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by Jonathan Downer
Aug 18, 2009
That's right metal heads, you read that title correctly. Roger McNamee, who goes by the alias "Chubby Wombat Moonalice" on stage, and his band Moonalice, will be opening for Metallica [PDF link]...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jul 27, 2009
Anyone intersted in a little email preview action?  Forum member imop45 discovered [also noted at jkOnTheRun] that you can use a multitouch gesture to preview emails without opening them. It's a...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jul 08, 2009
It has been a long, strange trip, but Internet Radio (specifically Pandora) has finally been pulled from the jaws of oblivion, and will live to fight another day.   For the past two years,...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jul 01, 2009
Chapter 11 of the O'Reilly Palm webOS Rough Cuts is available now - and you keep all those bankruptcy jokes to yourself. Heck, Appendix A is available now as well (thanks jbern8!). Since we...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 30, 2009
The HTML, CSS, and Javascript that makes up the Mojo SDK all sound like they're accessible to your average web developer, but most people still haven't had a chance to take a close look at it....
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 26, 2009
Before we begin, you might be wondering what exactly is this "Orb" thing, and why it matters. To put simply, Orb allows you to stream media content from your home PC to just about anything that...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 25, 2009
  If you've ever spent time browsing the web (which we assume you have, since you're reading this), you've likely seen advertising embedded on the web sites you frequent. A great many of these...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 16, 2009
Before we begin, let us preface this with the usual "Take this rumor with a rather large dosage of salt". One of our forum members has recently spoken with a Sprint CSR (hence the salt dosage),...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 16, 2009
Many of us were thrilled when it was discovered that a PalmOS emulator was being developed for the Pre, courtesy of Motion Apps. We were even happier when it was announced that the application...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 15, 2009
It didn't take long for the first cracked screen report to surface, with our first confirmed crack being photographed and posted on our forums at 7:52pm on 6/7/09 (that's the day after launch...
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by Jonathan Downer
Jun 15, 2009
As the title might suggest (bonus points if you know where the quote comes from), an industrious home brewer named Sargun has managed to port PRDoom, an open source clone of the original Doom video...
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by Jonathan Downer
May 24, 2009
Amongst all the excitement and hubbub of the Palm Pre’s impending launch (still no date yet, sorry folks!), quite a few of us are silently, or not-so-silently debating if the phone is worth...
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by Jonathan Downer
Apr 21, 2009
We’re admittedly a little late to the game on this one, but we’re none-the-less happy to report that early developer feedback is pointing toward webOS living up to the hype. John Cox from Network...
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by Jonathan Downer
Apr 15, 2009
Ever since the Pre was announced way back when at CES (it really does feel like forever ago), there has been discussion over certain aspects of the device that could or should be changed. There...
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by Jonathan Downer
Apr 07, 2009
While not exactly the freshest of news (and for my tardiness, I do apologize), there were some exciting Pre demos shown off at an otherwise relatively bland CTIA this past week. While we didn't...
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by Jonathan Downer
Apr 01, 2009
 For those of you holding your breath for a Skype application for the Pre, you may now resume normal breathing operations. Skype COO Scott Durchslag is stating that the company has decided to...
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by Jonathan Downer
Mar 25, 2009
        According to a recent number crunch by Compete, interest in the Palm Pre is holding steady, despite a lack of meaningful news of late. Beginning with a flurry of activity following the...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 25, 2009
RCR Wireless News has recently sat down with Sprint/Nextel CEO Dan Hesse for an extensive Q&A session. The majority of the questions are focused on Hesse's plans to bring Sprint around and...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 19, 2009
  Well, it couldn’t all be good news in these turbulent times. Sprint/Nextel has posted their fourth quarter earnings, and the news isn’t fantastic. They’ve lost another 1.3 million subscribers...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 17, 2009
With so much Pre news floating around all over the place lately, it can be hard to keep up. New features are being announced, and questions are being answered on a near daily basis. To help...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 15, 2009
   In all the hubbub of the Pre announcement at CES last month, we missed an article by eWeek that takes a more sobering look at Palm’s situation, and just how important the Pre is to the company’s...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 11, 2009
According an article from everythingtreo last week, there are rumblings from inside the Sprint CSR machine (so take this with a massive grain of NaCl), that the Pre could be going for $150 with...
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by Jonathan Downer
Feb 03, 2009
Fortune magazine has recently posted a solid article that discusses Sprint and it’s future (big thanks to William for the tip!). You can find the article here. Personally, I think Fortune has hit...