Linux 2003 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Linux Articles for 2003

G.Mate YOPY YP-3700 Linux PDA Review (Pics, Specs)

Ian Giblin is a senior contributing editor to bargainPDA for all things Linux. In this latest review Ian brings an in depth look at the YOPY YP-3700, Ian informs[...]

Brighthand Reviews the Sharp Zaurus SL-C760

The Zaurus SL-C760 uses a clamshell design with a VGA color screen on one side and a keyboard on the other. Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief found it to be packed with[...]

REVIEW: Sharp Zaurus SL-C750 from Dynamism

The new Zaurus SL-C750 from Sharp is a versatile, linux-based PDA incorporating an XScale (PXA255) CPU at 400 MHz. I admit that the other PDA designs have come a long[...]

Mini Review: Sharp Zaurus SL-C750 (Pictures)

The Sharp Zaurus SL-C750 is a PDA that offers:Portrait or landscape mode where the screen resolution is 640x480 SecureDigital slot + CompactFlash slot Clamshell design with a rotating[...]

Sharp Unveils Zaurus Models with 4-Inch VGA Screens

Sharp has officially announced the Zaurus SL-6000 series. This will include three models, two of which will have built-in Wi-Fi and one with Bluetooth. All will have a built-in keyboard[...]

RumorMill™: Next Zaurus To Have VGA Screen, Keyboard

Reportedly, Sharp's next Zaurus will have a VGA screen and Wi-Fi, plus Bluetooth and an integrated keyboard. It is expected to be released in the U.S. early next year.

Sharp Readying New Clamshell Zaurus

Sharp is preparing to release in Japan a new model in its Zaurus line. Aside from some software changes, the SL-C860 will be almost identical to the other clamshell Zaurus[...]

UPDATE – Sharp Announces Zaurus 6000 Linux-Based PDA

Nearly a month ago rumors surfaced about Sharp's latest Zaurus. This unit designed for corporate users features integrated WiFi, 4" VGA display (640 x 480 pixels), Compact Flash slot, QWERTY[...]

New Linux Smartphone Offers Tons of Features

A German company is going to introduce this week a new wireless handheld that runs Linux and includes a GPS receiver, Bluetooth, a lot more.

Next Gen Clamshell Zaurus Models Available in U.S.

Dynamism is now offering the Zaurus SL-C750 and Zaurus SL-C760, which have VGA screens, 400 MHz processors, and run a version of the Linux operating system.

Yopi 3700 Offers Linux on the Go

The Yopy 3700 from G.Mate runs a version of Linux and includes an integrated keyboard and a color screen.

Prototype Zaurus SL-6000 reported on Zaurus User Group

The Zaurus User Group has posted a brief article by offroadgeek, showing pictures of a prototype SL-6000 with suggestions that the real device will ship in January 2004. This Zaurus[...]

Review: Stinger Stylus – Universal Finger Stylus

The Stinger is an alternative stylus, which fits onto the end of your finger and is held in place using a little plastic belt. It is apparently compatible with any[...]

BrightBytes™: Dell, Zaurus, TextMaker, and More

Dell is offering a 10% discount off the cost of the Axim X5 line, the Zaurus SL-5600 is now in stores, SoftMaker is giving away thousands of copies of its[...]

BrightBytes™: Axim ROM Update, Sony Drivers, FX100, and More

There is a ROM update for the Dell Axim X5; Sony has a new driver for its Wi-Fi card; the FX100 flexible keyboard is now available for the Zaurus, Blackberry,[...]

BrightBytes™: New Models, Zaurus, HP, and More

Several recently announced models from Sony and Palm are now available, there is good news for those wanting to use CF peripherals with Zaurus handhelds, HP’s financial results have been[...]

Review: Jack the Uni-Psychle for Linux

Jack the Uni-Psychle is the first release from Discord Studios. It is a sideways scrolling platform game in the style of such classics as Sonic the Hedgehog and the Mario[...]

Motorola Picks Linux for New Smartphone

Motorola has passed over the Palm OS, Symbian, and Microsoft's various offerings in favor of using Linux in a new multimedia smartphone coming out later this year.

Encrypted data managers for the Zaurus SL-5×00 PDAs: Part I

As soon as your data goes digital it becomes trivially easy to copy and trivially easy to encrypt - if your software allows it. I personally think that encryption should[...]

Encrypted Data Managers for the Zaurus SL-5X00 PDAs Part II

ZSafe and Passkeyper A short while ago in Part I of this article I explained how important I think encryption is (I think it's pretty important). I reviewed SafeDee[...]