The palmtop has gone away, but some people could still use an integrated pocketable typing device.
Smaller and more expensive than a Netbook, the PsiXpda will be very appealing to a small group of buyers.
PDA maker had registered the term in 1996 but had discontinued a product with the name earlier this decade. A dispute cropped up once the popularity of Netbooks skyrocketed last year.
It's been a decade since the morning in 1999 when I took delivery of one of my all-time favourite gadgets -- the AA battery-powered Psion 3mx handheld
Psion answers Intel's claim that its use of the term "Netbook" is generic.
In legal filing, Intel is asking for a decision clarifying that "the use of 'netbook' does not infringe anyone's rights."
The terms Netbook and smartbook have been the object of legal wrangling. Germany-based Smartbook, in defending its trademark, offers a lesson in gratuitous naming schemes.
Company has been slow to enter the race against Apple and RIM in the smartphone war, but its futurist David Wood thinks it has plenty of time. He might be right.
Apple gets all the attention for its iPhone. So what's Symbian, the leader in mobile operating systems, to do? Executive David Wood lays out the plan.
The PC maker asks the USPTO to cancel Canadian gadget maker's trademark, saying Psion doesn't make a product that actually uses the term.