[Arm-netbook] ARM Laptop : 14'' Nufront Newton (was RE: 1ghz ARM Laptop (12in 1280x800 LCD))

Baybal Ni nikulinpi at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 05:46:22 GMT 2011

At least their attitude is much better than of any company we yet
encountered. I'm looking forward. What we need now is to try to get
more technical details. It would be nice to get into engineering
colaboration, as they said that they need feedback and we can give it
to them.

On 11 February 2011 17:25, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<luke.leighton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 7:48 AM, Guillaume FORTAINE <gfortaine at live.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Let me introduce myself : Guillaume FORTAINE, Engineer in Computer Science.
>> And, if your are lazy, like me, you will directly buy a 14'' Nufront Newton [4] (Rock Yang, yuxin.yang at nufront.com, VP Marketing) [5].
>  guillaume, hi, i just wanted to say thank you for introducing us to
> nufront.  just a bit about what we've been able to ascertain:
>  * they are a *fabless* semiconductor company, where one of the
> founders has worked for ARM, and so they have a good working
> relationship with them, especially the Linaro team.  this is a good
> sign.
>  * they have a number of existing well-established products
> (significant wireless experience) so have good and long-established
> working relationships with OEMs and ODMs.
>  * they are at an early stage, having got at least some samples,
> enough to get some demo laptops successfully made.
>  * they are getting absolutely _deluged_ with enquiries :)  and,
> slightly of concern, a bit overwhelmed.
>  * they have Ubuntu and Android ported, and seriously seriously "get"
> that they need others to help doing software.
>  * they really really "get" the Texas Instruments BeagleBoard /
> PandaBoard model.
> so, this is a good start - it means however that expecting to get a
> Nusmart Laptop next week is, um, impractical :)  but it's a _really_
> good start.
> l.
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