Linux 2005 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Linux Articles for 2005

Sharp Zaurus SL-C3000 Review

The new Zaurus SL-C3000 from Sharp is a linux-based PDA incorporating an Intel XScale PXA270 CPU at 416 MHz. It has a 640 by 480 pixel screen and is physically[...]

Computex: Unication Linux PDA / SmartPhone (pics, specs)

Unication was showing off a Linux OS PDA at Computex Taipei that had some very interesting features. Built-in VoIP phone capabilities (via 802.11b), an FM radio transmitter (for broadcasting[...]

New Smartphone Will Run Five Operating Systems — Including Cobalt

Oswin Technology intends to release versions of its latest smartphone running not only the Palm OS and Pocket PC, but also Linux, MXI, and Windows CE.

Palm Ramping Up for Linux-Based Devices

There is strong evidence that Palm is preparing to release at some point in the future a new generation of models based on Palm OS for Linux.

Sharp Updates Its Clamshell Zaurus

Last fall, Sharp introduced the Zaurus SL-C3000, which was one of the very first handhelds to have a built-in hard drive. Now, the company has announced a slightly updated version[...]

Sharp Announces the SL-C1000, Clamshell PDA Without Microdrive

Sharp has had some of the most innovative PDA designs in the world, but unless US buyers use the grey market, their Linux-based devices can't be found here. Last year[...]

Sharp Bringing Out Clamshell Zaurus without Microdrive

Last fall, Sharp released a Zaurus model with a built-in hard drive. Today, this company has announced a version of this handheld without the microdrive.

Analysts Say Nokia Might Drop Symbian OS

A European market research and consulting firm says that Nokia might be considering dropping the Symbian OS in favor of Linux.

Nokia Developing Internet Tablet

Nokia has announced plans to release this fall a Linux-based device dedicated to accessing the Internet.

Nokia Internet Tablet Now Available

Nokia is now shipping its Linux-based 770 Internet Tablet in Europe, and it will be available in the United States next week.

Sharp Zaurus Linux PDA Continues to Live with New SL-C3100

The Sharp Zaurus line gets an update refresh with the release off the SL-C3100, an update to the SL-C3000 (Zaurus SL-C3000 Review) that has a built-in 4GB hard drive (aka,[...]

PalmSource Completes Acquisition of China MobileSoft

PalmSource has completed its purchase of the Chinese mobile phone software company that will help it create Palm OS for Linux.

PDA News – Pocket GMail, PalmSource joins Linux forum, 2 GB SD cards shipping

GMail now works on mobile devices PalmSource joins Consumer Electronics Linux Forum ATP shipping 2 GB SD cards Cradle now available for HTC Magician

PalmSource Joins Linux Phone Standards Forum

PalmSource has become a founding member of a group that has come together to accelerate the adoption of Linux in fixed, mobile, and converged devices.

Series 60 Version of Opera Browser Released

Opera 8 for Series 60 is based on the same engine as the newly released versions for Windows, Linux, and Mac, and offers support for JavaScript and DOM.

PDA News – PalmSource buyout rumor, T-Mo Tornado, Palm Linux jobs?

Report: Palm planning buyback of PalmSource T-Mobile to get HTC Tornado in October Palm Inc lists Linux jobs

Archos PMA400 — Linux Based Media Player and PDA

Archos is well known for their audio and video products, but their new Pocket Media Assistant PMA400 goes beyond the standard media recording and playing that would be expected. The[...]

PalmSource Joins Group Dedicated to Open Source Software

The company responsible for developing the Palm OS has joined a global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux.

PalmSource Gives Additional Details on Upcoming Developers Conference

At its U.S. Developers Conference, PalmSource will release the latest information on Palm OS for Linux, Palm OS Cobalt, and show off the latest handhelds and smartphones from its licensees.

PDA News – PocketPC statistics, Palm rumors, Mobile WiMax

Spb surver results illuminate PocketPC usage Rumor: Palm to launch Linux-based smartphones IEEE approves mobile WiMax standard