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Comment Re:WebOS (Score 1) 124

Windows 8 is reputed to be ARMed.

The only public event featuring Windows 8 so far was the Build conference in September, and all demo ARM devices were kept under glass with a strict no touch policy. The fact is that no one who isn't bound under NDA has actually touched an ARM powered Windows 8 device.

Comment Re:WebOS (Score 1) 124

WebOS has proven itself capable of running well on ARM based silicon. Considering certain other OS vendors won't even let you touch a device running on ARM yet I think WebOS is worth more than most people suspect. It is a shame that the one of the few PROVEN iOS alternatives is already experiencing bitrot thanks to HP.

Comment Just use a bridge board and half height video card (Score 1) 199

There are plenty of bridge boards available that will accept a half-height x16 PCIe card and plug into a 32-bit PCI slot. The PLX PEX8112 bridge chip makes this type of bridge card fairly cheap to produce. I think I paid approximately 34 USD for one earlier this year that works well with a Radeon 6450 for multimedia applications.

Submission + - Win 8 BUILD event for developers this September (

fragMasterFlash writes: Microsoft will be holding a developer conference for Windows 8 September 13 — 16 in Anaheim, CA. From the announcement: If you are a contemporary developer, a geek who thrives on the newest and coolest, who loves the freedom of the web and the power of all devices from mobile to desktop, you need to join us to help BUILD the future.

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