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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 19, 2009
Above, the fine folks from PreDevCamp gloat a bit -- and justifiably so --about how they headed out to Sprint headquarters in Kansas City and got to take a look at the infrastructure Sprint is...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 18, 2009
  As we originally suspected just before the Palm Pre was announced back in January, the Original Device Manufacturer (ODM) for the Palm Pre will not be HTC or Inventec.  Instead, DigiTimes is...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 17, 2009
 It's quite simple, really: Unless the iPhone 3.0 software can read our minds, the Palm Pre still has a better than average shot at competing feature for feature (though likely not app for app...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 16, 2009
  Boy Genius has scored an internal Sprint Roadmap and you'll be pleased to see that the Palm Pre, apparently aka the P100, is slated for a Q2 2009 release.  Q2 basically means: on tap for the 1st...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 16, 2009
      Folks who had their fingers on the pulse of the internet last Wednesday couldn't help but notice that just before the Sprint/Palm Webinar, Palm was forced to share the spotlight with Apple...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 15, 2009
Welcome to Around SPE, where we highlight the big news of the week from around the network in a format that's more than just a list-o-bullets. This week we're putting the spotlight on Android...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 13, 2009
Mike and Dieter return for the PalmCast!  This week we give our eulogy to the PalmOS, discuss Roger McNamee's hijinks, and take a look at the Sprint Treo Pro and Internet Explorer Mobile 6.  ...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 12, 2009
  We know that Palm's getting pretty savvy lately with the social media (snooze-inducing webinars aside) -- they're on Facebook, Twitter, and seem to have a penchant for showing up at awards...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 12, 2009
  During the first Sprint/Palm Pre Webinar, Palm's Matt Crowley pointed out that the Pre was designed to look and feel like a river stone.  Trying to find news from the event was basically like...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 12, 2009
Palm Pre Webcast Update: Liveblog over -- news was, well, mostly rehashing how awesome Sprint is and how awesome the Pre will be on Sprint for Sprint's investors.  Remember, in this partnership, Palm...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 11, 2009
  After some very grim news about Palm's anticipated 4th Quarter results, things have been looking up for them.  They got a nice little spot on national TV, sure, but they also announced that...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 10, 2009
Celebrities may have gotten to handle the Palm Pre, but Engadget's Joshua Topolsky got to show it off in person on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  The two geeked out for sure, but the highlight...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 09, 2009
  For a long, long time now, Kevin over at CrackBerry.com has been telling me that he has a nickname for people that are going to switch to the Pre: Pre-Jects.  Later on, he thought Pre-Verts...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 09, 2009
  Last week we reported that Palm was running out of cash fast, having only $220 million or so in reserve which some cocktail math might lead some to believe that they only have at most three...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 08, 2009
This week CrackBerry.com broke the first real photos of the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630, WMExperts brought you hands on details of Internet Explorer Mobile 6, Android Central brought you a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 06, 2009
[Update: Here's the video, and note the McNamee has a new, shorter and classier haircut.  Officially redeemed!] [Update 2: More smacktalk! "Our product is just going to run rings around them on...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 03, 2009
Well, we're not entirely sure what to make of this, but Palm's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Mary E. Doyle, has just put up a post at the Official Palm Blog entitled "Innovation in a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 03, 2009
Well ahead of their scheduled March 19th quarterly conference call, Palm has just posted preliminary results for their 3rd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009.  The numbers are grim enough and the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 01, 2009
In a sense, it was a calm after the Mobile World Congress storm this week, but we got together and recorded a massive hour-and-a-half-long Smartphone Experts Roundtable Podcast to discuss all the...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 25, 2009
  Earlier today I finished listening to the webcast about developing for the webOS.  It was, as you might have expected, mostly a recapitulation of the sort of information already released in...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 24, 2009
Something missing from Palm's CES presentation of the Palm Pre: jaunty claims that they've patented their innovations up the wazoo.  Maybe it's because they have a massive cache of smartphone...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 23, 2009
  While we knew all along (despite crazy hopes) that the February 15th release date was just a pipe dream, we were hoping the persistent rumors (now circulating on the Ides of March) meant that...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 23, 2009
  Engadget has a photo taken from the coverage of the Independent Spirit Awards last week (sidenote, this NSFW acceptance speech from Mickey Rourke is good catharsis for those who thought he...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 22, 2009
It's been quite a week for SPE, we wrapped up a bootload of live coverage of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. With details on Windows Mobile 6.5, the new HTC Magic Android phone,...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 18, 2009
  Actually, really, truly new information on the Palm Pre is hard to find, even here at Mobile World Congress 2009.  Palm's here and showing off the GSM Pre (see our full run down), but it's...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 16, 2009
  Just got back from my meeting with Palm (actually it was some time ago, but sketchy internet reigns supreme here at MWC09). The above would be the highlight of the trip: a real live working...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 16, 2009
Palm and coding gurus O'Reilly media have announced that they've release a free programming resource called  "Palm webOS: Developing Applications in JavaScript Using the Palm Mojo(TM) Framework...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 15, 2009
  We'd already head that Palm was looking to make some waves at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  I'll be hitting their booth first thing tomorrow morning to talk to Palm.  In the meantime,...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 12, 2009
Sure, It's a little early to start posting tips and tricks about the Palm Pre, but what the heck, right? Here's an interesting one: how to get to Universal Search. See, the Pre has this...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 12, 2009
  Confirming our earlier insider report and also what we heard from Ed Colligan yesterday, Mobile Syrup is reporting that sometime in late Q2 or early Q3, Bell Canada will be launching the Palm...