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Palm Pre Users Want Virtual Keyboard Too

07/13/2009, You might have seen headlines on this topic today: apparently some Palm Pre users are complaining about the lack of virtual keyboard. Some websites are calling this “ironic”, given the fact that these users might have bought the pre *because*...

Palm Pre With GSM SIM Card

06/30/2009, The Palm Pre is currently available for CDMA networks only, so that means other parts of the world that run on GSM will have to wait a fair bit before it arrives in the GSM-compatible format. We’re guessing that there isn’t much more to wait...

Palm Shifts 300K Pres

06/30/2009, Palm has managed to sell 300,000 of their Pre smartphones in June since it was released, with around 70,000 units in May (these are just industry estimates as Palm has yet to release specific sales figures) and according to CEO Jon Rubinstein,...

Palm Treo Pro Unlocked For $399

06/23/2009, Palm’s Pre is a pretty decent handset, but that doesn’t mean their older offerings aren’t solid enough for today’s use. The Palm Treo Pro is now available for just $399 unlocked, knocking off $150 from its retail price in a bid to...

Verizon Could Get Pre In January 2010

06/11/2009, Wall Street Journal has reported that the Palm Pre could be heading towards Verizon as early as January 2010 onwards, which is in stark contrast with what CEO Dan Hesse recently spouted concerning Sprint’s exclusivity deal which lasts longer than...

Jon Rubinstein is Now Palm’s CEO

06/10/2009, Jon Rubinstein during our Palm Pre live blogging at CES The news just came out from Palm: Jon Rubinstein will replace Ed Colligan at Palm’s helm. Mr. Colligan will move to Elevation Partners which is Palm’s principal investor. The...

Palm Pixie Poised To Run Palm’s Web OS

06/10/2009, People looking at some script files on the Palm Pre’s operating system (OS) have noticed that the Pixie name showed up, hinting that Pixie would indeed in on Palm’s new OS. It’s not really a shocker to think that Palm would use and...

Palm Pre Touchstone Worth $5?

06/07/2009, Wow – the Palm Pre Touchstone, after having its innards ripped out today, was estimated to cost around $5 in terms of components, making us wonder just how much inflated the $70 price tag is. Well, we suppose there are other hidden costs that have...

Palm Pre Review: Don’t Call it an iPhone Killer

06/05/2009, Publisher’s note: unlike the older Palm Pre mini Review, this post was written with the final retail version of the Palm Pre. Remember the old “Don’t call it a phone” ads for wireless company Helio? I was reminded of the...

Palm Pre premiere in NYC

06/05/2009, We’re at the NYC Palm Pre premiere in where Alfredo and Ellen (left and right in the photo above) have become the first Palm Pre customers. We hope that they have fun with their new gadget while the rest of you will have to wait until tomorrow to...

No Palm Pre For Verizon In 2009 (Says Sprint)

06/05/2009, In a new Battle of the CEOs, Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse told Cnet in an interview that Sprint’s Palm Pre exclusive is longer than 6-months, and that Verizon “need to check their facts”. That was a direct response to the...

Verizon Gets The Palm Pre In 6 Months

05/28/2009, Lowell McAdam, the CEO of Verizon, said today that his company would get the Palm Pre and the Blackberry Storm 2 in about six Months. The news helped push Palm’s stock to $11.66 (+9.31%) at publish time. Back in December, Palm’s price hit...

Palm Pre Syncs With iTunes Like An iPhone

05/28/2009, Fortune has published a short article to remind eveyone that the Palm Pre does sync with iTunes “seamlessly”. The catch is: it works only for non-DRM (copy protected) music files, as Palm can’t use Apple’s DRM system. This is a...

Palm Pre Could Get Push Gmail

05/27/2009, Push Gmail – now that’s a thought. It seems as though this could happen with the Palm Pre, under the “As items arrive” option in one’s Gmail account. What do you think – life doesn’t really need push email as...