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Xandros shows off MID and Netbook software at Computex

I’ve long promoted specialized interfaces as must-haves for ultra-mobile devices, particularly anything with a screen 7″ or smaller. The variations on shape and size mean one-size cannot fit all. Thus, I’m glad to see Xandros leading the charge in this area, actively promoting their customized, integrated software for MIDs and Netbooks. Constant-connectivity, fast booting, and low power consumption are just some of the features they’re touting. Full details after the summary.

Xandros to Showcase Integrated Software Solutions for Next-Generation ARM and Intel-based Netbooks at Computex Taipei 2009

Taipei, Taiwan – June 2, 2009 – Xandros today announced that key staff will showcase the latest fully customizable integrated software solutions for next-generation ARM and Intel-based wireless netbooks and MIDs at Computex Taipei, June 2-5.

Xandros is working with leading chipmakers, OEMs and ODMs to bring the performance and convenience of always-connected smartphones to the processing power, keyboard, and screen size of netbook computers. Always-on 3G wireless in many of these netbooks will mean that you can instantly receive push email and text messages – even when your device is asleep. Synchronoss and Xandros bring the first smartphone-like activation and billing to 3G and 4G wireless netbooks.

Xandros invites you to schedule a meeting at the Xandros private demo suite (Location: Suite Number: 1517 – 15th Floor, Hours:   9:00 am – 18:00 pm, Dates:   June 2nd – 5th, Local phone: +866-926-880-880 )at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, or visit Xandros partner demos:
•                 Intel, Netbook Booth, M806, Nangang Hall, Computex
•                 Intel, suite at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
•                 ARM, suite 1024 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
•                 Qualcomm, Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hotel
•                 Freescale Semiconductor, 6F, Unit 6, 66, San-Chong Road, Taipei (Nangang Software Park)

What: Demos of   new Xandros integrated software solutions for next-generation ARM and Intel-based netbooks, including:
– Custom Moblin Solutions
– Custom ARM Solutions
– ActiveSync Email and PIM for NetBooks
– Application Store
– Synchronoss automated activation of 3G/4G wireless
– Presto Instant On utility

When:         June 2-5, 2009
Where:       Grand Hyatt Taipei, 2 Song Shou Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Computex, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan
How:     To set up an appointment with Key Account and Channel Managers, please email computex09@xandros.com or phone: +886-926-880-880.

About Xandros
Xandros is the leader in providing seamless Windows-Linux interoperability on a variety of platforms. Xandros’ custom user experiences helped launch the netbook revolution with the award-winning Eee PC from ASUS. The Xandros suite for mobile devices and netbooks includes integrated and customizable applications, an online Application Store and cloud-based services. For more information, please visit www.xandros.com

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Xandros Creates Enhanced User Experience for Netbook Users with Moblin V2
Software Based on New Version of Moblin to be Demonstrated at Computex Brings Advanced Internet, Media, Social Networking and Graphics to Eee PC

Taipei, TAIWAN (Computex) – June 2, 2009 – Xandros today announced it is developing software products based on the recently released Moblin Version 2 project for Intel ® AtomT processor-based platforms. The new version of Moblin will enable Xandros to provide customizations with advanced Internet, media, social networking and graphics capabilities for the ASUS Eee PC. A turnkey Xandros software solution employing new Moblin v2 technologies will be demonstrated for the first time at the Intel booth at Computex, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2-6, 2009.

The Eee PC defined the netbook revolution by combining fast boot, low-power technologies together with a next-generation user interface. Moblin v2 enables Xandros to further enhance the Eee PC user experience by delivering advanced graphics capabilities such as drop shadows, spin, bounce and 3D animation that are universally available to all applications. By combining core Moblin v2 technologies with Xandros’ own proprietary technologies to provide social networking, multimedia content management, PIM, Web, and other services, Xandros will exceed the needs of today’s consumers and provide advanced next generation touch-friendly applications specifically designed for netbook and mobile computer users. All Xandros Moblin v2 solutions include a rich graphical user interface and an integrated application store with “click and run” access to additional software, games, multimedia and web applications for mobile devices.

“By employing Moblin Version 2 in its future products, Xandros will be able to deliver new, compelling user enhancements to Intel ® AtomT processor-based devices such as the ASUS Eee PC,” said Doug Fisher, vice president of Intel’s Software and Services Group and general manager of the System Software Division. “Xandros was an early adopter of Moblin technologies and we look forward to its offerings based on the new, community driven platform for Intel Atom processor-based systems.”

“The new Moblin 2 for Intel ® AtomT processors provides the foundation to build dynamic interfaces with integrated social networking, to satisfy the media-rich lifestyle of today’s mobile users in a timely manner,” said Andreas Typaldos, CEO of Xandros. “Working with ASUS on products like the ASUS Eee PC has demonstrated the wisdom of creating Linux-based ‘netbooks’, and we are excited to be working with the Moblin v2 palate to further enrich the user experience.”

Showcased at Computex, June 2-6
The new Xandros Moblin 2 solution will be showcased at Intel’s booth M806, Nangang Hall, Computex, June 2-6, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan. For demonstrations and appointments with Xandros executives at Computex, please email computex09@xandros.com.

About Moblin
Hosted by the Linux Foundation, Moblin is an optimized open source Linux software stack and technology framework that delivers visually rich Internet and media experiences on Intel ® AtomT Processor-based devices including MIDs, netbooks/nettops, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), and embedded systems. More information can be found at www.moblin.org.

About Xandros
Xandros is the leader in providing seamless Windows-Linux interoperability on a variety of platforms. Xandros’ custom user experiences helped launch the netbook revolution with the award-winning Eee PC from ASUS. The Xandros suite for mobile devices and netbooks includes integrated and customizable applications, an online Application Store and cloud-based services. Scalix delivers award-winning email, calendaring and messaging.   BridgeWays management packs provide seamless end-to-end management of business critical applications on Windows, Linux and UNIX environments from one console. The company is headquartered in New York, with R&D offices in Ottawa, San Diego, Bracknell, Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Taipei and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.xandros.com

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