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Thread: SplashTop Hooks Up With Bing, Chromium

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    Default SplashTop Hooks Up With Bing, Chromium

    Phoronix: SplashTop Hooks Up With Bing, Chromium

    It was precisely one month ago I was wondering what happened to SplashTop and found the company that we jump-started by our first-in-the-world coverage was still pushing out their instant-on Linux OS to various OEM vendors but they have lost their roots of using the Linux environment embedded on a motherboard's flash chip to instead being nestled away on the user's hard drive, which defeats much of its uniqueness and benefits (not to mention it was hacked by Phoronix readers). SplashTop, which was formerly named DeviceVM before the company took up the same name as their premiere product, also started pushing out Apple iPad applications in recent months. Today the company is announcing another set of peculiar changes to their instant-on Linux OS...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODg0NQ

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    Passable...

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    The allowed hardware to test is really extremely restricted. In order to test it you would need an installer that is not crippled to some handselected laptops.

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    Good bye another Microsoft sock poppet

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    Quote Originally Posted by FunkyRider View Post
    Good bye another Microsoft sock poppet
    MS most likely eventually will end up buying SplashTop and use its technologies to make SplashTop a mini-Windows environment instead of a Linux-based one. Now that gives me the willies!

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    Why? There is since ages Win CE and variants.

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