Hello,

the last TuxMobil News digest for 2003[1] has again good news
for Linux PDA, mobile phone and laptop users. Here is an
extract of the most important messages.

Werner Heuser


|=| The ndiswrapper[2] now supports Intel's WLAN PRO/Wireless 2100 chipset,
which is part of their Centrino(TM) technology[3]. Besides the
commercial DriverLoader[4] from Linuxant therefore an Open Source
solution is also available.

|=| Element Computer offers a TabletPC[5] pre-equipped with the
Lycoris Desktop/LX Tablet Edition for Linux[6]. This is the second
commercial TabletPC with Linux, since the one made by
PaceBlade[7]. More about Linux on TabletPCs is at TuxMobil[8].

|=| Linux on cell phones is still becoming more and more popular.
Japan's #1 cellular carrier NTT DoCoMo has adopted Linux for 3G phones[9].
Samsung debuts Linux-powered smartphone in China[10]. A Chinese company
based in Shanghai named 'E28' has quietly been selling Linux-based
smartphones in China since August[11]. And SDG-Systems provides
a driver for the Pretec GPRS CF-Card for the Zaurus and Yopy Linux PDAs.
More about Linux on and with mobile cell phones at TuxMobil[13].

|=| TuxMobil has got the first report about Linux on a laptop
with 64-bit CPU[14]. A Xeron Sonic Pro 800MX with an AMD64 chip.


[1] http://tuxmobil.org/mobile_news_2003_12.html
[2] http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/
[3] http://tuxmobil.org/centrino.html
[4] http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/
[5] http://www.elementcomputer.com/
[6] http://www.lycoris.com/
[7] http://xtops.de/xtops_paceblade.html
[8] http://tuxmobil.org/tablet_unix.html
[9] http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8011783890.html
[10] http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT4481058519.html
[11] http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5033717348.html
[12] http://www.sdgsystems.com/catalog/
[13] http://tuxmobil.org/phones_linux.html
[14] http://tuxmobil.org/xeron_sonic_pro_800mx.html


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