Daily Archives: Friday, 23-Feb-2001

Hmm, this is very interesting. According to PDABuzz.com HP’s new handheld exec, may switch to PalmOS. The Jornada is a major player in the MS Pocket PC market but:

In a statement that is sure to cause much debate, joy, and concern to many in the PDA community, HP’s new head of the Embedded and Personal Systems group Iain Morris said that the Jornada handhelds will be overhauled to reach its full potention. Included in this overhaul could be an operating system change to PalmOS or Linux.

This is just more evidence that the PocketPC OS is just too much for the handheld computer market. This will be a huge blow for the PocketPC platform.