MontaVista unveils "open" hard-real-time Linux project

MontaVista Software has launched an open source project aimed at bringing "hard real-time" performance to standard, native Linux, and has seeded a fledgling "Open Source Real-Time Linux Project" with a reference implementation claimed to improve real-time responsiveness of the 2.6.9rc3 Linux kernel by "orders of magnitude."

OpenZaurus 3.5.1 Released

This release marks an important milestone in the history of OpenZaurus, since it has been created from scratch using the OpenEmbedded build system. More information about the overall project status can be found in the next edition of the official newsletter.

e2800+ Linux smartphone does video

Hong Kong company E28 has updated their Linux-based smartphone to the e2800+, offering full multimedia in a compact package.