CNET News: Is Linux Palm's Savior?
May 25, 2005, 14:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Shim, Dawn Kawamoto)
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"The deliberately simple nature of the Palm operating system was
so inspiring to Rick Broida that in 1997 he started a magazine,
Tap, dedicated to devices using the handheld OS.
"Long a fan of the handhelds and OS, the Commerce Township,
Mich., freelance writer has watched both decline over the years
following inventory problems and a cooling of the once-hot handheld
market. Hardware maker PalmOne remains the market leader, but the
OS company, PalmSource, is, as one analyst put it, "a company in
transition with a risky strategy...'"