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Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

Motorola Pro and HP Pre 3 to launch in July in the UK

18 June, 2011 | comments (8)

Folks in the UK will be able to get their hands on two new QWERTY smartphones next month. First is the Motorola Pro, an Android based phone with a candybar design and a QWERTY keypad and the second is the HP Pre 3, which is based on Palm’s webOS and...


HP now selling the unlocked Palm Pre 2 for 450 US dollars

HP now selling the unlocked Palm Pre 2 for 450 US dollars

18 November, 2010 | comments (24)

The recently announced Palm Pre 2 smartphone has just been launched in the US. Unlocked Pres come directly from HP and cost way less than here in Europe. HP has already started taking orders and phones are dispatched within 24 hours. The Palm...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre 2 official, available this Friday, runs webOS 2.0

Palm Pre 2 official, available this Friday, runs webOS 2.0

19 October, 2010 | comments (19)

Meet the Palm Pre 2. This time officially. The thing showed up a few days back but now it's as official as it gets. And it's due this Friday. Along with some great new features, the Palm Pre 2 will arrive with the brand new webOS 2.0. There...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


New Palm Pre 2 may keep the old design, but will boost the specs

New Palm Pre 2 may keep the old design, but will boost the specs

12 October, 2010 | comments (16)

The French carrier SFR published some information on the yet unannounced Palm Pre 2. According to the published ad, the new phone will keep the recognizable curved design, but will have a 1Ghz CPU. SFR already removed the article from its...


Palm reveals key webOS 2.0 features, beta now available

Palm reveals key webOS 2.0 features, beta now available

1 September, 2010 | comments (10)

Palm's webOS 2.0 is coming by the end of the year but today's big news is that the first webOS 2.0 beta has just been released. Sadly, it's only made been available for developers. They are getting the webOS 2.0 SDK beta as well. At least we get a...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Flash 10.1 final available for smartphones with Android 2.2

Flash 10.1 final available for smartphones with Android 2.2

23 June, 2010 | comments (52)

Adobe today announced the release of Flash Player 10.1 to mobile platforms. Already available on the Android Market, Flash Player 10.1 will be available in its final production release for all Android smartphones running ver. 2.2 "Froyo." Some...


Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus now available at O2 UK

Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus now available at O2 UK

29 May, 2010 | comments (17)

The updated Plus version of Palm Pre and Palm Pixi are now available through O2 UK. Even though they are only minor upgrades, some of the stuff they bring to the table deserves attention. With the Palm Pre Plus you get double the storage (16GB)...

Tags: Palm, O2, Touch UI


Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus come to O2 UK on 28 May

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus come to O2 UK on 28 May

19 May, 2010 | comments (10)

If you are an O2 subscriber, or don't mind becoming one in order to feel some of the webOS magic, we've got some good news for you. The two latest Palm handsets will become available through the carrier's network in just over a week time. Both...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre Plus is hitting AT&T US stores this Sunday

Palm Pre Plus is hitting AT&T US stores this Sunday

11 May, 2010 | comments (18)

If you're an AT&T user and you're holding out for one of those new Palm phones, then your wait is just about over. AT&T and Palm have announced that the Palm Pre Plus is coming to stores by the end of the week. The AT&T site has touting the...

Tags: Palm, WebOS, Touch UI


HP acquires Palm, declares commitment to webOS

HP acquires Palm, declares commitment to webOS

29 April, 2010 | comments (37)

Surprise, surprise! Palm have been sold. It's not like we didn't see it coming but it just happened so quickly. Quite unexpectedly the highest bidder turned out to be HP. The quoted acquisition price stands at 1.2 billion US dollars. There have...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI, Misc


The GSM Palm Pre gets unlocked for good 25 pounds a unit

The GSM Palm Pre gets unlocked for good 25 pounds a unit

19 April, 2010 | comments (9)

Well, it was about time. A permanent unlock solution is now available for your Palm Pre. It's very easy to apply, but quite costly at 25 pounds per device. JICTechnology developed a set of unlocking tools for the GSM-version of Palm Pre. They...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI, webOS


Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus land on Vodafone and O2 Germany

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus land on Vodafone and O2 Germany

13 April, 2010 | comments (15)

Vodafone and O2 in Germany will be the first to offer the webOS-based Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus in Europe. The launch date is 28 April, pricing and tariffs will be announced soon. But will the Europe crusade help Palm or will it be their final...


Palm is up for sale, HTC and Lenovo showing interest

Palm is up for sale, HTC and Lenovo showing interest

12 April, 2010 | comments (50)

As a result of a series of poor financial results, Palm are putting everything on sale in an attempt to save the ship from sinking. Reportedly, they are accepting bids from all sides with Lenovo and HTC being rumored as the primary potential buyers...

Tags: Palm, HTC


AT&T US scores Dell Aero and world's first GSM-band Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

AT&T US scores Dell Aero and world's first GSM-band Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

22 March, 2010 | comments (11)

AT&T announced today their plans to launch the Android-based Dell Aero. It will be the first Dell Droid stateside and will pack home-brewed UI - similar to those on Mini 3. In addition AT&T will expand the webOS family with the first GSM versions of...

Tags: AT&T, Dell, Android, Palm, webOS


US smartphone market study predicts a good year for Android

US smartphone market study predicts a good year for Android

19 March, 2010 | comments (89)

They say you shouldn't count your chickens before they hatch, but according to a market survey Android has laid a lot of eggs in North America. The total number of smartphone shipments will rise by 38% compared to last year for a total of 65.1...


Unreal on Palm is unreal - webOS gets Unreal Engine 3 games

Unreal on Palm is unreal - webOS gets Unreal Engine 3 games

12 March, 2010 | comments (38)

Palm and Epic Games demonstrated Unreal Engine 3 up and running on the Palm's webOS. It looks really awesome and the game developers have already a free access to it. Let the unreal games begin now! During the Game Developer Conference (GDC)...

Tags: Palm, webOS, Touch UI


Palm Pre finally gets video recording, unofficially though

Palm Pre finally gets video recording, unofficially though

24 November, 2009 | comments (12)

So far Palm Pre has been enjoying video-less existence much like the iPhone in its toddling years. And again, much like on the iPhone, the Palm Pre's first try in video recording is via an unofficial third-party application. Palm Pre is now...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI, WebOS, Misc


Palm Pre lands in UK, we've also got prices in Spain and Ireland

Palm Pre lands in UK, we've also got prices in Spain and Ireland

16 October, 2009 | comments (19)

Finally, as of today, you can also purchase Palm Pre in the UK and Ireland. Germany was first to get the long awaited GSM Palm Pre and a day later on 14 October 2009, it became available in Spain as well. And exactly as planned the UK and Ireland...

Tags: Palm, O2, Touch UI


Germany welcomes the GSM version of Palm Pre, now on sale

Germany welcomes the GSM version of Palm Pre, now on sale

13 October, 2009 | comments (32)

After some good 8 months worth of waiting, the Palm Pre has finally landed in Europe. Welcome, it was about time. As of today you can purchase a shiny new Pre given that you live in Germany that is, and you're willing to go for O2. Shortly after...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI


Palm Pre coming to Europe on October 13

Palm Pre coming to Europe on October 13

24 September, 2009 | comments (21)

As promised O2 is bringing the GSM version of the Palm Pre to the lucky people of Europe and by mid-October you can have it too. So far, O2 Germany, UK and Ireland websites have information about the upcoming release. Strangely enough Movistar that...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI