Linux handhelds and palmtops

Lists all the small Linux computers I know about.

I keep hearing of Linux handheld and palmtop computers and PDAs, so I'm listing web sites that deal with them. This is a precaution, in case there is one in my future.

My own opinion is that Linux is now too large, bloated and slow to be much use in a small battery powered PDA. Offhand, I'd think that QNX would be a better starting point, with Rebol as the default scripting language. Yes, I know in Linux everything is negotiable and can be changed. Still, the earliest workable PDAs were around in 1990, and it is now 15 years later. I'm not sure there is a Linux PDA with more personal productivity features than an ancient HP200LX (better communications however).

Yopy Linux PDA

Specifications listed in first Quarter 2000 were 4 inch 65,536 colour 240x320 pixel TFT LCD with CCL backlight, and a 206 MHz 32 bit ARM Risc CPU. Compact Flash slot. 32 MB memory. LED indicator. Graphic shows a stylus pen, stereo earphone with remote keys, audio in, record button, action, hold and Esc buttons on the side. Also on the side MPS player, PIMS, 4 Mbps IrDA. Front had 4 direction keys, speaker and microphone, and repeat and launch keys. Bottom had AC/DC adaptor socket, 1400 mA rechargeable Li-Ion Battery, and USB/RS232C serial port. Docking cradle. Size 128.8 x 83.5 x 22mm, weight 225 gram. Software included web browser, email, voice, game, PIM handwriting recognition

PDABuzz mention
http://www.pdabuzz.com/Features/Yopy.html
Yopy at Samsung
http://www.sem.samsung.co.kr/eng/product/digital/pda

Linux Sites

List of general Linux sites, here mainly so I don't lose them.

GNU
GNU licencing concept
Handhelds.org
Concentrates on Linux port to Compaq Ipaq pocket PC, which is not surprising as Compaq host the site.
Linux.org
index
compare
design
futurepc
buy that?
pda list
reviews
lexicomp
linux
microwrite
newton
omnigo100
pc3100
battery
chips
power
sites
wearable
wince

 
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