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Linpus to showcase one of the 1st MeeGo™-based products at Computex

Posted: 2010-06-04

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Linpus to showcase one of the 1st MeeGo™-based products at Computex
   
Linpus adds better power management and social networking support through Linpus Lite for MeeGo™

Taipei, Taiwan, Computex, June 1st – 5th 2010 – Linpus, a leader in the field of open source operating system solutions in the consumer space, announced today a Meego-based version of its Linpus Linux Lite, which is optimized for the Intel® Atom™ processor. Linpus Lite is its highly successful netbook product specially designed to deliver a better mobile Internet and netbook experience.

“Linpus is excited to be involved in the MeeGo project,” said Rita Jing, vice-president of sales, Linpus. “The combination of the Moblin and Maemo projects into MeeGo clearly creates a more powerful, flexible open source community and platform. Linpus Lite for MeeGo will benefit and so will our clients.”

Linpus' version has added a number of enhancements:

*More social network support in M-Zone – Flickr and MySpace.
*Online support – Linpus commercial grade LiveUpdate function to deliver device-specific   patches, upgrades and new applications to your system.
*Power management – Advanced settings and options for idle mode and auto-suspend – as well as fine-tuning mean power savings of around 15 to 20%.
*Network Manager – More 3G modems and device-to-device file transfer (adhoc), VPN, PPPoE and WPA2-enterprise support.
*Linpus Windows Data Applications – If you have dual-boot with Windows, these   applications help you view Outlook data, music and videos.
*Peripheral support – Linpus has unprecedented experience in the Linux consumer bundle market, meaning they have included support for a huge range of printers, projectors, and other hardware.
*Extremely fast boot.
*File Manager – A Windows-like experience means that the partitions of USB drives are now alphabetically labeled, and easy to find.
*International keyboard – This application allows users to switch between the keyboards of four different languages with just the tap of an icon.

 

The Linpus Lite for MeeGo benefits from Linpus’ extensive experience with the Moblin project. Linpus’ pioneering achievements with the project include:

*Acer Aspire One was the first product to ship with Moblin™-based technology inside.
*The fastest OSV to have a commercial edition based on Moblin 2.0 with the Moblin UX.
*Enhanced social networking – Linpus’ changes to the social networking application in M-Zone improved the delivery of online information.
*2010 - Linpus Lite Moblin-based version with Linpus enhancements successfully shipping on some of the world's leading OEM's netbooks and notebooks.

 

“With products like Linpus Lite for MeeGo- in the market, users can look forward to exciting things to come,” said Doug Fisher, vice president, Intel Software and Services Group. “Mobile devices based on the Intel® Atom™ processor paired with Linpus Lite for  MeeGo will offer users new levels of mobile computing experiences.”

For a full demonstration of Linpus’ products visit them at Booth M1316, Software Section, 4th floor, Nangang Exhibition Center.

About Linpus Technologies, Inc. 
Linpus (www.linpus.com) has worked on open source solutions across numerous platforms and products, garnering a reputation for engineering excellence as well as highly intuitive user interfaces. Our netbook operating system, Linpus Lite, is the choice of several of the world’s largest computer manufacturers, making it the leading product in the netbook space.

Linpus and the Linpus logo are trademarks of Linpus Technologies, Inc.  Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

Intel and Intel Atom are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries

About the MeeGo Project

The MeeGo project combines Intel’s Moblin™ and Nokia’s Maemo projects into one Linux-based, open source software platform for the next generation of computing devices. The MeeGo software platform is designed to give developers the broadest range of device segments to target for their applications, including netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs, media phones and more – all using a uniform set of APIs based on Qt. For consumers, MeeGo will offer innovative application experiences that they can take from device to device. The MeeGo project is hosted by the Linux Foundation. For more information on MeeGo, visit www.meego.com.

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