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(Other stories by Gary Krakow)

"Despite being relegated to an out-of-the-way area at Comdex, the Linux Business Expo is alive and well and doing just fine. The big names are all represented in big, glitzy booths. But some smaller displays held the most interesting news...."

"TiVo is probably the best-known Linux device on the market today. The digital home video recording box can hold up to 30 hours of programming, skip commercials, actually learn your viewing habits and then make recommendations on what you might like to watch.

"Here at Fall Comdex 2000, I finally got to see the nearly legendary Yopy Linux PDA. Created by Samsung and soon-to-be marketed by Gmate, the Yopy will be very familiar looking to current handheld users...."

"The Yopy will be capable of playing MP3s, MPEG videos, and will contain personal information software, dictionary, calculator, memo, world time and alarm software."

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