The new, new Psion is getting near production. Here's what it looks like
I had an original Psion Series 5 back in the day and I must say I loved the full QWERTY keyboard where I used it for note taking and spreadsheets. This "new version" looks really interesting and apart from the normal modern bells and whistles... it will also dual boot between Android and Linux!
You hold down two keys as the machine boots and choose whether you want Android or Debian GNU/Linux. Both look pretty raw, with work needed to bring them up to the capabilities of the display. But the incentive is certainly there - the 2160 x 1080 screen is terrific - and various projects such as Meego and Ubuntu have demonstrated that mobile Linux can be made to work very well indeed.
|The new, new Psion is getting near production. Here's what it looks like • The Register
World Exclusive Last week Gemini, the venture that re-invents the Psion 5 design for the 21st century, took delivery of pre-production units. Planet Computing invited us to see how the project is progressing. Since the final Psion pocket computer design (the Revo) appeared 18 years ago, the device ...