The InfoWorld story, "The incredible shrinking operating system," which posted to the newswire Monday, incorrectly stated in the 13th paragraph the company for which Jim Ready works. That paragraph has been corrected on the wire and now reads:
Much of the latest mobile hardware can be run to good advantage on microprocessors and OSes that require less power. The high-tech rumor mill lately has been abuzz about the possibility of a full-size notebook running a smartphone-oriented processor such as ARM's with an embedded version of Linux; such a device would have a battery life of days, not hours. "To an ARM device, a laptop looks like the Hoover Dam in terms of battery life," says Jim Ready, CTO of MontaVista Software.