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Looking towards Mobile World Congress ’09

In nearly a month from now, Mobile World Congress will be over, done and dusted, put to bed, an ex-event, acabado – finished. What are we expecting to see, what are we likely to experience, what will astound us and what will we all be talking about five weeks from now? From what we’ve already […]

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Palm Pre Rumored to be Exclusively Heading to Best Buy

You know it’s a popular phone when barely days after its announcement, rumors start springing up about its release.  A “credible source” tells WebOS Arena, that Best Buy would be hosting a 60 days exclusive deal for retailing the Palm Pre. The Pre, which will be launched on Sprint’s network in the US would be […]

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Exclusive: palm prē not made by HTC

Mobile Industry Review has it exclusively from a well placed source, the prÄ“ was not manufactured by HTC for Palm. It has been rumoured the HTC Touch looking device by Palm was said to be of an original design manufacturer (ODM) model, by the High Tech Computer Corporation. Only now, despite all the evidence in […]

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Palm unveils sleek new OS and phone

All hail the newest Smartphone on the block, the one, the only – the palm prÄ“. On first impressions the handset looks uncomfortably like the very first HTC Touch. Then its slider drops down, the keyboard is exposed and all preconceived notions and subsequent lawsuits are dropped. As expected it comes along running the new […]

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New handset from Palm – the palm prÄ“, in pictures

As predicated earlier on in the week Palm has launched a new mobile phone at CES – known as the palm prÄ“. Following are a just few images highlighting the phone and its features, before any copy follows on from us – enjoy. palm prÄ“ – with slider open. palm prÄ“ – showing multiple websites […]

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RumourMill: New Palm phone

News of a new Palm mobile has been doing the rounds, with CrunchGear apparently having the exclusive lowdown on what’s what. The site has it from a trusted source the latest Palm Smartphone will be of a slider phone design, with a full QWERTY keyboard in a portrait formatted touchscreen. To our knowledge the case […]

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Palm gets $100m boost

Palm has received a $100m injection from Elevation Partners (who get Series C stock and warrants). Palm recently posted a $506m loss, so the money has come just in time as Palm are expected to launch their new Nova operating system at CES in Jan next year. Whether this injection or the new OS will […]

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Palm opens Software Store

Palm has opened a software store with over 5,000 applications (around 1,000 free) these are mixed between PalmOS and Windows Mobile – so beating Microsoft who are planning to open the Skyfront Store in 2009. There are also more applications than in Google’s App store. Is it too little too late though, Palm has been […]

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Apple iPhone loses market share

According to new research from analyst group IDC, it looks like the iPhone has taken a hit in market share. The company found that for the first quarter, the iPhone saw its share of the US smartphone market nibbled away by the likes of RIM and Palm, AP reports. The iPhone’s market share now stands […]