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HP posts Pre 3 WebOS update

HP has pushed out an WebOS update for its Pre 3 smartphone. The patch, which takes the (now) open source operating system to 2.2.4, is being pushed out to European and US Pre 3s. Pre 2s got the upate last week. HP WebOS 2.2.4 update HP hasn't said much about 2.2.4 on the Pre 3, but the Pre 2 release saw the addition of …
Hard Reg, 21 Dec 2011
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HP seeks buyer for WebOS

HP is seeking a buyer for WebOS, the mobile operating system it acquired by buying PDA pioneer Palm last year. So says Reuters, citing a quartet of unnamed sources close to the consultation process by which HP hopes to figure out how to make back some of the $1.2bn is spent on Palm. HP has at least potential buyers lined up: …
Tony Smith, 8 Nov 2011
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Palm still designing new phones, despite HP's doubts,

Since the announcement that it would be acquired by Hewlett-Packard, Palm has scarcely figured in any discussions of the smartphone landscape. HP wants the operating system, but is mainly focused on emerging device formats such as web-enabled printers and tablets, is the message from within the larger firm. But until the deal …
Wireless Watch, 21 Jun 2010
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O2 to release Palm pair on iPad day

O2 has followed its exclusive on the Palm Pre with the new Pre Plus and Pixi Plus smartphones, the telco said today. Both handsets will be available on the network on 28 May. Trying for an iPad spoiler, O2? We can't see the Palm phones drawing quite as much interest as the Apple tablet, but Palm buffs will look forward to the …
Tony Smith, 19 May 2010
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Palm Pre

Review Smartphone pioneer Palm was once down and all but out until it came back with this genre-busting gem of a handset. It's a compact, ergonomically designed handful which if not particularly slim, at least has the distinction of a genuinely different look and of plotting its own stylish course away from the established operating …
Dave Oliver, 1 Apr 2010
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Palm: revenues up, expectations down

Despite a surge in sales, Palm CFO Doug Jeffries predicts that the smartphone maker's immediate future won't be a happy one. These revelations came today in a conference call with analysts and reporters as Palm announced its third-quarter results for fiscal year 2010. Wall Street immediately spanked the company's stock in …
Rik Myslewski, 18 Mar 2010
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Google's Voice speaks from iPhone

Google has launched a new app that give US-based iPhone and Palm Prē and Pixi users access to its Google Voice service. But no, it's not the long-awaited Google Voice app for the iPhone that Apple has yet to approve for inclusion in its App Store. This Google Voice is an HTML5 web app, accessible through the iPhone's Safari …
Rik Myslewski, 26 Jan 2010
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Palm re-models Pre and Pixi phones

CES 2010 Palm is launching two Web OS phones, the latest rev of the Pre and Pixi handsets. palm_pre_plus Palm's Pre Plus: no button and more memory The Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus launch in North America on 25 January, with Verizon chosen as the exclusive network operator. No UK launch date has been announced. Palm teamed up with …
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Paid-for Pre apps coming to Europe

Paid-for applications will finally be available to Europe’s Pre smartphone owners within two months, Palm has confirmed. The Pre’s “e-commerce program” – which already allows US-based Pre owners to download both free and paid-for applications – goes live across Europe in March. The announcement means users will be able to …
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Palm Pre update inbound

The Pre smartphone will be refreshed with an updated webOS “within the next few days”, manufacturer Palm has promised. Palm Pré A Pré update is due within days Customers of Telefonica – that’s O2 to you and me – in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Spain will be automatically updated from WebOS 1.1.3 to version 1.3.1 when …
James Sherwood, 23 Nov 2009
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Palm Pixi out next month

The Palm Pixi will be launched next month, it has been confirmed. A low-end alternative to the Pre – reviewed here - Pixi was unveiled on 9 September. But it has taken US carrier Sprint until today to confirm that the phone will be available in North America from 15 November. Customers willing to sign a two-year service …
James Sherwood, 26 Oct 2009
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Palm Pré arrives in Blighty

The Palm Pré has been available Stateside since June, but Blighty-based gadget fans can finally bag themselves the smartphone from today. Palm Pre O2 is selling the Palm Pré from today O2 is the Pré’s exclusive carrier in the UK and the smartphone can be bought either through the network operator’s online sales website or …
James Sherwood, 16 Oct 2009
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Google to blight smartphones with big ads

Larger, more annoying advertisements will soon be invading the web through your smartphone, courtesy Google's latest update to its AdSense business. The Mountain View Chocolate Factory said Monday it's letting mobile publishers conjure bigger ads to capitalize on the improved browsing capabilities of high-end smartphones. …
Austin Modine, 6 Oct 2009
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Palm Pre re-re-introduces iTunes synchronization

You've got to hand it to Palm, it's made itself one tenacious mole for Apple to whack. The company's long-running fight to keep the Palm Pre compatible with iTunes entered yet another round of assured futility over the weekend. This Saturday, Palm released version 1.2.1 of WebOS, which "resolves an issue preventing media sync …
Austin Modine, 5 Oct 2009
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Palm Pre backs away from Apple iTunes

The long-running feud over the Palm Pre's ability to sync with Apple's iTunes may have come to an end. Or not. On Monday, Palm announced its latest update to the Pre's webOS operating system. Conspicuously absent from the announcement was any mention of what the company calls "media sync" - the ability for Palm's smartphone to …
Rik Myslewski, 29 Sep 2009
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Mozilla free-love coders caressed by Palm

Two prolific open web standards advocates at Mozilla are leaving the non-profit foundation for Palm, vowing to spread their developer-centric gospel to the smartphone maker's webOS platform. Ajaxian.com co-founders Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith have accepted new positions helming Palm's developer relations team. The duo …
Austin Modine, 25 Sep 2009
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O2 confirms UK Pré launch date

O2 has finally confirmed a UK launch date for the Palm Pré smartphone. O2_Pre_tarrifs O2 will release the Palm Pré across Blighty from 16 October The network operator will release the must-have device, both in stores and online, to panting punters on 16 October. O2 has exclusive UK distribution rights for the Pré, but …
James Sherwood, 24 Sep 2009
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USB supreme court backs Apple in Palm Pre kerfuffle

The USB Implementers Forum has decreed that Apple has not violated industry standards by preventing the Palm Pre from accessing iTunes. When Palm released the Pre over the summer, it synced up nicely with Apple's online music and media fiefdom, cleverly masquerading as an iPod. But Jobs and company soon put a stop to such …
Cade Metz, 24 Sep 2009

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