Dell has halted shipments of its Axim x5 PDA until it can fix a problem that has knocked Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC performance for six.
As we reported on Monday, the glitch manifests itself as extended read/write times between applications and the hardware. The result is that with Windows Mobile 2003, the latest version of the Pocket PC operating system, the Axim show significantly poorer file access and multimedia playback than under Pocket PC 2002.
Pocket PCs of comparable specification to the Axim but from other vendors showed no such performance dip.
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