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TheFeature: Whither Mobile Linux?

Sep 09, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carlo Longino)

"The open-source OS still hasn't picked up much momentum in the mobile world, but maybe manufacturers are trying to introduce it in the wrong place.

"Motorola made a lot of noise last year when it said it would start using Linux for handsets. The hardest of the hardcore geeks' ears perked up, and analysts spelled doom for Symbian and Microsoft. But more than a year later, Linux has failed to set the mobile industry on fire. But BusinessWeek says, yes, Linux is still coming to a phone near you..."

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