Palm Says webOS 1.3.5 Coming Soon
Palm recently indicated that it will soon be offering a major software update for the Pre and Pixi devices. webOS version 1.3.5 will "let customers download and store more applications, enhance Wi-Fi and application performance, improve battery life and increase Pixi's speed and responsiveness," said Palm CEO Jon Rubenstein during a recent earnings call. Palm will use the CES trade show to launch its full developer program, which has been in beta for months. As far as announcing new devices, Rubinstein noted, "Our focus is around having a small family of really great products. Right now we have two great products in Pre and Pixi and our objective right now is to expand with more carriers and more region." Palm's press conference during CES is scheduled for January 7.
Best of CES 2017
CES is the world's big consumer tech show. Every year we head out to Vegas to check out everything in person.
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.
Alcatel Teases Revamped Pixi Line Ahead of CES
Alcatel OneTouch offered a sneak peak at what it plans to announce during the CES trade show later this week. The company has fully revised its Pixi 4 series of devices, which comprises three phones with 3.5-, 4-, and 6-inch screens, as well as a tablet with a 7-inch screen.
Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 Can Run Android, Firefox, or Windows
Alcatel OneTouch today announced the Pixi 3 series, an affordable selection of smartphones that is among the first to run one of three different operating systems. The Pixi 3 series can be loaded with the Android, Firefox, or Windows Phone platforms.
Alcatel Touts Pop Up and Pixi First Handsets
Alcatel's handset roster grew by two with the Pop Up and Pixi First smartphones, which fill out the company's entry- and mid-level line-up. Pop Up: The Pop Up (pictured) is a mid-ranger that focuses on creating a fun user experience thanks to interchangeable rear shells.