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Topic: Palm Pre

HP announces Palm Pre 2 with webOS 2.0, launching 'soon' in US

10/19/2010, 01:10 pm

Palm on Tuesday formally announced its Pre 2 smartphone, with the webOS 2.0 mobile operating system re-branded to reflect HP's purchase of the company.


Palm unveils webOS 2.0, SDK available to developers

08/31/2010, 04:08 pm

Palm on Tuesday introduced the beta software development kit of the next version of its mobile operating system, webOS 2.0, bringing new features like an expanded universal search that developers can tap into, and new HTML5 capabilities and enhancements.


Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.


Palm dumps Pre ad agency, T-Mobile offers $350 for iPhones

04/07/2010, 03:04 pm

Palm this week parted ways with the ad agency that produced its widely panned advertising campaign for the Pre smartphone. And U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile is offering up to $350 for iPhone trade-ins for new customers who switch to the HTC HD2.


iTunes 9.0.2 connects with Apple TV 3.0, kills Palm Pre sync

10/29/2009, 04:10 pm

On the heels of the Apple TV 3.0 software update Thursday, Apple also updated iTunes to version 9.0.2, bringing compatibility with the updated set top box and again nixing sync capabilities with the Palm Pre.


iTunes sync spat between Palm, Apple continues

10/03/2009, 02:10 pm

The back-and-forth battle between Palm and Apple continues, as the Pre's webOS has been updated to once again sync with iTunes, in spite of a USB-IF statement against the practice.


Latest Palm Pre update does not re-enable iTunes sync

09/29/2009, 01:09 pm

Palm released its latest update for the Pre handset this week, and the new software does not re-enable sync with iTunes -- perhaps a sign that the hardware maker has given up in its fight with Apple.


USB forum sides with Apple in Palm Pre sync dispute

09/23/2009, 10:09 am

In a serious blow to Palm's fight to have its Pre smartphone sync with iTunes, the USB Implementers Forum has sided with Apple and chastised Palm for violating the forum's policies.


Sprint exec criticizes AT&T 3G; Palm CEO talks iPod, Apple

09/18/2009, 09:09 am

In promoting Sprint's upcoming 4G network, a Sprint executive has cited AT&T's 3G troubles as an example of what not to do; and Palm's CEO discusses his time at Apple, including the creation of the iPod.


Palm Pre beats expectations, drops WiMo to focus on WebOS

09/17/2009, 07:09 pm

Palm announced smaller than expected losses on sales of the Pre, but its outlook failed to excite investors. Going forward, the company plans to raise new capital and bet the farm on WebOS, dumping both its older Palm OS and Microsoft's Windows Mobile.


With iTunes 9, Apple again disables Palm Pre sync

09/10/2009, 07:09 am

The tug of war between Apple and Palm continues, as the latest update to iTunes has once again blocked the Palm Pre from syncing with a users' iTunes library.


Palm rejected Apple's no employee poaching offer - report

08/20/2009, 08:08 am

Ed Colligan, the former chief executive of Palm, reportedly rejected an offer years ago from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to agree to not hire each others' employees.


Demand for memory in phones to grow, thanks to Apple

08/06/2009, 10:08 am

A new report predicts that demand for NAND flash memory in cell phones will more than triple by 2013, with a majority of that need being driven by Apple and its iPhone.


Palm snags another former Apple employee for exec role

08/05/2009, 08:08 am

Palm continues to poach former Apple employees for its executive-level talent, with its latest coup the signing of a former creative director at the Cupertino, Calif.-based company.


Palm fires back at Apple, fixes Pre sync with iTunes

07/23/2009, 08:07 pm

Just a week after Apple killed the Pre's ability to sync with desktop music management client iTunes, Palm has responded with webOS 1.1 -- a software update that again enables Palm's phone to access media from the current version of iTunes.


iPhone 3G S faster than Palm Pre; 500K sales "conservative"

06/19/2009, 06:06 pm

A series of benchmarks have shown that Apple's latest iPhone is so fast that it outpaces not just the older iPhone but Palm's self-proclaimed speed champ, the Pre. Sales are also poised to break speed records as new estimates suggest that Apple will sell significantly more than 500,000 iPhone 3G S units this weekend.


Sprint to keep Palm Pre for more than six months

06/05/2009, 02:06 pm

Sprint's CEO stated today that despite the comments coming from Verizon Wireless, his company's exclusive rights to sell the Palm Pre will extend longer than six months.