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The Register: Compaq's build your own Linux PDA [Itsy] project

Feb 10, 2000, 16:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Lettice)

"Could the appearance of a Samsung StrongARM-based Linux PDA the other day be in some way related to Compaq's Itsy project?"

"According to Compaq most of the components needed to build a prototype are available off the shelf, although the likes of LCD and touchscreen aren't. ...companies with ready access to and knowledge of this class of component - like, for example, Samsung - would probably find it fairly easy to knock one up."

"So one does wonder whether they might not be related. And indeed, why Compaq doesn't want to put the Itsy into production itself."

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