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Palm Centro: A million sold
Palm has sold its one-millionth Palm Centro smartphone, demonstrating the $99 product's mass appeal. Compared to other Palm smartphones, the small and elegant Centro reaches almost double the number of women, more than double the number of customers under age 35, and nearly three times as many customers with a household income of less than $75,000. -- Posted Monday, March 31, 2008 by chb

Palm reports Q3 FY08 results
Palm reported that total revenue in the third quarter of fiscal year 2008, ended Feb. 29, was $312.1 million. Driven by strong demand for the Palm Centro, smartphone sell-through for the quarter reached a company record high, totaling 833,000 units, up 13 percent year over year. Smartphone revenue was $275.4 million. [see Palm Reports Q3 FY08 Results] -- Posted Thursday, March 20, 2008 by chb

ActiveCaptain Mobile for Palm OS
ActiveCaptain Mobile is the first fully integrated boat navigation system for Palm OS. It's like TomTom for your boat! Users can display real nautical charts, plan and navigate routes, and overlay points of interest from the ActiveCaptain website. It's three applications in one -- a chart archive, a portable chartplotter, and an electronic guidebook. With thousands of NOAA charts provided free of charge and always available, it makes your Palm smartphone a critical part of being on the water. [See ActiveCaptain Mobile for Palm OS release] -- Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2008 by chb

Palm's free Windows Mobile 6 upgrade for the Treo 750
Available since December of 2007, Palm's free Windows Mobile 6 update for the Treo 750 is certainly a good thing, and we want to take this opportunity to congratulate Palm and to express my appreciation for being among the few manufacturers to offer a WM6 upgrade. [Read about Palm's free Windows Mobile 6 upgrade for the Treo 750] -- Posted Friday, February 8, 2008 by chb

Resco releases Resco Suite for Palm OS
Resco announced a new product combining together all its best-selling applications - Resco Suite for Palm OS. Resco Suite consists of five essential applications - Explorer, Viewer, Backup, IDGuard and Neeews - and added bonus - Resco Sudoku. A 14-day trial can be found at The
cost is $59.95 USD.
-- Posted Monday, January 28, 2008 by chb

Palm closes retail stores, settles Treo 600/650 suit
The news just isn't getting any better for Palm, the undisputed King of the handheld gadgets Hill just a few years ago. Palm announced it will close its eight standalone retail Palm stores and 26 stores in airports. In addition, Palm announced $75 and $50 rebates towards new Palm devices for owners of Treo 600s and 650s that were replaced or repaired at least twice. -- Posted Friday, January 25, 2008 by chb

Windows Mobile 6 update and unlocked Treo 750 available for U.S. customers
Palm announced that an update to Windows Mobile 6 is available as a free download for AT&T Palm Treo 750 smartphone users in the US. The free upgrade brings increased functionality, enhanced user interface and strengthened security and performance to the Treo 750, as well as facilitates HSDPA capability for faster data-download speeds on 3G/UMTS/HSDPA networks. Palm also announced that an unlocked version of the Treo 750 is available with Windows Mobile 6 out of the box, allowing an even broader customer base to immediately enjoy the improved features of the Windows Mobile 6 operating system.
-- Posted Tuesday, December 4, 2007 by chb

Garnet OS apps to run on Nokia Internet Tablets
ACCESS announced that it will make available a beta version of a Garnet VM software for Nokia N770, N800 and N810 Internet Tablets. Garnet VM will make it possible for users of the Nokia N770, N800 and N810 to enjoy thousands of off-the-shelf Garnet OS (formerly Palm OS)-based applications immediately available to enhance their productivity, connectivity and play. Garnet VM is expected to be available by the end of the year free of charge as a download from the ACCESS website. [See info on Garnet apps on Nokia] -- Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2007 by chb

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March 19, 2001
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March 14, 2001
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March 12, 2001
Visor Edge announced

December 12, 2000
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November 21, 2000
Palm OS 3.5 available for download

November 1, 2000
Visors on sale at Target

October 16, 2000
Visor Handspring and Platinum announced

September 29, 2000
Sony CLIE Review posted

September 25, 2000
Visor Phone Module announced

August 31, 2000
Sony CLIE officially announced

August 7, 2000
Palm m100, VIIx announced

July 14, 2000
Shots of the Sony Palm from PC Expo

June 27, 2000
Palm announces yet another expansion port

June 6, 2000
Palm in acquisition mode

June 1, 2000
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May 2, 2000
Visor Deluxe leads sales

April 28, 2000
Palm's New Strategy: Wireless Everywhere

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