Palm Pre archive

  • Angry Birds Seasons hits webOS: Palm Pre and Pixi owners rejoice
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    Angry Birds Seasons hits webOS: Palm Pre and Pixi owners rejoice

    By 10 December 2010

    Before Palm smartphone owners get upset that they're being left out of the Angry Birds announcements today, Rovio has just announced that the webOS Christmas and Halloween editions of the game are now available to download from the Palm App Catalog for...

  • Spotify streams onto webOS
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    Spotify streams onto webOS

    By 28 October 2010

    Spotify isn't shy when cosying up to mobile platforms. And with the news that the music streaming service is hitting webOS, it's only really BlackBerry left to come to the Spotify party. The webOS version is available now for Palm Pre users in the UK,...

  • HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones
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    HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones

    By 20 October 2010

    Palm, recently acquired by HP, has confirmed to Pocket-lint that current Palm smartphones will be getting the new HP webOS 2.0 update later in the year. "The webOS 2.0 update will be delivered to existing customers in the coming months, with exact timing...

  • Palm Pre 2 on its way?
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    Palm Pre 2 on its way?

    By 27 September 2010

    Rumours of the next-gen Palm Pre webOS handsets have heated up on the webiverse after certification firm TÜV Rheinland listed two unknown Palm devices on its database. The P102UNA and the P102EWW devices look as if they could be direct follow ups to...

  • Palm Pre Plus review
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    Palm Pre Plus review

    By 20 May 2010

    When a handset gets a refresh just 6 months after its UK launch, you have to wonder whether or not it got it right in the first place. Needless to say that hasn't stopped Palm launching the Pre Plus, a successor to the Palm Pre. But is it any good and...

  • Five highs and lows of Palm
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    Five highs and lows of Palm

    By 12 April 2010

    The news that Palm Inc is looking for buyers should be of little surprise to people those who've followed the company's history over the last 18 years. The tale has been one of yo-yoing between triumph and disaster if ever there was one in technology....

  • Palm up for sale?
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    Palm up for sale?

    By 12 April 2010

    Following last week's rumours of Lenovo's takeover bid for phone-makers Palm Inc, Bloomberg is reporting that a number of people "familiar with the situation" have told the finance news site that the company is seeking buyers. Palm is said to be working...

  • Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus heading to O2?
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    Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus heading to O2?

    By 19 March 2010

    O2 could be about to get the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus in the next couple of weeks according to a report on the Internet. According to phone blog Tracy and Matt, an anonymous tipster has told them that the UK operator that already stocks the Pre...

  • Palm webOS 1.4 hits Sprint, O2 and Movistar
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    Palm webOS 1.4 hits Sprint, O2 and Movistar

    By 27 February 2010

    Palm has released the latest version of its mobile phone operating system for the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi bringing video recording to the phone. The new OS which rolled out on Saturday should automatically come to all Palm pre handsets in the US, UK,...

  • Palm bubble bursts, as consumers fail to buy into Pre and Pixi
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    Palm bubble bursts, as consumers fail to buy into Pre and Pixi

    By 25 February 2010

    The Palm Pre was supposed to be the company's knight in shining armour, but it looks like after the initial wave of excitement from the US, consumers have failed to embrace the phone with the same gusto. Palm has issued a statement which says that earnings...

  • O2 says it has sold 2 million iPhones
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    O2 says it has sold 2 million iPhones

    By 4 February 2010

    O2 has revealed some interesting sales stats about the Apple iPhone, which it was the first operator in the UK to offer. The Telefonica-owned company has revealed it has now sold 2 million iPhones in the UK. As the one million milestone mark was reached...

  • Palm unveils Pre Plus and Pixi Plus
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    Palm unveils Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

    By 7 January 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Palm has updated the Pre and Pixi to turn them into the Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus. The Pre Plus gets improved navigation, design and an inductive back cover for use with the touchstone charger. It's also...

  • Palm Pre to get paid-for Apps in UK in March
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    Palm Pre to get paid-for Apps in UK in March

    By 4 January 2010

    Palm has announced that it will be bringing paid-for apps to Europe and the UK in March. The move will mean that Palm Pre users will finally have apps to buy rather than just ones that are free. "Following the launch of the e-commerce program in the...

