Intel’s Canoe Lake ultrathin netbook performance put to the test

Intel introduced a new Canoe Lake reference design for ultrathin netbooks earlier this week. And when I say ultrathin, I’m not kidding. Intel says that Canoe Lake systems can be as thin as 14mm, or about 0.55 inches. That’s because the low power chipset doesn’t generate a ton of heat and PC makers can use […]

ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung and others launch Linaro to push Linux for ARM-based devices

A number of technology companies working with ARM-based processors have joined together to create a new non-profit organization called Linaro. What does Linaro do? Basically, the goal of the group is to develop and distribute technology that will make it easier for device makers to put Linux on ARM-based products including phones, netbooks, tablets and […]