Archos PMA400 Linux Based Media Portable

The new Archos PMA400 is a Linux based portable- entertainment/PDA/DVR/Internet device. It comes with wireless and ethernet LAN connections, plays Mophun and Qtopia and supports Microsoft DRM protected files (WMV, WMA).

AvantGo overhaul finally arrives

Following its acquisition by Sybase, iAnywhere Solutions today announced the first major upgrade to its AvantGo service in some time. The latest version, immediately available from the AvantGo web site, offers improved wireless synchronization; an integrated Internet browser; real-time searching of AvantGo channels; a redesigned user interface with tabbed navigation, customized channel layout and small-screen optimized navigation.

Preview: LG F9100

Unassuming at first glance, LG's new F9100 handset conceals a novel side-sliding thumboard: Michael Oryl gets hands-on at the CES showfloor in Las Vegas.c

PalmSource Buys China MobileSoft

The company behind Palm OS is buying China MobileSoft to get a foothold in the Chinese mobile phone market and develop a broader range of software. But it must recognize that its future lies in Linux, according to Gartner

What happened to Novell's embedded Linux ambitions?

Dave Kearns reports that Novell's embedded Linux program may not be taking off soon.

Editorial: The Penguin, The Palm, and the PDA

The potential synergy between the GNU/Linux OS and the Palm platform is huge, but so are the potential pitfalls. Larry Garfield looks at both the pros and cons of the Next Next Palm OS.

PalmSource announces Linux support

The following text was forwarded to us by Bruce Perens as "An open letter from PalmSource to the Linux community." It is reproduced here verbatim aside from minor HTML formatting changes.

Preview: Motorola MPx

Jørgen Sundgot sneaks a peek of the final version of Motorola's new, Windows Mobile-based MPx communicator - purportedly to hit shelves in early 2005.

OCR Camera, music, and phone in Pantec PH-K1500

Convergence takes another step forward with Pantec's latest CDMA phone. Not just a camera phone, it's a phone, MP3 player, and 2.1 MP camera with optical character recognition.

Review: The LC2100 LinuxCertified Laptop offers a solution for the users who require ultimate mobility: the LC2100 laptop loaded with the Linux of your choice. For more info and screenshots/images, read here.