeeman"
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In 2009 open source ATI drivers will rock if they advance at currenct rate.

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