HTC got its start in the smartphone business by creating a wide range of Windows Mobile handsets under a variety of different banners. More recently, the company has developed a good number of Google Android phones too. Well, it seems that HTC Has yet another card up its sleeve: its own smartphone OS.
Cheng Hui-ming is the chief financial officer of HTC and he recently had an interview with Bloomberg wherein he revealed that the company is developing its own smartphone platform. As if Android and Windows Mobile weren’t enough, they want to add yet another OS to the mix.more →
AT&T plans to offer the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus to their network of 80 million customers. This will expand AT&T’s offering of available smartphones to include those of the Palm webOS type, the only to hit their network.
The Palm Pre Plus has a slider keyboard and 16GB of storage. It will sell for $149.99 with a two-year plan after a $100 mail-in rebate. Palm’s Pixi Plus is their slimmest phone and it adds Wi-Fi, a full QWERTY keyboard and two color choices of black or blue (exclusive to AT&T) on for $49.99 with a two-year plan.more →
When it was revealed at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, many said that it could be a serious competitor to the iPhone. Apple’s handset still reigns supreme, but that doesn’t mean Palm and Sprint are going to run and hide in a corner. They’re pushing out upgrades that’ll make the Palm Pre even more enticing, so they hope.
Sprint will be sending out the new WebOS 1.4 upgrade to Palm Pre owners after a community alert was dispatched revealing the news. The new OS comes with a range of improvements, but the most notable is support for a new Adobe Flash 10.1 plug-in from the Palm App Catalog.more →
I’m all for social networking. The world is a social place, so the Internet world should be social too. That’s why I’m reasonably active on Twitter and some other places online. Foursquare is a little too stalker-ish for my tastes though. If you own a Palm Pre and you don’t mind broadcasting your physical location […]more →
You want to get in on the action of developing apps for smartphones? Dont’ want to bother downloading a piece of software onto your own computer in order to do it? I guess the folks at Palm are listening to your requests, because the Palm Ares SDK has just gone into public beta. The Palm […]more →
For the most part, the Palm Pre hasn’t been quite the “iPhone Killer” that many people had hoped that it would be. Don’t get me wrong, it’s still a very good smartphone, but it hasn’t been able to be quite as popular as its counterpart coming out of Cupertino. Will a little retro gaming make […]more →
Do you like the idea of the Palm Pre and webOS, but you can’t be bothered to slide out that keyboard each time you need to enter a few characters? It seems that Palm was paying attention, because the phone we once knew as the Palm Eos or Palm Pixie has been officially unveiled as […]more →
You didn’t think that Sprint would be the only cool cat to take advantage of the new Palm webOS with the Palm Pre, right? While the Pre itself does not look like it’s going to hit a GSM carrier in North America just yet, a suitable alternative could be ready very soon. More specifically, we’re […]more →