HP's WebOS Bounty: Touchpad Tablet, Pre 3 and Veer Smartphones

HP's webOS devices are finally here: The Touchpad tablet—an sleek affair with iPad-competitive specs—as well as the bigger, badder Pre 3, and a teeny, Pixi-esque slider called the Veer. » 2/09/11 5:40pm 2/09/11 5:40pm

You Can Buy the Palm Pre 2 for $450 From Today

Running webOS 2.0 and sporting a 1GHz processor, the GSM version of the Pre 2 is now on sale unlocked for $450 over at HP's site. [HP via BGR] » 11/18/10 7:15am 11/18/10 7:15am

WebOS 2.0 Now Official, Arriving On Palm Pre 2 "In the Coming Months"…

It's always nice when rumors actually hold up: HP just officially introduced the world to webOS 2.0 and confirmed its flagship handset, the Palm Pre 2. So this is why HP spent all that money. Let's take a quick spin. » 10/19/10 9:52am 10/19/10 9:52am

Palm Pre 2 Heading To Verizon?

Engadget got their hands on an internal Verizon training document, and lo and behold, there's a section on the elusive Palm Pre 2. The blurb doesn't divulge any new details, but hopefully it means we'll be hearing more soon. [Engadget] » 10/14/10 5:52pm 10/14/10 5:52pm

Is This the New Palm Pre II?

French site MobiFrance claims that this is the new Palm Pre II. It looks almost the same as the previous model but, according to them, the renewed WebOS 2.0 smartphone will come with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. » 10/12/10 3:57pm 10/12/10 3:57pm

Palm WebOS 2.0: Now This Is Multitasking

WebOS 2.0. It's really happening, and it's coming soon. Amidst the turmoil and the headlines and the doom-dropping, Palm's been busy: WebOS 2.0 looks like it'll be better than the original in basically every way. » 8/31/10 2:00pm 8/31/10 2:00pm

Can't Decide Between an iPhone and Palm Pre? Get Both—In One Phone!

Ok, so you'll have to import it from dodgy Chinese site M8Cool, but surely a gamble with your credit card security is worth the slight chance of getting a working Palm Pre, running iPhone OS? » 8/26/10 11:40am 8/26/10 11:40am

Ridiculously Addictive Angry Birds Game Now Available on WebOS

Incredibly popular mobile game Angry Birds is now available on WebOS—specifically on Palm Pre and Pre Plus devices running webOS 1.4.5. While this'll certainly make Palm users happy, I'm surprised that the game hasn't hit Android devices yet. » 8/24/10 5:34pm 8/24/10 5:34pm

Vice President Who Was In Charge Of Designing The Pre Leaves Palm And HP

We knew that plenty of Palm employees left once HP acquired the company, but now we know the latest one to jump ship: Peter Skillman, Palm's Vice President of Design. Also known as the man who designed the Pre. » 8/09/10 10:02pm 8/09/10 10:02pm

Now You Can Stream Adam Carolla on Your Smartphone

Downloading his podcasts every morning and loading them onto your phone is one way to listen to Adam Carolla on the way to work, but it's such a 2005 way of doing things. » 7/20/10 9:04pm 7/20/10 9:04pm

Kobo Ebook Apps Now Available For iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Palm…

The Kobo ebook apps are free and now available for your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Palm Pre devices. This means that you can easily purchase, access, bookmark, and read your ebooks on the go. [Kobo via CrunchGear] » 6/22/10 8:30pm 6/22/10 8:30pm

Palm Teases New Phones and "New Version of the OS"

After two phones (and two spin-offs) running webOS, you'd think Palm and its new owner HP would be keen to get some new devices to market. All we've got to go on for now is a Palm rep's comments, confirming that they "are working on future devices," and a "new version of the OS." Apparently, we're "going to find the… » 6/18/10 6:37am 6/18/10 6:37am

HTC EVO 4G Mod Charges Wirelessly From Palm Pre Touchstone

I think most of us are in agreement that one of the nicest things about the Palm Pre was its wireless charging Touchstone dock. At $20, you too can try your hand at modding one for your HTC EVO 4G. » 6/14/10 6:16am 6/14/10 6:16am

HTC EVO 4G Pushes Palm Pre Off Sprint's Launch Day Sales Pedestal

News just in—the HTC EVO 4G has officially been more loved on launch day than the Palm Pre. While queues were around the block for many Sprint stores selling the webOS phone last June, it wasn't any match for the HTC EVO 4G. Friday saw the most sales for any one phone sold at Sprint in one day—in fact, there were… » 6/07/10 2:44am 6/07/10 2:44am

The Weird Palm Patents HP Will Soon Own

When the news broke that HP was buying Palm, discussion gravitated to the jewel of the Palm collection: WebOS. But of course HP's haul doesn't end there—there's a whole slew of bizarre PalmPilot patents they'll soon own, too. » 4/30/10 8:00pm 4/30/10 8:00pm

Giz Explains: How Multitasking Works on a Phone

Multitasking! On phones! Everybody does it now. But each smartphone platform does it differently. Here are the various tricky ways that the major platforms try to juggle multiple apps. » 4/29/10 3:20pm 4/29/10 3:20pm

Palm's Execs Are Jumping Ship as Fast as Its Potential Buyers

Today's casualty is Caitlin Spaan, veep for Palm's carrier marketing. It's a comparatively small loss compared to when their Senior VP of software bailed two weeks ago, but it amplifies an increasingly obvious message: Palm is in a death spiral. » 4/24/10 2:30pm 4/24/10 2:30pm

Your Palm Pre Can Now Run Basically Any Linux Application

iPhone OS is on perpetual lockdown. Android hacking's boring, considering the platform's Linux credentials. It's webOS, Palm's Linux-based OS, where some of the best gratuitous, for-the-hell-of-it hacking is taking place nowadays. Exhibit A: OpenOffice, running on a Pre. A Pre! » 4/09/10 3:00pm 4/09/10 3:00pm

Jon Rubinstein Gets Frank On What Palm Could've Done

In another world, the Pre would be available on more than Sprint and Verizon, Palm would've made $22 million last quarter, and their ads would've actually made you want one of their phones. Oh, and Google would own Palm. [Fortune] » 4/09/10 8:40am 4/09/10 8:40am

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus Headed to Europe Soon?

Europeans won't have to wait as long for the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus as they did the original models, according to the documents passed through the Global Certification Forum allowing them entry through Heathrow, Charles De Gaulle and Schiphol. » 3/30/10 6:23am 3/30/10 6:23am