Palm archive

  • Qualcomm expands vast mobile patent portfolio by acquiring Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patents (update)
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    Qualcomm expands vast mobile patent portfolio by acquiring Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patents (update)

    By 24 January 2014

    Qualcomm has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard that includes 1,400 US-granted patents and 1,000 granted patents and pending patent applications from other countries. This includes the patents previously held by HP for Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone...

  • Unreleased webOS touchscreen handset leaks, leaving us to reminisce
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    Unreleased webOS touchscreen handset leaks, leaving us to reminisce

    By 24 April 2013

    Palm fanatics, get ready for some heart-wrenching news. An unreleased WebOS smartphone dubbed the "WindsorNot" and originally set to launch in 2012, has leaked online. It reveals a design modeled after the 9.7-inch TouchPad, bringing a full touch experience...

  • LG to ditch Google in favour of Open webOS Smart TV
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    LG to ditch Google in favour of Open webOS Smart TV

    By 25 October 2012

    It would appear LG has all but given up on Google’s sluggish venture into Smart TVs, instead turning its attention to a new Open webOS platform. According to webOS Nation, LG has been working with Gram (formerly Palm) as it looks to re-establish its...

  • HP webOS goes open source, will HTC now make a webOS phone?
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    HP webOS goes open source, will HTC now make a webOS phone?

    By 9 December 2011

    HP has finally made up its mind on the fate of webOS on Friday saying that it will make the mobile operating system open source in the hope that it will live on by being used by companies like HTC looking for a alternative to Android and Windows Phone...

  • Samsung CEO: We will "never' pursue webOS
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    Samsung CEO: We will "never' pursue webOS

    By 2 September 2011

    Samsung’s CEO, Choi Gee Sung, has said that the company will "never" pursue a deal with HP over licensing the company’s webOS platform for its smartphones and tablets. The comments, made at IFA in Berlin, Germany, is likely to be a blow to HP if...

  • HP Pre 3 review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HP Pre 3 review

    By 2 September 2011

    The HP Pre 3 is the latest in a line of similarly-styled handsets from the now defunct Palm division of HP. Each model has improved the original's excellent design and tweaked both the hardware quality and the way the operating system works too. There...

  • HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched
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    HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched

    By 18 August 2011

    HP has quietly revealed that it plans to abandon its webOS devices: most recently we’ve seen the HP TouchPad; the Pre3 has only just landed on our doorstep, but this looks like the end of the line for both. The statement, nestled innocuously in the...

  • Mystery HP touchscreen only smartphone captured in spy shot
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    Mystery HP touchscreen only smartphone captured in spy shot

    By 6 April 2011

    An image purporting to be a yet announced Palm come HP smartphone has turned up online suggesting future HP smartphones could ditch the QWERTY keyboard altogether. Currently Palm, now owned by HP, has yet to release a non QWERTY keyboard smartphone offering...

  • HP Pre3 hands-on
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    HP Pre3 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    HP launched the Pre3 at the beginning of the February. We know we’ve already brought you a first hands-on of it at the time, but now the dust has settled we were able to get a second longer play with the new flagship smartphone from HP at Mobile...

  • Palm is dead, long live HP
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    Palm is dead, long live HP

    By 10 February 2011

    You may have noticed during the HP launch event that the name "Palm" wasn't really mentioned - we even noted in our news post that the prefix had been dropped from the official Pre3 title. And that's because the Palm name is dead, the brand has seemingly...

  • HP webOS PCs and laptops in the works
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    HP webOS PCs and laptops in the works

    By 10 February 2011

    Todd Bradley, HP’s executive vice president of the company’s Personal Systems Group has announced that webOS is coming to HP PCs, too, at the company’s San Francisco event on Wednesday; after announcing the HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices....

  • HP Veer, TouchPad, and Pre3 first hands-on
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    HP Veer, TouchPad, and Pre3 first hands-on

    By 10 February 2011

    After months of waiting, teasing, leaks and all the rest, HP has announced the launch of the HP Veer, the HP TouchPad and the Pre3. Pocket-lint was in San Francisco at the launch event to see whether the new devices are something to look forward to or merely a...

  • HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled
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    HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled

    By 9 February 2011

    As expected from the erroneous leak before its global press announcement, HP has introduce three new webOS devices onto the market: the HP Veer, Palm Pre3 and its iPad rival, the HP TouchPad. Having added 100s of engineers to the webOS development team...

  • Palm Pre3 under our noses all this time
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    Palm Pre3 under our noses all this time

    By 9 February 2011

    Now that the cat is out of the bag, so to speak, with Palm/HP's three new products leaked by HP's own website prior to the global launch, it's obvious that the Palm Pre3 has been under our noses all of this time. The video clip that Pocket-lint posted...

  • VIDEO: HP's 9-second Palm teaser
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    VIDEO: HP's 9-second Palm teaser

    By 3 February 2011

    When we first stumbled across this 9-second video on the HP Palm website, we have to admit that our first thought was slightly "meh". We couldn't really tell what was on show and it all looked a bit naff. But now it's inside our head, chewing away at...

  • Palm webOS tablet details and images leaked
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    Palm webOS tablet details and images leaked

    By 18 January 2011

    An image render and details of HP’s yet to be announced tablet have turned up ahead of what is expected to be an official announcement on 9 February. Citing trusted sources, Engadget has detailed not one, but two tablets that will be announced and be...

  • HP webOS announcement coming 9 February
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    HP webOS announcement coming 9 February

    By 4 January 2011

    HP has decided to forget that it’s CES this week, instead issuing an invite for a webOS launch on the 9 February in San Francisco just one week ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The invite, which reads: “Think big. Think small....

  • 2011: The year of the tablet say Motorola, HTC, RIM, HP, Apple, Acer, MSI, Asus, and Dell
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    2011: The year of the tablet say Motorola, HTC, RIM, HP, Apple, Acer, MSI, Asus, and Dell

    By 27 December 2010

    If you thought 2010 was a big year for the tablet, then wait until you get a lot of 2011. Motorola, HTC, RIM, Apple, Dell, Asus, Acer, and MSI have either confirmed they will be launching tablet devices in the first four months of 2011, or are rumoured...

  • PalmPad all set for CES unveiling?
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    PalmPad all set for CES unveiling?

    By 22 December 2010

    Fox News isn't exactly a hot-bed of tech news revelations, but the outlet has seemingly uncovered some juicy details regarding a range of new PalmPad tablets. It is reporting that HP will use CES 2011 as a launching pad for its, er, pads - with four different...

  • HP debates ditching Palm name
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    HP debates ditching Palm name

    By 8 December 2010

    Palm’s former CEO Jon Rubinstein has said that HP is internally debating whether or not HP will keep the Palm name alive now that it is owned by Hewlett Packard something that could see the end of an era for the smartphone brand 18 years after its creation....

  • Palm Pre 2   review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Palm Pre 2 review

    By 18 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 is the first Palm branded handset to come to market since HP's high-profile takeover of the company earlier this year. But, unlike the big fanfare that was created when the original Pre launched in June 2009, the Pre 2 sneaked in through...

  • UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2
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    UK phone operators turn down Palm Pre 2

    By 12 November 2010

    The Palm Pre 2 is to go on sale in the UK, SIM-free and costing £399. But, if you are holding out to see if any of the major UK operators will be stocking the phone, allowing you to get it on contract, don’t hold your breath. Pocket-lint has spoken...

  • Palm Pre 2 hands on
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    Palm Pre 2 hands on

    By 12 November 2010

    Just as Pocket-lint revealed that it would, HP has announced the UK arrival of the Palm Pre 2. And we were invited to take a look at the webOS 2.0 touting device ahead of it becoming available in stores on 15 November (and perhaps even earlier via Palm.com)....

  • 10 best bargain PAYG phones
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    10 best bargain PAYG phones

    By 10 November 2010

    We've already brought you the 10 best smarphones available on PAYG, but what if you're after something a little bit more affordable? Maybe you're in the market for a budget handset for yourself, or you're thinking about getting them for the kids for Christmas....

  • Palm Pre 2 hits UK 12 November
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    Palm Pre 2 hits UK 12 November

    By 9 November 2010

    While the French, thanks to mobile phone carrier SFR, have been enjoying the new Palm Pre 2 for a couple of weeks now, those outside of France have had to look on with steely eyes. But that wait is soon to be over, says HP. Hewlett Packard has confirmed...