Archive for October, 2009

Official fix for GSM APN entry problem on the way

by Shawn Brown on October 31st, 2009

For those of you who waited for the GSM Palm Pre to release so that you could have it in all of its unlocked goodness you may have run into a roadblock along the way with the APN. Turns out that the Pre was never programmed for the entry of an APN but the customer. [...]

Palm holds Pixi Q&A on November 2nd via Twitter

by Shawn Brown on October 31st, 2009

Pack when Palm announced the Palm Pixi they pretty much gave us any info we needed but as they do questions begin to arise in time. Palm is now giving us a chance to get these questions answered via a nice hour long Pixi Q&A via Twitter. How does one get their questions answered? It’s [...]

New apps added to the App Catalog, Oct 30

by Shawn Brown on October 31st, 2009

It’s the eve of Halloween and Palm has nothing better to do than release a slew of new apps into the App catalog. Hey we are not complaining, Palm is really on the ball with this type of thing. Now if only they would hurry up and give us a nice little webOS 1.3.1 update [...]

Palm releases webOS 1.3.1 to developers

by Shawn Brown on October 31st, 2009

Palm has decided to give future versions of webOS to developers early so that they can get a head start on verifying the compatibility of their apps. This is a really smart move as we wouldn’t want to have to wait on an app for an update after just updating our handsets. We are already [...]

Palm hires new AMD Linux Core Engineering Manager

by Shawn Brown on October 30th, 2009

Palm obviously has a lot of big plans for the future of webOS we just hope that they are able to pull this off before their stock hits its bottom line. Recently Palm hired in Matthew Tippett as a replacement for their AMD Linux Core Engineering Manager. Tippett joined ATI back in 2003 to build [...]

iTunes 9.0.2 breaks Pre sync

by Shawn Brown on October 30th, 2009

Again Apple has broken any syncing capability the Palm Pre had when the new firmware was released. If you haven’t synced in a while and would like to do so without purchasing and 3rd party apps we suggest you do it before updating to iTunes 9.0.2. For some odd reason still unknown to us iTunes [...]

New version of doubleTwist has support for the Palm Pixi

by Shawn Brown on October 30th, 2009

Moments ago we received word that the new version of iTunes has rebroken the ability to sync with the Palm Pre. Luckily for us the guys over at doubleTwist have released a new version to combat this in no time at all. On a side note they have also added support for the new Palm [...]

Sprint posts 3Q 2009 results

by Shawn Brown on October 29th, 2009

We all know that Sprint has reported nothing but negative numbers every quarters for a couple years now but they seem to take it and keep on trucking right along. The 3rd quarter of 09 has proven to be more hopeful than that of previous quarters, does sprint owe this to the Palm Pre? Sprint [...]

New apps added to the App Catalog, Oct 28

by Shawn Brown on October 29th, 2009

Yesterday there were a few more apps added to the App Catalog than last Tuesday with a disappointing few additions. I really like to see the addition of a few very useful apps that I will be using on a regular basis such as Voxofon call Abroad. Concert Finder Lite, Free. Find and track concerts [...]

Palm’s stock drops 23% for the month

by Shawn Brown on October 28th, 2009

Palm just can’t seem to win these days, the Pre didn’t do quite as well as they had hoped and now their stocks are plunging. For the month the stocks are down 23% closing at $13.38, that’s down 6.3% for the day alone. Last month the stock ended at $17.46 so investors are probably pretty [...]