Cloud Media OTT1 Internet Media Player Runs Linux on Cavium ARM11 SoC

Cloud Media is mostly known for their Linux based Pop Corn Hour media players. but recently they started offered a free media player called FreeOTT via ISPs or Facebook giveaways. This little box gives direct access to online video channels. I reviewed FreeOTT a few months ago, and found the interface to be sluggish (possibly because of my Internet connection), …

Qt Mobile Edition Has Optimized Cloud Backend

At Qt Developer Days 2013 Berlin, Digia has announced the Qt Mobile Edition, a cross-platform development offering for Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms. Qt Mobile promises multi-platform application development with a built-in Qt-optimized cloud backend service, Enginio. Through the Enginio Qt API, developers can write native or hybrid applications for all your target platforms — the API can be …

Trends in Cloud Storage

Coraid recently announced that it had released support for SanDisk Optimus 1.6 TB, serial-attached SCSI (SAS), solid-state drives (SSDs) on the Coraid EtherDrive SRX6000 storage appliances. Targeting these storage appliances at datacenters and cloud storage applications, Coraid claims that they now offer five times the IOPS compared to previous-generation products (delivering more than 700,000 IOPS per enclosure). It took a …