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by Derek Kessler
Jun 30, 2010
Oldtimers from the days when there was just TreoCentral may remember the Access Linux Platform (ALP) developed by Access. We care about Access because they purchased PalmSource and subsequently...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 16, 2010
So HP seems to be on a bit of a buying spree as of late. Having just grabbed up the instant-on Hyperspace Linux OS from Phoenix Technologies, HP has turned around and partnered up with upstart...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 12, 2010
HP has reached an agreement with Phoenix Technologies (BIOS-programmers) to buy their instant-on Linux-based Hyperspace platform for a cool $12 million. Hyperspace is not a full-on OS and is...
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 12, 2010
Yup, that’s Firefox of the Linux variety, running on a Palm Pre. It’s the work of Dave Townsend, a developer for Mozilla that works on Firefox (among other open source projects). We don’t have...
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by Jason Robitaille
Apr 09, 2010
The folks have WebOS-Internals have done it again. Today, dtzWill announced in the our forums that they've managed to get an X.Org Server working on the Palm Pre. Basically, this means native...
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by Dieter Bohn
Dec 26, 2009
In some ways, Palm and Nokia might be polar opposite companies: one is a perennial underdog who has mainly seen modest success in the US market, the other is a global giant who sells more...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 17, 2009
I’ve been a loyal Palm user for many years. Going back to the old Palm M105 I’ve been a Palm diehard, up through the Tungsten T, Tungsten T3 (best PDA ever), a Treo 650, Treo 755p, and now the...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 30, 2009
Palm has picked up another outside hire, this time poaching AMD’s engineering manager for Linux Core Engineering, Matthew Tippett. Matthew joined graphics chip-maker ATI in 2003 (ATI was...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 14, 2009
A study recently completed by Gartner, Inc. predicts that in 2012 Palm’s webOS platform will have grabbed a mere 1.4% of the smartphone market with sales of 7.6 million. Gartner’s study holds...
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by Derek Kessler
Sep 03, 2009
The possible uses for this hack are at least initially kind of limited, but it is an interesting demonstration nonetheless. Over at Palm Pre Hacks they’ve managed to get the Pre to report its...