Tag Archive: Palm


VoCore2 Mini pint-sized Linux computer and router fits in palm of your hand

If there’s one constant that we’ve seen over the last decade or more of tech, it’s that people love Linux. Techies, nerds, and tinkerers love the open-source operating system and all of the cool things that come with it.

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Whether its Android on your phone, a version of Linux on a Raspberry Pi, or something else, chances are good that you’re using it somewhere. It’s a lot of  [Read More…]

The compact Palm Phone is now available unlocked

It can be pre-ordered for $ 350 and comes with a free leather case and lanyard.

What you need to know The Palm Phone is now available unlocked. It can be pre-ordered on Palm’s website for $ 350 and includes a free leather case and lanyard. Originally, it was only available on Verizon.

The tiny Palm Phone is now available for pre-order unlocked. Previously, if you wanted to get your hands on one you had to be  [Read More…]

The Palm Phone can now be used as a standalone device

A software update also improves camera quality and battery life.

When the Palm Phone was released last year, one of the biggest draws to it was that it was supposed to act as a companion device to your primary smartphone — essentially allowing you to stay connected with fewer distractions. Now, Palm’s backtracking on that.

Beginning April 4, 2019, you can now purchase the Palm Phone and use it as a standalone Android device. It’s still being  [Read More…]

Palm Privilege [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, Jerry Hildenbrand, and Hayato Huseman are here with a cornucopia of Android news. First up, they address solutions to some common problems with Pixel 3 that have been vexing early adopters, and its lack of face unlock as a missed opportunity to set an example for OEMs to follow.

Jerry shares his expertise on the USB-C spec, and how the new iPad Pro will drive demand for more, and better quality peripherals from all  [Read More…]

The Palm Phone is an adorable but underwhelming device

Remember Palm? It was the inventive brand behind widely beloved phones from the early 2000s like the Pre, Treo, and Pixi, whose webOS software is still credited to this day by tech pundits and nostalgists alike for being far ahead of its time.

Whatever it is, Palm did it first and did it better.

— Derek Kessler (@derekakessler) May 20, 2015

Seven years after the release of the last mobile devices to run webOS, the  [Read More…]

TCL missed the boat with Palm by going small instead of big

Something happened recently that was just kind of sad for a longtime fan of mobile technology. A new Palm phone came out. And it looks like a joke. Maybe it’s the phone you’ve been waiting for, but I highly doubt it. The new Palm phone is a tiny 3.3-inch “companion” phone that doesn’t even work without another active phone on Verizon.

What Should It Have Been?

I think with a revival of Palm you should have gone back to the  [Read More…]

Palm is coming back in the most disappointing way possible

This… this was not what I had in mind.

There was a phrase that exemplified Palm devices back in the day: the Zen of Palm. Get the hardware and software out of the way to make everyday tasks quick and simple. I think about it every time I get frustrated trying to edit an alarm on an iPhone.

TCL’s held the defunct Palm brand for several years, but to what end? The leak of a new Palm  [Read More…]

Palm is getting a reboot in 2018, new phone coming to Verizon later this year

It’s happening! According to a new report, TCL and Verizon are partnering up to launch a new Palm smartphone with Android, coming later this year.

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TCL is reviving the Palm brand with an Android phone that’s launching on Verizon

Get ready for a Palm-branded device running Android.

Back in 2015, Chinese manufacturer TCL acquired the rights to Palm from HP, vowing the revive the brand with a slate of new phones. Late last year, a TCL executive revealed to a Dutch publication that Palm devices manufacturered by the Chinese company will be making their debut in 2018.

According to a new report from Android Police, the first such Palm-branded device will be released in the latter  [Read More…]

TCL all set to revive Palm, expect new devices in early 2018

Remember Palm, maker of the iconic Pre smartphone? Well after being on hiatus for the past half-decade, Palm is reportedly going to be making a comeback next year. Well according to the folks at Android Planet who talked to TCL’s Marketing Manager Stefan Streit, new Palm devices (he did not mention smartphones specifically) are in […]