Writing at Japan Corporate News Network, Bruce Porter reports that Sharp has announced that its proprietary e-book viewer for PDAs will run on Linux, and will be available after September 10, 2002 for free download on Space Town, the company's website. Porter writes . . .
“. . . Consequently, the SL-A300, Sharp's latest Zaurus model running Linux, will have 3,700 titles available, published from the Zaurus e-book service.” Sources at Sharp say the software should work fine with the Linux-based 'SL-5500' model, as well.”
Note: Sharp 'Space Town', which is in Japanese, appears here.
This article was originally published on LinuxDevices and has been donated to the open source community by QuinStreet Inc. Please visit LinuxToday.com for up-to-date news and articles about Linux and open source.