Palm OS to run on Linux

Posted on Wednesday, December 08 2004 @ 19:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Palm OS developer PalmSource is building a version of its platform for Linux-based phones in order to compete more effectively in the global handset market. The firm has also acquired a Chinese company specialising in mobile phone software as part of its Linux plans.

PalmSource has agreed to acquire China Mobilesoft (CMS) in order to gain its version of Linux for mobile devices. The familiar Palm user interface and PIM applications will be ported to run on this platform.

Read more at VNU Net

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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