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Technologic Systems' TS-7800 ARM9 single-board computer already had quite a bit going for it with its promised 2-second Debian boot times, but the company's now gone and let loose a new firmware upgrade that cuts that down to under a second -- 0.69 seconds, to be exact. As you might expect, that ti...

June 20th 2008 at 11:54am 0 Comments
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While SBC and others are launching IPTV offerings in 2006, BellSouth isn't sitting on their hands. The company is planning for a 2007 launch, which may provide time for lessons learned as well as strategic partner choices. By mid-year, BellSouth expects to trial IPTV with over a thousand folks. Curr...

January 19th 2006 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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The new AT&T, AT&T and SBC that is, gets the HD Beat award for "First high-def commercial in 2006". They actually ran the commercial at 11:47 PM, but I did see it again on ABC after midnight. The widescreen aspect and beautiful imagery was fully taken advantage of, as the theme of...

January 1st 2006 at 12:19pm 0 Comments
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As the convergence race heats up, Microsoft is not sitting on the sidelines, as last week at the IBC show in Amsterdam they shed more light on their plans for IPTV devices with SBC, Intel, Motorola, Linksys and others.  Among the announcements made for NTSC markets were:Previously announced Sci...

September 17th 2005 at 8:33pm 0 Comments