Tuesday, April 10, 2007

New Palm Linux Based OS Coming

  • PalmOS 5 devices (currently the latest version) will still be released later this year
  • Devices based on the Linux kernel should be released by the end of the year.
  • Palm will not license the OS to other manufacturers
  • It is highly likely that the new OS will use Opera as its default browser, given the recent agreement between Palm and Opera.

  • Looks like Palm is moving in the right direction. I am looking forward to a new OS for my future Treo (or whatever it will be called). The new Jeff Hawkins device (to be announced in May) may also use this new Palm Linux OS.

    Listen to the conference here

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