IBM Chooses QTopia for PPC PDA

An article on is reporting that IBM is going to build their new PPC PDA using the QTopia OS.

Basically, it's the same OS as the Sharp Zaurus, and is a Linux with a QT UI. QT is a cross-platform development toolkit from the Norwegian company, TrollTech .

It remains to be seen when it will be released and whether it will be anything more than a reference platform, but the PDA world just got more interesting.