The Easy Way to Add an Onscreen Keyboard to Your Palm Pre

To the chagrin of a few devoted hard QWERTY enthusiast, and to the much more important joy of people who think it's dumb to have to slide out an entire keypad just to type the letters "OK," the Pre got its first onscreen keyboard last week. One problem! The installation process was complicated, dangerous and… » 8/31/09 1:16pm 8/31/09 1:16pm

Palm Now Accepting (A Few) Paid Pre App Submissions

What a sad story Palm's App Catalog has been so far: never more than a few dozen apps, a near-closed submission process, and no way for developers to make any money. Today, a sliver of light: Palm is accepting a handful of paid app submissions as part of a closed e-commerce system beta, which means a wide release,… » 8/18/09 11:29am 8/18/09 11:29am

Palm Pre Gets Homebrew Apps, No Rooting Required

Installing the Pre's earliest homebrew apps required you to "root" your device—easy enough, but not for the faint of heart. Now, there's a new method, with no rooting, no risky hacks, and one simple secret: email. » 6/23/09 7:56am 6/23/09 7:56am