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Smartphone market gets an old new player as HP buys Palm

By - April 28, 2010 1 Picture
The smartphone market was given a massive boost today as the news broke that HP will acquire smartphone pioneer Palm and perhaps most significantly, the Palm webOS mobile operating system. HP's international infrastructure, fiscal strength and influence will ensure Palm now has not only a future, but will now become an even more serious competitor to Apple, Google's Android, RIM, Microsoft et al in US$100 billion smartphone and connected mobile device marketplace. Read More
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Palm presents its new smartphones, the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

By - January 9, 2010 1 Picture
This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Palm unveiled its two upcoming Verizon-exclusive smartphones, the Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus. Both phones boast substantial improvements over their present namesakes, and both will utilize Palm’s new webOS developer program, which will allow independent software developers to create and distribute their own apps. Read More
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Mobile telephone news from The Mobiler

By - April 15, 2009 1 Picture
Over at The Mobiler today we looked at push notifications on the iPhone being great for users (but not so great for small developers), more speculation about the release date of the Palm Pre, a preview build of the Android 1.5 "Cupcake" SDK, the release of the Nine Inch Nails iPhone app, the Samsung Propel Pro now available on AT&T Samsung Propel Pro arriving at AT&T, and the companies rumored to be supplying components of the next-generation iPhone. Read More
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Palm announce Foleo mobile companion

By - May 30, 2007 3 Pictures
May 31, 2007 The diminishing size of smartphones and PDA's is great for portability but can have the inverse effect in regard to productivity, especially when used for web browsing and email. In response to this problem, Palm has released the Foleo, an add-on device labeled as a "mobile companion" that aims to fill the gap between the phone interface and the laptop PC by providing smartphone users with immediate access to a larger screen and full size keyboard. Read More
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Palm celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of the Pilot

By - March 27, 2006 3 Pictures
March 28, 2006 It may seem that the Palm Pilot has been with us forever but it’s actually just a decade since the 5.7-ounce combination of calendar, contacts, to-do lists and notes hit the market and captured the imagination of road warriors and early adopters everywhere. In that time, the company has shipped more than 34 million mobile-computing products. Having witnessed the failure of the Apple Newton, Palm co-founderJeff Hawkins also recognised the enormous and devoted following Apple’s original mobile computing platform had developed and it went from there. There’s a great audio interview Palm President and CEO Ed Colligan, co-founders Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky, and others discussing the beginnings of the company and the Pilot at Palm's 10-year anniversary here and a PDF time-line for Palm enthusiasts! Read More
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Palm and Audi collaborate on automotive communications tools

By - August 22, 2005 2 Pictures
August 23, 2005 Palm and Audi have announced their collaboration in a new generation of communications solutions designed to improve safety and convenience for drivers: easy and totally integrated hands-free calling inside the car. Using built-in Bluetooth short-range wireless technology and the Palm Treo 650 smartphone, drivers of 2006 Audi A6 and A8 vehicles can make and receive calls totally hands-free using the car's MMI (Multi Media Interface) console, voice-recognition interface or steering-wheel controls. Read More

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