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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 11, 2009
  We're listening to Ed Colligan talk to investors about the state of Palm and what some of their plans are going forward.  Some interesting tidbits: There will be no more PalmOS devices released...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 11, 2009
How to listen Subscribe to the podcast feed. Download the mp3 directly Subscribe directly in iTunes Mobilize via VoiceIndigo A ton of listener emails, speculation on the Pre's release...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 10, 2009
Palm has posted up another of their Pre Profiles -- this time it's of Adam Kaufman, Product Manager at Palm in charge of Accessories.  In other words, he's the man responsible for bringing...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 09, 2009
If you've never heard of TED, prepare to lose an afternoon or five to watching some of the most incredible lectures, talks, and tech demos you've ever seen. Examples: Malcom Gladwell at the peak...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 08, 2009
After the completion of the hectic Smartphone Round Robin, your faithful bloggers at Smartphone Experts decided to keep things moving along at a heady clip. In the past week we have published...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 05, 2009
You have Pre questions.  We have plenty of Pre answers.  Ask us here!  That's what William did, he writes in with an excellent question for us: I have an iPhone -- and love how contacts and...
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by Dieter Bohn
Feb 03, 2009
Let's start with the caveats: anything you hear from low-level, mid-level, and even high-level customer service representatives should be taken with the kind of grain of salt we've been...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 31, 2009
What's that? Your non-Pre smartphone (yeah, we're still in that world too) doesn't have a great browser for full versions of sites?  Not to worry, we just managed to finish fixing up PreCentral....
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 30, 2009
  We already knew from his January 14th Column that Tech Pundit extraordinaire David Pogue thought pretty highly of the Palm Pre.  Now through the magic of Twitter we discover that it's not...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 30, 2009
  In our Pre forums, nlowhor posts up a link to the video above and yet again we see a couple of features we haven't spoken about on the site yet.  First up, the 'drag to unlock" feature that's...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 30, 2009
Listen, folks, we're reticent to keep talking about this rumored February 15th release date for the Palm Pre because it just seems so crazy early and so unlikely.  Yet here we are again receiving...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 29, 2009
Stefan sends in a tip that Palm's European branch has dropped a cool 3 million Pounds (that's just over $4 million US) on UK marketing firm Haygarth.  The firm will clearly be in charge of a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 28, 2009
The TreoCentral TreoCast will soon be no more -- to be replaced by the same two guys still talking Palm -- we just need a new name for the sucker.  Have an idea, sound off in the comments. This...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 28, 2009
Engadget has a post up on the Potential Pre Patent Pugilism Puzzle that you simply must go read.  The upshot is this, as we told you, Apple's patents are less (and in a couple cases possibly more...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 27, 2009
Ignore interviewer Kara Swisher (if you can), because otherwise the above video of Roger McNamee at CES is good fun for those of us anticipating the Pre.  Unlike his previous appearance, McNamee...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 27, 2009
A brief history: Apple threw the patent lawsuit gauntlet down in front of Palm.  Well, technically, Apple threw a gauntlet down in Palm's general vicinity, and so Palm felt compelled to respond...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 26, 2009
We've pretty much taken the accepted wisdom out there as accurate, that the rumored Palm Pre February 15th launch is simply too good to be true.  This despite the fact that we've received reports...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 24, 2009
Two separate reports have come in claiming that Sprint employees are already training up on the Palm Pre.  The first from Sarah Lacy (the reporter who managed to pull the new Pre features out of...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 23, 2009
We've already reported that outside of Sprint stores, rumor has it that Best Buy will be the exclusive retailer for the Palm Pre in the US.  Joe just sent in a tip that a mobile exec at Best...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 21, 2009
Our compatriot Rene from The iPhone Blog let us know that Macworld is liveblogging Apple's Quarterly Conference call and my oh my, did the Palm Pre make them unhappy.  When asked about it in a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 21, 2009
Now that we've launched, answered a ton of Pre questions, and are digging up features that even Palm hasn't officially talked about yet, we figured it was about time we started getting this thing...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 21, 2009
Palm has a complicated history with the European market -- they've had pretty good success with the Treo 750 and even the Treo 500, moderate success with the Treo Pro.  The PalmOS, though has...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 20, 2009
Jay just sent in a tip to this Press Release from CompanionLink and it's great news!  They say that they're going to be offering their software for the webOS / Palm Pre and it will offer a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 20, 2009
Sprint has really been pushing their "unlimited data, unlimited minutes, ...unlimited everything" plan they call "Simply Everything."  It's $99 per month and honestly, we are pretty big fans. ...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 19, 2009
We've already posted on this video, but it warrants another look. In the recent history of Palm, nothing has been more important to the survival of the company than the gigantic infusion of...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 19, 2009
Jason tips us off to this PalmPreBlog post (welcome to the neighborhood!) with a twist on the standard "no comment' we usually get from customer service reps: a "no comment" with the added bonus...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 19, 2009
  You've got questions!  PreCentral.net has answer!  Below, we go question by question from our gigantic Pre Forum Questions thread from the TreoCentral Pre Forum.  This is Part 3 of 3 (We got '...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 19, 2009
You've got questions!  PreCentral.net has answer!  Below, we go question by question from our gigantic Pre Forum Questions thread from the TreoCentral Pre Forum.  This is Part 1 of 3.  Don't miss...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 19, 2009
You've got questions!  PreCentral.net has answer!  Below, we go question by question from our gigantic Pre Forum Questions thread from the TreoCentral Pre Forum.  This is Part 2 of 3.  Don't...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 16, 2009
We are pretty much expecting native office document editing on the Pre, primarily becuse during the Keynote CEO Ed Colligan flashed a list of partners (some of whom are pretty exciting,...