All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Palm’

Can HP Survive the Post-PC Revolution?

On November 20, 2012, Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced its second quarterly write-down of over $8 billion dollars in a row. That in itself is cause for alarm, but the fact that HP blamed the write-downs on two of its largest recent acquisitions means the company could be flailing to find a foothold in a world where PCs and printers are quickly …

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Amazon Looking to Buy Palm, Get Into the OS Game?

The days of Amazon being known as a bookseller or a retail giant might be coming to a close. Oh, of course they’ll still be both of those, but we might start thinking about the company more along the lines of tech giants like Apple, Google, Microsoft, etc. The company unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet and some new Kindles this …

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HP TouchPad Tablet: From Promising Future to $99 Firesale

HP introduced the TouchPad with much fanfare back in February and began selling the tablets in June. It’s crown jewel was the webOS system, which they obtained after acquiring Palm for $1.2 billion. It was rumored that HP had big plans for webOS, as they saw it eventually migrating to PC’s and possibly into their cloud plans, as they attempted …

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HP TouchPad, Veer and Pre3 Smartphones with webOS Introduced

Hewlett-Packard (HP) today announced the TouchPad, described as a version of webOS for the big screen. It’s essentially an iPad competitor, and is due out this summer. 

"Today we’re embarking on a new era of webOS with the goal of linking a wide family of HP products through the best mobile experience available," said Jon Rubinstein, SVP and GM of HP’s Palm Global Business Unit. "The flexibility of the webOS platform makes it ideal for creating a range of innovative devices that work together to keep you better connected to your world."

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Apple’s iAds Now Appearing for Users

Apple’s iAds are making their way into the wild after weeks of hype. says, "their presence appears to be very spotty on iAd-compatible applications at the moment with banners appearing only occasionally while at other times the apps simply show blank space in the banner location."

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HP’s Acquisition of Palm is Complete

Update: The acquisition is now complete. See releases from HP and Palm.

Original Article (04/28): Hewlett-Packard just announced its intent to buy Palm for $1.2 Billion at $5.70 per share. The transaction has already been approved by the HP and Palm boards of directors.

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GameFly Brings GameCenter App to Android and Palm

Gamefly, widely considered the Netflix of games, has just released its mobile GameCenter app for Android and Palm devices.

"Originally issued last fall for the iPhone, GameCenter provides a portal into all things games-related, complete with news stories, video trailers, cheats, reviews, upcoming release dates and more," a GameFly representative tells WebProNews. "GameFly developed this version to meet the requests by subscribers and fans."

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Google Voice Makes Way to iPhone, Palm WebOS

Google is launching the Google Voice app for both the iPhone and Palm WebOS. It is an HTML5 app, which the company says provides users with a "fast and versatile" mobile experience, because of its use of the latest advancements in web technologies.

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