PalmSource has released version 6.0 of its Palm OS operating system. The new software represents the biggest leap forward in the history of the OS, finally silencing critics (not least amongst current and prospective licensees) who have bemoaned the lack of memory management and multitasking.

It's been a long time coming - four years ago, Palm was planning a roadmap that put its APIs on Symbian OS, and at one stage considered Linux - but Version 6.0 received the lowest of low-profile releases last week.

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