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by Derek Kessler
Jul 07, 2009
Bejeweled on the Pre. Zuma on the Pre. Peggle on the Pre. All this may someday come to pass. In a recent interview with Pixels to Polygons, Garth Chouteau, Senior Public Relations Director from...
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 07, 2009
Want to sync Notes and Memos from your Pre to your Desktop and vice versa? I wish I could tell you that you could actually synchronize the notes from the Memos application on your Pre, but then I...
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 07, 2009
Europe, it’s time to celebrate. As previously rumored, Telefonica has scored the rights to distribute the Palm Pre in Europe, on the O2 network in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany and on...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 22, 2009
On Saturday we reminded you that thousands of web apps work right now on the Pre and present a nice stopgap between now and the official release of the SDK.  Here are two of our favorites in the...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 19, 2009
Technically, it’s not supposed to work. As many of our members have discovered, your typical 12-volt car power outlet is not enough to work a Touchstone Palm Pre charger, and even most in-car AC...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 18, 2009
So today I finally got tired of my Pre crashing more and more often when I closed the slider too hard or looked at it the wrong way, so I stopped by the local Sprint store to get a phone swap. By...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 17, 2009
Sure, it won’t multi-task or synergize, but it’ll sure look pretty. ebl4287 over on the ModMyi.com forums has come up with a fairly good Pre UI theme for iPhone users. "Palm Pr?fection" is not...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 17, 2009
Palm has pushed many unique and innovative features with the Palm Pre and webOS, one of the most important being the wonderful over-the-air (OTA) update system that we’ve already seen in action...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 17, 2009
Sure, Palm doesn’t want anybody talking about tethering hacks, for fear of Sprint cracking down on them (and the *ahem* stuff rolls downhill, no doubt) for standing by and letting their network...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 16, 2009
Got some questions about the Palm Pre or Sprint? Well, I hope your Thursday mid-day is free, because Sprint is going to be holding a live discussion on Facebook about the Palm Pre. What exactly...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 16, 2009
As our friends over at our Apple-obsessed sister-site The iPhone Blog have noted, Apple has updated their support documents to address non-Apple synchronization with their pervasive iTunes media...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 16, 2009
For whatever reason, there’s been chatter circulating for years now about Dell being interested in (or journalistically prodded to be so) buying up Palm, Inc. Ever since the January unveiling of...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 15, 2009
We got confirmation of two things today: how Palm feels about the burgeoning unofficial Pre developer community, and who wears the pants in the Palm-Sprint relationship. The folks over at Pre Dev...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 15, 2009
Bill was recently on a trip to sunny 'ole Sunnyvale, California and he and the family decided to drop by Palm headquarters (950 W Maude Ave, to be specific). They took some shots - with their...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 14, 2009
Want just the big news in the world of smartphones? Look no further!   Screenshots of HTC Hero Rosie! T-Mobile's Samsung Bigfoot Android Phone Coming Soon Is Sony Building an Android Walkman...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 14, 2009
Bear with me here. We’re not entirely sure what TechCrunch’s problem with Palm is, but they’re still talking about Palm and have some new information on the Eos (codename: Pixie). According to...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 13, 2009
Sadly all we have for you today are updates to apps already in the App Catalog. That said, we like that updates are getting pushed through on a regular basis - all updates are welcome updates....
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 13, 2009
By the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, PALM had reached a new 52-week high of $14.58/share, an increase of 8.56% over the previous day’s close. The rocketing share price...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 13, 2009
Ziarul Financiar, a daily financial newspaper based in Bucharest (think The Wall Street Journal, but in Romanian) is citing Apcom/I.R.I.S, the national distributor of Apple products in Romania,...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 13, 2009
Crikey mate, that ROM is chock full of interesting stuff! Edoan on our forums uncovered something quite interesting for our Australian friends: evidence that the Pre will be landing not just on...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 12, 2009
According to J.P. Morgan analyst Paul Coster, Palm and Sprint have managed to sell 100,000 Palm Pre phones in the first week since the phone’s launch. Coster estimated that 50,000 phones were...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 12, 2009
The Palm Pre’s launcher is good, and it’s also okay. The best description is a melding of the iPhone and Palm launchers, giving you a scrolling application list like Palm, but with no categories...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
Late yesterday (at least so the App Catalog tells me), two new apps found their way into the store. And today saw two more applications, including a returning favorite from the Palm OS days. New...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
There are a few areas that Palm could stand to improve webOS and the Pre. One of the most glaring are the holes in their implementation of Microsoft Exchange Active Sync. As undoubtedly many of...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
That didn’t take long. It’s the simple things really, like getting the NASCAR application to do your bidding and say “Hello World!” scm6079 in our webOS Development forum has taken advantage of...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
Mac users and Mark/Space aren’t the only ones getting their local sync on this morning. Chapura has announced a free beta of their own solution for Outlook users on Windows: PocketMirror. Like...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
Less than a week after the Palm Pre landed in thousands of eager palms nationwide, the first local desktop synchronization solutions are coming. Perennial saver-of-Mac-Users Mark/Space has...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
Are you going to be in San Francisco tonight? Do you need something to wash that nasty taste of disappointment out of your mouth? Palm’s got the answer. Tonight engineers from Palm will hold a...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2009
‘Ole Dan Hesse, Sprint CEO extraordinaire, just days ago put the smackdown on Verizon, telling them to “check their facts” and declaring that Sprint’s exclusivity with the Pre was longer than six...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 10, 2009
Every company codenames their secretly-in-development products, that way should something leak out, nobody will be able to tell what it is. We’ve learned that the Pre’s codename was ‘Castle’, and...