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If you're one of those Palm people who still won't let go, this article provides a link where you can get 64-bit drivers for your hand-cranked PDA.
Few gadgets have touched my world as profoundly as the lowly Palm PDA and the cellular modem I used with it.
The Android platform now powers 1 in 3 smartphones, according to comScore. And the gains are coming at the expense of Research in Motion, Microsoft and Palm.
In the recap moments of HP's Think Beyond event last week, company executives quickly mentioned that WebOS - the mobile operating system that the company inherited with the Palm acquisition - would be found in a number of products, including PCs. That, of course, left me wondering: What does that mean for Microsoft Windows?
Google's Android and Apple's iPhone are the only major platforms to report growth in the US smartphone market, as RIM's lead falls to 35.8 percent
HP will not support the next generation of Microsoft's Windows Home Server and has retired its MediaSmart Server line in the wake of a feature cut by Microsoft
The Palm Pre 2 will be available in the UK from Monday, bringing with it the new WebOS 2.0 operating system, but it will launch without the support of most UK operators
The company has lifted the lid on its new handset and mobile platform, which will offer developers the option to access the APIs of many of the new features introduced in WebOS 2.0
Ahead of the release of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has signed up as a licensee of dozens of patents that originated with PalmSource, Palm, Bell Communications Research and Geoworks
Pretty much a good-looking but useless deadweight, I would say.These days, the same can be said for mobile phones that aren't supported by a strong apps ecosystem.
A senior executive has confirmed that the company will be introducing a range of smartphones in 2011 running on the WebOS platform that HP bought along with Palm
The popular mobile productivity suite, already preinstalled on some Android phones as a document reader, is now available in the Android Market with full editing functionality
Microsoft kills its Courier dual screen tablet. HP's Slate may be on the rocks. Apple's Steve Jobs pans Adobe for catering to the mouse crowd. And HP buys Palm in a move to grab the WebOS. The common thread: The mouse is dead.
When Microsoft announced it was pulling the plug on its Itanium support earlier this year, I wondered whether there was any pushback from HP, a long-time Itanium backer. But given this week's turn of events -- with HP buying Palm and rumors that HP might not come to market with its Windows 7 slate -- many industry watchers are wondering whether the long-time Microsoft-HP love affair has gone sour.
Apple-Adobe tiff continues, Microsoft's Courier tablet, more on iPhone-Gizmodo, as well as the HP-Palm deal, lead today's top headlines. Get the day's rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.
Before there was the iPhone or iPad, there was the Palm.Back in 1998, Palm was the Apple of its days.
HP's acquisition of Palm, the HTC-Microsoft patent agreement, more twists in the Gizmodo iPhone case and a roundup of earnings lead today's top headlines. Get the day's rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.
Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday pulls out $1.2 billion and goes all in with a bet for Palm. Most analysts say the buyout is for Palm's WebOS operating system. While PC-market fingers will point to Apple and its iPhone OS as the potential losers, the real dunce cap must be placed on Microsoft. And the winner? Apple.
The first PDA I owned was an Apple Newton. The next, it was a Palm III.
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