Linux: March of the Penguin

Smith, Brad
July 2006
Wireless Week;7/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of smart phones, a kind of handset with an open operation system, which means that third-party developers can write applications for them. Symbian, Microsoft, PalmSource and BlackBerry are the leading providers of these systems. IDC, an analyst firm which tracks mobile phone sales globally, revealed that Linux is the operating system that smart phone manufacturers Panasonic and NEC were using in many of the phones.


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