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[News] Palm's Linux-based OS in the Making; =?UTF-8?B?RXhvbuKAmXM=?= Quran PDA Runs Linux Too

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The New Pocket PCs

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| That will change in 2009, according to Palm's vice president of smartphone 
| product marketing, Stephane Maes. The company is developing its own modern, 
| Linux-based OS, which will replace Palm OS by the end of the year. It will 
| have a flexible interface and a very easy development environment, and it 
| will focus on integrating personal information, Maes says.    
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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,2299027,00.asp

Exon’s Quran PDA Phone Boots Windows Mobile 6 and Linux

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| It also runs both Linux and Windows Mobile 6.0. This is the genuine article, 
| the manufacturers repeat, the real PDA phone that can install applications 
| with a swappable OS:  
| 
|     Please note that this is a Genuine PDA phone. Most other so-called 
|     PDA-phones advertised by other suppliers are NOT true PDA phones,butsmart 
|     phones only with a firmware interface similar to Windows Mobile.No 
|     application can be installed on these false PDA-phones and theOS cannot 
|     be altered. True PDA phones run on Microsoft Windows, Linuxor similar OS 
|     and all Windows / Linux applications can be installed.     
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http://www.pmptoday.com/2008/05/07/exons-quran-pda-phone-boots-windows-mobile-6-and-linux/


Recent:

Rugged PDA available with Linux

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| A value-added reseller of mobile computers and PDAs has ported Linux to a 
| ruggedized, "military-grade" PDA. SDG Systems is offering the "Nomad" from 
| Tripod Data Systems (TDS) pre-installed with Angstrom Linux and Qtopia PDA 
| Edition, and bundled with a toolsuite and build environment based on 
| OpenEmbedded.    
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS6292990557.html


Related:

Motorola MOTOMING A1600 3G GPS Linux Smart Phone PDA

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| Motorola announces their new PDA phones, MOTOMING A1600 SmartPhone. The next 
| generation of motorola MOTOMING A1200 with enhanced features. 
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http://www.storeplace.net/2008/01/21/motorola-motoming-a1600-3g-gps-linux-smart-phone-pda/


Motorola E690 PDA phone with Linux on board 

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| It seems that they are returning to the penguin with their next
| offering, the E690 PDA phone. Naturally, it rocks quite the slim 
| profile (what else would you expect given the relative popularity
| of the Q and the RAZR); in fact, its styling is eerily reminiscent
| of the SLVR L7, less the numpad.
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http://www.htlounge.net/articles/1813/1/Motorola-E690-PDA-phone-with-Linux-on-board-


Rugged PDA gains supported Linux option

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| Embedded Linux specialist SDG Systems is shipping a Linux-ized version of
| a ruggedized, "military-grade" PDA from Tripod Data Systems (TDS). SDG's
| Linux port for the Recon-X is based on a 2.6.15 kernel, and includes
| technical and warranty support. Tools, training, and customization
| services are also available.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2614469862.html
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