Now with More RAM, the 'Vivaldi' Linux Tablet Is Almost Ready

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2012-May-01 | Tags: sparktabletvivaldi

Linux on ARMThere was plenty of excitement earlier this year over the news that a fully open tablet was in the works, and late last week some new revelations were made about the device that are sure to step up the anticipation even more.

First and foremost, it sounds like the tablet--originally called “Spark” but since renamed “Vivaldi”--is almost ready for production and shipping.

Second, whereas the device was originally planned to have just 512MB of RAM, that's now been increased to 1GB instead, so those who preordered a unit from the first run will get even more than they bargained for.

'Orders Will Be Turned On'

“After another long 'getting the details sorted' session on the phone with our manufacturing partner this morning, it looks like I'll be able to sign the purchase order sometime next week so that the first shipments of Vivaldi tablets can be put together,” wrote KDE developer Aaron Seigo in a blog post last Thursday.


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