Tag: Palm

  • [Discussion] Does Sprint need WebOS?

    So PPCGeeks, today we hear that Sprint is not going to get the Pre3 by HP. As many of you know they offer the Palm Pixi, which I would like to add is for free (but what shouldn’t be for a legacy device? This does seem to be a death blow for the Pre series on the 3rd largest carrier in the US. T-Mobile does not offer WebOS at all.

  • HP CEO Open to Licensing webOS to Other Companies.

    So we are here to spotlight the lower famed OS of the day…webOS. It seems to me that HP is doing a good job in trying to revise the OS for daily use. I mean they have already announced several new devices using webOS, and have taken it to the next level of installing it in their printers, and other devices. Rumor has it that by 2012 each HP computer you buy will dual boot webOS and Windows OS… With all that is great but now we hear a new thing that struck my fancy.

  • Google loses lawsuit to patent troll Bedrock Computer Technologies

    Google has been sued successfully and lost for use of Linux on it’s server platform.  Although this may not be a huge loss to Google financially, this issue could extend to the Android platform. Bedrock Computer Technology has also sued AOL, Yahoo and Amazon to name a few. Will companies like Bedrock Computer Technologies impede […]

  • HP has a secret, exciting announcement for the February webOS event!

    Not only does Sprint have a special announcement coming in February, now HP has something up their sleeve as well. February 9, 2011 at their WebOS event in San Francisco many of us suspect they are going to announce several products, including tablets.

  • Palm to Release 5-6 New Devices in 2011!

    With the mildly-tweaked Palm Pre 2 leaving a less than pleasant taste in our collective mouths, the news that there are 5-6 new devices in the pipeline for 2011 is like a blast of cool, refreshing seltzer to the face….read more

  • UPDATE: Rumor of Palm Pre 2 Coming!!

    Although this hasn’t been proven more than a rumor just yet, PreCentral is stating that they heard this news from a reliable tipster. Supposedly, Palm is preparing to release a new phone named the “Mansion,” which could or couldn’t be the same device that recently turned up in Palms certification database….

  • The P in HP may now stand for Palm!!

    The boards of directors at HP and Palm have come to an agreement on a buyout of Palm (Nasdaq: PALM) by HP (Nasdaq: HPQ). The negotiated price for the buyout is estimated at a whopping $1.2 billion at $5.70 per share of Palm’s common stock in cash. This comes when HP is looking to enter the smartphone and tablet […]

  • Lenovo to take over Palm?

    As Palm continues to struggle financially, a buyer has yet to emerge out of the thinning list of buyers, but on Friday, rumors began to circulate that Hong Kong based PC maker Lenovo may be considering making an offer. The Reuters report on Friday of the potential offer gave Palm’s stock a nice 5% boost (although shares had risen as much as 7% before retreating).

  • How Many Apps In That App Store?

    Apps, apps, apps! With Google’s recent announcement that the Android Market has reached 38,000 applications, I decided to find out how many applications are in each of the major smartphone app stores. Remember that these figures are only for the number of applications in the official application store and do not include the total number […]

  • [Rumor] HTC To Make An Offer For Palm?

    There been some rumors of a Palm buyout over the years, but now it appears that Lenovo and even HTC may be putting in a bid to buy the company. Palm’s stock has risen over 12% as of this morning. An unnamed Chinese newspaper is said to be the source of this rumor. HTC has not confirmed or denied the rumor, however Palm’s CEO Jon Rubinstein said, “If there is a reasonable acquisition proposal, the Board will consider.” Palm is currently worth less than a tenth of HTC’s value and HTC should be able to acquire the company just for cash. Palm also has over 1,650 patents, as well as WebOS.

  • CTIA: Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus headed to AT&T in the coming months

    Palm is expected to showcase  the Palm Pre Plus and Pixi plus headed to the AT&T’s network in the coming months. The Pre Plus and Pixi Plus will be available for $149.99 and $49.99 for new subscribers ($100 mail-in rebate and a two-year contract). The Palm Pre will be similar to the Verizon Wireless version […]

  • Unlocked Palm Treo Pro for $161.99

    Would you like to own an unlocked Palm Treo Pro? If so, here is your opportunity! Dell Small Business is selling this device for $179.99 with free shipping. However, if you use the coupon code “CWT98NZP?Z66L8”, it drops down to $161.99. The site I found this deal at says this is the lowest price by […]

  • Google Voice in your Mobile Browser

    Definition of workaround– A workaround is a bypass of a recognized problem in a system. A workaround is typically a temporary fix that implies that a genuine solution to the problem is needed. Frequently workarounds are as creative as true solutions, involving outside the box thinking in their creation. Google has definitely engaged in a […]

  • iPhone Accounts for 55% of US Mobile Web Traffic

    AdMob, recently acquired by Google, has released its latest report breaking down the US Mobile Web Traffic by OS. The winner, the iPhone, which accounts for 55% (including both the iPhone and iPod Touch). HTC is up, mainly because of its Android devices. RIM/Blackberry is also up, but very little. Nokia and Palm took the […]

  • Sprint Palm Pixi Coming Nov. 15th

    Sprint just announced the availability of its 2nd WebOS phone, the Palm Pixi.  It will be available on November 15th for $99 on a two-year contract (after a $50 instant rebate and $100 mail-in rebate) with a $70/month minimum plan. “We are excited to offer the new Palm Pixi to our customers in time for […]