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Palm apologizes for App Catalog woes

May 16th, 2010

In a statement on its blog Saturday, Palm has apologized to webOS users for a recent bug in its App Catalog which made it virtually impossible for users to download both free and paid applications. After selecting to purchase an app, end users received a pop-up notification stating “Install Failed” upon the completion of the …

Exclusive BlackBerry tablet information

May 13th, 2010

Been wondering about that BlackBerry tablet device you have been hearing about lately? We have some exclusive information to share with you. We have confirmed with multiple sources that the 8.9″ BlackBerry tablet will be strictly a “companion” device. If you are wondering what it is all about, take a good hard look at the …

HP rumored to be releasing a webOS tablet in Q3

May 9th, 2010

According to an HP insider, by way of The Examiner, HP will be releasing a webOS-based tablet in Q3 of this year. Presumably featuring better hardware than the poorly reviewed HP Slate — recently scrapped by HP — the webOS tablet is said to be codenamed “Hurricane.” Now before anyone gets too excited, we should remind …

Palm Pre Plus available from AT&T on May 16th

May 7th, 2010

Palm fanatics who want to show their support for the HP-owned company in transition should mark May 16th on their calendars, as it looks like that is the day AT&T will begin selling the Pre Plus. Back in March, when AT&T announced the phone would be landing on its network alongside the Pixi Plus, AT&T …

Palm Pre Plus drops to $30 on Verizon Wireless

May 3rd, 2010

Apparently a free mobile hotspot offering and an early upgrade promotion weren’t enough to convince users to jump on board the webOS bandwagon, as Verizon Wireless is adding yet another price drop to help move its standing inventory of the Palm Pre Plus. Verizon has slashed the Pre Plus by $20 bringing the final cost …

Verizon Wireless rolls out webOS 1.4.1.1 to the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

April 29th, 2010

Starting today, Verizon Wireless is rolling out the webOS 1.4.1.1 update to Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus owners. The update is a mere 11 mb in size and contains minor bug fixes including one that addresses that annoying “sticky key” problem in which a single key press produces double letters. Pinch to zoom …

HP committed to building out webOS

April 28th, 2010

HP just wrapped up its conference call regarding its acquisition of Palm. Based upon what we heard, HP doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in anything but webOS, which it plans to build out as a part of its connected mobile ecosystem. Here are some of the highlights of what HP has in store for …

Sprint drops the Palm Pixi to $0

April 26th, 2010

It’s not exactly the biggest shocker, but Sprint has lowered the contract price of the Palm Pixi to $0. To get this deal you’ll need to order the phone online as the extra $149.99 in savings are through a web special. You can try your luck at physical Sprint dealerships, but there are no guarantees …

Rumor: Palm considering ditching Rubinstein

April 23rd, 2010

Take this with the usual grain of salt, but according to TechCrunch’s sources, Palm is about to undergo a huge shake-up and CEO John Rubinstein might just get the axe. Rubinstein became the CEO of Palm in October of 2007 after leaving his job with Apple as the senior VP of the iPod devision. The …