Archive for June, 2009

Palm Eos: $99 On Sprint and AT&T In November?

by PalmWebOS.org on June 30th, 2009

If the rumors and speculation are true, we could see Palm launch the 2nd WebOS device for $99 (after contract and rebate) this November on both Sprint and AT&T. The Palm Eos (codename Pixie) is slated to be the WebOS replacement for the Palm Centro. And with low price point, powerful OS, 2.6 inch multi-touch [...]

370k Pre Phones, 1 Million WebOS Apps

by PalmWebOS.org on June 30th, 2009

The Palm Pre has only been available for a month but its already posting furious sales figures. Lets not muck up the waters by comparing these sales to competing phones/platforms and just appreciate that an estimated 370,000 Palm Pre phones have been sold through the month of June including 70,000 in May and 300,000 in [...]

Sprint Rolls Dice, Craps On Apple

by PalmWebOS.org on June 28th, 2009

Palm isn’t scared of Apple, taking the fight for mobile consumers directly to the iPhone’s front porch: The ad drives home the point that the iPhone cannot run multiple applications at the same time while claiming the phone will cost you $1200 more over the length of your 2 year contract. With a headline saying [...]

Mojo SDK For Palm Pre Leaked

by PalmWebOS.org on June 28th, 2009

If you asked most people what the biggest flaw of the Palm Pre is they would immediately tell you the lack of apps in the app catalog. Of course the real problem is that while Palm promised an open development program for WebOS and the Mojo SDK, it has been nothing but extremely closed. That [...]

Palm WebOS Open Source Portal Launches!

by PalmWebOS.org on June 18th, 2009

The public launch of the Mojo SDK for WebOS probably isn’t too far away as Palm is finally starting embrace the Open environment they claimed would come with the new mobile operating system. On their Developer Blog, Palm just announced the launch of their Open Source Portal which you can find at OpenSource.Palm.com! Right now [...]

Touchstone Car Charger Hacked Into BMW

by PalmWebOS.org on June 18th, 2009

The Touchstone Charger is one of the coolest cell phone accessories out there at the moment – and certainly the coolest Palm Pre accessory available. But don’t you wish you could utilize the convenience of the wireless charger in other settings… like your car? One enterprising individual took it upon himself to make that happen. [...]

Palm Pre Education: Facebook At 2pm

by PalmWebOS.org on June 17th, 2009

There are plenty of people who didn’t get the Palm Pre on launch day NOT because they were too far back in line… but because they weren’t in line at all. Those patient puppies were playing wait-and-see on the Palm Pre until they could better educate themselves on what the Pre had to offer. If [...]

Bizarre: Sprint Confirms The Palm Pre Is On Sale

by PalmWebOS.org on June 17th, 2009

This is kind of bizarre… Sprint published a Press Release dated June 16th that brags about the touchscreen, synergy and universal search of the Palm Pre among other things. Palm Pre UI Makes Multi-tasking Simpler OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Sprint (NYSE: S), purveyors of the Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone and [...]

Palm Pre Heading To Europe In September?

by PalmWebOS.org on June 17th, 2009

Only Americans can currently enjoy all that is WebOS in the form of the Palm Pre. Canadians are currently drooling as the Palm Pre is destined to land on Bell Mobility at some point but the timing is uncertain. How about the rest of the world? A company called IRIS that sells smartphones in Romania [...]

Palm Pre: John Biggs vs. Jason Hiner

by PalmWebOS.org on June 17th, 2009

Everybody is entitled to their opinion. It is interesting to hear (and see) the vastly different opinions of Crunch Gear’s John Biggs and TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner in regard to the Palm Pre: And THIS ladies and gentlemen is why there is PLENTY of room for competition in the mobile market – different people have different [...]