Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jun 2007 11:37 UTC, submitted by JCooper
Hardware, Embedded Systems "The Series 5 pocket computer from Psion was launched 10 years ago this week. It was a remarkable achievement: entirely new silicon, a new operating system, middleware stack and applications were developed from scratch in just over two years. This was the last time anyone undertook such a daunting task: it may be the last time anyone ever tries, either."
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RE: A wonderful little device
by Laurence on Tue 26th Jun 2007 14:31 UTC in reply to "A wonderful little device"
Laurence
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2007-03-26

Though I've never owned a PSION, I have used several PDAs and I do agree with your points regarding Windows Mobile. In fact to elaborate on your point, I've lost count on the number of times WM has crashed unnecessarily due to the over complexity of WM.

That all said, I don't hate WM as it offers the laptop comparable-functional power I need as was as the ease of porting programs to it.

It's a pity the portable market isn't as flexable as the laptop market in terms of OSs. (though I 100% understand the level of development envolved in porting OSs for each portable device model)

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