Items tagged with Phoenix

Not sure if you've noticed, but Linux is quietly gaining steam. Android is becoming a huge mobile OS, Ubuntu is getting more and more attention, and now Linux builds are fetching huge amounts of money from mainstays in the industry. We're talking about Phoenix Technologies, which was recently purchased by HP for a staggering $12 million. Hewlett-Packard, which has yet to close their mega-purchase of Palm, is also back on the acquisition trail. Phoenix is known mostly for their work on a Linux-based quick boot OS as well as their client virtualization assets, both of which seem to be quite valuable... Read more...
Phoenix HyperSpace(TM) for Consumers Debuts at CES, Las Vegas - Delivers Instant-On and Always-Connected Computing - Notebooks and Netbooks can now be as Fast, Fun and Friendly as Mobile Phones - Consumers can now take advantage of PC 3.0(TM) Vision MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTEC) , the leader in PC 3.0TM products, services and embedded technologies, today introduced HyperSpace for consumers, a revolutionary new instant-on and always-connected computing environment that makes operating a mobile PC as efficient, fun and easy, as operating... Read more...
When traveling, it can be a bit of a nuisance to boot one’s laptop and wait for it to load the OS and connect to the Internet, just to check a quick email or two before a flight. Soon, we may be able to have this same functionality, but without the wait: Phoenix Technologies and Opera Software have partnered to bring the Opera Browser to the HyperSpace platform as a way of delivering instant-on access to the Internet.Hyperspace is a compact Linux environment that runs independently beside a system's core OS. Like Asus' Express Gate, Hyperspace provides access to instant-on applications. Because... Read more...