Palm Throws Down a C&D Warning on the TealOS Skin

Displeased with others copying their work, PalmInfoCenter reports that Palm snuffed the TealOS skin for PalmOS phones, which imitates the Palm Pre's newer WebOS interface. » 3/27/09 10:30pm 3/27/09 10:30pm

Could the Palm Pre's Weakness Be Its Battery?

Pre Central has confirmed that the Palm Pre's battery will be identical in size to the Centro's, meaning that it will likely be limited to a modest 1150mAh-1350mAh capacity. » 1/16/09 5:05am 1/16/09 5:05am

Next Palm Pre WebOS Phone Will Be Cheap, Maybe Centro 2

Palm Infocenter has "heard from a seemingly reliable firsthand source" that Palm's working on the Centro 2, which'll run the Pre's slobber-inducing WebOS and hit Sprint this fall. » 1/12/09 12:01pm 1/12/09 12:01pm

Palm Treo Pro Sized Up Against Competition

Most of us can size up the functionality of a phone from its spec sheet, but a phone's practicality, usability and enjoyability falls to a whole other series of factors. Form factor is a biggie. In this clip, you'll see the Treo Pro » 8/26/08 8:30am 8/26/08 8:30am literally sized up against the smartphone competition (including the Palm Centro,…

Treo Pro Gets a Video, Still Runs Windows Mobile

Slashgear's just found a video of the upcoming Treo Pro » 8/19/08 11:42am 8/19/08 11:42am, a device that physically looks like the , but runs the touchscreen version of Windows Mobile. The video shows you pretty much what you need to know about how big the phone is in your hand (not too big) but if you want to see it compared to some other things,…

Leaked Advert Image Could be First Showing of Palm Centro2

At Palm Addicts they've somehow got hold of a leaked advert that looks like it's for Palm's update to the Centro, the Centro2 smartphone. Take a peek—it's pretty convincing. There's of course no way to know whether this is real or a piece of Photoshopped fakery and it's difficult to glean much info on the device from… » 8/11/08 6:30am 8/11/08 6:30am

Sprint's Centro Gets First Update

One of the most successful smartphones of the last year is the Centro from Palm. Sprint was the first carrier to sell the device, so it's no surprise that it's also the first carrier to offer a software update for the phone. The big change is the addition of location services to Google Maps, a quasi-GPS that's… » 7/31/08 9:00pm 7/31/08 9:00pm

AT&T Palm Centro Goes Electric Blue, Gets Even Cheaper on Friday

Apparently the Centro is going to be stupid cheap on AT&T starting July 11, and it'll come in "electric blue." Palm is being coy about exactly how much cheaper, but we figure it'll be a decent discount-maybe down to $49, like the BlackBerry Kickstart will be. We're sure it'll have people lining up at AT&T stores this… » 7/08/08 12:59pm 7/08/08 12:59pm

Palm Selling Centro Unlocked for $299, Gets Google Maps with My Location

Already available on the three biggest US carriers, the only way to make the Centro a bigger hit is to sell it unlocked-and that's what Palm is doing, for $299. It's only in white, though. You can pick it up online at Palm's site. Also, starting tomorrow, they'll be offering Google Maps with My Location for Centros,… » 6/23/08 4:04pm 6/23/08 4:04pm

Next-Gen Palm OS Will Be "Between Centro and Treo," All About the…

Talking to APC, Palm CEO Ed Colligan revealed some of the broader strokes of its next-gen OS, upon which the company's hopes for relevance are inexorably pinned. Due in '09, it'll be "a new prosumer brand" that fits "in between the Centro and Treo lines." He refers to the OS as "Palm 2.0" at one point—as in Web… » 5/28/08 10:15am 5/28/08 10:15am

Palm Zeppelin and Skywriter Phones Coming in 2008?

Smartphone blog TamsPPC say they received an email from Palm regarding developer submissions for two devices codenamed Zeppelin and Skywriter.They suggest the Skywriter could be a Palm 500-style device with WinMo 6.1, and they posted possible mockup of what appears to be a dev unit. There were no facts provided about… » 5/06/08 6:37pm 5/06/08 6:37pm

Happy Palm Centro Day

I've just decided to mark today Palm Centro Day for three reasons:
• Fulfilling Brian Lam's prediction, Palm just announced that it only took six months to sell 1 million of the suckers, in 10 countries no less. (Helps when there's a GSM version, doesn't it?)
AT&T released the obsidian (that is, black) version to go… » 3/31/08 8:45pm 3/31/08 8:45pm

Palm Adding Voice Commands to Treos For Messaging and Browsing

Thanks to an agreement with Nuance Communications, Palm will be delivering voice command capabilities to Palm OS supported smartphones like the Centro and the Treo. More specifically, Palm will be utilizing Nuance's VSuite apps to handle functions like name dialing, digit dialing, message addressing for text, picture,… » 3/26/08 4:30pm 3/26/08 4:30pm

Palm Bleeds $31.5 Million

Beleaguered smartphone maker Palm lost $31.5 million this quarter, despite the Centro's success—no surprise, given that their living-in-the-past handsets are losing marketshare, not to mention the whole deader-than-dead Foleo. [NYT] » 3/20/08 6:45pm 3/20/08 6:45pm

Palm Centro Getting New Color Options?

By the look of this page from the recently released user guide for the Palm Centro, it looks like the cellphone will be getting a navy blue version, as well as an all-white makeover with gray keys. [Gadgetell]
» 2/24/08 10:00pm 2/24/08 10:00pm

AT&T Palm Centro Official

The Palm Centro is losing its Sprint-only roots and going to AT&T for $99 after rebate with a two-year contract. That's the Glacier White color combo, and in a month there'll be an Obsidian Black version. It's essentially the same phone that Sprint offers, but this is a quad band GSM version with EDGE (no 3G). I don't… » 2/19/08 12:24am 2/19/08 12:24am

AT&T Palm Centro Photos Surface

The rumor of the Palm Centro coming to AT&T has been solidified during the past couple of weeks and these unbox photos of the AT&T-branded Centro all but make this bit of news rock solid. And it may be my love of Palm phones and all things bright green talking, but I really like the keyboard. Word is the Centro will… » 2/14/08 8:41pm 2/14/08 8:41pm