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topgun

May 16, 2005, 2:44 AM
I HAVE HEARD A RUMER THAT HANDSRINP IS COMING OUT WITH A POCKET PC VERSION OF THE TREO ANY WORD OF THAT Surprised
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ajgh

May 27, 2005, 2:54 PM
Wow, that would be cool, but Handspring hasn't existed for the last few years. I have heard that Palm was going to come out with a PPC version, but Palm is denying it. I think it was just someone's pipe dream.
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speedywalk

May 30, 2005, 10:37 AM
I seriously doubt it, but it is conceivable. Since PalmOne and Palm Software split, it is entirely conceivable that Palm (the new name for PalmOne) could bring out a Pocket PC platform, but I seriously doubt it due to the outright confusion that would bring. That would be like Applce selling an iMac with Windows on it--it's possible (with a few modifications) but what possible benefit would it truly serve?

Speedywalk
"It ain't broke, it just needs duct tape!"
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heisman

Jun 10, 2005, 2:07 PM
You seem to know an awful lot speedywalk. Are you the type of person who has first hand knowledge or do you act like you know everything about everything? That is an honest question not a shot at you.
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stevelvl

Oct 24, 2005, 2:35 PM
speedywalk said:
I seriously doubt it, but it is conceivable. Since PalmOne and Palm Software split, it is entirely conceivable that Palm (the new name for PalmOne) could bring out a Pocket PC platform, but I seriously doubt it due to the outright confusion that would bring. That would be like Applce selling an iMac with Windows on it--it's possible (with a few modifications) but what possible benefit would it truly serve?

Speedywalk
"It ain't broke, it just needs duct tape!"


ever heard of a power mac? ever heard of soft windows?

back in the 90s mac produced power macs with soft windows which was a system that ran both osx and windows.

and to every one yes the treo 700 will be ppc
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brentgodwin

Sep 30, 2005, 2:58 PM
Its not Handspring anymore and the Palm is separate from the Palm Software company. Just this past Monday (9/26) They introduced the Palm Treo 700. Windows based PDA phone from Palm. Exactly like the Palm Treo 650. Just Windows vs the Palm Software.
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