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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
So, Mr. InvisibleMan over at PalmPreForums.org is having way too much fun with his illegitimately-obtained Palm Pre emulator. And we’re fine with that, because as long as he’s having fun with it,...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
Sweet mother of whatever you find holy, I thought that 400,000 was bad! If Ashok Kumar of Collins Stewart investment bank is to be believed, Foxconn manufacturing of Hong Kong is having major...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
If you’ve been following Mr. InvisibleMan’s Palm Pre emulator videos, you may have noticed in his contacts demo there was a field called Reminder right above the one for Notes. With this morning’...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
That leaked Palm Pre manual keeps on yielding new info, some of it good, some of it not-so-good. In the category of not-so-good is some news regarding the Pre’s primary music store, Amazon MP3. ...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
It all started with a Twitter post from Palm: "Just trying out yfrog.com." Yfrog is an ImageShack-based Twitter picture uploader, and obviously to test it out the people behind Palm's Twitter...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
Well looky there, somebody actually came out and said they’re going to make an app for webOS. It’s WHERE, a company that specializes in location-based services that tie into your Pre’s GPS chip...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
In recent days the CEOs of AT&T and Verizon have dealt a double whammy of blows to Sprint’s Palm Pre exclusive. While nobody had confirmed how long that exclusive was going to last, Sprint’s...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
If Boy Genius Report is to be believed (they’re running about half-and-half with Palm Pre rumors thus far), Sprint corporate has decided to put the kibosh on the handful of stores that decided...
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by Derek Kessler
May 29, 2009
According to a PalmGoon source, there are “minor rumblings going around that the company might do away with the mail-in-rebate for the Palm Pre in favor of an instant rebate.” Sprint, it seems,...
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by Derek Kessler
May 28, 2009
It wasn't just D7 with Pre action, it also popped up yesterday at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. The web developer get-together is all about web applications and standards, and of...
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by Derek Kessler
May 28, 2009
The big question (one of them) surrounding the Palm Pre is just how good is the browser? We know it’s based off the same open-source WebKit engine as the iPhone’s Safari browser, but the...
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by Derek Kessler
May 28, 2009
AUGH! We all know that they’re out there, floating in the hands of users who must feel so blessed that they’re beyond words. Boy Genius Report is not beyond words, though, they’re not even beyond...
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by Derek Kessler
May 27, 2009
Well, the Pre lands in less than two weeks and companies like Best Buy get started on printing things like their weekly advertising circulars early. Everything Pre got their hands onto next...
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by Derek Kessler
May 25, 2009
Presumably to be included in the box with a new Palm Pre will be a quick start guide, a slightly more-in-depth manual, a charging cable, and now we've discovered via Engadget that there will also...
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by Derek Kessler
May 25, 2009
Simplicity of design has always been one of Palm's trademarks, and that comes down even to their application icons. Sebastiaan of Cocoia Blog decided that the icons for webOS on the Palm Pre (...
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by Derek Kessler
May 22, 2009
The primary question surrounding the development of Classic - the Palm OS emulator for upcoming webOS devices - has always been, “But will it run X?”, X being your favorite must-have won’t-upgrade...
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by Derek Kessler
May 21, 2009
Back in March, Jimmy Fallon of NBC's Late Night and Joshua Topolsky of Engadget got something that frankly most of us are still clamoring for: hands-on time with the Palm Pre. Perhaps satisfied...
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by Derek Kessler
May 21, 2009
It hurts to look. That’s a $300 premium over Sprint’s retail price. Sure, you can get a new in-contract Palm Pre from Best Buy for $199.99 out the door without having to fuss with the mail-in...
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by Derek Kessler
May 21, 2009
Ah, Twitter, how did we communicate with our favorite corporations before you came about? Mr. Yuhnke has taken advantage of Palm’s relative openness over Twitter and posed the question to Palm:...
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by Derek Kessler
May 21, 2009
It’s been a hot minute since we last saw a Pre out in the wild, so it’s nice to see them out in the thick of it every now and then. The folks over at PreThinking got their hands on an in-the-wild...
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by Derek Kessler
May 20, 2009
It’s sort of a rite of passage for new wireless devices, and also sort of a requirement if Palm ever hopes to sell a Pre: the FCC gauntlet of tests to ensure that a new wireless device will play...
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by Derek Kessler
May 20, 2009
So, with the  release date and price finally upon us, Mr. Ski Mask has taken some time to relax and give a shout-out to PreCentral (ups to you too, bro!). It’s been fun. So, one more time, with...
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by Derek Kessler
May 20, 2009
As reported by Top Tech News, investment firm Barclays Capital has high hopes for Palm, both predicting solid demand for the Pre at launch (they say next month) and estimated Palm sales of $2...
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
If you’re a Sprint Premier member, consider yourself lucky - and check your email, because you’ve probably got (or may soon receive) one of the above. That’s an invitation to a launch party for...
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
Coming in from all corners are calls and online discussions with Sprint's sales staff, and it seems that with the release finally pinned down they've actually been given some useful information....
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
As reported by Reuters (and then every other news outlet under the sun), at an investors conference this morning, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse told shareholders: “We don't intend to advertise it heavily...
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
Clearly, this is going to be a big launch for Sprint. This is their iPhone, their Storm. And so, they’re pulling out all the stops, including the one that holds back the special hours. Heck, they...
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
Sorry guys, we really wanted to be able to tell you the good news of “any data plan will work!”, but I’m afraid that’s just not the case. In a posting on their official Twitter feed, Sprint put and...
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by Derek Kessler
May 19, 2009
While Palm didn’t pull out any big surprises in this morning’s subdued release date announcement, they did confirm what could be described as an incredibly ballsy move: releasing the Palm Pre two...
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by Derek Kessler
May 18, 2009
Clearly, that’s what Sprint wants, and with the launch getting closer with each day, they’re ramping up the rhetoric and getting into the mainstream media, in this case, the New York Times. The...