After today's remarks from Palm Co-CEO Ed Colligan, the Palm OS is officially dead as far as new updates and development goes. But here's a look at its evolution over its 13-year lifespan

Palm OS will continue to exist for a short while in the Centro, but after that, it's done. Palm OS was never intended to work as smartphone software when it was created in the mid-90s. It was PDA software that kept having additional functionality packed onto it's modest frame, giving the core OS a lifespan of 13 years.

Dan Lyons said it best when commenting: "It was a bit like using a lawn-mower engine to build a go-kart, then adding a bigger chassis and turning the go-kart into a real car, then turning that into a plane, and then trying to make the plane fly to the moon." Here's a look at how the Palm OS evolved over it's lifespan. Rest in peace, Palm OS. We hardly knew ye.

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Palm OS Timeline (1996-2009)