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Topic: Palm

HP announces plans to add webOS to its Windows PCs

02/09/2011, 07:02 pm

Almost lost at the end of its more than two hour long webOS event was the news that HP plans to apply its webOS experience on new PCs it sells, initially augmenting rather than replacing Windows in a bid to greatly expand the new environment's installed base.

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HP to take on Apple with webOS-based TouchPad, Pre 3

02/09/2011, 03:02 pm

HP on Wednesday announced a trio of new webOS-based products, including the TouchPad, a touchscreen tablet with dimensions similar to the iPad, and the Pre 3, a new smartphone intended to compete with Apple's iPhone.

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Google Android widens lead on Apple's iPhone in US smartphone market

02/07/2011, 08:02 pm

New data released Monday revealed that Google's Android mobile OS has widened its lead on Apple's iPhone and gained significantly on Research in Motion, the top smartphone platform in the US.

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Report: iPad will grow 250% in 2011 at the expense of PCs

12/31/2010, 03:12 pm

A new report claims tablet sales will more than triple next year, but says Apple will hold on to its dominant position with the iPad, jumping from 14 million units in 2010 to 36 million next year.

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Windows Phone 7 hits 5,000 apps in 2 months, equaling Palm's webOS

12/30/2010, 03:12 pm

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform now has more than 5,000 applications written for it, well behind the 300,000 for Apple's iOS, but matching the total number of programs for Palm's webOS in just over two months.

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'Double-click' patent lawsuit attacks Apple's iPhone, iPad

12/30/2010, 11:12 am

A new patent lawsuit takes aim at a number of major technology companies, including Apple, HTC and Nokia, over a patent related to selecting interactive content with a double-click or double-tap.

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HP's Jon Rubinstein slams Android, takes on Apple's iPad

12/22/2010, 06:12 pm

The Wall Street Journal has posed its interview with HP's Jon Rubinstein, shedding additional light on the firm's future plans for webOS in light of his past as a top engineer working with Steve Jobs at Apple and NeXT.

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HP, Microsoft to take on Apple's iPad and each other at CES [u]

12/21/2010, 05:12 pm

Just like last year's Consumer Electronics Show, HP and Microsoft will be showing off their latest tablet competitors to Apple's iPad. This year however, the two PC partners will be tablet rivals.

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Apple iPad widely expected to lead tablet disruption of PCs in 2011

11/27/2010, 03:11 pm

Reports from a variety of analysts predict a huge swell in tablet computer sales next year ranging from 35 to 100 million units in total, with Apple's iPad accounting for the largest number sold by far.

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Bank of America, Citigroup testing iPhone to replace BlackBerry [u]

11/05/2010, 05:11 pm

Two of America's largest banks are actively testing Apple's iPhone as a replacement of their existing RIM BlackBerry devices for corporate email.

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HP releasing $799 Slate 500 to take on iPad in tablet market

10/22/2010, 02:10 am

Six months after the launch of Apple's iPad, HP is ready to launch its Slate 500 tablet device, which will cost $799 and is aimed at business customers.

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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.

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Google Android closes gap with Apple iPhone in consumer interest

09/30/2010, 03:09 pm

A new survey of prospective smartphone buyers has found that hype from the iPhone 4 has died down, and Apple's smartphone is only slightly more preferable to consumers than devices running Google Android.

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Apple's iOS holds strong as Android's enterprise presence surges

09/22/2010, 03:09 pm

While Google's Android mobile operating system has seen a fivefold increase in availability in the corporate market over the last nine months, Apple's presence with iOS has held strong and still nearly doubles that of Android.

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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.

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Steve Ballmer: 'Apple sold more iPads than I'd like them to sell'

07/29/2010, 05:07 pm

Speaking to Wall Street analysts, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer noted that tablets are a big issue for the company and expressed concern about Apple's success with iPad.

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HP's webOS 2.0 to take on iPhone 4, iPad later this year

07/23/2010, 03:07 pm

After making comments to the contrary this summer, Hewlett-Packard is now positioning its acquired Palm webOS as a competitor to Android and iPhone 4, as well as Apple's iPad, relegating its Windows 7 Slate PC offerings to a business tablet niche.

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Apple attempted to purchase Palm, was outbid by HP - report

07/15/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple reportedly sought to purchase its smartphone rival Palm earlier this year, but was outbid by PC maker HP, which paid $1.2 billion for the struggling company.

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Survey: iPhone killing interest in RIM, satisfying more users than Android

07/14/2010, 07:07 pm

A survey asking than 4,000 users about their future plans to buy a smartphone and their current satisfaction with their existing phone indicates Apple is erasing interest in BlackBerry devices among consumers while its iPhones continue to leave customers far more satisfied than any other smartphone on the market.

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Designer of notification system for Palm's WebOS hired by Apple

06/09/2010, 08:06 am

One of the key players in creating Palm's WebOS mobile operating system, a man who designed its non-intrusive notification system, is now Apple's Senior User Interface Designer.

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