Palm Cancels Foleo Smartphone Companion
Sep 4, 2007, 4:45 PM by (staff)
Palm CEO Ed Colligan today announced the company is canceling its Foleo smartphone companion "in its current configuration." Palm has decided to concentrate its efforts on its next generation software platform, the Linux-based system the company has been discussing and developing for some time. Palm wants to present a unified user experience regardless of form factor. When the new platform is finally launched, Palm may decide to resurrect the Foleo running the new OS.
Hands On with HP's Elite x3
HP is jumping back into phones at a completely unexpected time. HP made quite a few iPAQ Windows smartphones back in the day (2004-2009, to be precise.) Then they bought Palm and infamously drove that into the ground.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
Awareness API from Google to Power Contextually Aware Apps
Developers will soon be able to make their apps aware of their surroundings thanks to the new Awareness API. The API can support up to seven different signals at once, including time, location, places, beacons, headphones, activity, and weather, to deliver contextually aware information.
TCL to Revive Palm with Help from the Tech Community
TCL Communications, the parent company of Alcatel OneTouch, today confirmed to Phone Scoop that it has acquired the Palm brand and plans to revive the failed tech company. "We are interested in the brand because we believe the brand has value," said TCL CEO George Guo.
Wow. . .
So. . . back to innovating on phones/PDAs then?
I still don't understand why everyone I see at the airport carries one of their devices. Is the competition that bad?
I agree with this one