The Story of Psion, The Last Computer 'Made in Britian'
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Ten years ago, the Psion Series 5, with EPOC v1 OS (effectively Symbian OS 1.0) was launched, and Psion threatened to become as big as Sony. The Register's Andrew Orlowski has posted a wonderfully detailed in-depth look at Psion to find out why the dream never happened.
If you ever wonder why Rafe started EpocHelp, Steve became a writer and programmer, and I started flag waving for a simple programming language, it was because we saw the promise in Psion. Here, for the first time, is a look back at the ghosts in the closets, the mistakes, the bad karma, and the fear of the last High Tech British company.