Gmate Yopy YDK1000, need resources.

Discussion in 'Other Handhelds' started by Veho, Mar 10, 2013.

Mar 10, 2013
  1. Veho

    Former Staff Veho The man who cried "Ni".

    Apr 4, 2006
    Recently I got my hands on a semi-old, old-ish (oh who am I kidding it's ancient) PDA, the Gmate Yopy (it was also marketed as Samsung Yopy in some places). I have the first development kit, the YDK 1000 model. Here's what it looks like:

    In the cradle:

    More cradle:


    Unfortunately I can't find any resources for it. The company went bust sometime along the way, there's no official support, the few reviews I found of the device link to dead sites, and I couldn't find any extra software, apps, alternative OS distros (it runs Linux), nothing. The hardware is supposed to be similar to the iPaq H3600, I'm wondering if I can maybe get it to run Familiar on it or something.

    I'm playing with the stock firmware and the few preinstalled apps (they're the standard PDA fare), but I was wondering if there was anything else out there.

    Is anyone familiar with this device, do you have, or know where I could find, software for it, any interesting hacks/mods?


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