Teen talk: Should HP have even bothered with the Veer?

Teen talk: Should HP have even bothered with the Veer?

Summary: HP's first smartphone after acquiring Palm is the HP Veer and there don't appear to be many who like the Zoolander-sized phone. It's similar to the previous Palm Pre devices, just smaller and less powerful. My 15-year old daughter took it for a spin for a week since I thought someone with smaller hands and less mobile needs might find it enjoyable.

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  • HP's first smartphone after acquiring Palm is the HP Veer and there don't appear to be many who like the Zoolander-sized phone. It's similar to the previous Palm Pre devices, just smaller and less powerful. My 15-year old daughter took it for a spin for a week since I thought someone with smaller hands and less mobile needs might find it enjoyable.

    Check out my ZDNet Smartphones and Cell Phones blog post for more thoughts on using the HP Veer.

  • The HP Veer is sold by AT&T and comes in an orange and white box.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware, Hewlett-Packard, Operating Systems, Smartphones

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