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Recently, however, Always Innovating has created an option that allows users to avoid choosing altogether. A new platform demonstrated recently by the company on YouTube (video below) combines Canonical's Ubuntu and Google's Android and Chrome OS with its own, custom Linux-based operating system to offer a quad-boot alternative.
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Edited by s0nniez - 4/28/11 at 2:17am
post #2 of 13
Wow, thats cool. Running all 4 concurrently even? On that tiny box?
No rebooting, no performance loss?

Thats what I'm most impressed with.


Also, you forgot to put [PCW] in your title, just sayin
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I don't think it's concurrent, but I know of a few linux programs that will let you switch your running kernel without rebooting so I imagine something like that has been implemented, and very well.
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That's pretty flippin sweet man!

Do you guys know of anything that small that I could use as a HTPC? Such as ITX or pico-itx. Or could you potentially use it as one?
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omg thats awesome
 
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post #6 of 13
Looks cool but it seems like a step backwards with that beagalboard. ARM isn't desktop worthy just yet.
Edited by ChocolateBadger - 4/28/11 at 5:19am
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post #7 of 13
Makes me want the beagle board even more.
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That French accent is killing me!
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post #9 of 13
Has anyone ever used that always innovating netbook they made? Looks interesting.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZHoob2004 View Post

I don't think it's concurrent, but I know of a few linux programs that will let you switch your running kernel without rebooting so I imagine something like that has been implemented, and very well.


Your answer is right, read this-
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When the phone is being used as a smartphone, it runs Android. When it's docked into a laptop or a desktop setup, it automatically switches to Ubuntu, without user input or a restart.

"You've got your phone, you get to work, you just slip it in and you've got an Ubuntu desktop with the same contacts, same photos, same files and same network configurations," Canonical CEO Jane Silber told PC Pro
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