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ERICSSON, CWC DEVELOP LINUX HANDHELD PC

Friday 12 January 2001 | 00:00 CET | News
Ericsson Singapore and the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) in Singapore have jointly developed the DelphiPad, a handheld PC running on Linux. The device has a 10-in touchscreen and weighs 1.3 kg. It is set for commercial launch in 3rd-qtr 2001 for under USDlr1k. The device uses the Netscape browser but can also run Microsoft Windows programs by installing adapter software such as Citrix Systems' WinFrame software. It has a Geode 200Mhz processor from National Semiconductor (NatSemi), 256 Kbyte ROM, 16 MByte flash memory and 64 Mbyte RAM. Users input test with the virtual keyboard or

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