Archive for February, 2009

Vodafone Bidding For Palm Pre Exclusive

by PalmWebOS.org on February 28th, 2009

We’ve just learned that Vodafone is bidding to tie up the Palm Pre as an exclusive for the first 3 month’s of its European life. Dutch site Tweakers.net (English translation) is reporting that Vodafone is making an attempt to carry the Palm Pre and while the stage of negotiation is unclear, as is the participation [...]

TealOS: Poor Man’s WebOS

by PalmWebOS.org on February 23rd, 2009

It’ll be a few months before the Palm Pre is launched on Sprint but I think its safe to say that half the universe is craving the sexiness of the WebOS User Interface and concept. If you’ve got an old Palm device (like the Centro) you’re in luck because for $14.95 you can download TealOS [...]

Pre Exclusively On Sprint In 2009

by PalmWebOS.org on February 22nd, 2009

If you were hoping that shortly after it launched in the US the Palm Pre would be made available on carriers besides Sprint you can officially stop hoping – it ain’t gonna happen. According to CNBC, Sprint has the Palm Pre exclusively in the United States for all of 2009 and possibly longer. The CNBC [...]

Touchstone Requires Alternate Battery Cover

by PalmWebOS.org on February 22nd, 2009

It’s hard to argue with the fact that the Palm Pre is gorgeous, especially when the person holding it is gorgeous and staring at the back of the phone. That’s because the glossy back is incredibly reflective – something you WON’T have if you get the Touchstone Charger for the Palm Pre. Why? Because the [...]

Sprint Removes Tethering From Pre Page

by PalmWebOS.org on February 22nd, 2009

Remember how we showed you Sprint’s tech specs page for the Palm Pre and how it included “phone as a modem” which is, for all intents and purposes, tethering? Well for one reason or another, Spring has REMOVED the “phone as a modem” portion of the tech specs and one would think its because they [...]

Palm Pre Definite For UK Launch

by PalmWebOS.org on February 22nd, 2009

Palm has been mum about whether or not the Palm Pre would launch in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. We figured that at Mobile World Congress, more details would be revealed about the wheres and whens of the Pre but that was not the case. However, you need no more clues and [...]

Official WebOS Programming Resource

by PalmWebOS.org on February 17th, 2009

Palm has announced the Official Resource for Programming on the WebOS Platform called: “Palm WebOS: Developing Applications in JavaScript Using the Palm Mojo Framework”. Written by CTO Mitch Allen and WebOS Dev Team members, it will be distributed by the popular tech book propagators at O’Reilly Media. A few other tidbits to keep in mind: [...]

Palm Pre Stream Of Consciousness

by PalmWebOS.org on February 17th, 2009

You’ll understand the “Stream of Consciuosness” bit when you watch the video but this is a pretty neat little promo that shows off multi-tasking in a real-life situation. Of course real life is used loosely and… you’ll see what we mean by that, too: [Via Palm Pre]

Palm Pre Tethering Allowed By Sprint

by PalmWebOS.org on February 12th, 2009

Sprint has just posted specifications of the Palm Pre on their Palm Pre Mini-site. While there aren’t many surprises there is one little pleasant jewel – tethering. According to Sprint’s specs, they will allow tethering via Bluetooth and USB although the price for the data is not mentioned: MMS has also been confirmed but cmon [...]

PreDevCamp: WebOS Development Catalyst

by PalmWebOS.org on February 10th, 2009

Open mobile platforms are a beautiful thing and PreDevCamp illustrates exactly why. The group – started by Giovanni Gallucci, Dan Rumney and Whurley – is described on their about page: preDevCamp is an upcoming not-for-profit gathering to develop applications for Palm Pre using both the Mojo SDK and traditional web standards. The event is currently [...]