Review of Sharp Zaurus SL-C3000

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 quite similar to the previous Zaurus clamshell models, the main difference being that it has a 4 GB hard drive built in. Read the review here.

Free Linux phone software posted

An open source group has posted free PBX software that lets businesses create their own phone switches from standard Linux servers - but drawing business customers to the technology could be an uphill effort.

1.6 Terabyte at the size of a toaster

The Linux-based Yellow Maching P400T from Anthology Solutions offers up to 1.6 Terabyte of storage in a device no larger than a toaster.

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.