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.
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…
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.
It's no secret that Palm is hurting, and hurting bad. But we knew that they at least had something on the horizon: the launch of two devices on AT&T, with all signs pointing to them being updated versions of the Pre and the the Pixi landing sometime in April or May. Well, according to John Paczkowski, Palm's…
Capitalism! Sprint was cool offering Palm Pixi for $100, until Verizon's Palm Pixi Plus slid in underneath at $79. Well Sprint's having none of that, slashing the original Palm Pixi's price to a mere $50 for new customers, after all of the rebates and contracts and what have you. Remember, the candybar Pixi doesn't…
When Palm issued a release announcing lowered guidance and sales expectations for this year, Jon Rubinstein didn't even try to cushion it, admitting, "driving broad consumer adoption of Palm products is taking longer than [he] anticipated." OK. Now what? UPDATED
In today's Remainders: patience. Or at least, it's what's required by today's items, including Lumix camera pricing, Google's acquisition of Aardvark; LG's forthcoming e-reader, and the great Palm Pre manufacturing halt that wasn't.
A trio of Toshibas, the newest Palm smartphones, and an FM transmitter that won't make you want to tear your brain out. Start saving your tax return for what's now available.
The moment you unpackage a new smartphone is a magical one. Don't let the moment right after that, when you realize that it's practically useless out of the box, cancel that out. Here's everything you need to know:
Hark! Did you hear the heralded Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein confirm the webOS 1.3.5 update? It's on its way soon for all Pre and Pixi owners, and will gift a better battery life, more speed and stronger Wi-Fi.