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Palm, Microsoft square off; Casio adopts Transmeta

With the annual Comdex trade show starting in Las Vegas next week, technology heavyweights prepare to do battle in the hot handheld and notebook sectors.

 

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With the annual Comdex trade show starting in Las Vegas next week, technology heavyweights prepare to do battle in the hot handheld and notebook sectors.

"(Microsoft is) trying to build a pocket-sized PC. We think that is the wrong thing to do."

- Michael Mace, Palm chief competitive officer

 


Palm and Microsoft to duke it out at Comdex
Forget Gore and Bush--next week Microsoft and Palm executives will walk onto a podium to debate which handheld operating system beats the socks off the other.

Casio to adopt Transmeta for notebooks
The electronics maker plans to introduce a notebook containing Transmeta's Crusoe chip next year in Japan, becoming the latest small manufacturer to sign up with the chip start-up.

Gadgets and new chips on display
preview PC manufacturers, software developers and consumer electronics companies will gather at the trade show in Las Vegas to show off new products.

previous coverage
Microsoft, AOL to demo dueling devices at Comdex
The eternal feud between the two companies will flare up again next week in Las Vegas when the companies show off their upcoming Internet devices.

New HP laptop ready--and waiting--for wireless networking
The company next week will take the wraps off one of the smallest, lightest wireless-capable notebooks available, but the necessary antenna will not be included inside the box.