Dave Kearns reports that Novell's embedded Linux program may not be taking off soon.
Submitted by tuxtops on Sat, 2004-12-11 07:01.
Submitted by tuxtops on Sat, 2004-12-11 06:47.
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.
Submitted by tuxtops on Wed, 2004-12-08 21:20.
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.
Submitted by tuxtops on Wed, 2004-12-08 21:19.
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.
Submitted by tuxtops on Tue, 2004-12-07 22:34.
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.
Submitted by tuxtops on Mon, 2004-12-06 10:35.
LinuxCertified.com 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.
Submitted by tuxtops on Fri, 2004-12-03 22:01.
A project to create embedded versions of Gentoo Linux has achieved preliminary releases on x86, MIPS, PPC, and ARM. The releases include native core system binaries, cross-platform toolchains, and, for x86, an optional hardened toolchain. The year-old project needs developers to help add cross-compile awareness to source packages.
Submitted by tuxtops on Wed, 2004-12-01 22:38.
This whitepaper from a senior developer with Squirrel Systems discusses how Squirrel used Linux in its highly successful POS (point-of-sales/service) system. It focuses on the advantages and challenges of choosing embedded Linux, and may be of interest to other companies considering embedded Linux.
Submitted by tuxtops on Wed, 2004-12-01 09:13.
OSNews posted a review of a laptop webcam and details how to get it going with Linux.
Submitted by tuxtops on Tue, 2004-11-30 19:51.
Motorola, Inc. has announced interoperability between its MotoSync technology-enabled mobile phones and Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. The agreement with Microsoft to license the Exchange Server ActiveSync protocol enables Motorola mobile phones to give enterprise customers direct seamless access to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Elsewhere, check a review of Motorola V505.