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Posts by Jason Robitaille

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by Jason Robitaille
Apr 07, 2009
Ever since the Pre was unveiled at CES people have been puzzled by Palm's naming decision.  Sure, "webOS" made sense in a broad perspective, but "Pre" seemed really out of place. And unfortunately...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 28, 2009
Most of us knew it seemed too good to be true: TealOS, a full-featured WebOS UI for the good ol' PalmOS.  Well, Palm has finally brought down the ax.  According to a post from TealPoint...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 20, 2009
The day Adobe Flash was announced to be coming to the Palm Pre, there was a collective rejoicing from the community.  Not since the old Sony Clie days had we seen flash running on Palm device. ...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 10, 2009
For the past week or so, Colleen Bullington from Palm has been fielding questions in this Facebook thread.  It's been a rather slow thread, so I decided to stop by and give my input: Colleen,If...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 02, 2009
Lately it seems as is Palm is built like a fortress, not letting any secret details slip. But every now and then Palm comes out to show the world the Pre in conventions, like they did at CES...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 01, 2009
Oh Knight Rider, why do you tease us so?  How many futuristic devices must you have to quench your hunger! First it was KITT, now it appears you've snagged an elusive Palm Pre. That's right,...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 28, 2009
Missed the O'Reilly webOS webcast or just want to watch it again? You're in luck!  The whopping webcast, over 56min long, has been uploaded (youtube here).  PreCentral covered the event and...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 22, 2009
Attention developers: have you signed up for the Developing Applications for webOS: A Preview webcast yet?  If you haven't, why not?  Over 1000 developers have signed up so far and you don't...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 21, 2009
The Centro was (and still is) a rather popular smartphone for the masses.  Its low price, small form factor, and simplistic PalmOS makes it a prime candidate for those curious about the whole...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 19, 2009
It would appear our beloved "Phone as modem" feature has vanished! Engadget has just brought to our attention that a new "Connector" field has taken the spot of the lovely tethering. What does...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 18, 2009
When Palm announced the Mojo SDK would be html5/css/javascript format, you could practically hear a unified moan of disapproval by game developers and gamers alike.  The majority of the users out...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 16, 2009
Bear with us through this, as we don't know Chinese and are relying on Google Translate for most of this.  It would appear that a user named Palmer got a chance to try out the Pre with some...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 15, 2009
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 15, 2009
Palm has released a new "Meet Pre" video and this one really is quite alluring. Best of all, there's a fair bit of new juicy details for all us Pre-hungry addicts to feast on. First off, we get...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 14, 2009
I am a huge fan of Freedom Input Ltd., I admit it.  I use their Freedom Universal Keyboard² on a daily basis with my Palm TX to type out all my university class notes.  It works wonderfully and...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 13, 2009
For the past few days Adam Kaufman, a Product Manager at Palm, has been answering questions on Facebook.  Besides his love of tequila, we did learn a few new Touchstone details.  When asked...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 12, 2009
A while ago we brought information that the Palm Pre was coming to Bell Canada and earlier today we found a rumoured release date of "late Q2 or early Q3". Well, now we have a somewhat conflicting...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 06, 2009
By now most everyone addicted to Pre news knows about a file found on Palm's website called Mojo.js.  It didn't take long for blogs and news sites to dive deeper. There was speculation that a...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 04, 2009
Inspired by iPhoneDevCamp and previous other developer camps, preDevCamp was launched yesterday.  The worldwide preDevCamp events are not-for-profit and aim to boost the developer involvement in...
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by Jason Robitaille
Feb 02, 2009
With all the close-up videos of the Palm Pre and high resolution photos, it's easy to forget how small the device really is and how compact its screen is.  Previously we've seen the Pre compared...