Palm’s webOS installed and running on old Dell laptop
May17

Palm’s webOS installed and running on old Dell laptop

Old used laptops are usually paired with old operating systems like Windows XP or some GNU/Linux variant. But for those of you who want to try out something completely different, check out Palm’s webOS. No, I have not gone crazy or fallen victim to a typo of some sort. Palm’s mobile operating system on the Pre and Pixi has been found to be capable of running on an old Dell laptop. See the image below for some introductory...

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Palm Pre Plus to start at $149.99 on AT&T with free Touchstone, coming May 16
May11

Palm Pre Plus to start at $149.99 on AT&T with free Touchstone, coming May 16

First reported as coming to AT&T “in the coming months” back in the last week of March, the Palm Pre Plus has just been announced as scheduled for release on May 16. Prices are starting at $149.99 USD and every phone comes with a 2-year contract. AT&T made no word on the Palm Pixi Plus, which was also reported as coming to AT&T alongside the Pre Plus, but they did mention that those who purchase their phones in...

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Palm to launch Pre Plus and Pixi Plus in France next week via SFR
Apr20

Palm to launch Pre Plus and Pixi Plus in France next week via SFR

Palm’s two darling webOS devices are going to be available in France real soon. Well, next week, to be exact. The Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus will go on sale starting next week in France, via the local network SFR’s online store. The two devices will also be available at retail stores by the middle of the second week of May. The phones themselves aren’t going to differ much from those that are available...

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Palm shares dip 25 percent after disappointing earnings call
Mar20

Palm shares dip 25 percent after disappointing earnings call

Palm’s latest earnings call, in which the company announced a very disappointing $22-million loss during its fiscal Q3, has led to a 25% dip in shares. Palm stock in turn has dipped below $5 for the first time since the Palm Pre was first announced a bit over a year ago. Morgan Joseph analyst Ilya Grozovsky’s current rating on the stock is “sell” and he was quoted as saying, “The death spiral is...

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Palm Pre May Be Coming to Visit AT&T in May
Feb11

Palm Pre May Be Coming to Visit AT&T in May

Amidst countless rumors dealing with upcoming handsets and certain phone exclusivity contracts supposedly expiring, there are a couple things we know for sure, as officially announced by the company. We know AT&T is planning on launching 5 Android devices in the first half of 2010, and we know that this year will bring at least 2 WebOS (Palm) smartphones. Now let’s talk rumors, or things we don’t know for sure but...

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What is the “Plus” in Palm Pre and Pixi Plus? Specs Leaked
Jan07

What is the “Plus” in Palm Pre and Pixi Plus? Specs Leaked

It looks like we found out the night before the big Palm CES event as to what the fuss is all about on the rumored Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus. Everyone had been left scratching their heads for quite a while trying to figure out exactly what the term “Plus” could mean. PhoneArena got its hands on some leaked Verizon document gives away that tiny little detail. The doc shows the specs which include 16 GB internal...

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GSM Palm Pre Available Unlocked in the US
Oct23

GSM Palm Pre Available Unlocked in the US

Up until now, Palm lovers in the US interested in grabbing the Pre in all its WebOS glory had to head over to Sprint and sign 2 years of their life away with them. Finally, there is a second option, now that an unlocked GSM version has made its way overseas from Germany and is now available for purchase. That was the good news. The bad news: it’s $715. Not just that, it also is sans US 3G; so whether you are a T-Mobile or...

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Verizon Prepping Palm Pre for Early 2010
Oct18

Verizon Prepping Palm Pre for Early 2010

It’s such a rare opportunity to hear Verizon actually fess up to various rumors, and we just got one today out of the blue, on Twitter no less. VZWOffers apparently needs more followers, and found a great way to get exposure by announcing Verizon will be selling the Palm Pre early next year. Talk about an official announcement. An off-the-cuff comment about it on a VZW-sponsored Twitter account is not necessarily the most...

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Is the Palm Pre going to be a Best Buy exclusive?
Jan15

Is the Palm Pre going to be a Best Buy exclusive?

We already know that the Palm Pre is going to be an exclusive smartphone for Sprint in the U.S., but are any of the big retail chains going to get it? A recent rumor says yes, pointing to Best Buy as that exclusive U.S. retailer. The Palm Pre-Best Buy exclusive deal will be short-lived, lasting only 60 days or 2 months from the start of sales, when Best Buy will be the only place anyone will be able to get the Palm Pre officially,...

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