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HTC drops its bid for Palm as Lenovo emerges as front-runner

April 23rd, 2010

According to a report from Reuters, HTC has dropped the idea of acquiring Palm after a close examining the ailing company’s books. Reuters quoted an unnamed source in Taiwan who was involved in the dead deal as saying “there just weren’t enough synergies to take the deal forward.” This means HTC has joined a growing list …

Google navigation coming to the iPhone and other mobile platforms

April 23rd, 2010

Google has been slowly extending its Maps Navigation feature throughout its Android platform starting with Android 2.0 devices, then Android 1.6 devices, and most recently to Android-powered handsets in the UK. As part of its UK announcement in London, Google re-confirmed its intention to bring this free navigation to other platforms including the Apple iPhone. …

Radio Shack no longer a purveyor of the Palm Pre or Pixi?

April 19th, 2010

Bad news for Palm today as Radio Shack is reportedly dumping its inventory and washing its hands of the Palm Pre and the Pixi. The two webOS handsets have disappeared from Radio Shack’s website and inventory at brick and mortar stores is said to be dwindling. According to CL King analyst Lawrence Harris, Radio Shack …

Report: Palm is actively hunting for a buyer

April 12th, 2010

Despite putting on its bravest face, it seems Palm has finally resigned itself to reality. According to a report filed by Bloomberg, the struggling company headed by Jon Rubinstein has directed Goldman Sachs and Qatalyst Partners to find it a buyer as early as this week. Potential suitors are said to include HTC and Lenovo. Dell, …

Palm cuts ties with advertising agency

April 6th, 2010

You know those God awful Palm Pre ads you haven’t been able to escape from for the past year? Well it looks like they’re going to go away for good because it has been revealed that Palm has cut all ties with Modernista, the advertising agency that created the terrible spots. No word yet who …

AT&T Palm Pre Plus unboxing!

April 2nd, 2010

Like you thought we wouldn’t get our hands on it first… We’ve just scored some awesome unboxing photos of the AT&T Palm Pre Plus, and well, it’s a Palm Pre Plus on AT&T. Our connect says it’s identical to the Verizon Wireless unit as far as they can tell, and they like the fact that …

Paid apps tipped to land in international Palm App Catalog next week

March 24th, 2010

WebOS devices have long since extended their reach beyond the cozy confines of United States, but unfortunately paid apps have yet to be made available as they are in the US. This could all change in one week’s time, however, as Palm has notified developers that they will be able to sell apps through the …