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LinuxDevices: Linux Smartphone "Killer App" Ready for Combat

Jun 02, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Linux appears ready to take on Microsoft and Symbian in the smartphone market, with Trolltech's launch this week of a mobile phone app stack delivering PDA-like features on feature-phone-level hardware. Qtopia Phone Edition supports keypad and touchscreen devices, and nearly any processor that can run Linux.

"When Trolltech announced Qtopia Phone in October of last year, company officials were confident that it would bring smartphone functionality to lower-end, feature-phone class devices..."

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