Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Jun 2011 15:37 UTC
QNX RIM has pushed the second update of the QNX-based operating system running on the PlayBook. One of the new features listed? "The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can now be charged even when fully powered down." Oh my.
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RE[7]: Comment by Lazarus
by vivainio on Thu 9th Jun 2011 10:03 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Lazarus"
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But what exactly is brought up when the device is in deep sleep then ? Is it only about keeping the minimal amount of electronic components on so that interrupts work, and wiring some interrupt handlers to the "load the rest of the OS" actions ?

The "whole operating system" (i.e. kernel) is up when the device is sleeping. It just doesn't do anything (i.e. no wifi, graphics, apps), so it won't consume much power either.

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