Archive for March, 2009

Palm Pre To Sell Half Of What iPhone Did In Year 1?

by PalmWebOS.org on March 31st, 2009

Numbers, numbers, numbers. Apple sold 6.1 million iPhones in the year following its launch Bloomberg estimates Palm will sell 2.6 million Pre phones in its first 12 months An analyst* reports Palm needs to sell 5.5 million units to revive profits, and 8 million units to justify its current stock price First of all, the [...]

How Did Dan Hesse Earn His $14.2 Million?

by PalmWebOS.org on March 31st, 2009

From an SEC filing we recently learned that Sprint CEO Dan Hesse earned $14.2 Million dollars in 2008 from his position at Sprint. Keep in mind, this is during the same period of time that Sprint posted a $2.8 billion dollar LOSS and 4.6 million customers LEFT. How exactly did he make this money? —A [...]

Win A Free Palm Pre: Exclusive Contest!

by PalmWebOS.org on March 30th, 2009

UPDATE: We have added MORE PRIZES (scroll down to see all prizes) If you want to win a Free Palm Pre you’re in the right place… as the #1 Community for Palm Pre and WebOS enthusiasts, we will be giving away a FREE Palm Pre to one lucky PalmWebOS.org member! How can you win? Simply [...]

Jim Van Responds To Palm Pre Rumors

by PalmWebOS.org on March 29th, 2009

Jim Van had more than his 15 minutes of fame when Twitter voyeurism led to the Palm Pre April 30th launch rumor. One day and a few rumors later, Mr. Van’s twitter account has been made private and tech lovers across the web are engaged in a furious debate about whether Jim Van’s info is [...]

Palm Pre Launching April 30th?!?!?!

by PalmWebOS.org on March 28th, 2009

Twitter truly is becoming a nice little information goldmine and the latest nugget to be picked from the pile could get a person or two or three fired. If the recent twittering of a supposed Palm Pre beta tester is authentic, then the Palm Pre is set to launch on April 30th! April 30th? APRIL [...]

TealOS Get’s KO’d by Palm

by PalmWebOS.org on March 28th, 2009

Last month, a bit of Unofficial Palm OS software called TealOS allowed Palm owner’s WebOSify their existing Palm device by slapping on a $14.95 skin which helped the existing UI imitate that of WebOS. Apparently for Palm, imitation is the best form of attracting C&D letters as TealOS has announced they will be ending their [...]

Palm Pre vs iPhone 3.0

by PalmWebOS.org on March 27th, 2009

CNET posted an interesting article today comparing the Palm Pre and iPhone 3.0. The majority of the article stresses the disappointment in lack of more information regarding the Pre launch, namely date and price, and suggests the masses are growing restless. They are. But come launch time that won’t matter because the same slick operating [...]

WebOS Netbooks?

by PalmWebOS.org on March 27th, 2009

Palm’s resurgence into the world of smartphone powerhouses starts, but doesn’t stop, with the Palm Pre. It might not even stop with smartphones in general. LaptopMag suggests that Palm’s spiffy new Operating System – WebOS – could very well shake up the Netbook world as well. If you have to compare WebOS to another operating [...]

Other Palm Phones Sooner Than Expected

by PalmWebOS.org on March 27th, 2009

The Palm Pre honeymoon seems to be over as that initial excitement of a new phone and a new platform have been met with weeks of mostly silence. What was once anticipation has turned into… the potential for anticipation once we actually hear something. But if you’re a Palm and WebOS fan, then a little [...]

Palm Pre Delayed? NO!

by PalmWebOS.org on March 24th, 2009

Yesterday there was a furious rumor circulating that the Palm Pre was delayed until the 2nd half of 2009. Sprint and Palm have repeatedly said that the Palm Pre will launch in the 1st half of 2009 and I’m here to tell you that this estimation HAS NOT CHANGED. The Palm Pre is, at the [...]