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by Dieter Bohn
May 27, 2009
We've just confirmed via an anonymous tipster with an emulator that the Palm Pre does, in fact, fully support IMAP IDLE on Gmail.  What on earth does that mean?  It means that if you're using...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 27, 2009
Our favorite Sprint Insider has posted up scans and details of the entire Sprint activation process for the Palm Pre, from error messages to Terms and Conditions to Palm Profile creation to...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 25, 2009
Brand-new forum member vnx copped a quick hands-on with a Palm Pre in the wild and kindly uploaded the video above as well as posting some thoughts in our Palm Pre Forums: [...] most of you are...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 24, 2009
Wondering what you may have missed this week in the smartphone world? The Best of SPE is here to ease your mind and get you caught up.
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by Dieter Bohn
May 24, 2009
  Back in the day ('the day' being January), there was a steady stream of rumors linking up the Palm Pre with Best Buy.  More specifically we had been hearing that Best Buy (and Best Buy Mobile)...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 24, 2009
Engadget has snagged an AT&T slide that has the Palm Eos pegged for a second half of 2009 release.  Details are pretty much what we saw before, but it is interesting that the Eos now looks...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 24, 2009
Although the video portion of the "What Would You Do for a Palm Pre" is over (submissions are coming in as you're reading this!), we're not done with the contests.  You still can win one of...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 23, 2009
TheInvisibleMan of PalmPreForum.org has posted up a series of videos of the Palm Pre Emulator.  Obviously not everything here is going to work exactly as it will on the Pre, ex. the emulator doesn'...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 21, 2009
Doc31 in our forums got his mitts on a Palm Pre on the sly and has sent in a short video.  Basically what you're looking at here is the initial set up screen for creating your Palm Profile. ...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 19, 2009
Yesterday we ran a quick poll to find out: What are you ditching to get the Pre?  The results?  A lot of people are upgrading from their PalmOS handsets to the Pre. The more surprising result is...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 19, 2009
The news just came across the wires, folks.  June 6th. $199 after $100 mail in rebate and a 2 year contract.  Believe it. It will be at Sprint Stores, Best Buy, Radio Shack, and Wal-Mart.  The...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 19, 2009
As we anticipated whatever news is to be had from the Wall Street Journal today, jhoff80 in our Forums dropped a link from Notebooks.com claiming that the counter above actually has a some sort...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 18, 2009
Didja sign up to be a Palm "Real Reviewer" to get a chance to review a Palm Pre or a Treo Pro?  Keep an eye on your inbox and and ear to your phone, because you might be getting the call today,...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 17, 2009
Each week we bring you the Best of SPE and this week is no exception. From Android to Windows Mobile and everything in between, we've got your smartphone news fix right here.
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by Dieter Bohn
May 15, 2009
Update: A friend of Spunks3 in our forums sent in the above in-store shot.  That's how you leak a Pre photo, Sprint employees: without your face in the photo. A number of Sprint Employees have...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 15, 2009
No doubt by now you've seen our friend Mr. Ski Mask -- he is getting pretty famous and even is recognized at the grocery store. Up to now, we haven't been as strident in our desire to know the Palm...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 14, 2009
Ladies and Gentleman, chapter 7 of Mitch Allen's programming guide for the webOS is now live.  This time around we're getting nitty gritty with Application Services - namely what applications and...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 14, 2009
Mike and Dieter discuss Palm Pre around the world, the Palm Eos, and much more. Listen in! Download it directly with this link Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe directly to the Podcast feed with...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 13, 2009
It's a pretty safe bet that if you're reading this, you've already signed up at Sprint to be notified about the when the Palm Pre will be released.  Well, friend, it's time to go sign up again. ...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 13, 2009
When (if) Twitter gets its act together and starts working again (it's down at the moment), you can expect a flurry of Palm Pre messages -- apparently some review units may have made their way...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 13, 2009
Jcunwired in our forums points us to this excellent article at Toms Guide which provides an overview of the Pre and the market space it's entering into.  The verdict isn't exactly rosy: The Pre...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 13, 2009
We've gotten a bootload of tips linking to this Palm Pre unboxing.  Actually, it's more of a demo -- it clearly happened in the Palm Lounge at CES 2009 in January and was done by a Palm employee....
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by Dieter Bohn
May 12, 2009
We're still digging through yesterday's big box materials leak, having already discovered that the Pre is rated M4 for hearing aids.  What's more, we've got translations from our excellent...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 12, 2009
Earlier this week I was having a conversation with Greg, discussing whether or not the Palm Pre would be hearing aid compatible.  There are various ways of rating phones for their compatibility...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 11, 2009
The Boy Genius Report is claiming that Palm and Sprint will "make a big announcement in the Wall Street Journal on May 19th."  It sounds as if the intention is to finally announce the release...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 11, 2009
In our Palm Pre forums, LemonadeRDX has discovered a treasure trove of images: the box and materials for the Palm Pre.  There doesn't seem to be much information we can garner just yet -- but...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 11, 2009
Happy Monday, everybody.  Reminiz sent in a tip that Coal over at Sprint Gurus has posted another Sprint Training video.  As with the last two that we've seen, the video gets a basic concept across...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 10, 2009
Each week we bring you the best of SPE. This week, The iPhone Blog brings you a gigantic Birthday Bash Contest with a grand prize of a Factory Unlocked iPhone 3G done up, Colorware-style....
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by Dieter Bohn
May 10, 2009
Mahootzki lets us know that Chapter 6 of the Palm webOS programming book is now available at Safari Books.  The chapter is titled "Data" and focuses on using Cookies, the "depot," HTML 5 storage...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 10, 2009
Jessi sent in a tip yesterday (and it was noted elsewhere) that over at this Sprint Gurus thread, lgmack lets the world know that Best Buy has some Pre Accessories in their system.  The "In...