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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 03, 2009
PreCentral.net Forum member sbpooch caught an article over at the Indian site mydigitalfc.com that sure as heck looks like New York Times columnist David Pogue's full review of the Palm Pre.  It's...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 03, 2009
First, the obligitory Palm Pre Tattoo.  Second, public craziness and risk to career. Today: Danger to life and limb intestines.  Fellow Pre fanatics, meet Mike.  He headed over to Brick Lane Curry...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 02, 2009
Our first category was the necessary Palm Pre Tattoo (since so many people offered to do it).  Next up: risking your job, dignity, and -- we feared -- the possibility of getting charged with...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 01, 2009
Truly, this Monday is dedicated to the hardcore Pre fanatics. First, a Palm Pre Tattoo, now this: tinycomb brings the photo of an unnamed man in an unnamed place waiting, five days early, for the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 01, 2009
Julian points us to zerock's twitter feed [via webos-blog.de], where he backs up a claim of spotting the Palm Pre at Best Buy Hato Rey, in Puerto Rico with the above photo of it on display....
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 01, 2009
Each week we bring you the biggest stories from around the Smartphone Experts network. We're changing up our format this week: shorter, bite-sized, yet still delicious. Android 1.5 Cupcake...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jun 01, 2009
Friends, we are only days away from the launch of the Palm Pre.  So the time has finally come to count down to the release date the best way we know how: by announcing the winners of our...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 31, 2009
We already knew that the Palm Pre has been sitting in Sprint Stores for a little while now.  We assumed that we knew that Sprint employees wouldn't be able to help giving us some hands-on video and...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 31, 2009
If you're a follower of our PreCentral Palm Pre forums, you're probably familiar with PedroTheGoat.  The Goat (as his friends refer to him) managed to snag a full hour with the Palm Pre and...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 31, 2009
Apparently the kindly folks behind Radio Shack counters are slightly tired of Best Buy getting all the rumor-tastic attention.  In addition to the launch-day list of stores that should have...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
Curious to know what Sprint is telling their own about the Palm Pre?  Come on in and take a look from this leaked PDF sent in to us by a couple of very friendly tipsters.  There's very little...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
An anonymous tipster has let us know that he's received an offer to pre-order the Palm Pre under one of a few programs Sprint has set up for large, Fortune-100-type corporations.  These programs...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
We know the Palm Pre and webOS will pull contacts from three sources at launch: Google, Facebook, and Exchange.  Actually, it should handle multiple Google and Exchange accounts -- hooray!  All...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
Mahootzki points us to Coal's post over at Sprint Gurus leaking a bunch of Palm Pre box documents in PDF form.  We have all the (heavily watermarked) action after the break! Leaving aside the...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
An anonymous RadioShack employee has sent in what he says is a list of RadioShack store locations that will have "at least two units" on "or around" launch day.  The list is very long but also...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
We don't typically go for daily roundups (we leave 'em for the weekend), but the amount of Palm Pre news today was unexpectedly high and unexpectedly important. It all started with the big leak...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
An anonymous tipster from deep inside Sprint's vault sends us this blurrycam image of an internal Sprint missive ominously titled "Palm Pre Only Available in Certain Channels for Start of...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
Looks like you can put Verizon next to AT&T in the "We don't want the Pre launch on Sprint to be too successful so we're going to tell everybody we're getting it on our network too" camp.  So...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
They're demo'ing the Palm Pre at D7 as I type this and they've just shown off the App Catalog - Engadget provides the pic.  It looks quite a bit like Google's Android Marketplace to us -- nicer...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
After some preliminaries about how Palm was foundering and needed to reboot, and some more preliminaries about what Rubinstein learned from Apple, we got to the demo at the D7 conference. It...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
Want to see the highlights of the interview with Jon Rubinstein and Roger McNamee?  Here you go -- including the demo of iTunes sync! Sadly, it doesn't include any of the foot-in-mouth moments.
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by Dieter Bohn
May 29, 2009
One of the lingering questions from yesterday's D7 announcement that the Pre will Sync directly with iTunes via Mac and PC is quite simply this: How did they do that?  A close look at the video...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
Dieter and Mike discuss the Pre release date and price, plus all the latest rumors. Listen in!. Listen in! Have a question for the PalmCast? Email us: podcast@precentral.net . You can call...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
Here we go, Jon Rubinstein and Roger McNamee take the stage at the All Things D conference.  We're watching a few of the live blogs and twitters and our own forum thread and whatnot, we'll be back...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
  Xenophonite in our forums engaged in one of our favorite pre-phone-launch activities for any phone: checking out DSL Reports Mobile Speed Test results and looking for browsers attached to...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
Fortune Magazine has an article up trying to make the case for a storied history of rivalry, hatred, and bitterness between Apple and Palm.  Reading through the timeline of this (somewhat trumped...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
Want to hear the Palm Pre's default ringtone?  Heck, want to download it to use now?  Here you go, courtesy of an anonymous tipster: Download it directly with this link For those that are...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 28, 2009
A report surfaced overnight at Fortune claiming that -- on a Mac at least -- the Palm Pre will sync with iTunes directly.  Unlike BlackBerry Media sync (which is PC-only), Fortune claims that the...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 27, 2009
What do you do if you get ahold of a Palm Pre for a little while? You do what forum member d94 did: you take a photo of it in front of the very forum thread in which you are discussing the fact...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 27, 2009
While we await whatever announcements Jon Rubenstein has for us tomorrow at the D7 conference (we kinda hope it's not push email for all IMAP accounts, because we kinda sorta just stole that...