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[SLUG] Linux Tablet
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- Subject: [SLUG] Linux Tablet
- From: Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:01:54 +1100
- Organization: Ramin Communications
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SDG systems launched a new Ubuntu based tablet called 'Trimble Yuma' which is specially designed for the U.S. military. The Yuma is an ultra rugged Linux tablet, which can survive military's challenging work environment and can also safeguards confidential software and information. It is dustproof, sandproof, mudproof and withstands humidity and extreme temperature. We all know Android and iOS rule the tablet market worldwide. But Linux tablets are shaping up in it is own way to compete in this niche branch of tablet market.
Yuma is powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor and runs on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook Edition Linux operating system. It features a 7 inch touchscreen display capable of reading even in sunlight. It has a magnesium alloy case, two camera, 32 GB or 80 GB solid state drive for storage and an ExpressCard slot for expanding storage capacity. It also sports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. This ruff and tuff high performing Linux tablet comes with a huge price tag of $3,695.
Marghanita da Cruz
Ramin Communications (Sydney)