Palm founder and creator of the PalmPilot and Treo Jeff Hawkins shows off his latest device, the Foleo mobile campanion. The Foleo, which resembles a UMPC device, hooks up wirelessly to a smart phone.
The Foleo is larger than a handheld, yet smaller than a notebook, contains a full-sized keyboard which allows the user to view and edit e-mail and office documents from a smartphone. Foleo will stay in synch with the smart phone or update by pressing a button
The Palm Foleo, which turns on instantly, has editors for office documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF files. Its battery life is expected to be about five hours.