Palm Pre

 

Palm Pares Losses, But Smartphone Sales Still Way Down

Palm Inc. (PALM) managed to narrow its net losses on higher sales for the third fiscal quarter of 2010. But, paradoxically, even though Palm shipped more smartphones to distributors than investors expected, fewer of those devices sold to consumers than forecast. Indeed, Palm, maker of the Palm Pre and Pixi smartphones, continues to lose market share […]

Palm-AT&T Team-Up Delayed Until Summer Report

Palm, whose fortunes as of late have been anything but great, appears to be running into some more troubles. An analyst for Canaccord Adams says Palm’s rumored team-up with AT&T has been delayed. The debut of Palm smartphones, like the Pre and the Pixi, was expected sometime this spring on AT&T’s wireless network, but Canaccord’s […]

Palm Pre, Palm Pixi Now Dirt Cheap

There seems to be a fire sale going on for the Palm Pre and the Palm Pixi at a number of retail outlets. The smartphones have received mixed reviews since they were released last year. Verizon Wireless started selling an updated version of the Pre and the Pixi in January, with mediocre results, at best. […]

Palm Making Phones Again in China

After weeks of bad news about its future, Palm finally has something to feel good about again. Eschewing a formal announcement – why, we wonder, considering company fortunes as of late – Palm’s VP of communications confirmed in a blog that production of the Pre resumed in China late last month. Earlier this year, the […]

Palm Pre, Pixi Production Halted?

Palm Pre and Palm Pixi production has been halted for February, according to three Taiwanese manufacturing sources. Palm Inc. has asked its manufacturing partner, Foxconn, to stop the presses, as it were. “The decision is very sudden, and Foxconn was told to reduce all February Pre forecast to zero on Wednesday and nobody knows whether […]

Palm Pre Soon Bound for AT&T?

Just a couple of weeks after making its debut on the Verizon Wireless network comes word that the Palm Pre might be available through AT&T this spring. If you do some digging through FCC filings and look at the history of the Pre, you might come to the conclusion that an AT&T Pre will go on […]

Google Nexus One: Better Value Than Droid, iPhone

Online bill comparison engine BillShrink has once again decided to compare the total cost of ownership across hot smartphones, and now has found that the recently launched Google Inc. Nexus One running on T-Mobile USA will cost a user less, in the end, than either the Motorola Droid or the iPhone 3GS 16GB. The Palm […]

Palm Confirms Verizon Partnership for Pre, Pixi

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — As expected, Palm today announced a new partnership with Verizon Wireless to sell new versions of the Palm Pre and the Palm Pixi. And you won’t have to wait long – they’ll go on sale Jan. 25. No pricing details are available just yet, but we’ll know more in the […]

Verizon-Palm Partnership Talk Sizzling as CES Nears

Is it more evidence that Verizon Wireless will be selling versions of the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi in the very near future? Just last month we told you that the companies were planning to announce a partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas later this week. Then last week came speculation that […]

Palm Pre, Palm Pixi Upgrades Verizon-Bound?

Several sources are reporting additional news about a now-likely Verizon–Palm team-up as soon as next month. Tipsters say that Verizon will sell upgrades of the Pre and the Pixi. They will supposedly be called the Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus, but the differences from the originals won’t be aesthetic, as they are anticipated to […]

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