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Verity's secret shame revealed

Stob I defrosted my ideas box, and found several morsels which wouldn't make a whole meal in themselves, but nonetheless needed eating. Palmed off Here you are: a free chance get to laugh at-not-with me. I am a Palm Pre owner, pretty much the last one in the box. I hold this status in a work environment of iPeople. I feel my …
Verity Stob, 19 Sep 2011
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O2 loses lock stock in Palm Pre precedent

O2 won't unlock 'exclusive' phones, such as the Palm Pre, ever - unless you resort to the small claims court, in which case they'll unlock the handset and pay you off to boot. Following an 18-month contract O2 customer Rob Jonson wanted his Palm Pre unlocked to work with another operator, but O2 has a policy of never, ever, …
Bill Ray, 31 Mar 2011
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Security flaw creates Android, Palm Pre snoop risk

Security researchers have uncovered a flaw that creates a means to plant bugging software on Palm Pre devices. The vulnerability means that the Palm Pre phone might be compromised through the receipt of a maliciously constructed vCard. A doctored electronic business card sent by SMS or exchanged could be used to place a …
John Leyden, 13 Aug 2010
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First Nokia X-series phone priced up, release scheduled

The launch of Nokia’s first X-series handset is just days away, the Finnish phone giant has confirmed. Nokia X6 Nokia's X6: out this Friday Unwrapped back in September, the X6 is the new range’s flagship model and will be available on 27 November – that’s this Friday, folks. The handset will cost an eye-watering £449 ($ …
James Sherwood, 24 Nov 2009
Palm Pré

Palm Pre smartphone

Review The most hyped phone of the year, the Palm Pre, has arrived and now you can actually buy one. The 3.1in touchscreen combined with a physical keyboard are welcome features, but it’s the software that might change the face of the smartphone market and challenge the Apple iPhone. Palm Pré Palm's Pre smartphone touting its new …
Dave Stevenson, 16 Oct 2009

Pré hitting Spain next week, says Palm

Spain will receive its first Palm Pré shipments on 14 October, the phone’s exclusive local operator, Telefónica, has announced. Specific pricing information isn’t yet available, but online reports suggest that the smartphone will cost between free and €219 (£202/€322) – depending on your chosen tariff. As previously reported …

O2 UK denies pre-Halloween Pré launch

A report that O2 will launch the Palm Pré in the UK on 30 October is false, the network operator has told Register Hardware. An anonymous O2 employee recently told hacks at website My Pre that Palm's iPhone rival would be released in Blighty at the end of October. However, O2 today insisted that the leaked Palm Pré …
James Sherwood, 12 Aug 2009

UK Palm Pré carrier confirmed

Blighty’s exclusive Palm Pré carrier has finally been revealed. And the winner is, unsurprisingly, O2. The smartphone will be “launched in Europe in time for the Winter holidays”, said O2’s parent company, Telefónica, which has also secured exclusive rights to sell the Pré in Spain, Ireland and Germany. O2 hasn’t said how …

Is your cameraphone an oxymoron?

Pic Review All cell-phone cameras are not created equal - even the three-megapixel cameras in the recently released iPhone 3GS and Palm Pre. And I've got the photos to prove it. Our recent review of the iPhone 3GS went into some detail about the quality of the camera in Apple's new smartphone. But I also wanted to see how it stacked up …
Rik Myslewski, 25 Jun 2009
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Palm Pre developers told to read a book

Developers chomping at the bit to get their applications onto the Palm Pre are going to have to wait a little longer, as the Mojo SDK necessary won't be around until the end of the summer at best. While launching an SDK three months after the device might compare well with Apple's iPhone (which only managed an SDK a year after …
Bill Ray, 22 Jun 2009

Vodafone lets slip Nokia 'N97 Mini'

The N97 – Nokia’s new flagship handset – has barely been available in the UK, but Vodafone has hinted that a second version of the touchscreen handset has been designed. In response to a customer’s question about whether the N97 and Palm Pré will being available on Vodafone, the operator announced on its official blog recently …
James Sherwood, 18 Jun 2009
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Palm politely cuts Pre tether

Palm has requested that the Pre Dev Wiki refrain from discussions about how to use a Pre for tethered internet access, explaining that such discussions risk upsetting Sprint. In a posting on the Wiki, the owner said that Palm has been in touch and politely explained that for the duration of Sprint's exclusivity, and perhaps …
Bill Ray, 15 Jun 2009

Palm Pré plays nicely with iTunes

More details of the Palm Pré's functionality have emerged at the D:All Things Digital conference in San Diego, including iTunes integration and a Twitter client, not to mention promises of a GSM version suitable for an 2009 European launch. The fact that the device still isn't on the shelves didn't stop Palm's Jon Rubinstein …
Bill Ray, 29 May 2009

Angelina Jolie spied with Palm Pré

Many people already hate celebrities because of their fabulous wealth and good looks, but now you can add another peeve to the list – at least if you’re a Palm buff. Angelina Jolie been spotted with a pre-release Palm Pré. A production assistant reportedly saw the luscious lipped Jolia carrying and using the phone while on the …
James Sherwood, 21 Apr 2009
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Palm bets the farm on WebOS

Palm has announced it has enough money to launch the Pre, but with a net loss for the last quarter ($98m) bigger than its revenue ($90.6m), there's not much left in the piggybank. While Palm won’t comment on the company’s burn rate, it’s clear that everything depends on the launch of the new Pre handset - which will come to …
Bill Ray, 20 Mar 2009
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World+dog has online app store

These days every company has its own mobile application store - Nokia, Microsoft and Samsung have announced new stores in the last week or two - but what are punters actually looking for in an online store, and what's in it for the mobile developers? Desktop software made the transition to electronic delivery pretty quickly, …
Bill Ray, 27 Feb 2009

Dell smartphones coming next month?

Rumours that Dell has designed a mobile phone have been doing the rounds for months. But it’s now been reported that the PC assembler could unveil two smartphones within weeks. According to the Wall Street Journal, a Dell mole’s claimed that one of the smartphones will be akin to the iPhone — think full touchscreen device – …
James Sherwood, 30 Jan 2009

HTC prepping Palm Pré, Apple iPhone rival

An executive from Aussie telco Telstra has claimed that an upcoming HTC phone is “better and more functional” than Palm’s recently unveiled Pré - and a serious iPhone competitor, to boot. Telstra’s execs met Palm’s top dogs at last week’s CES show to review the Pré, according to a report by website Smarthouse. But Telstra …
James Sherwood, 13 Jan 2009

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