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Posts by Dieter Bohn

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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 27, 2009
The GSM Pre, above While stateside we're anxiously awaiting the Sprint Release of the Palm Pre, there's the little issue of the European release still up in the air.  According to Rethink...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 26, 2009
We're pretty sure that if you're reading this, you're the sort who likes exclusive, breaking details on Smartphones. We had that aplenty this week. Nokia Experts got the full skinny on the AT...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 26, 2009
The Palm webOS development book from O'Reilly is coming out chapter by chapter.  We've already seen the overview in chapter 1, Application basics in chapter 2, and Widgets in chapter 3.  Well...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 23, 2009
EverythingPre caught the picture at right appearing on Twitter from lo_toney (since removed).  We see the YouTube app popping up here -- looks fairly straightfoward, just like a YouTube app...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 23, 2009
  Your guess is as good as ours as to to when the Palm Pre is actually getting released (you can always find our latest rumor-mongering on that very subject by clicking the graphic in the sidebar...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 23, 2009
Here's a little fun from kodabar (with NSFW-language, FYI).  There's a few more done up for your viewing pleasure.  Hey, what else are you going to do on a Thursday afternoon?  [via Palm Goon]
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 22, 2009
  If you were hoping for big big news from the Webinar, you will be disappointed -- the event was all about Sprint and aimed at people who might have been new to the Pre and be part of an...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 22, 2009
Want more evidence that the Pre release is imminent?  How about AT&T sending a document around their internal network for employees to bone-up on some anti-Pre, pro-iPhone talking points...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 21, 2009
B eing a Palm Pre blogger is tough, yo.  One minute a tipster has you headed to your local shop to check out the latest Playboy for an article about the Pre, the next you're hunting down pictures...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 21, 2009
Big thanks to Captain Hair, who was among the members in our Palm Pre Forums to notice that Palm has updated their Palm Pre homepage with itty bitty thumbnails of the apps that have already been...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 21, 2009
Yesterday our best guess as to the Pre Release date was this: As soon as possible, so it's anybody's guess.  Turns out that's probably not the case.  Miles4000 in our forums caught up on the CNET...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 21, 2009
Last week we were a little bummed to report that our longstanding best guess as the to Palm Pre's Release Date appeared wrong.  See, our guess went a little something like this: "As soon as...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 20, 2009
  William tips us off to Rich Fink's Twitter post (via Mike Cane): listened to Howard Stern announce this morning he is getting preview of Pre next week. Prototype will be used. No demos avail...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 20, 2009
@Scoobie just pinged us on Twitter (you can too: right here) to let us know that Merril Lynch analyst Vivek Arya has just upgraded Palm to "Buy" and expects a good target for them will be $14. ...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 20, 2009
How do you know when the a gadget is on its way towards catching on in the national consciousness?  Here's one clue: when it's featured in Playboy magazine.  According to Anthony, it shows up on...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 19, 2009
Each week we bring you the best of what's happening in the smartphone world in our "Best of SPE roundup." Come take a look at what's news!
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 19, 2009
We're incredibly happy to announce that we're adding another member to the Smartphone Experts family of sites: Nokia Experts!  Nokia Experts will be run by the inestimable Matt Miller, also known as...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 19, 2009
Welcome to the new PreCentral.net!  ...Just like the old PreCentral.net, but a lot nicer to look at. If you're looking for new features, we have just a few.  There are some nice drop-downs on on...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 18, 2009
Join Dieter, Matthew, Kevin, Rene, and Casey as they discuss Mobile World Congress 2009 -- there's a little bit for everybody in this gigantic cross-platfrom smartphone podcast! Download it...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 18, 2009
  Dave writes in with an excellent question! Since pre is a web device, what will the Pre do when its accessing the internet and a call comes? i can think of (3) answers..., but i'm not sure. a)...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 18, 2009
  From rumor to video demo in 24 hours, that's how we roll - then again, Palm always planned on demoing MotionApps' Classic PalmOS emulator today.  The emulator works quite well -- it's an app and...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 18, 2009
We've just confirmed that installing your PalmOS data is just as easy as installing PalmOS apps inside Classic.  With apps, you drag the PRC files into the "Classic" directory on your Pre.  With...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 17, 2009
Marc is the first amongst throngs of users to tell us about an email from Sprint pointing people to their add-influenced widget Page (now with PreCentral.net Linky Goodness!).  We're...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 16, 2009
  Navyyang in our forums points us to this thread at Chinese site Treo8.com, sporting the above photo (and one more) of the Palm Pre next to the iPhone and a Centro.  The Palm Pre appears to be...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 16, 2009
Just over a week ago we got a glimpse at that thought process behind the naming of the Palm Pre.  My favorite part of the explanation behind the naming was that "Pre" wasn't gimicky like many of...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 15, 2009
An eagle-eyed member in our forums, jhoff80, has noticed that Palm has apparently changed the behavior of the 'swipe up' gesture on the Palm Pre since we first saw it at CES. The Pre, as you may...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 15, 2009
We've gone over 24 hours without filling you in on the latest release date rumors -- our sincerest apologies.  Here's the latest: Eagle-eyed reader Zach took a look at that internal Sprint...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 14, 2009
Big ups to DwightShrute and Captain Hair for catching that there's another Now commercial up from Sprint.  We'd say it's a little less compelling than the last, except that inch for inch there's...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 13, 2009
Not satisfied with their internal Sprint docs showing the launch can't happen before May 17th, Engadget is now reporting that Sprint is also pegging the Touchstone at -- wait for it -- $69.99. ...
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by Dieter Bohn
Apr 13, 2009
Engadget has just published what looks to be an internal Sprint document that suggests that they're aiming for a "Req Delivery Date" of May 16th.  If you're wondering what that means, their...