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ASUS to embed "instant on" Linux distro into every motherboard


ASUS has announced that the Express Gate distro — a version of Linux by DeviceVM shrinky-dinkified into a small BIOS chip to give your PC a fast-boot alternative for non-intesive tasks — will now be installed on all of their …

SplashTop Instant-On Web Browsing and Skype


Image: Example desktop running the SplashTop environment

I just got off the horn with David Speiser and Sol Lipman of DeviceVM, a San Jose-based company who is promoting their new "SplashTop" platform, an instant-on embedded environment that will first be …