  • WebOS 1.3.5 comes to Palm Pre and Pixi
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    WebOS 1.3.5 comes to Palm Pre and Pixi

    By 30 December 2009

    Palm has released a new update for the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi in the US. Version 1.3.5 promises the usual array of improved performance and enhancements for the two phones. According to Palm, notable improvements include room for more apps and therefore...

  • First five... webOS apps to download
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    First five... webOS apps to download

    By 28 December 2009

    So you've just got a new Palm Pre or Palm Pixi. Yay for you! Whether it's for work or for pleasure, there are thousands of apps you can download to suit virtually every situation. With that in mind - here are five must-have apps for your brand new handset....

  • Countdown to Christmas: Get two free flights with a Palm Pre
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    Countdown to Christmas: Get two free flights with a Palm Pre

    By 24 December 2009

    Today's "Countdown to Christmas" deal is really one to make the most of after Christmas Day, but it's seems like such a good deal, we though we'd let you in on it early, after all, if you're still Christmas shopping today, you'll need more than our help...

  • WebOS 1.3.5 confirmed, coming soon
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    WebOS 1.3.5 confirmed, coming soon

    By 18 December 2009

    Palm's CEO Jon Rubinstein has confirmed, in a conference call, that webOS 1.3.5 is on the way and talked a little bit about the improvements that it'll bring. It'll apparently allow for the the installation of more apps, enhanced Wi-Fi performance, an...

  • The low down: Best Mobile Phone 2009
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    The low down: Best Mobile Phone 2009

    By 2 December 2009

    It's been an excellent year for mobile phones with so many of the manufacturers finally up to speed with the demands of the public. Where touchscreens haven't completely taken over, a strong cult of the QWERTY still exists and even a few handsets offer...

  • Palm Pre 1.3.1 update heading to the UK
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    Palm Pre 1.3.1 update heading to the UK

    By 23 November 2009

    Palm has revealed that the latest update for its Palm Pre smartphone is heading across the pond to Europe. Those with a Pre on Telefonica (so, O2) networks in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Spain can expect an automatic update to webOS 1.3.1 "soon", the...

  • Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre
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    Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre

    By 20 November 2009

    Google has announced the launch of a "completely new" mobile Google News offering for iPhone, Android, and Palm Pre users. This follows the availability of a mobile-optimised version of Google News for other phones, such as Blackberry, Windows Mobile,...

  • Palm Pre and Pixi get Facebook app
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    Palm Pre and Pixi get Facebook app

    By 16 November 2009

    Compared to the might of the iPhone App Store, and slightly-less-but-still-respectable presence of the Android Market, Palm's webOS App Catalog, used by the Pre and the Pixi, looks decidedly lacklustre. However, it has just got a tiny bit bigger with...

  • Palm Pre goes on sale at the Carphone Warehouse
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    Palm Pre goes on sale at the Carphone Warehouse

    By 12 November 2009

    The Palm Pre - launched in the UK back in October - has now being stocked by high street giant The Carphone Warehouse. O2 has the UK exclusive on the Pre (for now) and is offering the handset for free on £35 per month, 2-year contracts. From a customer...

  • RIM advertises for "WebKit Developer"
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    RIM advertises for "WebKit Developer"

    By 2 November 2009

    RIM is advertising for a Canadian-based WebKit developer, following its acquisition of Torch Mobile (a company that developed the WebKit-based Iris Browser). Both bits of evidence irrefutably point to the fact that RIM knows the BlackBerry browser is...

  • Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre
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    Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre

    By 19 October 2009

    It's been revealed that the Palm Pre is to be offered via an alternative mobile phone operator in the States, ending Sprint's current exclusive on the handset. Perhaps suggesting a similar move may take place here in the UK, where O2 has only just launched...

  • O2 reporting healthy sales of Palm Pre
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    O2 reporting healthy sales of Palm Pre

    By 16 October 2009

    O2 has been tweeting about the launch of the Palm Pre, which has just gone on sale, and if you believe the mobile phone network then it's been doing rather well. The company said that it sold more Palm Pre handsets today than the total number of handsets...