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Psion has mostly slipped out of the public eye, but that's about to change -- Motorola Solutions just bought the company for $200 million in cash to bolster its work with industrial companies. The deal will mostly focus on improving Motorola Solutions' toughened-up handhelds and in-car terminals.

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Last week's Switched On discussed how some next wave notions from a decade ago were trying to reinvent themselves. Here's one more. Surging smartphone vendor HTC is seeking to bring back an input method that many w

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Charles Davies might not be as immediately recognizable as some other industry veterans, but anyone that's been following this business since the early days of PDAs will no doubt be familiar with his work. Davies was Psion's very first employee way back in 1981, and stuck with the company all the wa

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Intel has finally broken its silence regarding Psion's attempt to bludgeon the industry into submission with its trademark on the term \"Netbook.\" Important stuff seeing as how Intel is credited with (re)introducing the term in its modern meaning back in March 08. Granted, it took awhile for the nam

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digg_url = 'http://digg.com/tech_news/Dell_Files_to_Strip_netbook_of_Trademark_Status'; Well, you knew this was going to happen: Dell's filed a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office requesting that Psion's \"netbook\" trademark be canceled. It was only a matter of time before so

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Portions of Wikipedia have been living on disconnected pocket-friendly gizmos for years now, but one particular DIYer just took the whole process to an absurd new level. For starters, you'll have to procure a relatively obscure Psion 5mx PDA, not to mention a CF card (and adapter), Linux-based PC,

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