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OSNews: Review: The Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player

Nov 15, 2005, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)

"We were pleasantly surprised when we discovered (by snooping on its firmware files) that the Pontis MX2020 multimedia device that Geeks.com sent us for a review actually uses Linux (embedded distribution uCLinux, kernel 2.4.19). If it's video, audio, pictures, recording or even basic PDA functionality via its touch screen, the Pontis MX2020 can do it all. And for very cheap too.

"The Pontis was released around the same time the also-Linux based Archos PMA400 PDA/PMP combo device (which runs Qtopia)..."

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