eWeek: Motorola, ESI Team on Linux-Powered Phone
May 21, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Extended Systems Inc. and Motorola Inc. this week announced
plans to bundle ESI's data synchronization software into Motorola's
upcoming Linux-powered phone.
"Motorola's A760, due in Asia in the third quarter of this year,
with availability in North America and Europe shortly thereafter,
will ship with Extended Systems' XTNDConnect PC software, which
synchronizes data between handheld and desktop applications. A
server-based synching solution for the A760 will be available as
well, said officials at ESI in Boise, Idaho.
"This announcement comes on the heels of Motorola's decision to
jettison its synchronization software subsidiary to one of ESI's
competitors. In March, Pumatech Inc. announced the acquisition of
Starfish Software Inc..."