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TG Podcast: Ep. 1 – We’re Back…

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And we’re back with something new. Thanks to Stewart, we are getting back into the podcast game, though we are going to do this monthly. Yeah, I know, a monthly podcast. Basically that would mean that we would basically catch you up with an entire month’s worth of news in a 30 or so minute show, and thanks to Stewart’s wonderful (or infamous) editing skills, we did just that. The […]

Palm releases Verizon versions of Pre and Pixi, adds Plus to its name

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Remember the Palm Pre and how we got excited over the phone – then that hype died down? Well, Palm has another announcement today; it will be bringing the Palm Pre Plus (above) and Palm Pixi Plus to Verizon. The Pre Plus still looks the same  and comes with the Touchstone recharger and a 3-megapixel camera, but it will have 16GB of on board storage. The Pixi Plus also looks […]

New Flash player finally brings full support to mobile devices – except the iPhone

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Adobe will announce tomorrow at this year’s MAX conference, Adobe’s worldwide developers conference, that it has secured partnerships with Research in Motion (RIM), Windows Mobile, Palm and Google to roll out full Flash capabilities, similar to what you can see on your desktop, to various products and their respective platforms. The technology will be rolled out to Windows Mobile phones and Palm’s webOS devices later in the year, with public […]

Pixi to launch on October 20?

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RUMOUR MILL: Looks like the Palm Pixi, the new smartphone that will have its webOS platform, is set to be released on October 20, according to the Boy Genius Report. Though the person who gave the information to BGR is new to them, they did say that Best Buy and Sprint stores will be carrying the phone. You can read our previous coverage on the Palm Pixi – “Palm announces […]

Report: Palm Pre not heading for Verizon

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The Palm Pre might not be coming to another carrier anytime soon, with a report from claiming that Verizon Wireless, the largest carrier in the United States, will not be offering the touch screen phone in January of next year, when Palm’s current exclusivity contract with Sprint Nextel ends in 2009. The news was able to shock investors, and was able to bring down Palm’s shares down to more […]

Despite Pre strength, Palm posts another loss

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Despite the strength of its Pre device in the United States, Palm as posted a fiscal first quarter loss – its ninth consecutive loss – and will sell 16 million shares of the company in hoping to raise some much needed cash to help it balance its finances. While shipments totalled 823,000 units in the period that ended on August 28, which is an decrease of 30 percent compared to […]

Palm announces new Pixi to continue webOS

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Palm has quietly announced that it will launch the Palm Pixi, a new phone that will have a visible keyboard with a touchscreen, and will have the same operating system as the Pre. So, basically, think of this as the little brother of the Pre. Like webOS, it will integrate all your contacts from Microsoft Exchange, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo; while also allowing you to chat to your Yahoo […]

Palm Pre dissected

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As launch day for the Palm Pre finally wraps up, a website has decided to dissect its guts to find out what is inside the phone which is closest to being an iPhone competitor. According to CNET’s Crave blog, all the parts cost around US$170 – which is $20 lower than what they are selling it for, $199 with a $100 mail-in rebate and a two year contract. No word […]

Finally, the Palm Pre gets a date

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Sprint, the US carrier that would be selling the phone, has announced the Palm Pre’s launch date, after a long wait after Palm unveiled the phone at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a date which saw many of its features also available in the new iPhone OS 3.0.

Palm debuts new webOS, new phone for Sprint network

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CES 2009 : Palm, the creators of the Treo, have announced a brand new operating system for 2009, called the webOS; and will release a new smartphone based on the new platform, the Palm Pre, on the Sprint network on the first half of 2009. The new operating system, which will constantly be connected to the internet, is built from the ground up, according to a press release. It is […]

New Palm to have large touchscreen, slide-down keyboard?

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RUMOUR MILL : CrunchGear is reporting that a source has told them that the latest smartphone from Palm will be launched on Thursday. Running on the new Nova operating system, it is expected to have a full QWERTY keyboard that will slide-down from the touchscreen. According to the source, the phone’s new OS has been described as “amazing” and that there will be a “full software bazaar” on launch day. […]

New Palm phone information leaked to public

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The new Palm Pro has got more information leaked, including with this photo. We don’t know if this is real – but I can tell you it looks absolutely sexy – but my eyes are still on the Blackberry Bold. As well, you can tell this is going to support Windows Mobile – by that Windows logo on the top left from the ‘Palm’ button. Here are some other specks […]