TechNewsWorld: Knowing the Differences in PDA Operating Systems
Mar 08, 2005, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hazimin Sulaiman)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"The numerous operating systems (OSes) in different personal
digital assistants (PDAs) would baffle most tech newbies. Minus the
lesser-known and extinct PDA OSes (some of which are proprietary),
you are left with Palm OS, Microsoft'sPocket PC, Symbian and Linux.
A good OS makes or breaks the PDA initiative of a PDA hardware
"For a while, manufacturers were split into two main camps after
Psion (the people who brought us Epoc, which is now called Symbian)
left the foray: Palm OS and Pocket PC. And after the failed attempt
by Apple (Apple Newton Messagepad), Palm OS dominated the PDA OS
scene for a long while..."