PDA News – Axim OS issue resolved, BSquare founder resigns, Sprint device launches

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Axim Windows Mobile 2003 issue fixed

The issue with Dell’s implementation of Windows Mobile 2003 which caused decreased performance for has been resolved, according to multiple sources. Dell ceased shipments of Axim PocketPCs earlier this month after bugs were discovered in the first shipments with the new OS.

While unconfirmed, it is also being reported that Dell will release a new ROM update for the affected Axims on Saturday, the 26th.


Founder of consultant co. BSQUARE steps down

William Baxter, founder of mobile device design and consulting firm BSquare, announced Thursday that he would step down from the position of Chairman and CEO, though he will remain a board member and Chief Technology Officer. BSquare is well known for it’s popular “SDIO Now!” accelerated SDIO support program. 


Samsung i500 and Hitachi G1000 available on Sprint

The Samsung i500 Palm-powered smartphone, and the Hitachi G1000 PocketPC Phone Edition are now supported on the Sprint network.


Gates buys Palm – No, not that way

A New York state educational administrator training program has purchased 1,100 new Tungsten T2 handhelds, paid for by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Yes, that Bill Gates. Of course, the BMGF simply provided the grant, they had no control over what was purchased, which is no doubt why the T2 was chosen. Look at the bright side, Bill. It could be worse.

They could have selected the Zaurus.





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