Linux 2002 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Linux Articles for 2002

Clamshell Zaurus SL-C700 Coming to U.S.

Updated A Linux-powered handheld that created quite a buzz at last month's COMDEX will soon be available in the U.S.

HOW TO: Choosing a PDA Based on Memory Storage Type

The world of PDAs can be somewhat overwhelming and confusing, you have to choose between Palm OS, Pocket PC or Linux and then determine which manufacturer you trust that makes[...]

Sharp Demoing Clamshell-Shaped Zaurus Prototype

Sharp is demonstrating what might be a new Zaurus. It has a VGA screen, a keyboard, and runs Linux.

Sharp Releasing Clamshell Zaurus Tomorrow

Sharp is ready to release a new member of the Zaurus line in Japan. It has a VGA screen, a keyboard, and runs Linux.

Sharp Announces Two New Zaurus Handhelds

Sharp has introduced two new members of its Linux-based Zaurus line. One is an updated version of its SL-5500, the other is the clamshell-shaped model it has demonstrated in[...]

Zaurus line to get Sharper – SL-5600 to be released soon

Sharp has confirmed the release of the SL-5600 in the US, and the SL-A300 a horizontal clamshell, in Japan. Sharp's line relies on a Linux operating system which has been[...]

Sharp and IBM Developing New Zaurus Model

The Enterprise Edition Zaurus will be use Linux and IBM software to wirelessly tie in to a variety of enterprise applications.

Power in the palm of your hand

Microsoft introduces three new Pocket PC units with cellular functionality, while Sharp woos the open-source crowd by unveiling a Linux-powered handheld. And more hardware turns up for DataPlay's dirt-cheap 500MB[...]

More info on the new Zaurus (pictures)

The new clamshell Zaurus has been on display at the Ceatec 2002 show. I'm not sure how much the US market will support Sharp's efforts, but I'm happy to see[...]

Electric Fuel Announces New INSTANT POWER(TM) Chargers For Audiovox, Sharp and Toshiba PDAs

Electric Fuel Corporation (Nasdaq: EFCX - news) today announced the introduction of 3 new INSTANT POWER(TM) PDA chargers, for the Audiovox Maestro, the Sharp Zaurus and the Toshiba Genio.

Linux will be the dominant PDA OS! Umm…what?

Linux is likely to emerge as the main operating system for mobile devices, according to Sybase CEO and chairman John Chen.