Review: Palm Pre
The Pre uses a capacitive touch screen. In the time I've used the device, I've found it to be a little finicky. Perhaps as much as 20-25% of the time it doesn't accurately register screen presses, necessitating a second press. This gets old (with any phone). It works better than resistive touch phones, especially when it comes to scrolling. (Lightly swiping your finger across a capacitive screen is always easier than dragging while applying pressure on a resistive screen.)
There does not appear to be any way to calibrate or test the screen's accuracy. There is no haptic feedback.
Video Tour: WebOS 1.4
Phone Scoop takes a hands-on look at the new webOS 1.4 system software for Palm devices, including a tour of the new video shooting software.
Live from Vegas. In depth hands-on with the Palm Pre, plus hands-on with watch phones, wireless charging, and new phones from LG, PCD, BlackBerry, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, and more.
Live from the CTIA show in Las Vegas. Hands-on with new phones from Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC, Kyocera Sanyo, Sony Ericsson, and Nokia, plus office software for iPhone and a sat phone.
Video Demo: Palm Pre Plus Mobile Hotspot
In this video, Phone Scoop takes a quick look at the Palm Pre Plus for Verizon Wireless, and an in-depth look at the Mobile Hotspot application.
Review: Microsoft Lumia 735 for Verizon Wireless
This mid-range Windows Phone is a solid addition to Verizon's smartphone lineup. It boasts a 4.7-inch screen, 6.7-megapixel camera, and quad-core Snapdragon processor.