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The cheap educational computer's distributors have put everything on hold until the Raspberry Pi gains the CE mark, which the foundation behind it says should not be needed
CE 6.0 matches the openness of open source while protecting partners' intellectual property rights, claims Microsoft
Embedded Linux will play an important part in the mobile devices of the future, but don't underestimate the strengths of the CE environment.
The Zypad WL 1000, a new wrist-worn PC has been demonstrated to the military forces. This device, which can run Linux or Windows CE, is a hands-free computer which handles wireless networking and GPS tracking. It should be available in July for about $2,500 and could be used by healthcare or law enforcement personnel.
The market-leading mobile OS company has shipped its hundredth model, but admits to increasing competition from Microsoft and Linux
A Rubik's cube 3d implementation. Simplely use mouse to rotate the cube or face by dragging on the corners or on the faces. You can...
Minimo, the Mozilla browser for mobile devices, is poised to move beyond Linux PDAs and onto Windows CE devices, according to the Mozilla Foundation. Current versions of Minimo work only on Linux-based PDAs (personal digital assistants), but a future version will debut this northern summer on Microsoft's Windows CE operating system, which is used on a variety of Pocket PCs and smart phones.
The Minimo browser is poised to move beyond Linux PDAs and onto Windows CE devices
StringtDB makes translations easier with its Microsoft Excel support. In just two clicks, StringDB Wizard processes Excel sheets and...
An agreement with the Japanese giant means the Symbian OS is likely to be one of the main operating systems driving DoCoMo's next wave of 3G handsets
But CE Linux Forum garners a big 'No comment'
The new version of Microsoft's Windows CE code-sharing agreement must be popular because vendors have signed up to it, says the software giant
Linux is set to rule in the embedded operating system market, but the lack of a rigid standard could drive companies to Windows CE if the situation isn't addressed.
Linux is set to reign in the embedded operating system market, but rigid standards are needed if developers are not to be driven to Windows CE
Texas Instruments on Friday launched a new application development kit. The Innovator Development Kit is for the company's OMAP (Open Multimedia Applications Protocol) technology, which includes processors and software for wireless devices such as cell phones. Developers will be able to use the kit to create applications for devices using TI chips. It will do so by offering modules such as a user-interface module, which lets developers select features for a user interface for the device they are targeting. A typical cell phone, for example, would have a smaller screen than a PDA (personal digital assistant), and so it would require a different type of user interface. TI will offer modules for adding support for communications protocols such as Bluetooth for device-to-device communications. TI says the kit, which will support Symbian, Palm, Microsoft Windows CE and Linux operating systems, will be available next quarter. --John Spooner, Special to ZDNet News
The first major Linux-based handheld computer, the Zaurus SL-5500, arrives in the UK next month, but will need more applications to take off, Sharp admits
Networking-software maker Novell said Wednesday that it has extended a new file-access feature for its NetWare operating system to Sun Microsystems' Solaris operating system and the Linux operating system. The extension to NetWare, called iFolder, lets a user access and work with a file from anywhere using an iFolder client or a Web browser. A new version of the software also includes Web access from Windows CE and Palm OS-based mobile devices. The iFolder software already supports Microsoft's Windows NT and 2000 operating systems. Novell executives said the new support for Solaris and Linux is reflective of iFolder's potential use among service providers, who could use it to deliver storage and backup services across their networks. iFolder integrates with Web servers, such as Apache and Microsoft's Internet Information Server, obviating the need for a NetWare server to be running on a network, the company said. Separately, Novell released an upgrade to its ZenWorks systems-management software, adding support for mobile devices. The new enhancements are based on technology Novell acquired from Callisto Software last December. --Ben Heskett, Special to ZDNet News
FIC's re-commitment to Windows CE has cast doubt on the future of the manufacturer's Linux/Crusoe Web tablet
Windows CE 3.0 is opened up to developers under the "Shared Source License", part of the company's PR battle against open source
Inferno, an operating system that runs in less than 3MB of memory with full support for wireless networking, comes to Compaq's handheld
Linux could soon become a major challenger in handheld computers and other portable gadgets
First published: Tue, 11 May 1999 08:51:41 GMT
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