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OpenMobile lets Android apps run on Tizen phones, tablets

Intel, Samsung, the Linux Foundation and a number of other companies are working together to develop a Linux-based operating system for phones and tablets called Tizen. It relies on web technologies such as HTML5, which makes developing apps for the platform a lot like developing for the web. But like any new platform, there probably […]

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How to install (barely functional) Android on the HP TouchPad

After weeks of internal strife, the members of the TouchDroid team called it quits yesterday, effectively putting an end to that particular effort to port Google Android to run on the HP TouchPad tablet. The one good thing to come out of the ashes is that former TouchDroid member fnj001 publicly released everything the team […]

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Roundup of Linux distributions that play (mostly) well with the HP 2133

The HP Mini 2133 Mini-Note was my second netbook. I picked one up in early 2008, after being drawn in by the attractive case, keyboard, and high resolution 1280 x 768 pixel display. But I quickly found that the VIA C7-M processor and Chrome graphics in the netbook caused a little bit of a speedbump. […]